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Los Lunas : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Jul 11, 2013
Margie Salame answered:
Hi Desmondra,
Typically you can call or visit the records department of the nearest police department and obtain the crime statistics for the zip code or neighborhood that you have in mind. You should also be able to go online and find the department of highway patrol's website for the Sex Offender Registry. As a former police officer, I understand the importance of buying a home in a community in which you feel safe. That said, I would still take precautionary measures such as always keeping windows and doors locked, trimming shrubs so they don't afford criminals a hiding spot, and keep a light on in the front and back yards at night. Crime can happen anywhere and you want to take all the measures that you can to reduce the odds of becoming a victim. Last but not least, please guard your personal information very carefully and avoid posting such on social networking sites. Never post and avoid telling others, except a trusted relative or friend, when you are going to be gone from home for an extended period of time. I hope this helps. Best wishes to you. ... more
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Wed Mar 20, 2013
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Wed Jan 30, 2013
Leigh-Jo Anzures answered:

If you don't have a credit score, you could easily build credit or use alternative forms of credit. You may have a lot of options. The key is, getting connected with the right team to get you going in the right direction.

Get I touch with me, I'd be happy to help.

Syan Real Estate
Call/Text: (505) 730-8181
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Wed Aug 7, 2013
Dan Gross answered:
You picked a great area! I actually have an adobe casa on a small parcel listed, how much land are you wanting to have?

Also, I would be happy to help you locate one. I'm a licensed Realtor and I know the area well, having lived here for over 25 years.

Dan Gross
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Mon Nov 5, 2012
Arthur Miller answered:
I can do some research for you. Send me the address and I will let you know who the owner is. It only takes me a couple minutes so don't worry about any compensation. ... more
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Tue Oct 30, 2012
Leigh-Jo Anzures answered:
What has your lender or agent said regarding the failed flood zone inspection?

Syan Real Estate
Call/Text: (505) 730-8181
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Wed Sep 26, 2012
Leigh-Jo Anzures answered:
Hi Charlette,

Well, both are pretty much used to refer to a licensed real estate agent. In New Mexico, they also are referred to as Qualifying Broker and Associate Broker. An Associate Broker works under a Qualifying Broker. A Qualifing Broker is often the owner of a real estate brokerage/franchise.

I'm a Qualifying Broker.

Syan Real Estate
Call/Text: (505) 730-8181
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Mon Jun 25, 2012
Tonya Bush answered:
Hi Monica - your first step in wanting to purchase a home, should be to get with your mortgage lender. They will do what is called a "prequalification", based on your income and debts, and then tell you how much of a home you qualify for. If you need recommendations, please don't hesitate to ask. Best of luck to you. ... more
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Thu May 24, 2012
David Stafford answered:
Not usually, but you will need to check around with a few lenders. Have you already found your home? Why did you choose Los Lunas?
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Tue Apr 3, 2012
David Stafford answered:
There's only one up recently and it is under contract, #1115 listed at $119,900 for 1155sqft. 4 others have sold in the last year, from $68 to $100/sqft, depending on condition. They averaged $86/sqft. ... more
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Thu Sep 13, 2012
Scott Asbill answered:
Just like auto insurance you may never need it or you might need it tomorrow. I suggest contacting any title company office they will be happy to give you a consultation with the pros and cons at no charge. It's better to have answers from a title company than to rely on "they said" and potential surprises later on. ... more
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Tue Nov 8, 2011
Dan Tabit answered:
You didn't indicate a specific home, but I think I can generally help. There are many homes in flood plains that rarely, if ever see actual floods. Others may see flooding on a more regular basis. I've seen homes in 100 year flood plains and 500 year flood plains. In theory a home in a 100 year flood plain would only see flooding once every 100 years. In reality, some may see water more often than that.
If you buy a home in a flood plain, you must purchase flood insurance. All loans require a flood certification. Flood insurance comes from the federal government and depending on the location of the home may not be too expensive. I've attached a link to a site where you can learn much more.
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Wed Aug 31, 2011
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Mon Jan 2, 2012
Scott Asbill answered:
I had a listing similar to your question in Bosque Farms. I could not locate a traditional lender for that property type. I had potential buyers who tried and had the same result. The reason given to me was that the home was built before 1978 and was not on a permanent foundation. It didn't matter that the property and home were both in picture perfect condition. After 1978 there should be traditional loans available but the lender may require the home on a permanent foundation. Two questions to ask the seller first because a lender will want to know those answers before they even get started. ... more
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Tue Nov 2, 2010
Melissa Cardillo answered:
i didn't mean to put that under new mexico.. nevermind!
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Mon Jul 12, 2010
Brandon DENT answered:
Ok, what's your price range and areas you want to stay in?
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Tue May 4, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:

Sometimes your wants and needs have to be modified to fit your budget. The least expensive house in a neighborhood is often the best buy for a short or long term investment. Visit a neighborhood several times to get a sense of “belonging”. Check out area statistics; real estate professionals are prohibited from “steering”—enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods; so, you should check out demographics on your own to assure your comfort level can be reached. ... more
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Wed Sep 9, 2009
Vicky Chrisner answered:
you need an agent to help you. do you have one or can we help you find one? email us w/your contact information if you need a referral. or
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Sun Apr 6, 2008
Barbara Madaras answered:
BASIL: Have to say I'm not an expert but I have to assume it's similar to the lower altitudes of the City of Albuquerque - about 5000 ft. BARB
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