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Mon Apr 8, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
1. expanded, extensive exposure on the internet - including the MLS......and, also..... a sign in the yard is helpful

2. make the house sparkle and show beautifully.....make needed repairs and freshen up (inside and out) with new paint, complete affordable upgrades............also the famous "declutter" suggestion is really important.............make it easy to show

3.internet domain address - virtual tours - professional marketing materials

4. PRICE it aggressively and competitively........make sure it stands out from the crowd, and would be the home the next buyer who comes along would select!

If you have an agent, I am sure these items will be covered.......if you're planning on being a fsbo, it might be more challenging to acocmplish everything on the list.

Best wishes.....
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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Kathy Adkins answered:
Some questions you may want to consider before deciding are:

How long will you be in Singapore?
How much notice will you be able to give tenants when you need to return?
Will you be using a relocation company?

A good property management company should take care of most of the issues of renting and you should find out up front what services they provide and the cost.

Whatever you decide I would be happy to help you with that, whether it be referring some property management companies or listing your home for sale.
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Thu Oct 11, 2012
Gails60 asked:
for a pet friendly landlord I have a terrier he is neutered and he is 11 yrs old he is my best friend and part of our family no kids all grown we are drug free and keep a nice house and...
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Thu Jun 21, 2012
Monika Williford answered:
Hi Wanda/Todd! Looks like this went pending back in December of 2011. However, this can by typical given the fact that it's a short sale and depending on who the sellers lender is, could take months to get an answer.

I have extensive knowledge in short sales, so if you're interested in learning more about that process, or just have a question in general about buying a home, please give me a call and I'll be happy to assist you.

Thank you
Monika Williford
Sibcy Cline Realtors
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Thu May 10, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
Maybe a bank does not own it, maybe it does. Checking county records will be the most likely way to check. If it is bank owned they will get around to putting it on the market for sale in time as they do research on its value. You trying to find out what bank owns it and who to speak to at that bank will likely be a futile mess. Banks are huge mazes of bureaucracy that can go from state to state so finding anyone to speak to that knows what is going on will not be fun nor easy. Your best bet is to watch for activity at the house as the soon to be listing agent visits, takes pictures, changes the lock and does any work on the house prior to listing it. ... more
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Fri Sep 30, 2016
Kirkt answered:
45044 zip code is actually Liberty Township, Ohio.
yes, it's part of the Lakota school district (great schools). 7 minutes from my house they put in the Liberty Center.
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Mon Dec 12, 2011
Ron Thomas answered:
I don't understand;
YOU are an agent, and you are asking us this question?
You need to sit down with your Broker,
for more reasons than one.

Good luck and may God bless
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Tue Nov 15, 2011
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Sat Feb 5, 2011
Dp2 answered:
Middletown, . . . it's been awhile since I've been there.

Some landlords might be willing to work with you. You'll need to be honest, and you'll need to explain what happened. S/he will understand if you've experienced a few bumps along the way, but s/he will want to know what steps you've taken to resolve that/those issue(s). ... more
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Fri Apr 8, 2011
Dan Tabit answered:
The general rule is 2 years, but there are programs for some short sale sellers which under the right conditions allow them to buy sooner. You'll need to talk to a local lender familiar with all the details of your situation and the available programs to find out if you qualify. ... more
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Mon Aug 9, 2010
Rachel Spurrier answered:
Short sales will have an effect on your credit and I don't think that you could even be eligible unless you are behind in your payments. There are several bonuses of renting at this point - 1) when you sell in a few years the market will be back and you can get top dollar for it and 2)you will have someone else paying the mortgage and building the escrow for you. If you are worried about the distance you will be from the house and the upkeep/problems that may occur, have you thought about getting a rental agency to do the work for you?

Rachel Spurrier
Keller Williams Realty Augusta Partners
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Thu Apr 29, 2010
Kent Gagon answered:
You need to consult with a competent real estate attorney before making any rash decisions, noone on here is going to be able to give you sound advice on what you want to do. It seems like you have a mess on your hands noone here has a copy of the lease there are too many what if's to answer your question, contact legal counsel and best of luck ... more
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Fri Dec 4, 2009
Minna Reid answered:
Sun Sep 6, 2009
The Hagley Group answered:
This sounds likt good criteria for a short sale. Hire an EXPERIENCED short sale agent to help....interview at least three befor e choosing.
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Wed Jul 29, 2009
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Denise it will take a couple of years to my understanding to be able to get anything near normal credit after going bad on thousands of dollars that a lender had to write off. The rules are changing all the time so you never know. ... more
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Sat Jul 11, 2009
Adrienne Petrook answered:
That's possible. REducing your debt to cash ratio can only help.
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Thu May 7, 2009
Vicky Chrisner answered:
It will affect her just as it does you. I have a client that completed a short sale in January. It took his score down about 100 pts, but as of that time, the mortgage was showing open - once it is reflected as closed, hopefully that will be a little better. In any case, he was ineligible to co-sign on his son's student loans, which really left him in a bind. We figured out a plan, but it was not easy.

A foreclosure on your daughters credit will be worse.

This is terrible. As a mom, I can't fathom having my child on the hook for my debts - it is usually the other way around. How could this come to be? I am not trying to make you feel guilty, but I just don't get it. I can not imagine facing an issue where my daughter would have to pay for my financial sins.

I wish the very best for you and especially your daughter.
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Wed Nov 17, 2010
Paul C. Renwick answered:
Better late than never !!
That area of condo's has 2 condo associations - Woods1 and Woods 2
That whole area was developed by Sawyer Realtors - John Sawyer.
The condo9;s on Londonderry were built by Joe Lewis also about 10-12 on Riverview and 4 on Shannon Way. After he quit building, Courtney Duff started building on Hickery and Beechwood, Then Debord Builders took over and built on Timberline
The condo's on Londonderry are very similar to the condo's over on Golfview, off of University Blvd., and those were built by Joe Lewis also.

Hope you get this info

Paul Renwick Keynote Realtors 513-435-4101
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Wed Apr 8, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
Unconfirmed how you received your credit scores. Best contact a mortgage broker who will review your scores, finances, debt ratio.

If you have credit issues best clear those issues or reduce your debt owned to credit cards by approx. 50% or more scores will increase.

Dallas Realtor and Consultant, Mortgage Loan Officer, Lecturer regarding Credit Repair
– Lynn911
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