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Fri Jul 6, 2012
Betsy Head answered:
If you are getting a loan your lender would be the one to ask about closing costs. They will aslo have a representative present at closing to make sure the documents they need are signed properly. The seller should be responsible for providing title insurance. If you are not represented by a Realtor I would recommend you hire an attorney. ... more
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Sun Apr 15, 2012
Eric D Lenz answered:
IF you know what you're getting into, you can make some good cash flow happen. To know what you are getting into, you should have already experienced what can happen to you, or, you should already know someone that has informed you. For the right person, it can work. BUT, if you're a newbie, you can be taken to the cleaners! Use extreme caution.
Good luck!
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Tue Mar 27, 2012
Kurt Danskin answered:
Monique,
I have good news. You are our perfect clients. We specialize in helping people move into their new homes while their credit is being repaired and then purchase the home once they qualify for a FHA Loan.

You can see our current properties by visiting our website - www.MilwaukeeLeaseToOwnHomes.com

Feel free to call me at 262-925-8632 and I'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Dave Gerlach
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Fri Sep 23, 2011
Dan Tabit answered:
Alex,
First way to reduce worries is to know that both your agent and the listing agent are knowledgeable and experienced with short sales. There are so many issues to be aware of that they couldn't all be addressed here, but by having someone with a proven track record working with the bank, you will have a much better chance of success. ... more
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Fri Aug 5, 2011
Annette Lawrence answered:
Depends on what you want your QR to do? Provide data, URL, your contact info, SMS?
Provide information? I use Kaywa or QRCodePlatform (free) Easy to port to print media.
Lead Capture? Goo.gl or Goomzee or QRCodePlatform Pro.
Under no circumstances do you want to use a QR that is branded with anything other than YOUR data.

Can I attribute any money to the over 12 month deployment of QR....no.
Does indirect data suggest QR has made a difference on some element of business. Yes.

Have fun.
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Fri Mar 11, 2011
Eric D Lenz answered:
That would be a very personal decision. It all depends on what you're looking for: schools, parks, shopping, churches, etc. Bring your thoughts and start looking around! Schools, crime statistics, etc. can be found by searching the internet. Welcome! ... more
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Sat Feb 26, 2011
Michael Emery answered:
Linda, if you're in a larger office I bet there some younger agents who would be willing to work on a part time or as needed basis to do the less stimulating work like doing listings and making the endless photocopies we all need to make to sell homes.

it will give younger agents much needed experience, put money in their pocket and will leave you time to cash all those checks!
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Thu Jun 27, 2013
Troy Miller answered:
I can suggest several great Milwaukee nieghborhoods but I think it would also depend on what type of home you are looking for. Enderis Park, Washington Heights and Grant Blvd are just a few. Please feel free to call or email me anytime to discuss more specifics on what you are seeking.

Troy Miller
TOTAL Realty LLC
414-333-3723
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Mon Mar 8, 2010
Abe Mills answered:
Dear buyer,

I usually tell my clients that any price that you are willing to pay on a foreclosure is a good starting point. I will say that I am not aware of the market condition in Milwaukee, but if you are willing to pay it, they may be willing to take it.

Good Luck!
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Tue Dec 15, 2009
John Friedrichs answered:
Fox Point is a nice suburb in close proximity to Downtown Milwaukee (approximately 10-12 mins by car).

Most of the homes are from the 1960's era. Many have been updated while some have not. The lots are generally fairly large as compared to neighboring Whitefish Bay and have very mature trees. The public schools are good from Kindergarten all the way through Nicolet High School.

There is not much shopping directly in Fox Point but it is very close to Bayshore in Glendale. Taxes are high as they are in all the Milwaukee county suburbs.

In general, it is a very nice place to live that is quite convenient to many of the nicer things in Milwaukee county.

If you would like help looking for a home in the area and are not currently working with a realtor, I would be happy to help you out. Feel free to call me at 414-687-2159 or e-mail jfriedrichs@sbcglobal.com
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Thu Feb 20, 2014
Darren Kittleson answered:
Nadia-

Your first decision is whether or not you'd like to try and sell it yourself vs. hiring a REALTOR to handle the sale and marketing for you. I would base this decision on a number of factors first and foremost being the amount of time you have to dedicate to handling the sale vs. hiring it handled.

Once you've gotten some clarity on this you'll need to determine your asking price. This is a very important step. Overpricing the property will harm the sale short term, and quite often, weaken your opportunity for getting the most equity out of the sale. Underpricing may cause a fast sale but will also affect the equity you may have in the property.

You can contact a local real estate expert who handles sales in your area or condo complex and ask them for advice on this. Many will do this free of charge with the hope that you'll at least consider them to handle the sale should you choose to list the property.

Feel free to visit our website for free tips on how to prepare you home for sale. Choose the "Seller Resources" option from the left side menu at our homepage.
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