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Mon Apr 20, 2015
Melina Tomson answered:
That is a really hard question to answer because there are different kinds of pumps. It might be a poor producing well needs a new pump, so does that make it a bad well? I had a client go from 3 gals/min to 12 when they replaced their pump.

Most people like to see at least 12-15 gallons per minute in a four hour flow test in my area, but honestly in some of the more difficult water areas, 5 gallons per minute might be a great well, for that particular water vein. Anything over 30 in my area is considered a gusher of a well. You can have two acreage properties right across the street from each other and one will gush at 30 gals/min and the other will trickle in at 3. It just depends on what water vein you are in.

You need to focus on what is normal for your area.
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Wed Mar 13, 2013
Mark and Janet Hilton answered:
Hi Nancy,
They are Home Owners Associations. These are usually in planned communities where each home owner pays a monthly fee to maintain the common areas in the community, such as pools, park areas, club houses etc. They usually have rules you need to abide by such as no junk cars and things llike that. If you see a listing that says there is an HOA you always need to ask 'how much' and what it covers.
Let me know if I can help you with anything else!
Janet Hilton
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Sun Jan 6, 2013
Mark and Janet Hilton answered:
Umpqua Bank is doing an amazing job of getting loans closed in 30 days with great interest rates. Give me a call and I'd be happy to give you some recommendations, there are several great loan officers there. ... more
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Thu Apr 25, 2013
Sandy Loiler answered:
Yes, the listing agent should have removed the listing as soon as the house sold! Contact the agent to get this done asap.
Sandy Loiler, Roseburg, Oregon
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Fri Feb 15, 2013
Melina Tomson answered:
Well if you need a loan to buy a home, they typically want a minimum of 5 gallons a minute. I've never heard of anything that low before. If the well is pumping that low, you really need a well company to come out and see if they think the pump is malfunctioning or if the well is running dry.

At .25 gpm, the house better have a huge storage tank. That wouldn't give you enough water.
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Sat Aug 11, 2012
bryanandtricia72 asked:
If it is near the Hucrest area, that would be preferred but not required. Thank you very much!!
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Sun Jun 24, 2012
Shy MB answered:
Funny to see another person in my situation, except it will be and my young adult son. with dogs. lol good luck
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Fri Feb 10, 2012
G Team answered:
There are a couple of homes in Hucrest right now, one on Riverview & one on Valley View that are foreclosures. Would you like me to email you the listings? Let me know how I can help! ... more
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Tue Jan 13, 2015
Richard Chasm answered:
Mold can be a very serious heath risk to some people and generally it is not good for any of us to breath the spores. If mold is of special concern to you it is best to reserve the right to have a specialist do an inspection. This also identifies the specic molds involved. This can be done as a contingency of an offer along with the cost of any remidies. Generally sunny, well drained places have less mold than damp shady places and the solar location of a house will have a lot to do with the mold, moss and mildew issues a resident will face. ... more
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Mon Jan 23, 2012
Melina Tomson answered:
You would want to hire a buyer agent to help you navigate the market in the area you want to buy. Homes are more expensive in Oregon than people anticipate because all cities have urban growth boundaries. This restricts the supply of land to protect our farms and forests. This creates an inflated cost for land, which gets translated into the home price.

Whether or not you should continue to wait for a great buy in your home state is only a decision you can make. People often have a romanticized notion of Oregon and you sound like you might have that issue as well. Oregon is a very laid back and casual state which is typically why people move here. They are tired of the rat race.

As far as buying the first house you see, not it is very rare. Most buyers look at several homes before making a decision especially if they aren't from this area. You need a buyer agent to help you.
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Mon Nov 7, 2011
Alain Picard answered:
No I don't think they really have to have doors. In my opinion they just have to be a recessed room used for storage.
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Sun Oct 23, 2011
Phil Rotondo answered:
The 2nd, even though they may not be entitled to any funds if the property forecloses, can ask/demand that a certain amount be paid to them for their approval. They'll first ask the owner; but if the owner says no there's nowhere else to go but you. Then it'll be your call to pass or play. ... more
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Sun Jun 5, 2011
Shawn Anderson answered:
You should have the house appeased. Banks will want one done, if your asking more than what it is worth the bank will not loan money on that property. That and having a Realtor do a CMA are the only ways to know where you should be priced at. ... more
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Mon May 30, 2011
Susan Neukaemper answered:
Sorry, but will need more information. You didn't say where the lot is located. If you provide me with that information I would be more than glad to find out how much the taxes are. ... more
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Sat Sep 25, 2010
Lana Lavenbarg answered:
You can decide to do anything you want but if you want a REALTOR to get your home sold I would suggest having a "serious" talk with an agent there in Roseburg to see what they do to get your home sold. I would say you are shooting yourself in the foot by only doing a 3% ot the selling agent-why would the listing agent want to take the listing and why would they market it? Do you think that all that we do is free? Many sellers have no idea how expensive our business with them...have them tell you the "COST" of doing business and marketing your property! ... more
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Wed Dec 2, 2009
Melinda Ray answered:
First you determine your market. Families, singles, whether you want to sell or rent. Determine what you think you think you could rent or sell for. Then you have to start investigating good floor plans. Nice masters, big closets, nice kitchen, whatever your market has done that you could improve on.

You have to get bids on what it would cost to develop, ie roads, water, sewer. In my area you can estimate 26,000 per lot for water and sewer. You have to check zoning requirements, find a builder to give you a quote on building.

There is alot to it!!!!
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Tue Jan 4, 2011
Becky Johnson answered:
Hello Alison,
Well I did a search and found two mobile homes for you. If you would like I can send you the information, just call or email me. I also know of some that would be a rent to own or owner carry with a larger down payment, so we have some options.
Becky Johnson
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Wed Oct 7, 2009
The G Team answered:
You can check with his listing agent, Roger Snyder of Prudential, 541-673-1890
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Thu Aug 6, 2009
Linda Klein answered:
I'm no Attorney or a Mortgage Lender but, I believe if you get a conventional loan the assessed value of the home or property has no bearing on how much the lender is willing to lend. The lender will call for an appraisal and that will determine the amount the lender will finance and the amount, if any is necessary, which you would ask the owner to carry. ... more
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Mon Aug 10, 2009
Linda Klein answered:
Obtaining financing on a foreclosed property no different than any other property, in my opinion.
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