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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Bruce Lynn answered:
DO NOT buy a mobile home.
These tend to be hard to sell and many have lost money in the past.
Unlike most single family homes, they tend to go down in value, not up.

There are not too many foreclosures in Midland area, but you should look at everything.

You are right housing prices are high right now and inventory is low.

I think the trick to buying though is finding a home that is available.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
opondomusa answered:
Hope they do talk to their clients about the importance of home staging.If they need more ideas how go about it, here are some top tips how to make home staging easier:

http://www.realtypin.com/news/story/1152-home-staging-the-top-5-easiest-ways-to-stage-your-home ... more
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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Guy Gimenez answered:
Backing to an apartment complex is a MAJOR issue, not withstanding the others mentioned. Just remember, you had better get this property at a major discount because you'll have to sell it at a major discount when you're in the seller's shoes. ... more
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Check local public records, ask your agent, ask any longtime neighbor the question....
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Mon Aug 5, 2013
Dallas Texas answered:
Professional code of ethics would prevent a Realtor respond HOWEVER can provide info. for your research.

1. Schools - contact ISD for their stat's
2. % of diversity - refer to city website
3. Job opp's. - Fort Worth like Dallas has many opp's offered
4. Leading industry in the area? - refer to Fort Worth city website.

Contact my office today where I can show you many amazing homes work with your family specifications.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant
Multimillion Dollar Sales Producer
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com 100's of Dallas homes listed for sale or lease

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Sun Aug 6, 2017
Jonathan King answered:
Welcome to Texas where you can buy a castle for the price of a shack in other states! It has always been this way as land is cheaper and homes here are more protected from foreclosure or bankruptcy unlike in other states where you can lose them if you are in bankruptcy! ... more
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
Bassma Taljeh answered:
You need to find a Certified Negotiation Expert Realtor to submit your offer.
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Wade Sullivan answered:
Send me your contact information and I will give it to our rental department, Gann Property Management. They are the largest rental agency in Lufkin and will be happy to assist you.


Wade Sullivan
wsullivan@lufkinrealestate.com
936-674-9299
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Thu Jun 6, 2013
Judy Kay answered:
You can move in and complete the Inventory and Condition form detailing what is not working. This does not obligate the landlord to complete repairs and you could get stuck with the house in the condition that it is in when you move in. But at least you would not be liable for the repairs when you move out.

The issue then is - how bad are the repairs that are required. Is the AC not working or is it just a shower head that is not functioning?

If you move in before repairs are complete, can you live with the problem until you move out? If the repairs are minor, then complete the Inventory and Condition form and repair it yourself or live with the issue.

If you find the landlord or property manager is unprofessional then it appears that you might have a continuing problem with communication. Can you live with this as well? You might want to consult your realtor or attorney and see how you can get your deposit back because of non-performance of the landlord.
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Cassandra M. Bickel answered:
If the dog is certified, he should be covered under fair housing and american disabilities act. I would still be forth coming with the rental company.

Depending on the state laws, they are still usually able to require that you pay for any/all damages including if they feel there is pet odor in the carpet.

Good luck and double check the local laws on ADA. Whoever you got the certification with the dog should be able to helpo you with this.

If he is Not certified, they may not have to recognize him.
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Jesus Chuy Guerra answered:
Your right! I feel the same way, and I have come to realize that the most updated info is on the Realtor's MLS. We as Realtors get fined and penalized for having incorrect or outdated info. Call me to set you up with auto emailer for updates tailored to your needs
Chuy Guerra
9563247474
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
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Yes, it is possible provided your debt to income ratios are acceptable. How much do you owe on the current FHA property and what is that home valued at? Are you just moving out or have you vacated the rental property already? These are a few important questions that will need to be addressed. If you like you can call me at 210-789-2870.

Good luck,
Jon Nichols
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Mon Jul 1, 2013
Allan Griego answered:
Do you own the lot you want to build on? If you do, you may have a chance depending on several factors. If you don't own the lot you want to build on, your facing an up hill battle.

Thanks

Allan Griego
allan@agreservices.net
512.705.0610
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Connie Coultas asked:
I am looking for something on about 5 acres with 3 bedrooms. A barn would also be great. Any help is very much appreciated!!!
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Corinne.himmelman asked:
It seems nearly impossible to find affordable housing in Nova Scotia, especially with one indoor cat.Can anyone out there help me??
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
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If your middle credit score is at least 580 I can help.

You may apply online at www.rhlapps.com/kjones or give me a call.

K.C. Jones
RH Lending
214-432-0486
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Mon Apr 22, 2013
Andrew Wilkinson answered:
Hi Diana,

Here are some homes which could fit your needs: http://www.trulia.com/for_rent/Elgin,TX/2-3_beds/SINGLE-FAMILY_HOME_type/

Good luck with your search,

Andrew
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Diana Plummer answered:
Usually the additional fees are utilities and yard maintenance. Please let me know if I can help you find a house.
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