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Tue Mar 26, 2013
Jodi Ingram answered:
Please call me I can help you find the perfcet home with your citeria, I also live in Tomball and know the area very well and can answer any6 questions you may have....my contact information is below: Thank you....
281-744-7197
Jodi Ingram
Keller Williams REALTY
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Sat May 11, 2013
Shirley Walton answered:
I would be glad to help you.

You can reach me at 281.381.9594.

Please leave a message.

Thank you,
Shirley Walton
Keller Williams Realty
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Fri Dec 21, 2012
Jodi Ingram answered:
I can help you I know of quite in that price range! Please call me at 281-744-7197 I'm Jodi Ingram with Keller Williams Realty. I look forward to speaking with you!
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Sun Oct 21, 2012
Mark Mclafferty answered:
I specialize in unrestricted land in the Tomball and Cypress area. What question do you have?
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Tue Oct 23, 2012
Andrew Wilkinson answered:
Hi Kimberly,

I have created a custom search for you, with the following criteria I got from your question;

- Rental Homes only
- 3 or 4 bedrooms
- Max price = $900/month
- Near to good schools
- Situated around Tomball, TX as far out as Magnolia, TX and Cypress, TX.

Here is what I have found: http://bit.ly/RTBdaZ

The green box represents the areas that you specified, the green pins are 9+ rated schools (according to greatschools.org) and the blue markers represent properties that fit your search.

There are two properties priced at $900/month and $771/month towards the southeastern corner of your preferred area. I'd recommend that you investigate those properties and contact an agent to help you with your very specific home search.

I wish you the very best of luck and hope you find your new home soon.

Kindest regards,

Andrew
Community Manager
Trulia
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Mon Oct 15, 2012
Ava Deerdoff answered:
Hi Robert,
This listing is for the land/lot only. If you are interested in multi-family property (or any other type of property) I would be more than happy to assist! I live and work in Tomball, so please feel free to contact me with any questions or if I can help you at all! ... more
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Fri Jan 4, 2013
My NC Homes Team answered:
You can check the county tax records to verify the owner of record on a property thought this still doesn't mean the person you're dealing with is that person. You can have the lease reviewed by an attorney.

If you are renting and the owner or property manager hasn't personally met you at the property to show it to you but has requested you mail them the money and they'll mail the keys walk away as fast as you can, you're being scammed.
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Sun Aug 26, 2012
Ava Deerdoff answered:
Hi Darla,
I am sure we could find you a great a rental home close to Tomball Regional. I live in Tomball and am very familiar with the area. I would love to help you out if you could email me at homesbyava@avadeerdoff.com and let me know your price range, bedrooms/bathrooms and your credit and rental history. Hope to hear from you soon! ... more
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Mon Jul 30, 2012
James answered:
I have a house to rent in Spring, TX for $1,000/month. The house has a fenced in back yard. 3 beds, 2 baths all new appliances, fully renovated inside and out recently. Total of 1275 square feet of living space. We allow dogs but there is a $500/pet deposit required. It is ready for move in now. Call James at 713-385-1530 if you want this house ... more
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Sat Jan 5, 2013
Don Tepper answered:
It doesn't matter. That's irrelevant.

You lease the house based on what the comps in your neighborhood rent for. If you price it higher than that (to cover more of the expenses, or to get a larger return on investment), it won't rent. It's that simple. And, obviously, you don't want to underprice it.

So: Do research. Look both on sites like Trulia (or Realtor.com) and on sites like Craigslist to determine what similar houses in your area are renting for. Also, I kind of like http://www.rentometer.com That's what you can rent it for.

From that figure, you can then determine whether the monthly income will cover expenses. And if it does, what the (positive) ROI is.

But there's no average. You may have bought your home in 2000 for $100,000. Your neighbor may have bought the identical home next door for $200,000 in 2006. You and he are able to rent your homes out for the same amount. He can't get any more because he paid more.

Real investors--who go out and run the numbers before buying--do have desired minimum rates of return. It might be 5% or 10% or whatever. But that's not your situation. You've got the house. Your investment is already determined. And the amount you can get for rent, whatever that is, is pretty much set. So: Definitely work the numbers and figure out whether you'd be losing money, breaking even, or making money. (Don't forget to factor in things like vacancy--allow 8.5% of income--and maintenance--generally around 1% of the value of the house annually, though that'll vary.) But the numbers are the numbers and it's too late to work toward an "average" rate of return.

Hope that helps.
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Rita Walsh answered:
Try the "Shriner's"... they are all over, and they have hospitals for children that are GREAT!!! They might can help, or they can give you a good path! Call and ask to speak to a social worker... tell them your hardships and see what they say. God bless you and yours! ... more
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Tue May 29, 2012
Amanda Nicodemus answered:
The Tomball Texas area 77375 is very popular with home buyers looking to move away from the city. The diversity and low crime rates are just a couple of reasons why buyers prefer Tomball.

The subdivision Princeton Place is zoned to Klein Schools which are highly rated by the TEA. Homebuyers with children make their home buying decision based on the School District, which makes this neighborhood very desireable.

There is still new construction being build in Princeton Place. In my opinion this area will continue to grow in the next 5 years. I would say the resale value is stable at this time. There is only one foreclosure for sale in Princeton Place. Rental values are between $1200 & 1500.

Please contact me if I can be of service in your real estate needs.

Amanda Nicodemus
281-380-5589
Keller Williams Realty
Spring, Texas
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Sun Oct 21, 2012
Angela Adams answered:
Good Afternnon,
If you interested in horse property in the Waller, Hempstead area I would be happy to help. There are many properties available, I would just need more details on your criteria and price range.
Send me an email so I can find that perfect property..
Angela Adams
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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Patricia Nemec answered:
Please check with the local police station in that area to check out the crime rate.
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Mon Feb 27, 2012
Chris Hutchinson answered:
If you go to a manufactures home dealer they often will have there own finance companies to help out. Do a google search for manufactured home dealers in the area you want to buy and you should find your answer on their page. ... more
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Wed Feb 22, 2012
Amanda Nicodemus answered:
There are many homes in Tomball Texas that have 4 bedrooms with a study/office. I can provide you with a list of homes to choose from. You will need to provide a copy of your pre-approval letter. Then you can set up an appointment to discuss your options. I can refer you to a mortgage broker if necessary. ... more
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Wed Feb 22, 2012
Amanda Nicodemus answered:
It's important to work with a buyer's agent when submitting offers for foreclosure properties. I work with investors in the Northwest Houston area and can assit you in the process of buying foreclosures. Feel free to contact me directly or send an email. ... more
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Wed Mar 16, 2011
Bruce Erickson answered:
Contact the agents broker and demand a responce in writting from them. This may be the quickest and cheapest way to get the agent to do the proper thing. Then if that does not work you may have to talk to an attorney.

best of luck .. Bruce
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Tue Dec 28, 2010
Phil Rotondo answered:
Good Afternoon Steve;
The Real Estate Agent can perform the complete transaction as far as the contract and addenda go. Once completed, it is usually turned over to a Title Company to perform the actual closing of the transaction.
You do have the option to retain a lawyer to go over anything that is put in writing regarding the entire transaction.
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Fri Nov 19, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Comps are provided free of charge by most agents, therefore consider contacting any local agent(s) and ask.
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