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Fri Dec 14, 2012
allan erps,ABR,SFR answered:
In my humble opinion most probably not! This is something that the majority of homes in this area do not have.
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Thu Dec 13, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
The word on the grapevine is; two years.
The thing is; this is not a LAW or a directive. It probably has never seen print, particularly in a government office.
I totally expect the Lenders to be flexible with this, particularly when they need to find new clients for their loans.
You can use the two years to save some money and rebuild your credit.

Good luck and may God bless
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Wed Apr 9, 2014
Robert D Hughes answered:
Onesis, if you are speaking of a property you short-saled could be 2+ years before you would qualify for a new loan. New credit would need to be established credit scores of 580+ and income and job to support new mortgage.

Good luck,

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Mon Dec 19, 2011
PeteJAY97070 asked:
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Wed Nov 13, 2013
Dave Sutton answered:
Good luck, and congratualtions on the decision to use a manager. 30 years ago I was a landlord for a couple years. I didn't have any trouble finding the renter, but after a few months of calls "The faucet's dripping" and "The furnace is making funny noises", I wised up.

Kerr Properties
P.O. Box 1308
Gresham, OR
(503) 666-0922
Fax (503) 661-8873


Mainlander Prop Manag,Inc.
3927 Lake Grove Avenue/P.O. Box 2028
Lake Oswego, OR
(503) 635-4477
(503) 635-6508
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Thu Dec 13, 2012
Marie Souza Team answered:
Onesis - A builder will tell you what the base price of the house is & the cost of any/all upgrades. If you don't have a buyer's agent on this, you should. Building a house is notorious for going beyond contract dates & actual costs. An agent can help you with the offer price by pulling area comparables & make sure your contract dates are upheld (or extended accordingly). ... more
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Fri Jul 13, 2012
Marie Souza Team answered:
Hi Peter - It's always about the location! Contact your local Real Estate Agent to find out what is happening in the single family vs. condo market in your area. They will be able to tell you what's "hot" as a long term investment!
Good luck!
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Thu Apr 7, 2011
HLR answered:
SFR hold their value better than condo's, and you don't have to deal with HOA, and their dues when the units are vacant.

Now for affordable, it depends. But I would say where homes are in demand are the College towns, and Cities. Where other markets are declining, these places are holding values as well rents are higher. Just general information for you.

Sure the brokers and agents will have their ideas on their locations to get your business.

Best to you.

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Wed Oct 13, 2010
David Waite answered:

I depends on price, location, style...etc. I am attaching the latest market action report produced by the Portland RMLS which should give you an idea. Can I assist you with selling your property? I have a great repuation for listing and selling properties quicker than most with my marketing compaign. I will be showing a property in Wilsonville tonight and could give you an idea of what I think with a drive by, if your interested.

David Waite-JLSMC
503-887-5323 or
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Fri Sep 5, 2008
Dallas Texas answered:
Ask a realtor to comp the property. Did the sq. ft. equal what you have ? I have seen where an appraisal short by 800 sq. ft. had to have another appraisal which met the property sq. ft. This was the case when I sold the property 2 years later was listing agent the buyers appraiser missed sq. ft. ~DAH~ refused to remeasure sq. footage. !... However any appraiser can provide their opinion
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Wed Aug 13, 2008
Jean Pritchard answered:
I hope you have a good Divorce Lawyer. He will be able to help you and protect your interest.
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Fri Jul 2, 2010
Sara Lewis answered:
It is obviously tough to say without seeing it, but I just quickly pulled up a few comps and I think somewhere in the neighborhood of $650 would be a pretty competitive place to start. If I can be of any assistance, or if you would like me to do a full comparative market analysis please let me know, thanks and good luck! ... more
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Tue Feb 23, 2010
Julie Fugate and Chris Kish answered:
My team and I manage properties such as yours. We specialize in single family home rentals and other small properties (less than 4-plex). Feel free to contact me.

Julie Fugate
Principal Broker
The Fugate Group, Inc.
Keller Williams Realty Southwest Portland (Lake Oswego)
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Fri Jun 6, 2008
Elaine Fry answered:
No, not from my experience of 18 years in the business. I would think if you economy is decent and there are jobs, then no...but if jobs are scarce and trending down then I guess demand could wane. We are seeing markets like Brentwood with multiple offers as the prices are cut from REO. That has to work through the system..if you have to sell and have the equity tell your agent to be brutally honest...or get one who will tell you the truth. ... more
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Mon Apr 28, 2008
Mark Miller answered:
Debby - I'm not sure Trulia will let you post directly BUT you can do it by using a different free service. Go tohttp:// orhttp:// Each site will let you create a free account where you can then design a beautiful web flyer for your home using their templates. They will submit your site to many different web sites that feature homes for sale. Trulia is one of them. You can also use the flyer with Craig's List. Although I am a Realtor I certainly understand the desire to sell your home yourself. It's worth a try. I had clients In Wilsonville, close to Xerox that I helped purchase a home before they sold the Wilsonville home. The market was very active in their neighborhood at the time and their plan was to try selling themselves for a week before I put it on the market. It sold within a few days. I will be happy to email you some recent comps - "active", "pending" and "sold" - which should help you in pricing. Use good photos, be descriptive and good luck. ... more
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Wed Mar 4, 2009
Dirk Knudsen answered:
As far as I know debbie the answre to that is no.

There are thousands of FSBO sites. They could allow it but frankly 95% of all homes are sold through a Broker. Trulia has to decide if they are Broker friendly or not.

In this Market selling FSBO can be brutal. We are spending more money than ever to keep our clients listings out there on the web and in the papers etc...

I would tell you to look at a fee for service broker that can not only get you on the mls but alos on thousands of Broker sites.

If you want to know how I work give me a call. I bet I can out by Award Winning Team to work for you for much less than you think
Let me know if there is anything i can help with.

Regards and Happy Selling;

Dirk Knudsen
Re\Max Hall of Fame
#1 rated Re\Max Team in Oregon
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