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How do you feel Trulia is different from Zillow and Realtor.com?
What do you like better about Trulia than either Zillow or Realtor.com? And how do you think Trulia can improve to compete better with Zillow or Realtor.com?
Mortgage that doesn't require lease of existing tenant for multifamily purchase
I'm trying to buy a 2 family home, but the bank says they need the lease agreement of the one tenant in the house (two units, one is vacant for the buyer). The tenant there doesn't have a lease at all.…
Leaking Shower Recess
I am looking to purchase a home but in the inspection report it says there is a leaking shower recess. Does anyone know if it is a costly problem to fix. The house is on foundations and as far as I know…
Planning to buy a home directly from a seller/realtor
Came across a property near my friend's home which is about to be put up for sale (being painted etc..). Seller bought it from bankruptcy court, doing some fixes (mostly painting) and selling it. We tentatively…
Can you get your appraisal money back if you hadn't approved it?
Appraisals not approved to perform, your loan denied, can you get the money back?
SHORT SALE / SELLER COLLECTING AT TABLE
If a buyer purchased a home with appliances remaining in home, can the Seller legally collect additional $$$ at closing for a basement kitchen? This should be apart of the sale of home not separate? Is…
Can we get referral fees? HOw much is legal fair, reasonable to get referral fees to other realtors, between brokers, agents?
HOme buying, selling between states, or in same state between different brokerages.
30 Madie Ln.. - has anyone seen the interior of this home or no of any serious issues other than a foreclosure?
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Hi.I am from spain looking to buy a house for rental investment.Is there a real estate agent out there who can help me?
My budget is up to 60.000 dollars.The most important thing to me is not to have a problem renting it out.thanks.Ameen
I'm trying to check on 2444 Peach Dr 32246 when closing was & what it sold for
I live next door to it & see people are going in / out & yet I've not found anything the old home owner MRs. R. Leonard said it was sold ??? 32246
What does permanently affordable housing mean? How do you qualify, and does this mean I can't sell for a profit?
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We are interested in buying a homesite in Creston community for retirement.
Other than the recession, is there a reason why lots aren't selling well and many lots originally purchased are up for resale?
230 windsor ave. what is the word on this property and why hasnt this been sold?
excellent location, multi-family, priced reasonably compared to peers, only downside to my knowledge is no heat .
PA Addendum says 1-item included if close by "Certain Date" (original close date)....if close date agreement signed, does this extend addendum date?
I had 2 addendums to my purchase agreement. The first lowered the price to match the appraisal, and said items x, y, and z are no longer included. The second said one item is if closed by a certain date.…
Is flood risk/flood zone info available in Trulia? Some listings offer it in the description but not consistently.
It would be a help if the listing/Trulia added FEMA flood insurance est costs /risk/flood zone info. It is becoming a much larger part of the economics in some areas.
Property tax appeal?
I am interested in a home with a 30% higher tax than its market price justifies. I find out its property tax has been increased almost 100% over the past several years. Seller agent told me I may appeal…
how do i get a listof hone that are to be sold?
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Looking for a single new or newer rancher or equivalent with master on first floor in walking distance to Laurel Acres.
3 Bed 3 bath, side entry 2 car garage with one door, concrete or paver driveway, custom kitchen with granite or equivalent, finished basement, all upgrades included. Again, must be in walking distance…
Why is this soo difficult?
I've emailed several people in both the Richmond and Louisville areas in regards to using my military home loan on properties I'm interested in, and have yet to get a response, and it's been nearly 3 weeks…
IS THE HOUSE ON 60 WHITTTIER AVE, RI PROVIDENCE FOR SALE OR DID SOMEBODY BUY IST ALREADY.?
HI MY QUESTION IS IF YOU HAVE A BUYER FOR THIS HOUSE IF YOU DONT I WILL BUY IT FOR YOU IN CASH JUST CALL THIS NUMBER AT 401 4970070
Looking for a list of local providers for your move? Cable, gas, electric...
E-mail me and I'd be happy to send you a full list. Heidi@HomeSweetHeidi.com Thanks!
Is this Lot (Nna Cedar Brae Rd)on the lake or the river?
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Owner sold me house on CFD. she did so knowing it had a due on sale clause on the mortgage. she did not tell her lender
also found out she didn't tell her lender, didn't register the house in my name and lied to bank and said she lived there to get an equity loan on house. What should I do now. I just want out of the…
I bought a house on CFD 3 years ago. Now that I want to sell it the owner keeps saying "she has a lot of equity in the house" does she?
The house needs a roof and some siding done. Insurance will only pay half so I have to come up with the rest. I want to do the siding myself but she says no. Keeps saying she has equity in the house.…
I am interested in foreclosed properties bank owned....how can I get into these units to look at them before I make an offer. Who do I contact.?
Is it the bank or do I need a realtor to get the keys and any additional information Thank you
I am 64 yrs and about to take a disability retirement. I have never owned a home and would like to use my annuity fund as a down payment on a house.
Would there be a penalty or would it be like rolling it over in another investment. I plan on using the house as my primary residence.
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