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Tiffany Carl…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Tiffany Carlson-Richison answered:
Buyer's and Seller's agents.
As discussed below this is a Dual Agency with Limited Representation. The agent owes both parties honest and fair dealing and can not offer opinions just facts. If you would like to di ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 30, 2014 Home Buying in 85253
Bianca Benne…, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, AZ
Bianca Bennett answered:
REO property listed AWC.
If you have an executed contract with the bank, the bank should not accept other offers, unless those offers are backups - the banks can accept backups.

Best Regards,

Real Estate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 25, 2013 Home Buying in 85253
Bianca Benne…, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, AZ
Bianca Bennett answered:
Investing in Phoenix
I would be happy to email you a list with properties for rent in this areas.
Please provide me with your email address.

Best Regards,

Real Estate Professional / Prestige Realty ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 25, 2013 Home Buying in 85253
Bianca Benne…, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, AZ
Bianca Bennett answered:
What are my options in Paradise Valley for USD500k ?
The house inventory is shrinking! The good news is that we can still find great deals today and use the low interest rates to buy a property for an owner occupant or for an investment p ... more
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Bianca Benne…, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, AZ
Bianca Bennett answered:
are there many lender properties?
The inventory is shrinking! The good news is that we can still find great deals today and use the low interest rates to buy a property for an owner occupant or for an investment propert ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 25, 2013 Home Buying in Paradise Valley
Jeff Polett,…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Jeff Polett,Designated Broker answered:
Is Elmaro Estates a patrolled, guard-gated community?
Hi Ms. Henning:

El Maro is a very nice community of homes, and even though it is gated, it isn't a guarded complex. The monthly HOA dues are $350 and recently 2 homes closed escrow ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 14, 2013 Home Buying in Elmaro Estates
Ryan Buckley…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Ryan Buckley The Premier Group answered:
Is Coconino Estates a good place to live for a young couple?
Its a beautiful area close to shopping,restaurants and not to far from old town scottsdale which has allot of nightlife.


Ryan Buckley Realtor®
Turning your Dream into an Addre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Home Buying in Coconino Estates
Doug McVinua, Real Estate Pro in Gilbert, AZ
Doug McVinua answered:
On a short sale purchase agreement for a home, is it a standard practice to include an 'AS IS' Addendum? If so, how can a buyer protect
The AS-IS is pretty common as the seller typically wont do repairs and neither will the bank in most cases.

Buyer protection is by reviewing the home carefully before writing the off ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 16, 2012 Home Buying in 85253
John Forsyth, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
John Forsyth answered:
Can an agent who normally handles sales of 300K - 500K also accurately handle a multi-million dollar sale?
I think the average Realtor is often out of their element when dealing with high end homes.

Now if we are talking a million dollar home there may not be much difference, but when we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 7, 2012 Home Buying in 85253
Howard Rudin, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Howard Rudin answered:
Keen to get an affordable Paradise Valley investment home, looking for the right entity who can operate as our buyer's agent & property
I have seen quite a variety of answers to your question Jane. In my opinion, you need to work with someone you feel a level of trust and comfort with. Many agents do not do property man ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 28, 2012 Home Buying in 85253
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
As a potential buyer, would it be in my best interests to work with my own agent rather than working with the listing agent?
So Gary.. what did you do?

Paul Stated

"It is good, solid protection to provide you with advises, opinion and guidance along the buying process.

The agent can assist yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 21, 2011 Home Buying in 85253
Temporarily…,  in Tempe, AZ
Temporarily Off-line answered:
if a house is appraised on zillow for 1.1-1.9 and the seller's are asking for 1.999.000, the house has been
OK, we are now up to 3 years on this thread and Mavi is still getting advice that is likely no longer needed.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 2, 2011 Home Buying in 85253
Robert Quinn,  in Scottsdale, AZ
Robert Quinn answered:
A listing indicates a short-sale house is "Under Contract (MLS-listed)". What does that mean? Is it different than "pending" ?
Hey Gary,

This is known as an AWC listing, or active with contingency. It simply means that the sellers have accepted an offer and bank approval of the short sale is pending. AWC all ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 21, 2011 Home Buying in 85253
Carmen Brode…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Carmen Brodeur answered:
If I were the only owner in a 7 luxury home enclave in a HOA, would I or could be held responsible for picking up the slack for HOA fees, etc.?
Gary, the answer lies in the CC&R's, budget and bylaws of the HOA, along with the developer's (assuming its a recent development) appointed reserve funds. The seller has t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 7, 2011 Home Buying in 85253
Jason Whaley, Real Estate Pro in Mesa, AZ
Jason Whaley answered:
What are owners of homes in Colonia Caliente entitled to use at the Marriott Camelback?
Call me when you have a chance. I have very good friends that actually just moved into that neighborhood. They moved into unit #13 and their backyard is right on Lincoln Drive. I could ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 10, 2011 Home Buying in Paradise Valley
Jeff Star, Real Estate Pro in glendale, AZ
Jeff Star answered:
Seller lowered the MLS list price below our contracted purchase price while in escrow with earnest deposit paid. Lender turn down loan. what next?
Is it a short sale property? If so the reason could possibly be when the listing agent was submitting the short sale package lowered the price so it would reflect on the plano. Then i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 24, 2010 Home Buying in 85253
Brion Crum,  in 85259
Brion Crum answered:
Is buying in Paradise Valley now a better real estate investment than buying anywhere else in Phoenix/ Scottsdale?
If you want to live in a prestigious area then PV may be the right choice for you. The values in PV have held up relatively well compared to other parts of the valley so you may not ge ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 4, 2010 Home Buying in Tatum Garden Estates
Carmen Brode…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Carmen Brodeur answered:
If a property is listed with a certain agent & agency, am I obligated to work with that agent & agency or may I work with some one else?
I agree with Jay. You should pick a buyers agent that works for a different company to avoid dual representation. You want an agent that is solely working for you and your best interest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 7, 2010 Home Buying in 85253
Bill Sartor, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Bill Sartor answered:
Would a HOA in a small, affluent area be as strict at enforcing the CC&R's versus a middle-class area?
Gary is would help you to talk to some of members of board of the particular HOA and see how they would handle a infraction and how hard they enforce their CC&Rs
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 30, 2010 Home Buying in 85253
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