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Mon Apr 24, 2017
Mrscaudill80 asked:
Hi - I just checked out 8909 Colberg Dr in Austin TX and used the commute time map but the results were off a lot. It's only about 22 minutes from 3821 Juniper Trace, 78738, but it…
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Sat Apr 22, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you pick up the phone and work with a local realtor.
If you decide to relocate the Dallas then I'd be happy to assist.
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Tue Apr 18, 2017
Bryce asked:
I posted my room today and it does not show up under a general search. Do you know why this is happening?
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Sun Apr 16, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
If you are looking to purchase a home there, any local agent can assist you.
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Fri Apr 14, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Morgan,

No one can tell you whether you need to purchase or keep on renting. However, having said that, given the above scenario have you ever considered that the price of the home keeps on going up? ... more
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Fri Apr 7, 2017
Deannawalker50 answered:
Realtor is not the best choice. Nowadays, rental services really improved and you can find an appropriate apartment without a realtor, moreover, all process will be executed online. Try this one: https://rentberry.com
A friend of mine John used it and successfully and found pet-friendly landlord without any problem and additional fees for the realtor.
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Tue Apr 4, 2017
Jessica H answered:
Check out www.care.com they do background checks and nannies create their own profiles listing their credentials with reviews etc.
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Sat Apr 1, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Verijean,

I would suggest that you work with a local realtor to assist you on this matter. In general their product is entry level; however, having said that, every subdivision is different and that's why you need to work with a local realtor.

I hope this makes sense! If you are in Dallas then I'd be happy to assist.
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Wed Mar 29, 2017
Kelly Hande-santacroce answered:
Mon Mar 27, 2017
Jimmy Hammond asked:
I want to sell my house, but I can't afford to pay my 2016 property taxes which total $13,000.
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Wed Mar 22, 2017
Carmen Eversdyk answered:
The realty fee is usually 6% but it is negotiable.
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Mon Mar 20, 2017
Mary answered:
Hi,

I have emailed you regarding this concern.


Thank you for using Trulia!

Mary
Consumer Care Advocate
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Sun Mar 19, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Yes, there are rules about capital gain. You are better off asking your CPA about it. Also here's a link from the IRS about it:

https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc701.html

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Tue Mar 14, 2017
Clfitzgal asked:
I keep finding places I like, but then I scroll down to see that they only accept small dogs. It's really frustrating, and a total waste of my time.
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Sat Mar 11, 2017
Gregg Pomeroy answered:
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

If your obtaining a mortgage you are allowed to get a gift from your parents. There is a prices to how the funds need to be documented.

You are welcome to get in touch with me if you would like help with this or have any questions. ... more
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Tue Feb 28, 2017
John Burke answered:
Hi Cissy,

I can do FHA & VA loans down to a 600 score BUT with a situation like this I would work with you on getting your scores up to qualify for a conventional loan so you have some options to pick from.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile by clicking the link below my phone number.

Please feel free to contact me for more information or help.

John Burke
Senior Mortgage Banker
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Great Plains National Bank
jburke@gpbankTX.net
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Mon Feb 27, 2017
Kshelton19 asked:
Address on my credit when applying to new apartment do I have to list this or can I get away with not
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