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New Jersey Real Estate Agent: What you need to know about mortgages

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Herald Times Reporter

Manitowoc County real estate transfers, Sept. 21-25
Herald Times Reporter
To determine the purchase price of the real estate, divide the transfer fee by 0.003. For example, a transfer fee of $250 would indicate a purchase price of $83,333. Real estate sold at a price of $100,000 would have a transfer fee of $300. Sept. 21.

What's the most messed up thing you've seen a real estate agent do/say?

Tue, 21 Aug 2012 11:17:35 -0700

Last year when i was looking for a pet friendly place in Somerville, I had not one, but three agencies seriously suggest that I put my dog down to help find me a place. Joking or not that's still messed up right? What are your real estate stories?

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New York Times

Kenneth Griffin Goes on a Record-Setting Real Estate Spending Spree
New York Times
Over the last two years, Mr. Griffin, the chief executive of the investment firm Citadel, has gone on a multicity real estate shopping spree. He has spent nearly $300 million and set new price records in three cities, according to people familiar with ...

Mum telling off an idiot real estate agent.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:31:39 -0700

I'm helping my mum buy a house at the moment and most of the real estate agents have been pretty good, but today we dealt with a real idiot. First, a little set up.

There will be 4 people living in the house: my mum, my grandmother, my husband and me. I'm my grandmother's full time carer and my husband and I can't afford a place of our own with room for grandma, so we live with my mum. As a result, we're after a 3, preferably 4, bedroom place. Either my mum or I have explained our situation to every real estate agent we've contacted. Most agents actually listen to us, but this guy today was a real piece of work.

He was an older guy, probably mid 60s and a real "good ol boy". We made it pretty clear to him after he mentioned kids at the first house that they were not a factor in our house hunt, but he knew better, of course. He kept bingoing me all though looking at the first house and then at the 2nd house till I flat out told him "Just shut up about kids, ok? I'm here to look at houses, not talk about babies" to which I just got a condescending smirk before he turned his back on me to bingo my mum! The conversation went a little like this:

Agent: "Don't worry, you'll be a grandma in the next year or so. She's nearly at the age where popping out a rugrat will be all she thinks about."

Mum: "I think my daughter knows her thoughts on kids better than you do."

Agent: "Trust me, I know women and you all want babies eventually."

That really pissed my mum off. She looked him dead in the eye and said "You know, if you actually listened to your clients instead of being a condescending dick, you'd probably have made enough commission to have retired by now." and we walked out.

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CNBC

Manhattan real estate hits new price record
CNBC
The third-quarter Manhattan real-estate report from Douglas Elliman showed the real estate market was surprisingly strong given global economic weakness and volatility in the stock market. Inventory is tightening, prices are rising and apartments are ...
Manhattan real estate prices increase by 18% over 2014, 'highest in 26 years'New York Daily News

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Montecito Real Estate

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HOW TO FLIP HOUSES: My Real Estate Investing Dream Team


The Tennessean

Broker has passion for real estate
The Tennessean
How did you become involved in real estate? I have worked with boutique-style firms and national name brand firms, and none fit my personality and business style as well as Benchmark Realty. The fact that only seasoned, experienced agents are allowed ...

First time home buyer here. Why are my mortgage broker and real estate agent discouraging me from making offers on bank owned properties?

Sun, 01 Jun 2014 07:06:10 -0700

Hi Guys,

First time home buyer here so I might have some questions that seem pretty obvious. So I am looking at buying a condo. I'm 25. I currently live with my parents rent free. I am seeing alot of great bank owned properties on the market and I would love to make an offer. Downside is, I don't have the full amounts in cash most of the properties are asking for. So I will be putting a 20% down.

My mortgage broker and real estate agent strongly discourage me from going after bank owned properties. They say it takes too long to hear from the bank. This annoys me because, I currently live at home so its not like I URGENTLY need to find a place. I have the time to wait it out.

Are they just being lazy because its the same amount of paper work for less commission? Does anyone have experience buying bank owned properties without the full amount in cash? How long did it take to hear back?

Thank you for guiding a newbie!

edit: Thanks for the advice guys. I just wanted to add that I'm thinking of buying a condo, and not a house. NOt sure if this makes a difference in anything. I also live in NJ.

edit 2: Wow! I just checked back on the comments and never expected to get this much. Thank you so much for taking time out to respond to me. I'm sorry If i don't get a chance to directly thank you. Please know your advice is greatly appreciated.

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