How to buy a home

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SHOULD WE BUY NEXT TO A SUPERFUND SITE? Dear Louis, My wife and I found the home of or dreams …and so CHEAP. We were amazed. Then we found out that the house was located next to land that had been designated a Superfund Site by the Environmental Protection Agency. We couldn’t see any thing…

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WE WANT TO RUN AN AIRB&B IN DENVER   DEAR LOUIS, A friend from Reno referred us to you because you did such a great job helping him buy a home in Denver. We want to by a home in Denver, too, but we want to rent out a part of it as a vacation rental…

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MY PARTNER GETS SICK THINKING ABOUT SOMEONE RUMMAGING THROUGH HIS SOCK DRAWER. Dear Louis, My partner and I have to move out of state. You did such a good job when you sold us our condo in RINO that we want you to sell if for us when we move. The problem is my partner.…

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CRACKED SEWER LINE… NO MONEY TO FIX IT Dear Louis, HELP!!! I need to sell my house but i found out that my sewer line is cracked and I can’t afford to pay to have it fixed. I am afraid that i will have to pay for a new sewer line if a buyer finds…

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COMING SOON SIGNS Dear Louis, I have seen Coming Soon signs on listings around my neighborhood. What does this mean and will it help me get more money when I sell my home someday? __ Curious Dear Curious, We do not advise our agents to use “Coming Soon” signs when they list a property. Sellers…

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SELLING BEFORE PROPERTY IS EXPOSED TO THE MARKET Dear Bridget, My wife and I are moving to New York for a new job. A friend said that his real estate broker was so good that he sold their house even before it went on the market and into the MLS . It seems like that…

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PARENTS ARE “GIVING” US THE DOWNPAYMENT Dear Bridget, My new bride and I moved to Denver recently. A friend referred us to you and Louis because you did a good job for them when they bought their house. The problem is the downpayment. My parents live in Kansas. They say that they are going to…

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MY HUSBAND HAD ANOTHER WIFE? Dear Bridget, I am hysterical. My husband and I wanted to buy a house soon. When we visited one of the lenders that you recommended, she pulled our credit reports…. I found out that my husband had been married before. I had no idea. He never mentioned that marriage to…

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