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    Throw the stick!!!! LowCel's Avatar
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    Made an offer on another house today....

    This buying a house process sucks! It makes it even worse since the seller's agent doesn't seem to have a clue what he/she is doing.
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    Good luck!

    That house in my little suburb of B'ham would run $400k w/$4k year taxes. Charleston's real estate still looks reasonable.
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    Nice crib. Hope it goes well for you.

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    This is the best time to be buying a house, 24-36 months of surplus means deal time. Way better than a few years ago when each nice house had 10 offers and people bidding 20% over list.
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    Hopefully it works out. We made a first offer at $143,000. We are hoping to get it for around $150,000 or so. The house has been on the market for 160 days and it started out at $185,000. The price dropped to $160,000 this week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
    Hopefully it works out. We made a first offer at $143,000. We are hoping to get it for around $150,000 or so. The house has been on the market for 160 days and it started out at $185,000. The price dropped to $160,000 this week.
    I hope you aren't expecting to only pay $767 per month like it says in the advertisement. That's complete BS on a loan of that size... unless you're taking one of those dangerous ARMs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    I hope you aren't expecting to only pay $767 per month like it says in the advertisement. That's complete BS on a loan of that size... unless you're taking one of those dangerous ARMs.
    Nope, I'm planning on paying a lot less than that per month. I'm thinking more like $500 a month.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
    Nope, I'm planning on paying a lot less than that per month. I'm thinking more like $500 a month.
    It looks nice from the pictures. Good luck with it.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    It looks nice from the pictures. Good luck with it.
    Thanks. Planning on putting somewhere between $60,000 and $73,000 down on the house. I am waiting to find out how much new windows are going to cost for the house before I decide on how much to put down. I'm probably going to pay for the windows out of the down payment money so I don't have to worry about finding money to replace them later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
    Hopefully it works out. We made a first offer at $143,000. We are hoping to get it for around $150,000 or so. The house has been on the market for 160 days and it started out at $185,000. The price dropped to $160,000 this week.
    Damn, my 750 sq. ft. condo cost more than that 3 years ago.
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    Nice house hope it works are for you. What happened to your plans on building a house?
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    Good luck!

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    I just called them and offered asking price, I really like that house!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hos13 View Post
    Nice house hope it works are for you. What happened to your plans on building a house?
    Price kept going up, and up, and up........ On top of that they started avoiding my questions so I decided to go another route.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I just called them and offered asking price, I really like that house!
    Can I rent it from you????
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Sure, or maybe we could just be roomies. Mod house?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Sure, or maybe we could just be roomies. Mod house?
    Woohoo, as long as you don't have a problem with one room being a pool (table) room and another room being a workout room I have no problem having a roomie.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Sounds good to me. We gonna use the garage to park cars or work on our toys?
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    I'm talking with a potential employer in Charleston. I've checked out the real estate there, and your dollar goes a lot further.
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    Wow. That's a beaut. Good luck dude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by austropithicus View Post
    It needs new shingles.
    Yep, I'm sure I will replacing them within a couple of years.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Sounds good to me. We gonna use the garage to park cars or work on our toys?
    No garage......yet. There is a very nice carport though that will be converted to a garage.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerseysbest View Post
    I'm talking with a potential employer in Charleston. I've checked out the real estate there, and your dollar goes a lot further.
    If you end up here get ahold of me. I'll be happy to show you some nice bike rides.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    That's a nice house, LowCel. I wish I can find something like that here for that price.

    But I must ask you...

    Where's the bike room?
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