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Should I sell the condo as-is or flip it?

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Dear Sue, I want to sell one of my rentals that I own free and clear. It has a lot of deferred maintenance. A recent fire made it even worse, about $40,000 worth.

FHA 203(K) helps first-timers battle with investors

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Dear Sue, I am a first-time buyer. I was so excited to get the news that I was actually pre-approved for a $200,000 loan.

What is worse for my credit, short sale or foreclosure?

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Dear Sue, My primary home was foreclosed on last year. I tried to short sell it but I couldn’t agree to the terms that the lender imposed.

Can homeowner evict roommate without signed agreement?

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Dear Sue,

Getting into the rental market is a profitable proposition

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Dear Sue, I have always wanted to own rental property. I have read every landlord book I can get my hands on. This year’s resolution is to stop thinking about it and just do it!

With interest rates possibly on the rise, now’s the time to buy

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Dear Sue, I am excited about how affordable the houses in Auburn have become. I never thought that I would be able to make my dream of owning a home here come true.

What has to happen before the economy can get better?

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I believe that the housing crisis is acting as a ball-and-chain on the general economy.

You know your real estate news – true or false?

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Do you think you have been keeping up with what’s been going on in real estate?

Yes you can still buy a home with cash

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Dear Sue, I had the listing agent show me a property that I saw online. I liked it, so I asked the agent to write an offer on my behalf.

Smartphone apps have changed the way we buy and sell homes

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The Auburn Journal’s Real Estate and Motoring Editor, Andrew DiLuccia, writes a very interesting and informative technology column.

Baby, it’s cold outside — your pipes are feeling it too

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If you’re a newcomer to foothill living, you are no doubt enjoying the crisp, clear, 55-degree days and warm, cozy evenings relaxing in front of a crackling fire.

Can all-cash offer bump existing short sale buyer?

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Dear Sue, I saw a house I liked on the Internet today, so I drove past it and it looked really nice from the outside.

During this housing slump, remember what matters most

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As foreclosures and short sales have dominated the real estate market over the past five years, I find myself “re-learning” the new rules of not only business, but of life as well.

Sellers slighted by last-minute loan contingency

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Dear Sue, After several months of being on the market, our house finally sold. The offer seemed reasonable, and we were eager to sell so we accepted it.

Condo conundrum — why do homeowner association fees vary?

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Dear Sue, I am in the market to buy my first home. I have noticed that really nice condominiums in my area are priced below $100,000. They look like really good deals.