Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Pro-to-Pro,MN http://www.zillow.com/advice/MN/pro-to-pro/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate Searching for dwellings http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Searching-for-dwellings/538542/ Unless we are missing the details....would it not be a good idea to zero in on single family oppposed to townhouses/condos and list via price as well.&nbsp; Otherwise is so frustrating going through all the listings.&nbsp; Drives a busy person nuts and we give up.<br \><br \>3 replies Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:31:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Searching-for-dwellings/538542/ 2014-04-29T16:31:00Z How do I remove photos with a blue dot and not yet uploaded?? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-remove-photos-with-a-blue-dot-and-not-yet-uploaded/537896/ 1 reply Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:38:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-remove-photos-with-a-blue-dot-and-not-yet-uploaded/537896/ 2014-04-25T02:38:00Z LOOKING TO MAKE MORE MONEY IN 2014 AND BEYOND? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/LOOKING-TO-MAKE-MORE-MONEY-IN-2014-AND-BEYOND/533061/ [Content removed by Zillow Moderator. Please see our <a href="http://www.zillow.com/howto/GoodNeighborPolicy.htm">Good Neighbor Policy</a>]<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:37:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/LOOKING-TO-MAKE-MORE-MONEY-IN-2014-AND-BEYOND/533061/ 2014-03-20T14:37:00Z How come there is different description on my listing? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-come-there-is-different-description-on-my-listing/491493/ There is a listing of mine that changed. I changed it everything.<br/><br/>Then I look at the listing- the description shown is not the same that I see in my listing editing..... why? How? This copy is not anywhere else on a site??<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 09 May 2013 15:19:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-come-there-is-different-description-on-my-listing/491493/ 2013-05-09T15:19:00Z Has any agents used RealtyNow? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Has-any-agents-used-RealtyNow/325732/ Have any agents used the RealtyNow.com lead program? I got a call today and I am curious as to whether anyone has had success with the program. In some ways it seemed kind of expensive for the leads. But if the 'leads are good' then it might be worth the cost.&nbsp;<br/><br/>Have any agents had luck with lead buying programs?<br \><br \>6 replies Wed, 17 Feb 2010 22:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Has-any-agents-used-RealtyNow/325732/ 2010-02-17T22:06:00Z Question for Realtors: what would your reasons be to stay an agent and not become a broker? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Question-for-Realtors-what-would-your-reasons-be-to-stay-an-agent-and-not-become-a-broker/473071/ Some Realtors have been in business for 20+'yrs and have always stayed agents and never considered becoming a broker. What would your reasons be to stay an agent? What are the negatives of becoming a broker and working for yourself?<br \><br \>3 replies Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:13:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Question-for-Realtors-what-would-your-reasons-be-to-stay-an-agent-and-not-become-a-broker/473071/ 2013-01-04T04:13:00Z How can I be added to an account as an administrator? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-be-added-to-an-account-as-an-administrator/464431/ Please reply to hdpruitt@cbburnet.com.<br/>Thank you<br \><br \>1 reply Tue, 16 Oct 2012 23:15:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-be-added-to-an-account-as-an-administrator/464431/ 2012-10-16T23:15:00Z Good Spanish Speaking Realtor http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Good-Spanish-Speaking-Realtor/435787/ Hello,<br/>I am looking for a good Spanish Speaking Realtor in Scott County Area.<br/>Please advise.<br \><br \>1 reply Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:02:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Good-Spanish-Speaking-Realtor/435787/ 2012-03-19T17:02:00Z Home Purchase after Short Sale, Never Late! http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Purchase-after-Short-Sale-Never-Late/427078/ We had to accomplish&nbsp;a short sale on our home in Las Vegas, NV in Oct 2010 due to a forced Military move to Minot, ND.&nbsp; The <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage-rates/">mortgage</a> was a 30 year conventional and was never paid late in the 41 months we owned it.&nbsp; At the time of the sale we did not qualify for federal assistance due to our income levels and we were not eligible for the Military Homeowners Assistance Program due to program eligibility dates.&nbsp; Neither of these issues were waiverable.&nbsp; Additionally, Nevada law allows the lender to seek deficiency in a short sale since we have the income to pay it back.&nbsp; We now carry the balance of our mortgage on a 20 year note to the tune of $75k.&nbsp; Or credit reflects a short sale but no default or late payments to any creditor since reporting began.&nbsp; It also reflects that we are paying the shortage.&nbsp;FHA allows a purchaser to buy a home if there were no late payments; default; preforeclosure; and/or foreclosure&nbsp;in the preceding 12 months, but most lenders have stricter requirements.&nbsp; Is there still a lender for ND <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage-rates/">mortgages</a> that will lend at FHA guidelines with 5% down.<br/><br/>From FHA ML 09-52; Handbook 4155.1: 4.C.2.I<br/> <br/>When a previously owned property was sold for less than what was owed (short sale), borrowers are considered eligible for a FHA insured mortgage if, as of the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage-glossary/Loan-Application/">loan application</a> date, all mortgage and installment debt payments were made within the month due for the twelve months preceding the short sale.<br/> <br/>Borrowers that were in default at the time of the short sale (or pre-foreclosure sale) are not eligible for three years from the date of the sale.<br/> <br/>Borrowers who pursued a short sale agreement on their principal residence to take advantage of declining market conditions and purchase a similar or superior property within a reasonable commuting distance are not eligible for a new FHA insured mortgage.<br \><br \>0 replies Thu, 29 Dec 2011 19:49:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Purchase-after-Short-Sale-Never-Late/427078/ 2011-12-29T19:49:00Z Can I get a Mortgage after a Short Sale? We had a forced Military move in Oct 2010. Never Late!! http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-get-a-Mortgage-after-a-Short-Sale-We-had-a-forced-Military-move-in-Oct-2010-Never-Late/427069/ We had to accomplish&nbsp;a short sale on our home in Las Vegas, NV in Oct 2010 due to a forced Military move to Minot, ND.&nbsp; The <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage-rates/">mortgage</a> was a 30 year conventional and was never paid late in the 41 months we owned it.&nbsp; At the time of the sale we did not qualify for federal assistance due to our income levels and we were not eligible for the Military Homeowners Assistance Program due to program eligibility dates.&nbsp; Neither of these issues were waiverable.&nbsp; Additionally, Nevada law allows the lender to seek deficiency in a short sale since we have the income to pay it back.&nbsp; We now carry the balance of our mortgage on a 20 year note to the tune of $75k.&nbsp; Or credit reflects a short sale but no default or late payments to any creditor since reporting began.&nbsp; It also reflects that we are paying the shortage.&nbsp;FHA allows a purchaser to buy a home if there were no late payments; default; preforeclosure; and/or foreclosure&nbsp;in the preceding 12 months, but most <a href="http://www.zillow.com/directory/lenders/">lenders</a> have stricter requirements.&nbsp; Is there still a lender for ND <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage-rates/">mortgages</a> that will lend at FHA guidelines with 5% down.<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 29 Dec 2011 18:55:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-get-a-Mortgage-after-a-Short-Sale-We-had-a-forced-Military-move-in-Oct-2010-Never-Late/427069/ 2011-12-29T18:55:00Z How do I access my leads? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-access-my-leads/426500/ I subscribed to Zillow advertising but was not told how to access my leads. Will they show up automatically under Contacts?<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:53:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-access-my-leads/426500/ 2011-12-22T16:53:00Z How do you deal with a review that is not true and bogus that is on Zillow? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-you-deal-with-a-review-that-is-not-true-and-bogus-that-is-on-Zillow/410142/ 1 reply Wed, 03 Aug 2011 16:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-you-deal-with-a-review-that-is-not-true-and-bogus-that-is-on-Zillow/410142/ 2011-08-03T16:12:00Z Ask our community... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ask-our-community/397136/ I don't know how many use the feature, but with the recent news of Zillow aquiring Postlets, and the great feature Postlets has had in syndicating to Craigslist, I was wondering if anyone else heard the rumor that Craigslist is trying to do away with any real estate syndication to their site. And, if so, what were your thoughts (or tips) on the matter, and how to possibly work around that challenge?<br \><br \>0 replies Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:18:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Ask-our-community/397136/ 2011-04-30T17:18:00Z How to decide - rent or sell? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-to-decide-rent-or-sell/395120/ How does one decide whether to rent or sell your home?&nbsp; Are there agencies out there to assist with the decision making?&nbsp; If so, what's the average cost?<br \><br \>6 replies Thu, 14 Apr 2011 19:58:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-to-decide-rent-or-sell/395120/ 2011-04-14T19:58:00Z I have permission to list a property for rent. It is also currently listed for sale. What can I do? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-have-permission-to-list-a-property-for-rent-It-is-also-currently-listed-for-sale-What-can-I-do/391559/ I have permission from the owner to list this home for "rent", while at the same time, it is being listed for "Sale" by another Realtor. <br/>I am not having any luck posting my listing because I get a message saying it's already posted.<br/>Please let me know what I can do about this.<br/>Thank you.<br/>Nancy Roddy<br/>Exit Realty Metro<br \><br \>2 replies Sun, 20 Mar 2011 22:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-have-permission-to-list-a-property-for-rent-It-is-also-currently-listed-for-sale-What-can-I-do/391559/ 2011-03-20T22:12:00Z How do I have my listings appear in My Zillow Real Estate agent account http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-have-my-listings-appear-in-My-Zillow-Real-Estate-agent-account/382421/ 3 replies Tue, 25 Jan 2011 01:33:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-have-my-listings-appear-in-My-Zillow-Real-Estate-agent-account/382421/ 2011-01-25T01:33:00Z I have a client that has written a review, but Zillow won't accept it. Have other agents had this p http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-have-a-client-that-has-written-a-review-but-Zillow-won%27t-accept-it-Have-other-agents-had-this-p/381062/ 4 replies Sun, 16 Jan 2011 03:44:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-have-a-client-that-has-written-a-review-but-Zillow-won%27t-accept-it-Have-other-agents-had-this-p/381062/ 2011-01-16T03:44:00Z why can't i load additional listings? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-can%27t-i-load-additional-listings/369003/ I'm having trouble&nbsp;adding addtional listings on&nbsp;the site.&nbsp; Is everything charged now or Is there a limit to how many listings i can load?<br \><br \>4 replies Wed, 06 Oct 2010 15:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-can%27t-i-load-additional-listings/369003/ 2010-10-06T15:42:00Z posting rentals http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/posting-rentals/367632/ 3 replies Fri, 24 Sep 2010 17:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/posting-rentals/367632/ 2010-09-24T17:16:00Z Lender Wall Of Shame http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Lender-Wall-Of-Shame/331201/ In February 2010 the Minnesota Department of Commerce revoked the licenses of over forty lenders for failure to maintain surety bond, failure to notify commissioner of change in surety bond and failure to respond to the commerce departments information requests.<br/><br/>To my knowledge this is the greatest numbers of sanctions ever brought down in a single month by the commerce department.&nbsp;<br/><br/>For a complete list of companies which are now barred from lending in the state of Minnesota, see the link.<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.state.mn.us/mn/externalDocs/Commerce/Enforcement_Actions_February_2010_020510043456_February2010.htm">Minnesota Commerce Department Enforcement Actions</a><br/><table><tr><td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</td></tr></table><br \><br \>10 replies Sat, 06 Mar 2010 00:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Lender-Wall-Of-Shame/331201/ 2010-03-06T00:35:00Z