Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Home Buying,Marietta- GA http://www.zillow.com/advice/Marietta-GA/home-buying/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate is anyone building master on the main homes in east cobb? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/is-anyone-building-master-on-the-main-homes-in-east-cobb/576804/ 2 replies Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/is-anyone-building-master-on-the-main-homes-in-east-cobb/576804/ 2015-02-24T15:06:00Z I want to see homes only in Indian Hills, Marietta, Ga http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-want-to-see-homes-only-in-Indian-Hills-Marietta-Ga/548320/ 3 replies Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:31:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-want-to-see-homes-only-in-Indian-Hills-Marietta-Ga/548320/ 2014-07-03T17:31:00Z How can I trust your estimates when you are so wrong on our address.?? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-trust-your-estimates-when-you-are-so-wrong-on-our-address/431118/ Our home was recently appraised for 500K. You have it listed 411K . We are almost lowest in subdivision. We have all upgrades in our home and it is the largest of the homes that were originally built in this subdivision. It was appraised at 600K before 2009.&nbsp; Our home has a basement. Neighbors do not have basement on one side and you appraised higher.&nbsp; Really ???&nbsp;&nbsp; 4058 Penhurst Drive Marietta Ga. please make changs or we will not be using this site.<br \><br \>5 replies Mon, 06 Feb 2012 22:40:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-trust-your-estimates-when-you-are-so-wrong-on-our-address/431118/ 2012-02-06T22:40:00Z Can you finance or do you have to pay cash for a foreclosure? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-you-finance-or-do-you-have-to-pay-cash-for-a-foreclosure/535611/ 5 replies Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-you-finance-or-do-you-have-to-pay-cash-for-a-foreclosure/535611/ 2014-04-08T15:00:00Z We asked an agent to take us to a new neighborhood in east cobb that we identified. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/We-asked-an-agent-to-take-us-to-a-new-neighborhood-in-east-cobb-that-we-identified/530735/ The agent is specialist in West Cobb county. We do not have any contract with her. Are we obligated to use her and is the builder/developer obligated to pay her the commission. We now want to go to other new neighborhoods on our own. Do we need to officially fire her, we have no contract with her.<br \><br \>9 replies Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:52:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/We-asked-an-agent-to-take-us-to-a-new-neighborhood-in-east-cobb-that-we-identified/530735/ 2014-03-03T18:52:00Z Search by school district? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Search-by-school-district/529757/ Hi! &nbsp;I LOVE your website but is there a way to search by school district?<br/><br/>Thank you,<br/>Ashley<br \><br \>3 replies Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Search-by-school-district/529757/ 2014-02-24T16:35:00Z how much would an additional full bathroom addo the value of a 3-4 bedroom house? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-much-would-an-additional-full-bathroom-addo-the-value-of-a-3-4-bedroom-house/528513/ 2 replies Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:14:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-much-would-an-additional-full-bathroom-addo-the-value-of-a-3-4-bedroom-house/528513/ 2014-02-14T22:14:00Z Contacting the Previous Owner of an REO Home http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Contacting-the-Previous-Owner-of-an-REO-Home/517827/ I'm under contract to purchase an REO home. I'm in my due diligence period right now. I searched the county assessor's website and found the contact information for the previous owner who was foreclosed on last year. I want to contact her and ask her if she had any problems with the home before she left. I know that this is a very delicate situation and will require a lot of finesse. Does anyone have any advice on how I should approach this? Thanks.<br \><br \>5 replies Mon, 04 Nov 2013 05:45:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Contacting-the-Previous-Owner-of-an-REO-Home/517827/ 2013-11-04T05:45:00Z Valuation of a foreclosed property http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Valuation-of-a-foreclosed-property/517206/ I'm currently interested in purchasing a specific bank owned home in the 30062 zipcode for around $250k as an owner-occupant. The home has been on the market since May of this year and have undergone $85k in price reductions. Currently there are multiple offers (best guess is 2-3 including me) for the property. I have offered $10k lower than the asking price with everything on the back end covered by the seller.&nbsp;&nbsp;The home seems like a bargain at my offer price.&nbsp;I'm unsure if I should raise my bid or stay with the current bid. Does any experienced buyers have any advice on what I should do?<br \><br \>3 replies Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:45:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Valuation-of-a-foreclosed-property/517206/ 2013-10-29T20:45:00Z What is the most sought zip code in Metro Atlanta? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-most-sought-zip-code-in-Metro-Atlanta/509100/ 3 replies Thu, 29 Aug 2013 02:07:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-most-sought-zip-code-in-Metro-Atlanta/509100/ 2013-08-29T02:07:00Z foreclosure http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/foreclosure/509136/ I was wondering if this house have a 1st and 2nd mortgage?&nbsp; Also do any lien on this property.&nbsp; If possible I would like to have a viewing on this property.&nbsp; Thanks for all you r help inadvance.&nbsp; I<br \><br \>2 replies Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/foreclosure/509136/ 2013-08-29T14:12:00Z What can I do to get more (or better) quotes for my loan request ZR-VDDPYSZ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-can-I-do-to-get-more-or-better-quotes-for-my-loan-request-ZR-VDDPYSZ/504542/ I've done a search and would like to know why it turned up zero results.<br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-can-I-do-to-get-more-or-better-quotes-for-my-loan-request-ZR-VDDPYSZ/504542/ 2013-07-31T14:46:00Z Cash to close http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Cash-to-close/504189/ My loan officer send me Cash-to-Close Loan summary, how can I get a second opinion if all the fees are just and correct? Can anyone share an e-mail address so I send a copy?<br \><br \>3 replies Mon, 29 Jul 2013 19:33:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Cash-to-close/504189/ 2013-07-29T19:33:00Z Will the seller come down in price if the appraisal comes back lower than asking price? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Will-the-seller-come-down-in-price-if-the-appraisal-comes-back-lower-than-asking-price/500222/ We are 19 days away from supposed closing date. The appraisal came back $110,000 but the house was appraised in March by a previous potential buyer for $120,000. The house is a Freddie Mac Home Steps house selling for $124,900. What are the chances they will lower the price?<br \><br \>9 replies Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:11:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Will-the-seller-come-down-in-price-if-the-appraisal-comes-back-lower-than-asking-price/500222/ 2013-07-03T21:11:00Z How may I purchase this townhouse? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-may-I-purchase-this-townhouse/498810/ 2 replies Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-may-I-purchase-this-townhouse/498810/ 2013-06-25T00:00:00Z How is the bank considered "owner occupy" ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-is-the-bank-considered-owner-occupy/485486/ Bank required "owner occupy". I moved in after closing but normally stay at out of town college and come back to this house 1-2 times a months. Is this considered as "owner occupy"? I appreciate any response and answer.<br \><br \>2 replies Sat, 30 Mar 2013 05:36:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-is-the-bank-considered-owner-occupy/485486/ 2013-03-30T05:36:00Z (Moved): will a bank approve me for a loan if my work permit is about to expire. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Moved-will-a-bank-approve-me-for-a-loan-if-my-work-permit-is-about-to-expire/485123/ This discussion has been moved to the following location: <a href="http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/will-a-bank-approve-me-for-a-loan-if-my-work-permit-is-about-to-expire/485119/">http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/will-a-bank-approve-me-for-a-loan-if-my-work-permit-is-about-to-expire/485119/</a><br \><br \>0 replies Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:39:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Moved-will-a-bank-approve-me-for-a-loan-if-my-work-permit-is-about-to-expire/485123/ 2013-03-28T01:39:00Z First time investment/rental home buying in Marietta, GA http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/First-time-investment-rental-home-buying-in-Marietta-GA/440261/ I am strongly considering purchasing my first&nbsp;investment/rental&nbsp;town home/home and would like some guidance. My goal is to make extra income and diversify my retirement investments between 401k, Roth IRA and real estate.<br/>I want to know if I should&nbsp;buy few $50k - $70k&nbsp;town homes&nbsp;or one $150k home to start with? Which option is more&nbsp;financially&nbsp;beneficial, knowing that I may want to buy more properties in near future?&nbsp;What type of homes (town homes or single family) rent better in 30062, 20067 or 30068 zip code area? Should I only concentrate on buying property in Walton school district or is it Pope and Wheeler Schools are as good? How much more monthly rental can i get in either scenarios?<br/>I have $50k working capital which I would use towards mortgage down payments. I have 790 credit score and $0 debt other than my home. I am 32 years old.<br/>Thanks for your help!<br \><br \>6 replies Wed, 25 Apr 2012 04:59:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/First-time-investment-rental-home-buying-in-Marietta-GA/440261/ 2012-04-25T04:59:00Z all sub-divisions in 30066 http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/all-sub-divisions-in-30066/428169/ 1 reply Mon, 09 Jan 2012 21:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/all-sub-divisions-in-30066/428169/ 2012-01-09T21:42:00Z One of Two Seller filed for BANKRUPTCY after signing offer. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/One-of-Two-Seller-filed-for-BANKRUPTCY-after-signing-offer/429887/ We put down an offer on a house that we really like. Seller accepted the offer and after signing the offer they informed our Realtor that one of the two seller is filing for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Does this slow down our process and we have 15 Days Due Diligence as of today (1/25/12). The Closing date is supposed to be on Feb 23, Should we wait and or should we cancel the offer as we might lose our earnest money if we pass the due diligence. We have to wait for the courts to accept the bankruptcy for the seller which might take time...... Confused now...<br \><br \>3 replies Wed, 25 Jan 2012 19:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/One-of-Two-Seller-filed-for-BANKRUPTCY-after-signing-offer/429887/ 2012-01-25T19:06:00Z