About: Wanting to buy a foreclosure? Frustrated by lack of response when inquiring about foreclosure properties? Wishing you had someone on YOUR side?
I specialize in helping buyers purchase foreclosure properties. Foreclosure transactions are NOT for the faint of heart, but I help make the bumps in ...
I specialize in helping buyers purchase foreclosure properties. Foreclosure transactions are NOT for the faint of heart, but I help make the bumps in ...
About: Wanting to buy a foreclosure? Frustrated by lack of response when inquiring about foreclosure properties? Wishing you had someone on YOUR side? I specialize in helping buyers purchase foreclosure properties. Foreclosure transactions are NOT for the faint of heart, but I help make the bumps in the road smaller and provide on-going expertise to help you negotiate your way. My fee for assisting YOU and representing you is paid for by the seller. Therefore there is NO cost to you for hiring someone to be YOUR expert; my experience and knowledge is YOUR resource. My services place you on a customized email list to email only those properties with your desired criteria. I have NO stake in promoting ANY one property except for my duty to help you find the property YOU want to buy. Call me to discuss how I can help you, or email me. I look forward to hearing from you! RENTING? Tired of the rounds of making appointments? Nobody to turn to who knows the neighborhoods? Tired of calling on homes that are already RENTED? Premiere finding agent for renters, I can help you. I am the 'go-to' agent for NATO German families when they need something ASAP. Call me for more details...See More
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Answered: May 5, 2015
Portsmouth Redevelopment & Housing Authority has a website you can go to for more information. Whether a landlord accepts housing vouchers (mostly known as "Section 8") depends on the individual landlord. It's best to ask that question directly of a landlord who has housing that you are interested in renting. Good luck, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, Virginia Beach, VA
Answered: Mar 4, 2015
The Virginia Residential Property Disclosure (google "residential property disclosure VA") doesn't require many disclosures by the seller and encourages buyers to do their due diligence. I think it depends on how serious this "faulty electric" situation is and whether you actively try to hide it, and it's not so much an issue of do you have to repair or not on the way to closing, but what if the house burns down post closing and you represented to an inexperienced buyer that everything was ok and that buyer, relying on your assurances, did not have a home inspection. I am not a lawyer, however, if you want to explore selling your house and being on the right side of everything, please call me. Best of luck, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Feb 15, 2015
In answer to: How do I list a property?
Hi Curtis, You hire your fave real estate agent to list a property if you are talking about putting it on the market. If you don't have a fave real estate agent, you can call me for a no obligation appointment to discuss listing your house for sale. I can be searched on the web for recommendations from other sellers who have used my services. best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, Virginia Beach, VA
Answered: Jan 23, 2015
Hi Tamekia, Most lenders require that you hire an agent to short sell your house. It's best to get the ball rolling as soon as possible so you can find out if you qualify. It might be advantageous for you to try to stay in the house till a sale is closing because many short sale programs will provide relocation assistance. Your lender will want to screen you for eligibility for their short sale program or the short sale program for which your loan qualifies. It is like applying for a mortgage, but in reverse. Short sale can be considered an 'honorable' way to relieve yourself of a mortgage obligation and financial experts consider a short sale to be less of a 'hit' to your credit, long term. I do short sale listings and I market my short listings the same as if it were a regular sale, to get it sold. I am a compassionate person and I am attentive to the difficulties of going through a short sale. I would be glad to meet with you for a confidential consultation on short selling your home. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, Inc.
Answered: Jan 23, 2015
Most banks require that you hire an agent to assist you in the short sale of your home. The sooner you get the process rolling, the better. You have to apply to your lender to short sell your house and it is much like obtaining a mortgage in reverse. Your lender will screen your application to make sure you are eligible to enter their short sale program or the short sale program for which your loan is eligible. Short sale is an 'honorable' way to relieve yourself of a mortgage obligation and is not considered to have as great an impact on your credit long term, versus just walking away from the house and letting it go into foreclosure. I do short sale listings and I market them just as I would a regular listing. I am compassionate and realize fully how difficult the decision to short sell your home is. Please feel free to contact me for a confidential consultation. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, Inc.
Answered: Jan 6, 2015
Hi Nick, you are posting in the Hampton Roads section here and it would be better to try a venue for New York. I will say, however, if it looks too good to be true 99% of the time it is. Good Luck, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Mar 12, 2014
I would try VRBO on the web. Or you can try Atkinson, Sandbridge or Sieberg Realties, Virginia Beach. Short term or vacation rentals need not be at the oceanfront, although I'm sure many are. Good luck, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, Inc.
Answered: Dec 1, 2013
Hi Sharon, did you intend to attach something to this question. One doesn't know to what home you are referring here. thanks, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Nov 17, 2013
In answer to: I want to sell my house, who do I contact?
You can contact me. I offer a stand alone property website with its own domain name to showcase your house. Best, KK German
Answered: Jun 8, 2013
In answer to: how do i list my house for rent
Hi George, Posting it on zillow is not listing it on market. Trulia has gotten on the bandwagon, too. Some agents bring qualified renters and won't pick something off zillow or trulia, though, they will look on the MLS. Good luck! KK German
Answered: Apr 4, 2013
I just discovered this past week you can post your rental to Zillow free. Good luck, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Feb 13, 2013
Hi Erzsebet, this house is not on the market. This site is giving an estimated value. It was on the market last year as a short sale. It's quite possible that it was foreclosed and will be coming back on market in a new incarnation as a bank repo. You can call me to talk more about this house or others in Salem area of Virginia Beach by calling 757-714-2335. thanks, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, a Virginia broker
Answered: Jan 22, 2013
Many rentals want a renter NOW. I.e. the property is vacant and they are looking for somebody to move in immediately. But admittedly some ARE advertised 60 days in advance of their availability. Therefore if you are not acquainted with neighborhoods and various locations, it doesn't hurt to start researching rents and areas now. If you already know basically where you'd like to live and you're ready to put down a security deposit, then you can actively start looking at rentals 60 days in advance. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Aug 22, 2012
In answer to: what are the steps in buying a foreclose property?
Locate a property that will fit your loan type and needs. Write an offer on the property and submit. Hopefully win the property and do a home inspection to make sure there are no deal breakers. Release home inspection contingency and satisfy all your lender's requests on the way to closing. Show up at closing and sign papers. An agent who is familiar with foreclosure purchases can be invaluable and our commission is paid by the seller. If you choose to work with the listing agent who represents the seller, not you, they get paid the listing agent commission AND the buyer commission, so just saying take advantage of the opportunity to have your own agent ~ it's already paid for. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: May 27, 2012
Hi Paige, currently I see a couple two bdrms on 36th St and one on Hampton Blvd in Ghent. I don't think it's impossible what you're looking for, but frequently a matter of what's available when you want it. Also you probably know for rentals that will take the pets, you will be asked to pay a pet fee or pet security deposit in addition to regular security deposit. Please feel free to contact me if you'd like me to email you the reports for those, also you may wish to consider OV or Willoughby areas, to broaden your pool of possibilities. best, KK German
Answered: Feb 16, 2012
Hi Joe, you would have to give a few more details to enable an intelligent answer. What is the address of your house, and the one next door? Are you talking about the tax assessed value? Feel free to contact me off-line if you don't want to post those details on this forum. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Jan 7, 2012
Of course not. Negotiate away, that's real estate. Good experience to try. Be realistic and take note of comparable rental prices in the neighborhood, in making your case. It just might work to get a price deduction. Good luck! KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Dec 15, 2011
In answer to: when is this available?
It's available January 2012, per the MLS listing. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Dec 4, 2011
Hi Lillian, are you saying you have been tracking this listing and noticed that it increased in price? I have not talked with the listing agent (although I know her) but the MLS remarks say that it is an approved short sale and they are ready to go. It just MIGHT be that they received input from the seller's bank (who must APPROVE any contract) and that $140,000 will give the bank the least amount they WILL approve. For almost 2200 square feet, house built in 2005, hardwood floors, granite counters, I personally think that is quite a good price! Feel free to contact me if you have more questions. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Nov 21, 2011
In answer to: Do you have any more pictures of this listing?
Hi Nicola, this condo was rented on 11/10/11, per the MLS. I do see a condo available at the oceanfront, 3 bds, 3 1/2 baths, for $1550 per month. Also, 4 other single family homes with 3 bathrooms or more, if you're interested You can contact me through my profile on this site if you would like more info on that. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Nov 14, 2011
I help renters, depending on price range. My friend, another real estate agent, has a GREAT house for rent in Etheridge for $2400/month. You can find the house on Militarybyowner website. Good luck! KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Nov 9, 2011
Hi Ian, agreeing with the other local agents, yes, this is a steal of a deal because there is the Chinese drywall to contend with once purchased. If you are looking for move-in ready, this is not the house. I had a listing that sold last year, my client had purchased it from a local builder and it had the chinese drywall. The builder stepped up to the plate and remediated all of the units they had built with the chinese drywall, and it entailed stripping the house to the studs, replacing all electrical, some parts of the heating system, then putting it all back together with new drywall, paint, new flooring (destroyed in the process), all fixtures and kitchen counters. Likely it would be a rehab loan required to purchase this house. The listing agent says they do have quotes for remediation. Feel free to contact me if you'd like more info. thanks, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Oct 21, 2011
In answer to: Is you rental still availiable?
Hi Christopher, the MLS is showing that this townhouse was rented out as of October 4, 2011. I see five 3 bdrm, 2 bath rentals between $1100 and $1200 in that area of Virginia Beach. If you would like this list by email, please feel free to contact me through this site. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Oct 19, 2011
In answer to: what elementary and middle schools are in the area?
Hi Eric, All the schools for this rental are Bayside, high school, middle & elementary. However, this is not showing up as for rent at the moment on the MLS. Look closely at the mls number of the listing, it begins with 09, which means you are looking at a 2009 listing that an agent forgot to take down. If you are looking for a rental in a particular school district, let me know what schools (check my profile on-line here or google my name) and I will send you up to date rentals that fit your criteria. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Sep 17, 2011
Brian Rice, Prime Lending, 1 757.450.6214 Mobile 1 757.368.6770 Mobile Scott Spencer, Monarch Mortgage, 757-469-6063 Both are very patient and good with first timers. Best of luck, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Sep 15, 2011
In answer to: Will owner accept 1300.00 ?
Gladys, you can ASK, naturally. Asking for a $295 per month drop in rent, over $3500 cut in the next year, though, your chances are slim. I suggest contacting the listing agent. Good luck! KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Sep 14, 2011
It's showing under contract as of Monday, and recorded yesterday in the MLS as having a contract. It IS a short sale, though, so who knows what MIGHT happen, frequently a short sale buyer gets tired and walks. You are lucky if you find a short sale at this price that has gone through 2-3 buyers, all walked, they have an approved price, and they are just waiting for the buyer who will ACTUALLY BUY IT. If you would like to be placed on an email list to get immediate notice about deals like this, feel free to contact me. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Aug 25, 2011
Hi Felicia, it IS still available. New construction in Norfolk, lots of upgrades. If you are interested in seeing this house, you can contact me through this site. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Aug 16, 2011
Hi Ryan, this listing says "pet restrictions" so they do consider pets but reserve the right to allow a pet, or not. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Aug 13, 2011
I talked with the listing agent a couple weeks ago. They decided NOT to rent, only sell. It's for sale only now, at $649,000. :) Feel free to contact me if you'd like a list of quality rentals in VB. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Aug 11, 2011
This was rented 7/25/11, but it said 'no pets' anyway. This site is NOT a direct feed to the MLS, hence sometimes agents 'forget' they have a listing out there, or use to attract more business. If you are looking for pet friendly listings for 23320 (or any other zips) feel free to contact me and I will send you a list. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Aug 8, 2011
Hi Ms. Johnson, this house was rented August 1, 2011. Sometimes listings on sites such as these have been rented already and not exactly up to date. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Aug 8, 2011
Hi Shonda, just today it was updated that it is under contract. It was for sale OR rent, whichever came first. It was listed at $298,900. If you are interested in houses with seller financing, or option to buy, contact me and I will send you listings that might qualify for that. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Aug 6, 2011
I believe if it's a service dog that perhaps the "no pets" policy cannot be enforced. As a courtesy, I help renters with email lists fine tuned to the location, size and price of the rental they are looking for, if you would like to contact me. And...for rentals $1500 and up I will help them look too. I regularly help German NATO families coming to the area. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, Virginia Beach
Answered: Aug 2, 2011
Up to $1200, I see 5 in Riverwalk, and 1 in Wimbledon Chase. You can email me if you would like the list. Regards, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Jul 17, 2011
Hi Rakeeshia, this unit was rented 3 days ago on the 14th. Most property managers can rent to you long distance using fedex, email and fax. At that price point (3 bdrms under $1000 in Virginia Beach) it was likely to go quickly and rented in only 3 days. If you see something else like this, you need to go for it and contact the listing agent (property manager) whose contact info is at the bottom of the page. They would be the one to contact directly for swift response. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Jul 15, 2011
There is no downpayment requirement for VA loans, Mr. Lovell. It IS possible to find something and close in two months, depending on how your budget matches your expectations in a home. That would translate into two weeks of househunting and allowing six weeks to close. Many first-timers are attracted to the 'deals' available in the foreclosure inventory, however, the home must be safe & habitable by closing and pass a VA appraisal. If you would like more info and help finding a lender for your VA loan in Virginia Beach, please feel free to contact me for more info. I specialize in first time homebuyers, military, and am a vet myself. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, Virginia Beach.
Answered: Jul 9, 2011
If you are comparing the two locations, Chesapeake VA vs Florida, you are not going to find any 3 bedroom for $700 or less, especially with 2 dogs. Many rentals do not take pets and that is definitely a labor intensive search, esp. for larger dogs. For 3 bedroom, Chesapeake or Virginia Beach, expect at minimum $1100-1200 a month and that is being conservative. There is usually an application fee to have your credit checked (and background), $40-60 per person or couple, security deposit equivalent to the monthly rent amount, and some sort of pet fee or pet deposit for the dogs, from $250 to $500 or more for both, probably. Good luck, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Jun 3, 2011
There's a phone number there on the advertisement/listing. They should be able to tell you. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate
Answered: Apr 24, 2011
Surely you are joking with this post? If you are really interested in this one particular house the property manager/listing agent's phone number is right there. If you would like to have your OWN agent in the renting process you can contact me at (757) 714-2335. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, kkgerman.com
Answered: Apr 22, 2011
Does sound like you need professional assistance. Email me your price range & number of bedrooms (3? 4?), as early as June 1 but can be late as when in July? I will email you some possibilities because I can weed out those that are more open to pets, vs those absolutely not. I just helped a couple with a big German shepherd; then another couple last month with two big dogs. I'm sure you're beginning to realize it's not so much the dog with potential landlords but THREE cats is really shutting the door in your face. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, (757) 714-2335, email@example.com, www.kkgerman.com
Answered: Mar 29, 2011
Hi Stephanie, There are only those six photos in the MLS as well, but I imagine they might be using model home photos for the listing, not the actual photos for that home. These are condos, so the footprint might be on the smaller side. If you are needing an agent to do footwork for you, help you find the perfect home for you according to your needs, and represent you through the entire buying process (and you are entitled to your own representation even with new construction), please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, 757-714-2335
Answered: Mar 3, 2011
If you send me an email to email@example.com, I will send you a list of homes that are single family and take dogs. I just helped a couple with two dogs find a home in Colonial Place that they love. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, 757-714-2335
Answered: Feb 15, 2011
Hi there, no washer/dryer, no pets. If you would like emailed to you lists of available rentals that will take pets, have washer/dryer, 4 bedrooms, and up to date, please feel free to shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org KK German Wainwright Real Estate, 757-714-2335
Answered: Jan 20, 2011
Hi Kari, yes, it was rented Jan 12th, sorry. I see only one other house in Wesleyan Chase available right now and it is a single family home for $1575. If you are looking $1000 range townhouse in Va Beach, shoot me an email (email@example.com) and I would be glad to send you an updated list of available rentals. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, 714-2335
Answered: Jan 14, 2011
Hi Sandy, Every agent who lists on this site should have their brokerage information on their profile. If you are in doubt about the authenticity of an agent, you only need to call their broker and check. Perhaps the agent merely forgot to forward your info to the appropriate staff member, i.e. nothing suspicious at all. Did you try to call them when you didn't hear back (I would think their phone number is on their profile information, too...)? That's what I would suggest. Best to you, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate firstname.lastname@example.org
Answered: Jan 2, 2011
The house is still available per the MLS, but the most up-to-date status would be if I checked with the listing agent (who I know and have worked with). I just sent you an email of the listing report from the MLS. Let me know if I can help further. Best, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, www.kkgerman.com
Answered: Nov 27, 2010
Hi Robert, the MLS listing says that pets are allowed on a case by case basis, and if allowed, there is an additional pet fee. KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, 714-2335
Answered: Nov 22, 2010
Hi Maverick, My fave lender at Bank of America wrote to me recently: Current applications require a minimum 620 credit score and a clean credit report showing no open collections or judgments or late payments. So I would start working on raising that credit score. If you are wanting to use your VA loan, no downpayment is required. If you want to search homes on market, straight feed from the MLS, search at http://www.hrmls.com/kkgerman KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, 757-714-2335
Answered: Oct 2, 2010
Hi Keith, this is a HUD home and the HUD website shows that it's still available. The great thing about HUD homes is they scope it all out and post the inspection report, vs other foreclosures homes which do not. Per the HUD website, this is UI, uninsurable for FHA loan, so it probably needs more than $5000 in repairs, as per their assessment. http://www.tenmanagement.com/listings/property-detail.do?list=2010-08-20&case=541-571291&code=VA I have measured the lot on-line, but this is ONLY an estimate, it appears to be about 3.5 acres. For more information on buying foreclosures, please visit www.sevencitiesforeclosures.com take care, KK German, Wainwright Real Estate, email@example.com