It's been a few months since I bought my house, and I've received a questionnaire from the local assessor asking for details about the property. I plan to answer all the questions truthfully to the best of my knowledge and ability. Beyond that, do you have any advice on responding? [more inside]
What parts of Oakland, CA are best to settle in? [more inside]
Is it possible to purchase a home with an FHA loan, rehabilitate it, and then rent it out? Also - what's it like to make an independent entry into the rental home market? [more inside]
If I have the option, is it more advantageous for me to close on a house (tax wise) in 2011 or 2012? [more inside]
Home Loans Question: How can we possible afford the mortgage on a 500k house with only ten percent down? [more inside]
Since Google Maps ended its real estate search function in February 2011
, have any of you found a good replacement? I can't find anything like it. [more inside]
How do we figure out elementary school options in Chicago? [more inside]
How can I find out the assessed value of my grandmother's house w/ out a lawyer?
Is this information in the public domain? [more inside]
Looking for free or cheap property ownership data for co-op/condo units in Manhattan. General question has been asked before
but doesn't yield what I'm looking for here. [more inside]
Property Tax filter: In August I bought a house in King County WA. The county's assessment of the property is very high. I would like to appeal for a review of the assessment. The desired result is a lower tax bill. I would be grateful for any strategy or advice. [more inside]
Am I about to get screwed over in regards to the house I'm buying, that's currently being renovated? [more inside]
I'm considering buying a house that's right beside a small electrical substation (just a small path between it and the wall of the house). Are there any risks attached to this? [more inside]
I am leaving my fiancee, we bought a house together a year and a half ago. What kind of property rights do I have? [more inside]
Property Line Dispute, with a neighbor who is selling. Should we resolve it now, or hope for the best with the new neighbor?
UKPropertyFilter: I'm in the process of buying my first house. Can anyone offer the wisdom of their experience of employing a conveyancer? Specifically I'm interested in using a local firm of solicitors/conveyancers vs. using the cheaper on-line alternative. [more inside]
Protecting home and property options? [more inside]
I'd like to make a map of my five acres but I have no surveying skills. Any simple guide to, or ideas about, amateur surveying on the cheap? [more inside]
I'm interested in stories about living in apartments where something bad has happened. Apartments with gnarly histories. Murders, suicides, 'haunted' apartments, whatever. Did it affect the value? Did you learn about it only later? Did you hire an exorcist? Did a new paint job suffice? etc. Anyone have such stories, or know of such?