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Aisha.ervin, Home Buyer in Atlanta, GA
Aisha.ervin asked:
I will be moving to Atlanta next month I found a beautiful home in Jonesboro, GA but I never see any comments on this part of the state. Is Jonesboro, Ga a safe place for my children who are 16 and 5 and how is the school district.
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
If a couple has only a poor or fair credit score, but has a very large down payment, is securing a loan possible?
One major problem you will have is lenders must follow Federal laws and are heavily regulated. Because of the rules, mortgage lenders cannot give loans for less than $100,000. A few w ... more
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Augustinalili, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Augustinalili asked:
Foreclosure home with right of first refusal I'm looking at house that is in foreclosure and also has a right of first refusal attached to it. This is in Georgia. My main question at the moment is this-if the person with the right…
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Kawlyja, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Kawlyja asked:
Financial assistance for veterans purchasing homes Is there a specific financial advantage for a veteran in buying a home in Florida
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Purchased single family investment property with a hard money loan. Lender would not lend rehab money. I've spent all I have so there is little
Looks like you didn't budget carefully. How will you prove to lenders that you have the income and good credit to pay back the rehab loan? Lenders will ask for a large down payment an ... more
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Matthew Stev…, Home Buyer in Montgomery, AL
Matthew Stever asked:
What would the average fee be for a real estate atty. to handle a property transfer and new deed? I am purchasing a commercial property, cash sale. Is it easy enough to handle on my own or is the attorney necessary?
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Blagos111, Home Buyer in Orlando, FL
Blagos111 answered:
We are looking to buy a vacation property in Orlando and would want to rent it out to assist with the property costs. What......?
Hi,
I am moving to the Orlando area for a new job in Apopka. I would like to buy a townhouse that I might possibly rent out on the weekends to people visiting the parks. I am looking ... more
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Nigeriacouri…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Nigeriacourierdeliveryse answered:
I need a $50,000 loan to use as a down payment to purchase a business. My credit score is 524. Anyone know of someone that will lend money to me?
I have just taken out my first personal loan and i must say i am extremely impressed as to how straightforward the services is. All i had to do was applied and filled out the applicatio ... more
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Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Tony Grech answered:
My wife and I both have credit scores all over 600. Our median score is probably at 610-620. Is there a lender for us?
You'll definitely have to go FHA based on your credit score and down payment. I'm a Michigan-based lender and we can do FHA down to a 580 credit score. A lot of banks and other lenders ... more
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Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Tony Grech answered:
What does my income have to be to qualify to buy my first home. Im looking to buy a house under $90,000.
it depends on your monthly debts as well as your income. Those two parts of the equation will help determine how much you can qualify for. But like Sally said, you probably want to spea ... more
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Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Tony Grech answered:
when is the best time to sell in oscoda, mi?
We have a vacation home in Oscoda. I'd probably say over the next few months because people are going to want to use the home over the summer. Worst time is probably right after hunting ... more
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Rajit Bababa…, Other/Just Looking in Sun City Center, FL
Rajit Babababumpka asked:
how can I specify no pets?
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Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Tony Grech answered:
Is it still common to ask a seller to help with closing costs in today's real estate market?
It really depends on the local market and to a greater extent the price of the home. For your lower priced homes- one's that appeal to the first time home buyer who may have limited fun ... more
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Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Tony Grech answered:
Credit score for purchase
Depends on the program
FHA will require a 580 or higher (although most lenders won't touch anything under 620)
Conventional requires 620
Jumbo generally requires 680 -700 or more

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Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
How can a retired couple, aged 63, on a fixed income, find out how much of a mortgage they qualify for?
Contact a couple of local lenders in the area where you're looking to purchase. What you qualify for depends on a lot of factors, not just credit scores.
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Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
How do a post a listing??
If you are a real estate agent, you can create an agent account and post listings. If you are a homeowner wishing to do a FSBO (for sale by owner), you cannot post your listing directl ... more
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