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Krystal Ocas…, Renter in New Britain, CT
Krystal Ocasio answered:
is a foreclosed chfa house that is going to be auctioned subject to income limits at auction?
I have a similar question to hers. I am looking at a property currently owned by CHFA and it's been almost two years. I called and emailed them, they aren't much help. It' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 26, 2015 Home Buying in 06040
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
I found a house for rent through trulia, the owners Want us to wire money to them in Nigeria!
Sonja,

Rental scams are common here and on any site that allows the general public to post. Please be very cautious with deals that seem too good to be true. NEVER send money expec ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Home Buying in 06042
Jessica Tracy, Real Estate Pro in 06084
Jessica Tracy answered:
My middle credit score is 622 and improving. I'd like a lender in CT that will approve me.
Jason,

If you would like some local mortgage broker referrals, give me a call at 860-368-8383.

Good luck,
Jessica Tracy
Keller Williams
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 28, 2014 Home Buying in Manchester
Kim Gates, Real Estate Pro in Glastonbury, CT
Kim Gates answered:
has anyone heard of any fixer uppers in ct for under 1000?
I think you may have meant under $100,000.00.......feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist! kimgates@charter.net
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 6, 2014 Home Buying in 06040
Hala  Hanna, Real Estate Pro in 06074
Hala Hanna answered:
where can I get a list of streets in Manchester that belong to the Highland Park School District?
Call the Board of education, they may have it on the website too
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 24, 2013 Home Buying in Manchester
Jessica Tracy, Real Estate Pro in 06084
Jessica Tracy answered:
There is a home i'm interested in but it has no power for inspection. No one knows why. What could it be?
I would speak with your Realtor. If it's a bank owned then the bank will either turn them on for your inspection or have you put them in your name for the inspection. If it's a short sa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 24, 2013 Home Buying in 06042
Chari Norton, Real Estate Pro in Colchester, CT
Chari Norton answered:
I have been waiting on a short sale from Bank of America now for just about 6 months. I got a counter offer from the bank after the BPO went through.
If you accepted BOA's counter offer, then BOA still has to send that offer over to the investor for approval which can take a couple of weeks. Once you get a verbal approval, it can tak ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 16, 2013 Home Buying in Manchester
Ed Tompkins, Real Estate Pro in Jupiter, FL
Ed Tompkins answered:
Contract termination details after inspection
Not always, depends on what your contract says. In Florida if you used a "As Is" with right to inspection yes you can but not all contracts read the same some agree ahead of time that t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 15, 2013 Home Buying in 06042
Michele Wils…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Forest, IL
Michele Wilson answered:
How inportant is decluttering your home before you put it on the market? I have a 1 year old and I feel like it is hard to hide all the toys, ect.
Very important to do this. You might try to keep all the toys in one room. Most buyers will understand if the rest of the home looks great.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2013 Home Buying in Manchester
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
A short sale house, but I'm going to pay cash if they accept offer!
Hi Xiulu

Prudent for you to get in touch with the many fine agents responding to your question.

Yes there are many pit falls that one has to over come. All Cash does not make it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Home Buying in 06040
Fran Rokicki, Real Estate Pro in Hartford, CT
Fran Rokicki answered:
What are your thoughts on the market in Manchester right now? Are the average days on market going down?
Yes, it is a busy spring market! With the low interest rates, along with the low prices, buyers are finding lovely homes to purchase. First time homebuyer programs help to move many ho ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 Home Buying in Manchester
Shortsalesho…, Home Buyer in 06042
Shortsaleshort answered:
Short Sale...
Ok, so I think I have some good news. The sellers lawyer contacted my lawyer and asked her to order the title search last Monday. It was completed by Wed and forwarded to sellers lawyer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 6, 2011 Home Buying in 06042
Terri Herwehe, Home Buyer in Owego, NY
Terri Herwehe asked:
RE: 15-17 Edgerton St., Manchester CT Hello, A-Son’s Construction and Property Preservation Services is an MMIII Subcontractor for the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

One of the services we provide to HUD is gathering HOA and Condominium information on their foreclosed properties and paying past due and…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 6, 2011 Home Buying in Manchester
Natale Terra…, Real Estate Pro in Newington, CT
Natale Terranova, Jr answered:
can i get a morgage with score 609 what will the interest be?
Ann,

Your whole credit profile would have to be considered. If you are a first time home buyer and have not owned a home in the last three years then you may qualify for CHFA. Connec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 10, 2011 Home Buying in Manchester
Fran Rokicki, Real Estate Pro in Hartford, CT
Fran Rokicki answered:
offered 8000 more than accepted on fha foreclosure. close date the same. listing agent had winning bidder?
I would tend to believe that it was cash and quick. That is the most popular of offers that the bank sees as no risk, to them. They have already lost money on this property and they j ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 19, 2010 Home Buying in 06040
Fran Rokicki, Real Estate Pro in Hartford, CT
Fran Rokicki answered:
JH Scelza has been building homes off Keeney Dr for the past few years.
As a Broker in this area, I can say that these homes are well built. The location is prime. Not far from the highway, I-384 and the elementary school is just a short distance away. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 19, 2010 Home Buying in Manchester
Dana Voelzke, Real Estate Pro in 06880
Dana Voelzke answered:
how do I buy a home for investment without a down payment? or How do I get money for a down payment?
Inkaman,
You said for investment. You can't do it for investment but you can for purchasing an owner occupied primary residence that you can live in.
Call a local bank or credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 1, 2010 Home Buying in 06040
Fran Rokicki, Real Estate Pro in Hartford, CT
Fran Rokicki answered:
How much would it cost to have a new home built in Manchester, CT? I only want to know how much for the house ONLY, not including land purchase.
I would suggest that you look on the State of Ct website to find the names of builders, who are licensed in Manchester and surrounding areas. Take a ride and see if you find a neighbor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 14, 2010 Home Buying in Manchester
Doug Murphy, Real Estate Pro in Mansfield Center, CT
Doug Murphy answered:
Need a house but already has a deposit on it!!!!
You should be hooked up with an agent. Testimonials or recommendations from the local area can be helpful. Depending on how far along this transaction is, there may be an opportunity ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 12, 2010 Home Buying in Manchester
Bill Mamak, Real Estate Pro in 06040
Bill Mamak answered:
If a home is for sale for $179,900 but requires $20,000 worth of updates as nothing has changed since it was built in 1952 how can an offer of
Here is a simple formula .Have your realtor estimate the value of the home if all the updates will be done . From that value reduce the cost of updates and the profit that you would wan ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Mar 4, 2010 Home Buying in 06040
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