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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Winter is coming, and the house market slowes up. I would love to know can I still put a bid on a home that is gone off the market.
I agree with Sally below. It depends on the circumstance, you may or may not be able to make an offer on the home.

Good luck!
1 vote Share Flag Mon Oct 6, 2014 Home Buying in 30038
Access Commu…, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Access Community answered:
what is the process for buying a home with cash?
THE PROCESS FOR BUYING A HOME WITH CASH ADVANTAGES
1. No approval is needed by a lender, Therefore the process is not the same as purchasing without a lender.
1. No pre-approval ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 21, 2014 Home Buying in 30038
Lee Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Lee Taylor answered:
what is the living like in lithonia?is it quiet country living?why are the homes so cheap,coming from los angeles,ca. its like a homebuyers dream
Parts of it are quiet country living. Arabia Mountain is pretty rustic.

Mid century housing stock is all over Lithonia and older houses in Lithonia started tanking in price in the e ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Nov 23, 2013 Home Buying in 30038
Ava Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Snellville, GA
Ava Anderson answered:
what county is Lithonia, GA 30038?
Gallen,

Lithonia is Dekalb County and a small area in Rockdale County.

Ava Anderson
Solid Source Realty Inc
770 369-5121
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 3, 2013 Home Buying in 30038
dpeaches409, Home Buyer in Snellville, GA
dpeaches409 answered:
I'm looking for a lease to own option in the DeKalb county area and I really need help locating someone who can help me.. Can someone please help!?
i sold a house like this to a buyer. We used a local attorney and everything was done correctly. Sometimes you are not in a position to have a lot of choices. Stipulated in the contract ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 20, 2013 Home Buying in 30038
Curly Sue,  in Texas
Curly Sue answered:
my builder had 2nd mortgage on loan i refi in 2000 n he got paid now im trying to do a modifi n title on property says i owe him 15000 lost my hud 1
I would contact the builder & ask for a letter stating that they have been paid. Present that to title company.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 25, 2013 Home Buying in 30038
Micah Fouskey, Real Estate Pro in Lithonia, GA
Micah Fouskey answered:
If I am a first time home buyer and I am purchasing a hud home, what percent will my down payment be?
HUD has the $100.00 down payment program Please contact me I will be more than happy help you in the buying process for a HUD home

Phone 678-406-8475
Email micah.fouskey@metrobrok ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 7, 2013 Home Buying in 30038
Micah Fouskey, Real Estate Pro in Lithonia, GA
Micah Fouskey answered:
Buying a townhome in the 1000-3000 range
That is a very low price Iam sure there is research needed. There are still deals you need work with a realtor to help youmy contact 678-406-8475 or email micah.fouskey@metrobrokers.co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 7, 2013 Home Buying in 30038
Loys White, Real Estate Pro in Lithonia, GA
Loys White answered:
if one of my credit scores is 593. is it possible for me to get a hose with 13,000 dollars down?
Yes, obviously with some contingencies. There are lenders who will accept a 580 credit score; however, if you have any outstanding (unpaid debts, i.e. collections and debts that are in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Home Buying in 30038
Debra Dukes,  in Lithonia, GA
Debra Dukes answered:
In what order should I proceed when purchasing a home? I believe that I need to have financing in place first.
It would be the first step in the home buying process. A prequalification letter from a reputable bank or mortgage company will give you guidelines on how much house that you can affor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 Home Buying in 30038
Wanda Britton, Real Estate Pro in Morrow, GA
Wanda Britton answered:
how long before a title company will clear a deed for closing?
It normally takes a few days, however I've experienced a situation where my client was the buyer of a bank owned property and there was a bank merge and the deed was in the merging ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 12, 2012 Home Buying in 30038
Wanda Britton, Real Estate Pro in Morrow, GA
Wanda Britton answered:
buying a home at the end of year what portion of property taxes i,m responsible for
You would only be responsible for the number of days you own the property during that particular year.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 12, 2012 Home Buying in 30038
Jas, Home Buyer in Decatur County, GA
Jas answered:
We made a cash bid on Homepath property. We had 3 extensions due to no marketable title. How long does it take them to get a title for closing?
We have a contract on on A Fannie Mae Homepath property. All cash deal since 11/10/11. And have been waiting on an executed deal. I couldn't get any answers from my agent, so I dec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 29, 2012 Home Buying in 30038
Adam Grier, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Adam Grier answered:
My propose statment to close,states that my proated taxes are $3000.The lender wants me to show down payment $5000 3000 for taxes. but their paid
Like you stated, taxes are prorated from the day of closing. There for, depending on the day that you are supposed to close, the amount you would be different. It would be difficult t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 3, 2011 Home Buying in 30038
Guy Ghanem,  in Las Vegas, NV
Guy Ghanem answered:
the taxes are paid for the year 2011 $4800.buying the house in dec. how are the taxes prorated?
Veronika's answer is correct. However, I would also add that each state may start the tax year differently. In Nevada as an example, our property taxes run from July 1 to June 30 f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 23, 2011 Home Buying in 30038
Michael  Whi…, Real Estate Pro in Rosewell, GA
Michael White answered:
My contract fell through due to the seller. My agent's company is holding my earnest money. How long should it take before I get my money back?
If please seek advice from an attorney
Michael White
3 Options Realty
770-912-3893
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 19, 2011 Home Buying in 30038
Renae2012, Home Buyer in Georgia
Renae2012 answered:
I'm looking for a 3 BR Lease Purchase in Lithonia. Coming from Los Angeles. How open are sellers to lease purchases at rental rates and short?
If you are still looking for a home in Lithonia, Ga please contact me. My, partner and I are in the lease purchase business. On occasion we find great home that is short sale or going ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 30, 2011 Home Buying in 30038
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Don Tepper answered:
I have a question about property taxes. I am hoping to be under contract by the end of the week, but I see the taxes on the property is more than
A few points:

According to the Dekalb County web site at http://web.co.dekalb.ga.us/PropertyAppraisal/faq.html the assessment percentage (assessed value) is 40% of market value. That ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 28, 2010 Home Buying in 30038
Jonathan Rai…, Real Estate Pro in Macon, GA
Jonathan Rainer answered:
May i have more than 1 offer out there while the seller negotiate with other buyers?
One possibility to avoid having two contracts on two homes accepted is to submit verbal, nonbinding offers on the second property. In GA, all purchase contracts must be in writing to be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 26, 2010 Home Buying in 30038
Solomon Gree…, Real Estate Pro in Duluth, GA
Solomon Greene answered:
I was pre-qualified on April 1, seller just faxed back contract on the home that we were negotiating, and will like to close by 23 May. Will the?
Hi Kimberly,

Count on the mortgage lender being used to purchase your home pulling your credit again to make sure that you're in the same financial position as you were when you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 29, 2010 Home Buying in 30038
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