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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Kingrl85@gmail.com Home Buyer in allen, texas I'm a first time buyer and I need to know what I need to get a home
Give me a call at 469-371-2899 so we can discuss. I'm a realtor specializing in the area and have helped many first time home buyers purchased their homes. I'd be happy to assist you!
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0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 14, 2016 Home Buying in 75002
Amy Arey, Real Estate Pro in Allen, TX
Amy Arey answered:
I AM EXPECTED TO BUY A HOME FOR $130,000 WITH $5,000 CONCESSION AND $5,000 AT CLOSING IS THIS A GOOD DEAL OR NOT?
If you are looking in North Texas and can get "ANY" concession at all (if the home is in move-in ready condition), it's a "good deal". (I say this because most homes in this area are s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 1, 2015 Home Buying in 75002
Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Allen, TX
Michael Brownstead answered:
My real estate agent sucks. I'm overwhelmed with the loan process. I assume down payment and closing cost were the same thing, but it is not.
I know it's a bit too late, but I only recommend lenders to my clients who are available by phone seven days a week!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 2, 2015 Home Buying in 75002
Phillip Madi…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Phillip Madison answered:
I am looking at buying a place in Allen, Recently moving from overseas ( Australia ) where the market is much different, What is a reasonable price??
Ryan,

This all depends on what features you are looking to find in a home. It also depends on what you are pre qualified for. I work with a great lender who can help you get a pre a ... more
2 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 10, 2014 Home Buying in 75002
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
we rare buying a house for 170,000 fha loan the seller is paying 6,000 in consessions what exactly is that
you want your agent or loan officer to go over this with or preferably both.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 12, 2013 Home Buying in 75002
Kawain Payne, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Kawain Payne answered:
My brother will be "gifting" me with $2000 to help pay closing costs. How does this "gifting" process work? What are the?
Kathy,

You have a great brother. He will need to write a gift letter. He will have to stipulate that the $2000 is a gift, and he is giving it to you with NO expectation of repayment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Home Buying in 75002
T.E. & Naima…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
What is my best next action if I found online that my house has a Notice Of Substitute Trustee Sale?
I'm afraid the Notice of ... Trustee Sale is the notice of foreclosure.

Previously, usually 30-45 before that notice, you received a Notice of Default. That was the warning shot t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 23, 2013 Home Buying in 75002
T.E. & Naima…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
We are really not happy with our realtor. AFter the comment well you were so organized i figured you knew when this paper was due? what can I do?
Communicating with clients is an important aspect of a Realtor's work. However, sometimes it is difficult to achieve the correct balance between being a pest reminding the client ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 19, 2012 Home Buying in 75002
Tommy Burris, Real Estate Pro in Baton Rouge, LA
Tommy Burris answered:
Does FHA require VGBA drain covers on private pools?
I have done a lot of research on required property repairs.... and I have never seen this mentioned.
I have also done many loans on homes with pools. Again, never mentioned.

I think ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 4, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
 eusxqj, Real Estate Pro in Allen, TX
eusxqj answered:
I found 2009 appraisal values for all homes located at Andover Drive, Parker, TX 75002 had dropped average 14% compared to 2008 appraisal values.
Thank both of you to answer this question. What I found from CMA report for the subdivision of Andover is the sold prices this year for all homes didn't drop at all and they were c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 26, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
Tommy Burris, Real Estate Pro in Baton Rouge, LA
Tommy Burris answered:
I have just been conditionally approved for a loan from Bank of America with a 5% down payment. I'm uncertain if I will have enough money to
Talk to another loan officer.
There may be a solution, but this really isn't enough info.

FHA = 3.5% down. And seller can pay most or all of closing costs in many situations.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 14, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
Vickie
Vickie " Vick" Carver answered:
I am a first time home buyer. Is it customary to sign a Buyer Rep Agreement and write a check for $200 to?
Congrats Kathy!

Man! Sometimes REALTORS/Agents can be SO literal! LOL

In MY opinion, anyone who charges a fee to a prospective buyer on a Buyers Agency form is both desperate and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 12, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
Anna Woody,  in Durham County, NC
Anna Woody answered:
I am a first home buyer. Can someone tell me how much that 1319 cassandra lane allen 75002 really worth?
I was the Listing Agent for 1319 Cassandra Drive. The home was in MINT condition. New paint, new fence, new carpet, new ceramic tile flooring. The house showed and felt like a new ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 27, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
T.E. & Naima…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
I am a first time home buyer and interested in buying a foreclosed/HUD house. Could someone please tell me?
The process for HUD Homes is not like normal buyer-seller transactions in that the buyer has his agent place a bid on BidSelect.com. The winning bidder is judged by the net amount to H ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Aug 25, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
T.E. & Naima…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
I am a first time home buyer and would like infor on the $8000 tax credit we will receive if a home is
If you are a first-time buyer (meaning you haven't owned an interest in a home in the last 3 years), you can get 10% of the purchase price as a tax credit next year. The maximum credit ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Aug 6, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
Tina Crisp, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Tina Crisp answered:
How are schools near Bethany and Jupiter in Allen, TX? How much appreciation I can expect for the property?
I have found one of the best sources of information on any school district is-www.greatschools.net. this site gives you demographics, test scores as well as comparisons of other locati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 4, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
Barbara Capo…,  in Frisco DFW Metroplex
Barbara Capobianco answered:
what is the avrage price per SqFt in the area of: 1552 Brandywine Dr, Allen TX 75002 and is it a good place?
Fortunately the average has gone up in a month to 81.22. This is an excellent community! This particular property is listed a little higher since it seems to be a premium lot. If you ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 21, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
., Other/Just Looking in Lewisville, TX
. answered:
Interested in buying land 1-2 Acres in Parker
Sandy, I see this was posted 8 months ago,

But I will answer....I know of a property that the seller's would sell if the right buyer came along. I have been selling Parker acreage fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 1, 2009 Home Buying in 75002
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