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JOSEPH E JAR…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
JOSEPH E JARUSINSKY JR answered:
Advice in the 78702 area .... small lot.
Ray, The first two things you need to do are find out if this lot will work for what you are looking to do, and make sure it is not too small or has heritage trees, etc., and also get p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 12, 2013 Home Buying in 78702
Charles Runn…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Well, it's official!  Many have said, and all the statistics point in that direction, but we are officially in a Seller's Market.  I submitted an offer on a great, lttle house over in East Austin,… Read more
Blogged Mon Jul 16, 2012 by Charles Runnels Home Buying
Randy Stevens, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Randy Stevens answered:
I am trying to buy my first home. I have paid off my dept. and my FICO score is 554 my loan officer said if my Sallie Mae loan accepts to change the
Lou:

A cool place to go to for testing different scenarios about your credit and how it will affect your score: www.creditkarma.com. You can enter certain scenarios like getting a n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 27, 2009 Home Buying in 78702
Seller Finan…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Seller Financing Specialist answered:
I am trying to buy my first home. I have a credit score of 720, and 20% to put down on the house. The only problem is, I am currently in College so I
Hi Gabe,

Not sure if you're still shopping. You can always consider purchasing an owner financed home. I'm an investor that specializes in selling owner financed homes to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 18, 2009 Home Buying in 78702
Nancy Filgate, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Nancy Filgate answered:
Is there a hard money lender looking to invest in a residential loan this week?
Using a "hard money lender" is like buying a house with a credit card. These lenders charge high interest rates and only loan ~ 60% of appraised value which means you either need a very ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 6, 2009 Home Buying in 78702
Joe Salcedo, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Joe Salcedo answered:
I need a hard money lender to buy a house in east Austin, can someone help?
Good Morning Neith,


I do not think the investor can lend you this kind of money, they are interested on
55 to 60 loan to value if you owned a property they will give it to you. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 4, 2009 Home Buying in 78702
Buyers House…, Real Estate Pro in Texas
Buyers House Realty answered:
Any Realtor out there in AUSTIN TEXAS want to find me a killer foreclosure, short or distress sale DOWNTOWN!?
Are you still in search of a good deal in DT Austin? I also moved from Florida to Austin, so I can relate to your search. I am an online real estate broker specializing in working wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 18, 2009 Home Buying in 78702
CC, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
CC answered:
Is it worth buying a lot 0.25 acres in 78702 to build 2000sqf house, are there many or any restrictions?
Voy,
I agree with the answers supplied. From a land use perspective, one thing to keep in mind are the provisions allowed for small lot development in this area, so you may not need to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 6, 2009 Home Buying in 78702
Tammy Young, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Tammy Young answered:
A rather naive question, but I'm really considering a single family residence in East Austin of downtown. I
Hi. I am a real estate agent as well as East Austin home owner...and I also have two small children. I have been living in East Austin for 2 years...and I have seen a drastic change i ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 24, 2008 Home Buying in 78702
Betina Forem…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Betina Foreman answered:
i am buying property at east austin,tx
Dear Samir,
Buying in East Austin should not be too daunting. Stay as close to downtown as you can and you should see a return on your investment sooner. Land may be harder to quailify ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jul 31, 2008 Home Buying in 78702
Perry Hender…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Perry Henderson answered:
How much can I expect to spend for a vacant lot in E. Austin?
Buy that lot as quickly as you can. I've sold oer $14mil in that neighborhood. Its a gold mine with appreciation stats of 19%+ last year.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2008 Home Buying in 78702
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