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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Buying a house right now in Austin vs Buying a house in 4 years
I used to live in the Bay Area and the cost of homes there are insane! You are smart in thinking ahead and planning to raise your family in Austin. I used to live in Austin as well but ... more
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Alysse Musgr…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Alysse Musgrave answered:
Do I need to pay for an appraisal on new construction when working with the builder's finance company?
Yes, new construction usually requires that the appraiser make two trips to the property so the cost is higher than when you purchase a resale home.

Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 28, 2016 Home Buying in 78734
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Are we legally obligated to buy a house after a low appraisal?
It depends on how your contract is written. Are you buying your home with a loan? How is the financing addendum written? I would suggest that you consult your real estate agent as she/h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 26, 2016 Home Buying in 78759
Jane, Both Buyer and Seller in 76102
Jane asked:
Looking to move into a rural/small town within 1 hour of Austin We're an older couple looking to relocate. We are looking for a 2500-3000 sqft home on a large lot (prefer 1 acre) with a separate shop (or in a community which would allow us to build…
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
I want to search homes with a maximum bedroom, bathroom, square footage but I'm not seeing that - only minimum. Is there no way to do this?
You can work with a local realtor and ask her/him to email you the search criteria. There's a field to do maximum in our MLS.

Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 24, 2016 Home Buying in Austin
Velina, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Velina answered:
Anyone know of any reputable lease with a right to purchase programs? My lease on my apartment will be up in less than 2 months.
HomePartners is a good program. I am a Realtor in DFW and used them to get a home for a couple who's credit was not quite good enough to purchase yet. HomePartners bought the home and r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 19, 2016 Home Buying in 78728
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Need help with buying a home in Austin. Low income, low debt, good credit.
Laura,

I would suggest that you pick up the phone and call a lender or two. You can start by calling your bank and go from there.

Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 17, 2016 Home Buying in 78745
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
When is the peak period for new sales listings?
I would suggest that you work with a local realtor to assist you and help answer your questions. I have a really good agent in the Austin area and was once her client myself. She's rea ... more
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Hello, my mom really wants to own a home, I have 3 brothers. We've been going up and down apartments for over 16 years. She doesn't have
I would suggest that you talk to a lender or two and go from there.

Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 10, 2016 Home Buying in Austin
Samira2424, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Samira2424 answered:
I have a credit score of 656. My spouse is barely establishing credit and does not have a credit score yet. We have 20,000 for a down payment. Would?
I have a great recommendation if your concerned about your credit report and score. Call 1-800-368-4193 make sure you ask for Alicia. Worked with her last year to help remove inaccurat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 2, 2016 Home Buying in Austin
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
In buying a home in Texas Can I use a idenefaction ID CARD
I just answered your question posted under Texas.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 28, 2016 Home Buying in Austin
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
What does it take to get "under contract" in Austin real estate market? 1st bid, above asking, serious buyer and not able to secure a property.
I couldn't post my long answers here, I've tried twice but Trulia won't let me. To make the story short, in a hot seller's market you need to make a strong offer. Price isn't the only f ... more
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Jesse.ashen, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Jesse.ashen answered:
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I would like an opportunity to see this house. I am an agent and want to know if there is a lock box or combo lock on the property. thank you! Polly
Polly,
Most foreclosures listed here by RealtyTrac aren't for sale. Someone has fallen behind on their payments and are in the foreclosure process, but they still own the home until i ... more
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Invstnlfp, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Invstnlfp answered:
Does VA accept a manufactured home?
I work for a direct lender in the mortgage industry who offers conventional, FHA VA, and USDA loans in 47 states. Are lowest score we accept for government loans are 550 when most lende ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 20, 2016 Home Buying in Austin
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Is there a hidden advantage to using an agent from a sellers office?
Hi Todd,

I replied to your other post, feel free to check it out.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 16, 2016 Home Buying in Austin
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay 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
It looks like you are in a tight spot. I would suggest asking other investors that you know of for referrals or perhaps if you can have a partner or two in this investment.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 13, 2016 Investment Properties in 78753
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