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Raquelspooper, Renter in Austin, TX
Raquelspooper answered:
My girlfriend and I will be moving to Austin in June of 2016. I know it's ways away but we will be there on the 4th of July to look at Subdivisions.
I would suggest subletting an apartment or condo for 6 months while you learn your way around Austin and figure out where you really want to live. The Rosedale neighborhood near Burnet ... more
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Jo Ann Richm…, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Jo Ann Richmond answered:
We are new to Austin and also first time home buyer. Any suggestions on how to choose lender?
From my past experiences, and I have many, I would stay away from the major banks and go with a credit union. A great one here in the Austin area is UFCU. They have always worked with ... more
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Michelle Har…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Michelle Harris answered:
With a salary of $34K/yr and 0 down, what is the max amount of a house I can afford? What would be a monthly payment? My credit score is 701.
FHA MORTGAGE LOANS ARE EASY TO QUALIFY FOR BECAUSE YOU CAN:
• Purchase a home 12 months after a chapter 13 Bankruptcy
• Purchase a 24 months after a chapter 7 Bankruptcy.
• F ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 6:20am Home Buying in 78757
Peggy, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Peggy answered:
My wife and 9 year-old are planning to move to Austin. Which surrounding Austin areas have the best school district and home value?
Get your hands on the April, 2015 AUSTIN MONTHLY magazine. The cover story is on the best schools - public and private - in Central Texas (Austin and surrounding communities). I could ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 28, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Katherine B.…, Real Estate Pro in 78746
Katherine B. Wright answered:
Looking to buy investment property
Good morning. I am a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Texas Realty and I would love to have the opportunity to help you find an investment property in Austin. Personally, I have several ... more
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Sheila Foster, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Sheila Foster answered:
question about Manor, tx east of Austin Texas.
www.Greatschools.org is a really good place to start to find schools with the rating you are comfortable with. Downtown, the Domain and the airport are all a pretty fair distance apart ... more
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Katherine B.…, Real Estate Pro in 78746
Katherine B. Wright answered:
We are thinking of moving from San Jose, CA to Austin in the near future. Could you please help us figure out which areas I should consider?
Hi, Saira. Depending on what type of school you are seeking for your rising KG child and where you and your husband will be working will make a huge difference in where you live. I have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Kim Carnagey, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Kim Carnagey answered:
Where should I start?
The first step is to contact a loan officer as there are many different aspects that go into determining the price range you should be looking at and how much down payment that will be ... more
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Marilyn Wald…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Marilyn Waldrop Glendenning answered:
Any opinions about Circle C vs. Shady Hollow?
Since both areas have really great schools, it would be worth several trips to Austin to drive through both areas at different times of the day to see how you feel. Both areas are highl ... more
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The Heart of…, Real Estate Pro in 78738
The Heart of Lakeway answered:
What are the areas with best growth potential and rental returns?
Theheartoflakeway.com
Great schools shopping dining golf and the lake. Call if i can help
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in 78749
Marilyn Wald…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Marilyn Waldrop Glendenning answered:
We are relocating from Fort Worth to Austin, hopefully Eanes ISD. Not finding anything in our price range. Is $200,000 not feasable in that area?
Hi Katie, unfortunately Eanes ISD is out of price range for many. If finding a top notched school is highest on your list, there are other areas that would fit better in your price rang ... more
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The Heart of…, Real Estate Pro in 78738
The Heart of Lakeway answered:
prices of houses recently sold in my neighborhood
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Let me know if you would like a cma to show sold info.
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The Heart of…, Real Estate Pro in 78738
The Heart of Lakeway answered:
I want to look in a certain area in Austin and It will only show Lubbock?
Theheartoflakeway.com
Wreck em Tech.
Call if i can help
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The Heart of…, Real Estate Pro in 78738
The Heart of Lakeway answered:
Moving to Austin.
Theheartoflakeway.com
Great school the lake golf and more. Great family atmosphere with many kids. Call if i can help
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Michelle Har…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Michelle Harris answered:
i have bad credit and my husband has no credit how could we get a mortgage loan any suggestion or recommendations
http://www.florida-mortgage-lenders.com/
FLORIDA FHA MORTGAGE LOANS ARE EASY TO QUALIFY FOR BECAUSE YOU CAN:
Purchase a Florida home 12 months after a chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Purchas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in 78748
Jennifer Czu…, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Jennifer Czuhajewski answered:
What is your debt?
145k..............................
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0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 26, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
jameshomes44, Home Owner in Austintown, OH
jameshomes44 answered:
Best neighborhoods in downtown austin
Hello i have a property for rent in Austin hope you will be interested, if you are interested kindly get back to me with your email address so we can talk about it .

Regards.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 26, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Kathleen Hor…, Real Estate Pro in 78634
Kathleen Horne answered:
I have a median fico score of a 580 and I am first time home buyer in Austin Texas. I also just recently moved here and started a new job in the
There are a number of lenders who are able to work with a 580 FICO score if the other aspects of the application are strong. However, the most favorable rates require higher scores. I w ... more
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Michelle Har…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Michelle Harris answered:
Me and my wife are planning to buy a home, currently we are making a combined 75k gross.
http://www.bad-credit-mortgage-lenders.com/
FHA MORTGAGE LOANS HAVE MINIMAL DOWNPAYMENT AND CLOSING FEES:

Down payment only 3.5% of the purchase price.
Gifts from family or Grant ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 25, 2015 Home Buying in 78727
Wendy St Tho…, Real Estate Pro in Leander, TX
Wendy St Thomas answered:
My husband and I are looking to relocate in the Copperfield area Austin TX. 78753
Hello! I relocated here years ago from California--love it here! I suggest looking at a couple areas in the Austin area, not just the Copperfield area, so you can feel out what is bes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 21, 2015 Home Buying in Copperfield
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