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Sophia, Other/Just Looking in 06606
Sophia asked:
Mediocre credit & sufficient income; is there anyway to avoid a 20% down payment I'm a 9 year homeowner (via FHA loan and recent modification). My mtge payments have been slow and my credit is in the low 700's. My income has increased significantly since buying…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 21, 2014 Home Buying in Bridgeport
Sophia, Other/Just Looking in 06606
Sophia answered:
I'm looking to Purchase a Home In Bridgeport what are the safest area's to buy?
If you're close enough, do a drive through, walk around, get groceries in the local super market or spend an hour at the park. Once again, I'd only do this in the north end ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 21, 2014 Home Buying in Bridgeport
Timothy Pied…, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield County, CT
Timothy Piedmont answered:
I do not drive, and I work & LLive in NYC. What part of Bridgeport can I move to and will be able to catch a bus to the Metro- North?
Trina...You should be able to move to most parts of Bridgeport and catch a bus to the train station. It will depend on how long of a commute you want to have to NYC everyday. There ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Home Buying in Bridgeport
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
I have put in 2 offers on a bank owned foreclosure they denied both then they lowered the price so i put in another offer now they ordered a bpo ????
That is S.O.P.

Your agent can advise you what to expect next.

It works better when you understand how HUD and other Foreclosures work.
That is why you hired a professional to re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Buying in Bridgeport
Daniel Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Daniel Thomas answered:
Me being a first time buyer with fair credit wats the chance of me being approved on a 57000 home that need work?
Hi Ronald,

The chances of you being approved as a first time home buyer will be determined by your credit as well as your income. If you have a fair credit score, low debt, and prov ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 23, 2014 Home Buying in 06601
Daniel Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Daniel Thomas answered:
Looking to buy a condo in the Bridgeport area of ct. 1-2 bedroom with a fence yard 35,000 max. Email me at AprilFigueroa1712@aol.com
Hi April,

There is a half duplex that came onto the market today for $26,000 (needs complete rehab). Are you open to rehab opportunities? I'd be happy to send the listing along to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 17, 2014 Home Buying in Bridgeport
Daniel Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Daniel Thomas answered:
how do you qualify for a 203k loan? can you be credit challenged to qualify like FHA?
Hi Mr. D Chappel,

I'd be happy to help guide you in the right direction to qualifying for a 203K loan. As you know, the 203K loan is a product used by homeowners to purchase a home t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 9, 2014 Home Buying in Boston Ave - Mill Hill
Mike Wiesner, Real Estate Pro in New Haven, CT
Mike Wiesner answered:
what is the fmv for an apartment at 447 maplewood ave, bridgeport, ct?
It depends on the number of bedrooms and condition of the apartment. I have a recently renovated 3 BR apartment on Norman St. right off of Maplewood and am asking $1100.00 which I belie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 28, 2014 Home Buying in West End - West Side
Lisa Henders…, Real Estate Pro in 06824
Lisa Henderson answered:
Is 363 Saunders Avenue still on the market?
Hi Patricia,

If you're still curious -- I don't see it listed. I sold 389 Saunders Ave last year so I know the neighborhood well. If you're still around give me a call 203-909-6615 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 2, 2014 Home Buying in Bridgeport
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Listing agents in CT. are horrible. They don't return calls & refused to confirm if a offer was submitted or not. Who govern these people? Terrible!!!
Akilasmile,
The listing agent doesn't work for you. You need to have an agent representing your needs and doing the pestering for you. Your agent will know who to complain to and th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 26, 2014 Home Buying in The Hollow
Lynn Vidiella, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Lynn Vidiella answered:
bldg. 51 Court D Bridgeport, CT 06610 im looking at this town house@ $39k will a buyers agent work with me at this price or lower?
Hi I would be glad to assist you. I've helped many buyers and sellers in these units and am well acquainted with how and what is required to purchase these. You can call me direc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 25, 2014 Home Buying in Boston Ave - Mill Hill
Lynn Vidiella, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Lynn Vidiella answered:
givinig an offer of 10% , is that a bad ideal first time home buyer?
It's good but if it's a multifamily or co-op they may require 20% or if it's an income property it may even be 25%. The best thing to do is get prequalification by a len ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 26, 2013 Home Buying in 06610
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Why dontt your listing say if these homes are on depost or pending?
Keep in mind that various sources feed into online sites, and if the information is not updated from the feeding source inaccuracies can and do occur; therefore for accurate information ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 24, 2013 Home Buying in Bridgeport
Lynn Vidiella, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Lynn Vidiella answered:
were is blackrock buying
The Blackrock area is in the city of Bridgeport CT. It's very close to Fairfield CT.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 4, 2013 Home Buying in Black Rock
John Rodican, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
John Rodican answered:
seen this house for 259000 at 19 micheal st is it negotiable?
Everything is reasonably negotiable in real estate! I'd be glad to work with you. Give me a call at 202-996-5363 or email me at JR@JohnRodicanHomes.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 29, 2013 Home Buying in North End
John Rodican, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
John Rodican answered:
I'm looking to Purchase a Home In Bridgeport what are the safest area's to buy?
Helen,
Its a great thing you've done so far in planning a year in advance. With the right REALTOR®, a suitable home can be found to your liking. To specifically answer your questi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Buying in Bridgeport
Jonathan Rob…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Jonathan Robert answered:
how much is a very good condition 2 br (next to corner) unit in success village worth (court d)?
Very good question feel free to call me anytime...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Home Buying in Boston Ave - Mill Hill
Minna Reid, Real Estate Pro in 06107
Minna Reid answered:
put offer 10% under asking didnt use agent, listing agent would get full commision. Her response?" The owners do not wish to respond "
Another great testimonial for having a buyers agent represent you during a home purchase...Attempting to pad the pockets of the listing agent doesn't change the fact they work for the s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 9, 2013 Home Buying in 06612
John Rodican, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
John Rodican answered:
i am looking to buying a house north bridgeport area 2/3 bed 1.5 bath car garage gas heating ready to move
Good Eveing Dewan,
It's great you're looking to purchase in Bridgeport, CT. One of the first things to do is find an agent which you are comfortable with. No two agents are t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 4, 2013 Home Buying in The Hollow
GIBBIE19, Home Owner in Bridgeport, CT
GIBBIE19 answered:
what is the nicest area in bridgeport ct?
North End without a doubt, closest to Trumbull/Fairfield border
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 22, 2013 Home Buying in Bridgeport
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