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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
If I have a down payment of half the price of a property, would a low credit score prevent me from purchasing the property? What are the chances that?
Virginia,
Conventional banks won't consider a loan if your scores are too low. It's possible a regional bank may do a portfolio loan if the rest of your file makes sense, you have goo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 30, 2016 Home Buying in Hartford
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
How bad or good is it to rent to own?
Generally, rent to own favors the owner NOT the tenant - rarely does it work out well for the tenant

You will be expected to give a NON-refundable deposit, as well as paying rent ove ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 9, 2015 Home Buying in 06112
Amelia Robin…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Amelia Robinette answered:
How can I get my deposit back?
You should contact an attorney to look at your contract. In most cases there is a financing contingency that allows you to cancel the contract if you can't get financing and receive you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 12, 2015 Home Buying in Hartford
Jason & Krys…, Real Estate Pro in Southington, CT
Jason & Krystal Harrison answered:
how do i list my house for sale?
Listing a home for sale is an important, nervewracking and exciting process. We're sure that you have a price in mind but what a Realtor will do for you is verify if your price is comp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 14, 2015 Home Buying in 06111
Kelsey Compa…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Kelsey Compars answered:
Recommendations on home contractor, electrician, roofer, and plumber? Thanks.
Recommendations are a great way to find an electrician. My parents are wanting to have the electrical work on their home updated. They have already started asking around for recommendat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 29, 2015 Home Buying in 06111
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Are there any programs for newlyweds who are not first time homebuyers (both already own a home)?
Hi Mia,
I've never heard of a Newlywed program. Congratulations, by the way.
Where you both own homes you have some decisions to make. Move into one or the other, rent one or the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 4, 2015 Home Buying in 06114
Cynm, Home Owner in West Hartford, CT
Cynm answered:
I am interested in purchasing a vacation property within 3 hours of Hartford, CT
Did u ever find the perfect lake home?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2015 Home Buying in Hartford
Info, Home Buyer in 06051
Info asked:
Does continue education is required if reffer only? Does real estate agent need to do continue education classes, if they transfer their license to "refferal only" with mean they only reffer to other real estate agents?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 26, 2014 Home Buying in Hartford
Lois Donnelly, Real Estate Pro in Glastonbury, CT
Lois Donnelly answered:
Wethersfield, Rocky Hill, or Newington?
All three Towns have positives and negatives, it depends on what's important to you. It would certainly be a good idea to look at homes in all three towns and if time allows walk the ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Home Buying in 06109
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Kitty Hawk, NC
Tim Moore answered:
how long does the FHA underwriting take?
They won't finalize it until they see the appraisal, so they will wait fro that or give a conditional approval that will be based on a good appraisal. When it goes to the underwriter it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 2014 Home Buying in Hartford
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
First time buying a home.
Robert,
Closing costs will vary depending on the lender, your selection of various ways of dealing with them, the date your close, the insurance you select, the rate you get, just to ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon May 5, 2014 Home Buying in 06111
Hank Wilson, Real Estate Pro in Bowling Green, KY
Hank Wilson answered:
Are there any benefits to get for a first time home owner?
A low to nonexistent down payment. Ask around and hire a REALTOR. They will have all the answers and will not cost you a dime!
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 8, 2014 Home Buying in Hartford
Carole Singh, Both Buyer and Seller in Springfield, MA
Carole Singh answered:
Is there any owner finance property on the market in Hartford area?We are looking for a single family property,3Br..I have a 50-60k deposit.
We are looking for tenants for rent to own, send me an email with your details... clsingh2004@aol.com

Carole Singh
Pioneer Valley Development Company, Inc
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 13, 2013 Home Buying in Hartford
Bev West, Real Estate Pro in Greeley, CO
Bev West answered:
Contract termination after inspection
If you give them written notice before the Inspection Deadline Date on your contract. You need to be discussing this with your agent asap. Critical area!!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Buying in 06101
Lisa Long,  in Wethersfield, CT
Lisa Long answered:
what is the current apr for first time home buyer looking to go chfa?
If you have not been prequalified or you would like some assistance on CHFA feel free to call me at 860-995-3513. I am a mortgage banker with William Raveis Mortgage. You can schedule ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Home Buying in 06111
Brian Takiff, Real Estate Pro in Glastonbury, CT
Brian Takiff answered:
I want to buy my first home,I only have12k in savings,I already have a loan approval from a bank ,what's the next step?should i contact a?
Contact a local Realtor and start looking. A good Realtor will guide you thru the whole process from start thru the closing. Their commission is paid directly by the seller so you will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 12, 2013 Home Buying in 06119
Luke Galvin, Real Estate Pro in Rocky Hill, CT
Luke Galvin answered:
My agent missed commitment date and I lost half of my deposit.
Your question is a legal one and really requires the input of a qualified Real Estate Attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 17, 2012 Home Buying in 06119
Luke Galvin, Real Estate Pro in Rocky Hill, CT
Luke Galvin answered:
I want to buy my first home,I only have12k in savings,I already have a loan approval from a bank ,what's the next step?should i contact a?
Choosing the right Realtor for you is your next step. Listen with a critical ear; be demanding, and be sure you select a Professional, Knowledgable Realtor - they represent your interes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 17, 2012 Home Buying in 06119
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