The agent may expect a commitment from you before investing the energy, resources and money to find real estate that no one else knows about.
The agent may expect an exhibition of loyalty from you, since you have a friend who is an agent.
The agent may expect you to disclose EXACTLY what you will buy to assess if this has any relationship with reality. "Every house......way over priced" suggests a disconnect. In three to six months 'way over priced' will mean you are out of the market.
If you are a serious buyer, contact a real agent who is actually doing business in today's market and see if you meet their "First Look Buyer" criteria. Be aware, an agent who is able to create the condition for your success will not be infinitely patient. If they find a secret home ready for purchase but not yet for sale that meets your criteria, and you don't buy, two times, you will likely be back on Trulia seeking another agents help.
I would be more than happy to try and help. I am working with several buyers right now and I understand what you are facing. We have been doing alerts for our other clients to send them homes the minute they hit the market, then going to them as soon as we can to beat those investors.
Please review my profile on Trulia and send me a message with your price range and desired size and location. Or email me directly at Thoyt@prutropical.com
No pressure, just help.
Prudential Tropical Realty
I would be happy to help you find your next home before the competition. Feel free to contact me directly at 813-708-9268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start the process right 1st by talking to a Licensed Mortgage Professional to determine who much home you can afford and whether you are credit wordy and is there an ability to repay the loan.
The Mortgage Professional will give you a conditional approval letter to take to the realtor.
Once the realtor has found your home you should get it inspected to determine if itâ€™s structurally safe (have the realtor recommend one locally) and be sure to ask your realtor to negotiate a home warranty paid by the seller.
Now is the time to determine and negotiate you rate and terms with the Loan Officer who is responsible to order an appraisal that you will be responsible to pay for prior to the arrival of the appraiser.
Youâ€™re Mortgage Professional / Loan Officer will be responsible to guide you the rest of the process and should not take more than 30 days.
DURING THIS PERIOD DO NOT TAKE ON ANY ADDITIONAL DEBT UNTIL THE LOAN IS CLOSED AS YOU WILL BE DENIED THE LOAN.
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We are approved by the Better Business Bureau and Bank of England /ENG Lending is the only mortgage bank among its competitors that is owned by a FDIC insured bank and did not need government bailout to remain solvent.
Bank of England loan officers don't simply facilitate the loan process; they act as "financial advisors," helping clients assess their finances on a larger scale. Whether you're self-employed and need a low-doc mortgage loan, or you're searching for the best rates on a jumbo home loan, your loan officer is here to find your perfect solution.
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Let ENG's experienced Mortgage Bankers help you find a solution for your financial needs. My name is Lowell contact me at (972) 646-2411 so we can discuss your situation in private. Benefit from my 21 years of experience answering the most common mortgage questions.
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If you're trying to invest yourself and cannot pay ALL CASH then you may want to learn the ropes at the Courthouse online foreclosure auctions. You must do a lot of homework before going this route. Also not available if you need to get a mortage because you have to pay 100% of your bid IN CASH in less than 24 hours.
If you can see past the "ugly" and get a Renovation mortgage you will have better luck in competing. You can even get an FHA 203k Renovation mortgage with only 3.5% down or on Fannie Mae owned properties you can get a HomePath Renovation with as little as 3% down.
Hope this helps.
All the best,
Alma Rose Kee, PA