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Debra Bartle…, Renter in New York, NY
Debra Bartlett asked:
Applying for a loan in a different state Can I apply for a home loan in another state indiana,while living in Illinois with a Mortgage?I am retiring in 7mos and it's cheaper to buy than rent.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 17, 2016 Home Buying in Indianapolis
Rachel Blake, Home Buyer in West Des Moines, IA
Rachel Blake answered:
Looking for a 3br home to buy on contract in Des Moines, IA are there any homes like this available?
Look on Craigslist. There's lots of them on there.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 19, 2016 Home Buying in Des Moines
Walter052158, Home Buyer in Urbandale, IA
Walter052158 answered:
Are Non-Qualifying Assumable Mortgages still out there?
I am looking to buy a home but need help
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 22, 2015 Home Buying in Urbandale
Samira2424, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Samira2424 answered:
Can I get an FHA home loan with bad credit?
Please don't be discouraged, there are ways to rebuild your credit if you're denied, this company I was referred to used my on time rent payments and helped my credit score, w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 19, 2015 Home Buying in 50131
Five Stars, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Five Stars answered:
I saw the question regarding upcoming changes for FHA loans. Do the changes apply to USDA loans also?
FHA and USDA are completely seperate programs.

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0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 30, 2015 Home Buying in Ankeny
Alysse Musgr…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Alysse Musgrave answered:
I notice each Trulia home listing shows a pie chart near the bottom of the page. The pie chart indicates how much the property taxes are per month.
These figures are not at all accurate. Your agent will help you obtain accurate property tax information.

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0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 29, 2015 Home Buying in 50317
Usda Mortgage…,  in Jacksonville, FL
Usda Mortgage Source answered:
Are there first time home buyer assistance grants in Polk County, FL or in Davenport, FL.?
Most of Polk County will be eligible for 100% USDA rural housing loans. Learn more by contacting us below.
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0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 19, 2015 Home Buying in Davenport
H. Harker, Home Buyer in Rushford, MN
H. Harker asked:
I notice near the bottom of each real estate listing is a pie chart that sections out the individual monthly cost items for the house. My question is: Can I take this monthly amount shown for property taxes and multiply it times twelve to arrive at what the annual property taxes would be for the listed house? For example:…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 12, 2015 Home Buying in 50317
Amelia Robin…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Amelia Robinette answered:
I live in a college town and see a nice house that I would be interested in renting, but it's listed on here to buy.
Contact a realtor to contact the owner or listing agent. They can find out if the owner is willing to sell.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 10, 2015 Home Buying in Iowa City
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
What is the average length of time from listing to closing of a typical (older aged; from approx. 1900 - 1940's) home in Oskaloosa?
I'm not in that area, so I can't say but your local agent can. It has less to do with the age of the home but how well it's marketed and priced. Older homes that are priced ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 26, 2015 Home Buying in Oskaloosa
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
What's the typical down payment needed to buy in Des Moines these days? What percent? Assume a married couple with an annual income of $225k
Assuming that you are buying using FHA loan you would be required to have a down payment of 3.5% + closing cost of about 2-3% for conventional loan you would need 5% down payment and 2- ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 14, 2015 Home Buying in Des Moines
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