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Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
it seems that people are wanting to do the rent to own option more than buying. Why is that going on?
These buyers fall into one of two categories in general. either they don't qualify for traditional lending and/or their very un-savvy. Rent to Own Sellers all fall into one of two categ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 7, 2014 Home Buying in 29063
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Temporarily relocating from Pittsburgh, PA to Columbia, SC area. Should I buy a home or just keep renting for the next 3 years. Any advice?
Justin,
You should work some math and determine what may be best for you. At what rate of appreciation can you break even or come out ahead? Assume a purchase at $140k. Assume the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 28, 2014 Home Buying in Irmo
Neha Jaggi, Real Estate Pro in Columbia, SC
Neha Jaggi answered:
How can you refinance or purchase when you owe more on the home than they say it is valued at? Thanks to the 2008 housing crisis I'm in this trap.
Have you had an agent come out to do a market analysis for you? Since it is spring time now, many more people are out and looking for houses and it may be a good idea to see how much yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in 29063
Cindy Kidd, Real Estate Pro in 29072
Cindy Kidd answered:
Fha loan for first time homebuyer
I have several different FHA lenders depending on your particular needs. I would be glad to discuss them with you privately. I have experience working in the Irmo and greater Columbia a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 27, 2013 Home Buying in Irmo
Cindy Kidd, Real Estate Pro in 29072
Cindy Kidd answered:
Am I on the right path with this strategy?
I have connections with several loan officers that I would be glad to have make contact with you. I suggest you talk to them about whether refinancing is the right option for you.

My ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 13, 2012 Home Buying in 29063
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
My friend's house is going into foreclosure, I have a credit score of 552, could I qualify for a loan to place the property in my name?
You probably cannot; but it doesn't matter:
You cannot just transfer the Title to your name, you would have to take the LOAN too.
And you couldn't take the Loan, because he is Upside/ ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Aug 14, 2012 Home Buying in 29063
Gsp, Home Buyer in Irmo, SC
Gsp answered:
I just found on Trulia that a home that I have put a contract in on is now in preforeclosure.
Thank you Jen. Is it possible that our Realtor is not interested in pursuing this on our behalf? Our realtor will not get any commission on this?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 14, 2012 Foreclosure in Irmo
Robby Milam, Real Estate Pro in Chapin, SC
Robby Milam answered:
Refenancing a home worth $125,000 but only owe $55,000
Please go to or contact immediately Network Funding Mortgage Brokerage, Mr. Mark Smith, located 1303 Chapin, SC 29036, Office Phone (803) 932-2034. Mr. Smith will get this done for you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 19, 2012 Home Buying in Irmo
Cindy Kidd, Real Estate Pro in 29072
Cindy Kidd answered:
101 Gales River Rd., Irmos does anyone know if this property has a garage??
That home states that it has a 2 car detached garage. If I can answer any other questions that you might have about this home or any other homes in the area, please do not hesitate to c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 6, 2010 Home Buying in 29063
Carol Wilks, Real Estate Pro in South Carolina
Carol Wilks answered:
I have found a foreclosure I am very interested. I have contacted the 1st lien holder and 2nd lien holder. 2nd says they are still reviewing with
I am involved with several short sales and foreclosures and willing to help you with this. Call me directly and or go to my website. It does take time and connections with the bank an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 12, 2010 Foreclosure in Irmo
Maureen Cody, Real Estate Pro in Charleston, SC
Maureen Cody answered:
how to find owner financing?
Dear Bill

It would serve you best for time and energy to work with a local licensed SC Realtor. Locate the homes you like, and your Realtor can simply approach the listing agent a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 21, 2010 Home Buying in Irmo
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
What is the reality of buying a short sale home? is it worth the hassle?
Yes you can purchase a short sale I have been listing /buyers agent drama is not caused by agents bank. However it depends if you want to go the distance. Buyers Agent can discuss par ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 8, 2009 Home Buying in Irmo
Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Tony Grech answered:
I just put an offe in on a fannie mae home. The price is low, and there is only cosmetic problems with the
Hi Tabitha
Lenders are being more and more restrictive on the homes they lend on these days. Even if the problems are only "cosmetic" as you say, if there is anything the le ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 25, 2009 Home Buying in Irmo
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I had put an offer in on a forclosed home. We waited about 3 weeks before someone called on sunday
Tabitha,

Who contacted you with this information? This is definitely unusual and sounds like there is much more here than meets the eye.

We would suggest requesting your agent to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 16, 2009 Foreclosure in 29063
MJ & Kathy J…, Real Estate Pro in 29072
MJ & Kathy Johnson answered:
Is 129 Old Hall in 29063 still for sale? It isn't on realtor.com anymore...
Hello Anna -
That listing is now under contract.
Please let me know if I can answer any additional questions.

Kathy Johnson

Keller Williams Realty

www.LakeMurrayRealtors.com ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 30, 2008 Home Buying in Irmo
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