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Evagail, Home Buyer in Dallas, TX
Evagail answered:
Should an FHA appraisal differ greatly from that of a conventional loan? My appraisal came in $20K < asking price, home sold weeks later @ ask
During the loan appraisal process, the appraiser will look at comparable properties that have sold recently, in the same area as the one being purchased. He will also visit the "subject ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 21, 2015 Home Buying in 32258
Derekdepeau, Renter in Jacksonville, FL
Derekdepeau answered:
I'm looking for a 2bed2bath with two master bedrooms that are pretty fair in size since it will be me and a roommate. Would like a town home or house?
check the Villages of Bartram springs community, as there are plenty of rentals and the association really gears towards the community. Most of the homes there has 2 1/2 baths in which ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 16, 2015 Rentals in 32258
Greenleaf re…, Home Buyer in Ponte Vedra, FL
Greenleaf resident answered:
Does anyone have opinions on Providence homes and /or Greenland Chase subdivision?
You would be wise to stay away from Providence Homes. The work is shoddy at best and service and follow-up is worse. And definitely stay away from any of the lenders they would refer yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 24, 2015 Home Buying in 32258
Tira Kindler, Real Estate Pro in 32250
Tira Kindler answered:
The lender asked for another appraisal and it came in below the purchase price. Now buyers want to renegociate. Can we carry back secured second?
Now that the FHA appraisal has been done it is officially attached to the property through FHA as an official value for the next six months. So, splitting the difference seems like a GR ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Buying in 32258
Tira Kindler, Real Estate Pro in 32250
Tira Kindler answered:
Can you purchase a home with no money down? I have a history of paying rent for four years and not being late once.
Hi Dakota,

Yes! you can purchase a home with no money down. USDA loans are available in the Jacksonville area and they are 100% financing. There is also a program called the Florida ... more
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Tira Kindler, Real Estate Pro in 32250
Tira Kindler answered:
Need an agent in Jax area!!
Hi Tina,
I'd be happy to help you find and purchase investment properties in Jacksonville. We are forbes #16 best cities to invest in real estate for 2015! Contact me directly at www.y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Buying in 32258
Tira Kindler, Real Estate Pro in 32250
Tira Kindler answered:
I need to sell my townhouse. I spoke with one realtor and he tells me my best bet is to do a short sale. I am not having trouble with my mortgage.
If a REALTOR evaluated your situation and determined that was your best option then it sounds like you might be pretty deep underwater in that community, unfortunately. But, a short sal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Selling in 32258
Tira Kindler, Real Estate Pro in 32250
Tira Kindler answered:
Where can I find a list of recent home sales in a community. Own a home and want to see what recent ones have sold for. Thanks
Contact me directly for an accurate, fast and friendly home evaluation. www.yourhomeinjax.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Selling in 32258
Tira Kindler, Real Estate Pro in 32250
Tira Kindler answered:
is a fha appraisal used for a va loan appraisal?
VA has their own appraisers and they have up to 15 days to conduct said appraisal which can slow down the loan process. But to answer your question "no" VA will conduct their own apprai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Selling in 32258
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
I rent at 6088 caladesi ct on your site it says that home is in forclosure want to see if this is true zip 32258 because I paying rent to my landlord
Angela,
I'd suggest you ask your landlord. Just so you understand, even if it's true your obligations in the lease don't change just because the home owner is currently behind. Many ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 15, 2014 Foreclosure in 32258
Patti ODwyer, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Patti ODwyer answered:
Why is Chase -lender of prior owner- still claiming to be escrow with Tax Collector on my property after purchase. Need help. Details below.
I would think the tax collector is doing it in case your circumstances have changed. Chase just probably doesn't have time nor cares about this. I would suggest going back to your cl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 17, 2013 Home Buying in 32258
Adam Silk, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Adam Silk answered:
Is there any town homes with 2 master bedrooms?
Yes. I actually used to own a few in Wolf Creek (Hodges & Beach). Feel free to contact me.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 19, 2013 Rentals in 32258
Maggie Hawk, Real Estate Pro in New Smyrna Beach, FL
Maggie Hawk answered:
Ok so I have had great luck renting out my home myself, may want to sell it in a year or so....what are the going rate realtor percentages?
Loran,
There should be no set or "standard" real estate commission anywhere, anytime.

That would be considered price fixing, and implies that brokers have agreed among themselves to ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jun 13, 2013 Home Selling in 32258
Steve (888)…, Real Estate Pro in 33496
Steve (888) 662-4404 answered:
Our FHA appraisal came in $25k lower than the agreed price. What are our options and how likely will we close?
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there are options that nobody has told you about.

Contact me and I'll tell you the rest of your options.

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0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 17, 2013 Home Buying in 32258
Rosina Eisen…, Other/Just Looking in Jacksonville, FL
Rosina Eisenmann 904-482-8666 answered:
In an FHA or VA appraisal, how does a basement bedroom compare to a 2nd floor bedroom?
Hopefully a local realtor or appraiser will answer your question. The one thing about real estate that always rings true, it is local, very local!

Good luck, if you ever decide to c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 19, 2013 Home Selling in 32258
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
How to buy a house pre-foreclosure (not a short sale)?
Hello Vrsnak2002,


If the home is in pre-foreclosure you can still deal directly with the current of record.

Is the home currently listed for sale? If so, have your buyer's agen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 23, 2013 Home Buying in 32258
Ronnie Bramer, Real Estate Pro in Saint Petersburg, FL
Ronnie Bramer answered:
I owe 115K on a townhouse in Dunedin, FL. It's rented but I'm in the hole monthly about $300. Appox value 120K. If I had to get
Rroller , you have some good answers . But I am going to answer in a diiferent way since you seem like a very stressed owner . if you are afraid of loosing your job you are smart to st ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 9, 2012 Home Selling in 32258
Genevieve Ra…, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Genevieve Ramachandran answered:
in a short sale, if the seller has accepted the offer and you are waiting on acceptance from the lender, can you withdraw your offer
Meyerish,
Have you talked to your Realtor about this? Your agent would be able to give you the best information. Did you sign a short Sale Addendum? Review your paperwork.
Good L ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 6, 2011 Home Buying in 32258
Donald Price, Real Estate Pro in Orange Park, FL
Donald Price answered:
FHA Appreaised our house that we bought for LESS than what we offered.How common is it that the appraiser will reconsider if more info is given??
I am a real estate appraiser and a REMAX Realtor and you can ask for a reconsideration of value. Your agent needs to send the lender the comps that they think are better comps and justi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri May 27, 2011 Home Buying in 32258
Irit Jacobson, Real Estate Pro in Illinois
Irit Jacobson answered:
First time home buyer! Questions...
Hi Sara,

Your 1st step should be to contact a good mortgage lender to get his/her advice and letter of pre/approval . Once you get a letter, connect with an experienced broker so you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 14, 2011 Home Buying in 32258
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