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Josh Foster, Real Estate Pro in Dequincy, LA
Josh Foster answered:
i am looking for rent to own property with at least 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths - with down payment of no more than 4000.00
With $4,000 down there are several different financing options that actually allows you to purchase/own a home.

I strongly discourage a "Rent-to-Own" solution for owning a home. I su ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 13, 2014 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Josh Foster, Real Estate Pro in Dequincy, LA
Josh Foster answered:
I am a first time buyer and I have bad credit is there any hope for me and my wife. We really want to buy a home
John,

First I encourage you not to give up on your dreams of owning a home. Second, I suggest working with an EXPERIENCED lender to help you began to rebuild your credit. Let your le ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Buying in Lake Charles
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
What kind of programs or offers that anyone have for first time home buyers?
When you want to buy a home the best place to start is to hire an EXCLUSIVE Buyer Agent, not just a Buyer's Agent. EBAs only work with homebuyers and there is never a conflict of intere ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 25, 2014 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Craig, Home Buyer in Lake Charles, LA
Craig answered:
I'm looking at the house at 506 West Sale Rd. The asking price is $134,900. Is offering $120,000 too much of a low ball offer?
HAHA. What a shocker. A realtor tells you all the homes are being bought up and you need to hurry and pay more. If that's the highest you can go, make a offer. What's the worst that cou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 24, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Mac, Both Buyer and Seller in Texas
Mac answered:
We will be using the VA loan, no down payment option to purchase our first home. Anyone know who in the Lake Charles area specializes in VA loans?
Wells Fargo mortgage has a special military department. We have used them for 3 loans. They can do work anywhere and we just used them here in Lake Charles and were ready to close in 30 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Vicky Hale, Real Estate Pro in Lake Charles, LA
Vicky Hale answered:
Does Lake Charles have city buses for non-drivers?
Yes, the City of Lake Charles has a transit system. Check out their website http://www.cityoflakecharles.com/department/division.php?structureid=194 for more information and schedul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 18, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Wes A. Mckib…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
FHA 203K Network Bloggers is a network of real estate professionals and mortgage banker working together to connect the dots for Home Buyers and Property Investors. We create unique home buying tools… Read more
Blogged Mon Aug 19, 2013 by Wes A. Mckibbon Home Buying Financing Foreclosure
Ellie Yglesi…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Charles, LA
Ellie Yglesias answered:
Are there homes for sell not requiring down payment?
There are certain loan programs and grants that can cover the down payment and/or closing costs, but usually you need some money on the front side for the contract deposit, inspections, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 13, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
jkennedy02, Both Buyer and Seller in Lake Charles, LA
May 30, 2013This isn't our first time at the Rodeo, but it does not make selling our home any easier.  I have a tendency to be a bit OCD by nature, so any scheduled showing is a huge deal that requires… Read more
Blogged Thu May 30, 2013 by jkennedy02 Home Buying Home Selling Home Ownership
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Nikki Woodco…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Charles, LA
Nikki Woodcock answered:
Can anyone tell me which lenders in the Lake Charles area finance VA loans for a manufactured home?
Wells Fargo, Bill Kingham his cell number is 337-377-8073
1 vote Share Flag Thu Apr 18, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Wes A. Mckib…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Older homes often times offer more charm and character than the newer houses of today. They boast gabled roofs, crown moldings, hardwood floors, antique fixtures and the list goes on.Buying an old house… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 3, 2013 by Wes A. Mckibbon Home Buying Foreclosure Investment Properties
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saveormakemo…, Both Buyer and Seller in Lake Charles, LA
saveormakemoney.yahoo answered:
Seller finance?
Try this company they work in many states.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Joe Woodside, Real Estate Pro in Lake Charles, LA
Joe Woodside answered:
can someone please let me know if the 2 acres of land on the corner lot down natali st. lake charles la is still for sale for 39,900
Ctheriot25, I am sorry to inform you but the vacant land your are referring to is actually sold back in August of last year. If you would like my name is Joe Woodside and I am a licens ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 26, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Joe Woodside, Real Estate Pro in Lake Charles, LA
Joe Woodside answered:
can someone tell me if 1441 mary carla lane is still for sale?
Ctheriot25, yes 1441 Mary Karla Ln is still available it is listed for 259,900. If you interested in the property give me a call at 337-304-8144 or you can email me jwoodside71@hotmail ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 26, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Ctheriot25, Home Buyer in Lake Charles, LA
Ctheriot25 asked:
Sorry, I was asking if the 2acres of land were still for sale down natali st... --
This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3075401115--Natali-St-Lake-Charles-LA-70607
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 24, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Ctheriot25, Home Buyer in Lake Charles, LA
Ctheriot25 asked:
can someone please tell me if the 2acres of land off on natil st. lake charles la, 70607 are still for sale? I believe the asking price was 39,900 --
This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3075401115--Natali-St-Lake-Charles-LA-70607
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 24, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Karen Davis, Real Estate Pro in Lake Charles, LA
Karen Davis answered:
can someone tell me if 2611 barbe lane is still for sale & who has it listed?
My name is Karen Davis with Century 21 Bessette Realty. I am the listing agent for the property at 2611 Barb Lane in Lake Charles. This property is currently under contract. Please call ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 21, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Julie Hughes, Real Estate Pro in Lake Charles, LA
Julie Hughes asked:
Want to buy or sell a home the Lake Charles, LA area??? I would be more than happy to help as your Realtor!!!!
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jan 1, 2013 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Lana Medrano, Home Owner in Lake Charles, LA
Lana Medrano asked:
Who in this town of Lake Charles La ,The best Va Loan officer ? --
This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3082731298-4426-Sarver-St-Lake-Charles-LA-70605
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 27, 2012 Home Buying in Lake Charles
Patricia Phi…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Charles, LA
Patricia Phillips answered:
On the map it looks like this house has a pool , Is there a pool in the back yard ?
This home does not have a pool. If you are interested in seeing the home please give me a call at 540-2790.
1 vote Share Flag Tue Nov 20, 2012 Home Buying in Lake Charles
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