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Mandy Fritsc…, Real Estate Pro in Wisconsin
Mandy Fritsche answered:
Looking for legit rent to own or land contract 3 bedroom home, or traditional loan (poor credit at present). Any suggestions where to start?
If you are still in the market... We are able to consider financing a home down to a 580 middle credit score. And 1 year our of Bankruptcy & Foreclosure under the certain circumstance ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 11, 2014 Home Buying in 53227
Miekeba Jones, Real Estate Pro in 20903
Miekeba Jones answered:
Does Wells Fargo really approve loans with scores as low as 500?
H Lalahony38, adding your name to your husband's credit card will help you score.
You should really speak with a few lenders to see what the lender's suggestions will be.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 23, 2014 Credit Score in Milwaukee
Jeffrey Camp…, Real Estate Pro in Pittston, ME
Jeffrey Campbell answered:
Can I request a home inspection before making an offer?
We recently inspected a home for a buyer who was considering making an offer... It wasn't clear at the time she didn't have an "accepted offer" on the table. We inspected Friday late af ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 17, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Larry Bernst…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Larry Bernstein answered:
Looking for lender in Wisconsin. Credit scores of 582,682 and $69,000 income.
I have access to loan programs for credit scores down to 580, even lower with 10+ down payment. I can also help advise what you need to do to improve your scores. Feel free to contact m ... more
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HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
Looking for a lender in Milwaukee Wisconsin. 582,682, and $69,000 income
It's possible to get subprime financing with those scores, but it'll be very expensive. Sometimes it's better to wait and improve your financial position before you buy. Try to get your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 18, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Douglas Lens…, Real Estate Pro in 53132
Douglas Lenski answered:
What is the average length of time a house is on the market in Milwaukee before it is sold?
A home priced 10% over market value gets 2% of the traffic for that price point. A home priced at fair market value gets 60% of the foot traffic and a home priced 10% under market value ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Daniel Sever…, Real Estate Pro in 53719
Daniel Severson answered:
does non purchasing spouse need to have a clear CAIVRS in order for the purchasing spouse to qualify for FHA?
CAIVRS will be ran on all associated parties, but if you have payment arrangements, you should be set.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014 Home Buying in 53226
algaeguy, Home Buyer in Milwaukee, WI
algaeguy answered:
What is going up on Erie Street next to MIAD?
If you mean the building across the street from MIAD, it is two50two, a new residence hall plus apartments plus retail space on the first floor. http://www.miad.edu/2014reshall
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 16, 2014 Home Buying in Historic Third Ward
Erika Barron, Home Buyer in Milwaukee, WI
Erika Barron answered:
Hi I'm Erika barron 414 89769 49
What is the address.... Thank you
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The Yoo Team, Real Estate Pro in Madison, WI
The Yoo Team answered:
Will homes in the West Allis uphold a good resale value ten years from now?
Hi Sunny,
I'm currently based out of Madison but I went to school in Milwaukee and my husband is from Milwaukee as well. Let me just start out by saying that you'll find that Realtors ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 31, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Laura M, Both Buyer and Seller in New Berlin, WI
Laura M answered:
Can a seller/bank refuse to honor a contingency in a home buying contract?
I'm not an attorney but...
If the offer to purchase was written correctly and the bank accepted the offer you are with in your legal rights to walk away. They don't have a legally enfo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Laura M, Both Buyer and Seller in New Berlin, WI
Laura M answered:
I have excellent credit (800) but I'm starting a job this month and have been out of work for six months. Do I have any mortgage options at all?
Hi Kevin,

You could a a lease with option to purchase if you don't get the mortgage or a favorable rate. I've worked with several clients and this option has been successful in getti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
norciakim, Home Owner in Jersey City, NJ
norciakim answered:
I had an FHA inspection fail for peeling paint on the garage. Lender states work needed to be done by a Lead Based Certified painter. Is this True?
I have crackled paint in garage does this mean its lead paint, not thinking as I was painting with dry lok I saw some sections that the paint was chipped or crackled does this mean it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 10, 2014 Home Buying in 53214
Anna Nacar, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Anna Nacar answered:
Any down payment assistance available for a FHA loan?
The biggest issue I see is with your credit scores. For most loan programs (basically all) the minimum required credit score is 620. FHA minimum is 620. Do you know which agency it was ... more
2 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
pattersonleg…, Home Buyer in Milwaukee, WI
pattersonlegal answered:
are there any good real estate lawyers in Milwaukee WI.?
The telephone number shown in an answer below for Jeff Patterson is actually his fax number. His phone is 262-240-0915.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Buying in 53210
Mark Person,…, Real Estate Pro in 53051
Mark Person, MBA answered:
What's going on with the Roosevelt Grove area in Milwaukee's north side?
Hello Yvette and thank you for your question.
Roosevelt Grove in Milwaukee offer affordable choices for home ownership as well as a feel of city living with nearby access to Sherman Pa ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Apr 6, 2014 Home Buying in Polonia
lbingen, Home Buyer in Lomira, WI
lbingen answered:
Need to know why this listing is only for $10,000 and what we have to do to purchase i t?
If a house is $10,000 there is something VERY wrong with the property...location, condition or both.

Talk to an agent. Ask about the area, if it is high crime you may want to recons ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 27, 2014 Home Buying in Polonia
Jay Benson, Real Estate Pro in 33634
Jay Benson answered:
Do you have some statistics about employment trends for people in the vicinity of this apartment building on West Van Beck Avenue?
You can use the Market Insider section to research and compare specific zip codes.
Go to www.JayBensonHomeSales.com and research school rankings, crime, and other demographics that wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Investment Properties in Wilson Park
Daniel Balde…, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Daniel Balderas answered:
Expired Listing in Wisconsin
I can set you up on a Auto Email for recently expired homes in a specific area. All I would ask in return is if you would be kind enough to come to me when you want to purchase one of t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 13, 2014 Investment Properties in Milwaukee
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