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Laura Scheel, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Laura Scheel answered:
Can I get a loan on just my credit score or do they have to include my wife's credit score also?
Hi, I know a great lender in the Milwaukee area that can go down to 580 scores. I agree with the other response that it depends if you need her income in order to qualify. It also looks ... more
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Katie.schoen…, Home Buyer in Milwaukee, WI
Katie.schoenung asked:
recommendations for 203k general contractors in Milwaukee wi FHA 203k contractors
I'm in the process of doing an FHA 203k (full) loan on a property. I was looking for recommendations for contractors that are willing to work within the program.…
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Daniel Balde…, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Daniel Balderas answered:
How big of an effect does siding and windows in need of repair/replacment have on a house's selling price?
It would all depend on what is owed on the home and if the numbers make sense. The best route to go is to have agent come out and compare and value the property in its as is condition o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 19, 2015 Home Buying in 53154
Richard Moen, Real Estate Pro in Watertown, WI
Richard Moen answered:
I'm trying to buy a house through an fha loan
A great lender will be able to advise on what is best to do to get your scores up and the fastest. I have one if you want to pop me an email. rmoen@remax.net
That being said, foreclos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Ola, Renter in Hyattsville, MD
Ola answered:
Can I request a home inspection before making an offer?
I know a website called preofferinspection.com that offers something like this.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 9, 2015 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Sandy Thomps…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Sandy Thompson Girolami answered:
I only have one credit score from Transunion of 665, have yet to get others. I am VERY good about my credit and paying things on time, etc. My long
If he has below a 620 credit score, you will be required to put 10% down. If you have not checked his score recently, how do you know it is below 580.

Also, if you have only run y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 5, 2015 Home Buying in 53220
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
Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
My home inspection revealed a severe siding issue on a 3 year old house but has right to cure.
I would probably talk to the professional and get their opinion on the issue. There may be a problem with your siding, but it is probably up to the professionals to officially decide. I ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
how do you get your home off trulia if you are taking it off market. Some agent posted it not me, I want it off
Contact "SOME" agent and they will have to delete from their account. Only the person that added it can remove it.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 28, 2014 Home Buying in 53209
marx710, Home Buyer in Whitefish Bay, WI
marx710 asked:
Tour of Whitefish Bay I am considering a move to the Milwaukee area and would like to schedule a brief tour of the Whitefish Bay area with a realtor. I will be in the area tomorrow, 9/17 and would like to do…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 16, 2014 Home Buying in Whitefish Bay
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
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 14, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What is the average property tax rate in the area?
Since taxes vary, perhaps it's a good idea to contact the local tax assessor's office with any questions and hear all firsthand....
1 vote Share Flag Sat Sep 6, 2014 Home Buying in Oak Creek
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
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