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Patricia.pas…, Home Seller in Webster, NY
Patricia.pasquarella asked:
Why does my home show sold? I have not sold it yet 196 Wycliff Drive
Webster NY 14580 is for sale
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 30, 2015 Home Buying in 14580
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
We are in process of buying a home in Nassau County in Long Island, NY
Thanks for your post & congratulations on your decisions to purchase a home. I would suggest you get APPROVED not just pre-qualified. Let me explain the difference. When you start shopp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 11, 2015 Home Buying in Group 14621
Tracy Lukas…, Real Estate Pro in 91024
Tracy Lukas Khatchadourian answered:
SAW PROPERTY AT 44 BLY STREET AT 140000.WHAT MAKES THIS PROPERTY WORTH SO MUCH?
Always do your homework and check the comps in the surrounding area to make sure its worth the $.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 25, 2015 Investment Properties in South Wedge
Brian, Home Buyer in Rochester, NY
Brian answered:
We have rental property that is for sale.Tenets are want to rent to own. C/O is expiring next year. Do we need to renew it if we do a rent to own?
Yes, you are still responsible for meeting City regulations,mand items like taxes, insurance, water
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 25, 2015 Investment Properties in Rochester
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Why the houses so lower price?
Are you planning to buy in upstate NY? you can't expect home prices to be similar to NYC. In NYC & nearby suburbs, buyers pay a premium to be near a major city.
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Nora Moore, Home Buyer in American Fork, UT
Nora Moore answered:
We are looking for houses these days and we really liked a house, but that house had got the foundation repair done 15 yrs back with 78 piers
Have they had any trouble with the foundation since they put in the piers? It's hard to say if the house would be a risk or not. I'd probably have the house inspected and then ask the p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2015 Home Buying in 14614
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Can I use this as income to qualify for a mortgage?
Don't even think of doing this. This is illegal. Any mortgage lender will find out in seconds that the disability benefits belong to your sister and you are not entitled to use these ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 23, 2015 Home Buying in Rochester
Elizabeth Mi…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Elizabeth Mills answered:
Does anyone know anything about the Webster avenue / Melville st. area of Rochester? I am thinking of buying
It depends on what part of Melville Street that you are talking about. The area between Culver road and past Merchants Road are nice and quiet also just down the street from the North W ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 23, 2015 Home Buying in 14609
Norma Mendez, Home Buyer in Rochester, NY
Norma Mendez answered:
Tried selling my home for a year before I had to walk away from it. How long does the foreclosure sale take - its now been over 2 yrs?
How long did Citibank take to review your short sale offer? I'm currently trying to buy a short sale and the sellers bank is Citibank.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 12, 2015 Foreclosure in Rochester
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Erie, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
how much loan can i get for a first time buyer?
The only way to know for sure is to talk to a local lender. There are many different factors involved in qualifying for a loan. They'll look at your credit score, income, debts, saving ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 2, 2015 Home Buying in 14620
Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
Our home inspection revealed extensive plumbing problems, foundation slipping, and termite damage. Can we ask the seller to pay for our inspection?
You should definitely try to fight this. You shouldn't be held responsible for an issue like this when it wasn't your fault, and the problem existed before you even moved into the house ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 30, 2015 Home Buying in 14614
GavinEvan180, Home Buyer in Rochester, NY
GavinEvan180 answered:
I'm considering a Ryan Home near Rochester, NY and are curious about our negotiation powers..
I have to disagree with this real estate agent. I built with Ryan last year and had a great experience. The sales guy was friendly and the process was easy. I read horror stories about ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2015 Home Buying in Rochester
Indiebell8, Home Buyer in Baldwinsville, NY
Indiebell8 answered:
I have a low credit score (500s). Can I still qualify for a mortgage?
Best bet would be to find a bank/credit union and make an appointment to sit down with a mortgage consultant. They can look into and explain if you qualify or not as well as what your o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 16, 2015 Home Buying in East Rochester
Mark Updegra…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Mark Updegraff answered:
Under the price history of this home, I noted that on the list it states that this home sold for $1 at some point. How is this possible??
You will often find transfer amounts for $1. It is common to see this and doesn't mean it was transferred to a family member. Often times it is simply a transfer title to change names ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 14, 2015 Home Buying in Beechwood
Justin Tye, Real Estate Pro in Corona, CA
Justin Tye answered:
How do I get approved for a mortgage?
Hi James, First choose a lender you can trust and get a pre qualification. What that is, is an estimate of how much house you can afford and how much money a lender would be willing to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Home Buying in 14616
Mark Updegra…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Mark Updegraff answered:
is there any contact info about this property?
I'm a foreclosure expert. Please send details to UpdegraffGroup@gmail.com and we will contact you!
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Foreclosure in North Marketview Heights
Mark Updegra…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Mark Updegraff answered:
Can the 60 day habitation rule be extended upon buying a Fannie Mae owner occupant home if it is not habitable within the 60 period? If so, how?
You shouldn't have a problem as long as you actually inhabit the property and keep records on why the rehab is taking so long. Typically whan you have a good GC complete rehabs are acc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Buying in Rochester
Mark Updegra…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Mark Updegraff answered:
i am interested in this home 730 arnett blvd. is it true that i can pay 75 dollars a month for this home.?
Hey Marko,
We have some new exciting listings coming up on Arnett! If you want an exclusive sneak peak give me a call! We have one owner willing to hold a mortgage for qualified ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Buying in 19th Ward
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