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USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Gehan homes Quality and Reviews in Frisco
Hi Sarahkat,

The very first thing to do before you approach the builder is to talk with current home owners in the community. Drive by on a Sat or evening and just ask a few of your ... more
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USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Buyer agent never disclose to buyer that they will loss all earnest money if they can't get loan approved during 30 days period. Can buyer sue agent?
It is your duty to read your contract carefully before you sign and I know its sicking but your Agent does have a fiduciary duty to inform you of the full contract. You can sue but more ... more
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Ayaznasir64, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Ayaznasir64 asked:
Suggested areas for investment I am interested in buying few properties I.e detached 3-4 bedrooms in Houston around 120k each house. However, i am unsure whether I would be able to rent these houses as I would need immediate…
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USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
We just moved back home to Texas. Hubby disabled and I'm currently looking for work. In laws live in Field Store.
Base on your post we can use your hubby SSI income along with any other income he may have to qualify for a mortgage. As for yourself were you employed for the past 24 months and if not ... more
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
I reside in Dallas, Texas my home is a "can not rezone area!" I cannot rebuild on my property! I've run out of options on what to do?
I agree with the below and would suggest that you contact the city first for clarification what you can and cannot do/build.
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MCM_STL, Home Buyer in Saint Louis, MO
MCM_STL answered:
If we backed out of buying a home due to a bad inspection and our agent failing to communicate. When can we interview agents.?
If you didn't have a buyer's agency agreement, you're free to move on so long as you don't buy any other house your current agent showed you. You can get into sticky issues with somethi ... more
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Alysse Musgr…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Alysse Musgrave answered:
I am due to close on a home in June. I have been pre-approved by a lender. I noticed today that my credit score changed from 711 to 686 50 days. If my
Did you incur additional debt? That might prevent your loan from closing. But if you didn't open any more lines of credit, your loan won't be denied with a 686 but your interest rate mi ... more
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Alysse Musgr…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Alysse Musgrave answered:
Canadian homeowner buying property in USA
It's a strong seller's market here. I'm not sure many sellers would be willing to work with a buyer who is getting a loan outside the states. Give a reputable mortgage broker a call for ... more
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LystHouse, Real Estate Pro in Irving, TX
LystHouse answered:
My husband is active duty and I am disabled vet. Our credit is about 580. We can't get a home loan anywhere!
Have you tried to get a VA Home Loan?
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USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Can I get pre approved for a different state. I live New York and want to buy a house for my parents in Texas.
Yes as long as you have the income you can purchase a 2nd home for your parent or adult kids in college. I would be delighted to provide you with some mortgage options, (this does not r ... more
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USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Fha escrow account
Not on your FHA or any government back mortgage. You can on a conventional mortgage where the lender will charge you a one time .250 for escrow waiver. Keep in mind that you do not have ... more
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Yassirhouston, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Yassirhouston answered:
How much of a down payment is required to buy a house in Houston, TX?
Hi everyone home buyer in Pearland TX I wanna buy a home but I do have some credit problem I do have good income and good work history any suggestions or help will be appreciated
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
is it possible to buy a home or rent a home with 550 credit score? any mortgage companies or real estate companies? I'm working on getting it to
I have a lender who can lend lower than 600. Give me a call if you are interested.

Susie Kay
Realtor
Seniors Real Estate Specialist
Certified Home Stager

United Real Estate Da ... more
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Debbie Starks, Home Buyer in Anaheim, CA
Debbie Starks asked:
Kingsland, Texas How much are 1 BR/ 1 bath homes selling for in Kingsland, TX?
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 21, 2016 Home Buying in 78639
Bill Cook, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan Beach, CA
Bill Cook answered:
Thoughts on KB homes? I've read bad reviews, mostly from other states, but fell in love with a model home....Advice?
I bought a nice home through KB homes. No complaints at all with them. Just the neighbors.
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Whaas, Home Buyer in Humble, TX
Whaas answered:
Are DR Horton homes typically considered to be of poor quality? Are these homes more difficult to resell?
We bought a DR Horton house in the Dallas area about 4 years ago. The house was built in 2004.
Recently we had to sell the house since we had to move to the East Coast. We loved this h ... more
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Alysse Musgr…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Alysse Musgrave answered:
Can I get a loan with 0 down and interest in the 3's with less than 2 years with my current employer?
Good credit alone isn't enough to qualify you for a loan. Lenders also consider your income, job history, and debt load, and you need to have some money saved for the down payment and c ... more
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Is there a legal way to get out of a roofing contract. I am getting price gauged. Contractor is thousands over the mean of four other bids.
That depends on how the contract is written. I would suggest that you read it again or contact an attorney.
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Coolbreezetg, Home Buyer in Sherman, TX
Coolbreezetg asked:
I am searching for homes with mother in law suites in the Sherman, TX area. I would like to rent with option to purchase in the future. Our budget would be at least $800-$1000 per month. Is this an option?
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