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Victor Lucas, Home Buyer in Cedar Hill, TX
Victor Lucas asked:
Trulia across devices. I use Trulia app on iphone and ipad, and website on laptop and desktop.
even though I use facebook to log in to all devices, homes I save on my ipad don't show up on my desktop and…
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Travis Reed, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Travis Reed answered:
I have a Bankruptcy that will end in March 2015. How long do I have to wait to buy a home?
Two years is a good estimate, would always recommend talking to a lender who is versed in these situations as there might be some options for you. Let me know if I can help and can r ... more
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Gary Birtles, Other/Just Looking in Scottsdale, AZ
Gary Birtles answered:
what's the average cost of a full house remodel with possible addition?
This all depends on the size of the areas you are wanting to remodel. What items you decide to include in the remodel may also play a role in cost. I've heard that you can sometimes sav ... more
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tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
What is average width and depth of lots and minimum setback requirements?
It depends where. Call your local building dept and ask.
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Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
Homeowners: What green changes will improve the value of my home?
If you are looking to be more energy efficient, I think it is definitely important to look for different lighting and heating options. I think that these are two things that can cost a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 3:38pm Home Buying in Austin County
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Any thoughts on Toll Brothers...they are building in 2 locations in Flower Mound?...I'm trying to understand their much much higher prices
Toll Brothers typically built higher end homes so their homes typically starts from $500k and up. There are other builders in Flower Mound with less expensive homes if you are open to i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:48pm Home Buying in 75028
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
I entered into a lease purchase agreement for five years. We did not use an attorney. Nothing was notorized. How can i get out?
OF course all legal question like this must be taken to an attorney.
I am not an attorney.
I do not play an attorney on TV.

Others have been overheard saying the following:
Start ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:11pm Home Buying in Laredo
Melissa Hutt…, Home Buyer in Henrietta, TX
Melissa Hutter-Duncan answered:
Looking at buying a home in Wichita falls tx, but don't want to be part of an HOA
This particular house in not in the city of Wichita Falls. It is about 18 miles north east of wichita falls in a small community called Charlie. It is in the country not on Scott ave or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 12:46pm Home Buying in Wichita Falls
lewisremingt…, Home Owner in Rochester, NY
lewisremington19 answered:
Roof replacement
Just talk to them as soon as possible. Clear communication is the best way to go. A roof repair is something that people have varying views on, so it just depends on what they are expec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 11:42am Home Buying in Dallas
Rod and Jan…, Real Estate Pro in 59804
Rod and Jan Rogers answered:
What is the average time frame to purchase a home from the moment you're pre-approved for a loan to the moment you close the deal?
First step...obtain the pre approval letter. With letter in hand, start your search for an agent...a good place to search is thru Zillow. Look for an experienced agent, check out their ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 9:08am Home Buying in Houston
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in 78733
Melissa Cox answered:
I want to live in the 78704 but I'm considering home ownership over renting as an investment. I can put 10k down and make payments of upto
I will tell you I have multiple properties in this zip code. The price of homes have raised around 9% over the last year. It is a very good investment at this time. If you have any q ... more
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Yahlei Barri…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Yahlei Barrios answered:
Ok, here is a hard one but I do have high hopes. Getting a Mortgage approved with high down payment, 635 score but NO TAXES or WAY TO PROVE INCOME.
Hi Alma,

Please email me or call me. I may have a way for you to purchase a house but I need more information than what you have provided here. My phone number is 832-628-7866.

Y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in 77449
Jesse James, Real Estate Pro in Llano County, TX
Jesse James answered:
hello,I am wondering if we can get in a foreclosed home and maybe rent it until we can quailify for another home in march of 2015? thanks
I agree. *I have delt with all the 'big boy' lenders over the past 32 years and they just don't lease homes.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in 78611
UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest answered:
Looking for realtor to give cash back?
At the end of the day, the most important factor is finding an agent that you can trust and you work well with. As for the rebate part, however, this is why we created out website, UpN ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in 75035
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, IL
Gary Geer answered:
Do you have to put earnest money down? Is there a required amount for Texas?
You as a buyer can determine what amount of earnest money you want to provide. The seller can accept that amount or counter back to you asking for more.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in 78758
☆ Charlotte…, Real Estate Pro in 23188
☆ Charlotte Turner ☆ answered:
What is credit repository ?
3.An organization that gathers, records, updates, and stores financial and public records information about the payment records of individuals who are being considered for credit.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in 75068
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
I'm 20 years old and I am planning to buy a house. My credit in the 700s. Will I be able to purchase a house in the next few months?
Assuming you can prove you have the ability to repay your loan, yes, you can buy a home. Generally speaking, it's a good idea. If you plan to be in the home less than 5-7 years it's a b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Ryan Hardin, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Ryan Hardin answered:
I am interested in buying a home in the Preston Hollow area of N Dallas. The stats say the median sales price
Hey Marie, I would suggest having a agent run a CMA to find out what homes have sold in that area and get a fair market value. if you need access to the MLS, have questions or need furt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in Preston Hollow
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
I am looking to buy a house, where is the best school district in Houston close to Allen Pkwy and Buffalo Bayou park that is affordable?
The best school district in the area i would consider Pearland, but also keep in mind that there are a number of free charter schools in Houston that are excellent. I would be honored t ... more
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