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Greg Sharma, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Greg Sharma answered:
I am trying to get in to look at available properties in the Madisonville area and am asked to give out credit card info just to look at the property.
Never, never, never give out your credit card information to look at available properties. Finding a Realtor to help you is as easy as asking a friend who recently purchased a property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 28, 2015 Home Buying in 45227
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I am looking for a home that is rent to own in the forest park area.
Quawannalatasha,

Rent to owns are rare and even more rarely are they a good deal for the renter/buyer. The vast majority of rent to own renter/buyer's never end up buying the house. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 27, 2015 Home Buying in 45240
Paul Sian, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Paul Sian answered:
I am a canadian resident looking to get a great deal for a multi family home in Cincinnati. Suggestions on good neighborhoods?
Norwood, and Mt. Washington Ohio or if you want in Northern Kentucky Covington or Newport would be my first suggestions on where to look.

There are other areas as well but it depends ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
what if my husband been on his job for 13 years no gap but just cleared bankruptcy how can he get a loan.?
Thasalove,
Great job time, but BK is a roadblock that will need to be addressed. Depending on the type of BK and your any credit re-establishment, it can be soon to 5 years.
Meet ... more
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Gaylord Lanh…, Renter in 45244
Gaylord Lanham asked:
is Newlun Court in Clermont Co.?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
Larry Kunz, Other/Just Looking in Tampa, FL
Larry Kunz answered:
I am wanting to purchase my first my home my credit isnt all that great and I am trying to figure out if getting a loan is even possible
Hello Rebecca,

Contact us for a free consultation. We may be able to help you restore your good credit. It's a great starting place before applying for a loan.

Margaret Ganey ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 2, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
Jenny Sarver, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Jenny Sarver answered:
Looking for a 3 bedroom , 2 bathroom, house around I75 or 275, in a good neighborhood. Budget cap is $125, any help appreciated.
Please call me directly with any questions you have about the Cincinnati area.

Jenny Sarver
Comey & Shepherd
jsarver@comey.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
Bruce Miller, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Bruce Miller answered:
What happens if seller goes M.I.A
I would suggest that you speak to your agent first, and if you do not get the answers you need to your questions then speak to your agent's managing broker. Finally if you can not obta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 9, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
Tom Webb, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Tom Webb answered:
What is a good place to get a home loan/pre-approval from?
WesBanco is a great lender to work with. We have programs that allow as little as 3 percent down and dont require PMI. This can can translate to hundreds of dollers in savings monthly. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 3, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
Brittany Mye…, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Brittany Myerholtz answered:
My husband which from a 1099 to W2 job doing the same work , no employment gaps. Our lender is saying he has to be at this job 2 yrs before approval.
That is not necessarily true. I have closed several loans where the borrower went from 1099 to W2 work just showing the new employer's contract and paystubs. I have even gotten that app ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 3, 2014 Home Buying in 45230
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
I've found a great house in North Avondale for $365k. However, my worry is that it's been on sale for a full year. Does this mean bad new?
It might be bad news, or it might just be that the house was overpriced or listed with a poor listing agent. Hire the right people to help you...a great inspector, an exclusive buyer's ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 20, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Can I share appraisal information with other potential buyers?
Amber,
I applaud your desire to protect other buyers, but you may run into legal problems with your plan. First you need to know that an appraisal is not a fact. It is an "opinion of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
davidjoverbe…, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
davidjoverbeck answered:
My fiancé and I are looking for a rent-to-own or land contract type of house near 45205. We have no idea where or how to start the process. Help!
we have over 200 houses we will rent to own mainly on the west side and anderson twp. we have a 4 bdrm house in norwood anew 3 bdrm 2 ba 2 car gar house in lockland a spacious 4 bdrm h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 22, 2014 Home Buying in 45205
Marie Simon, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Marie Simon answered:
Can someone help me out and tell me how much homes go for on Bishop st. near UC? I am considering a private buy. Thank you
When I work with buyers I always do a market analysis for them to make sure they are paying a fair price for the house. It is not a good idea to buy a house until you are educated abo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 21, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
if they say it is active contingent, that means the price it is stays that price and the owner repairs the damages?
Active contingent means that an offer has been accepted. The contingent part is either it is contingent upon the Seller locating another property, the Buyer Selling A property, or some ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in Westwood
Allan Erps, Real Estate Pro in 10954
Allan Erps answered:
hello if see a house with like washerand dryer will it still be there if i go and see if and other appilces? thank you
Your Agent & Contract will define what is staying or not.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in Westwood
Brent Melvin, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Brent Melvin answered:
if I find my own buyer am I entitled to a coop
It depends on if the buyer has an agent representing them. Usually, a buyer will notify you if they have an agent. If you handle everything yourself, then no you would not have to pay a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 27, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
TERRY MCCARL…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
TERRY MCCARLEY answered:
house being sold at sheriffs sale when will i have to leave
It may sell at the sheriff sale or the bank may take the home back. I recommend you contact an attorney regarding this as laws vary from state to state and real estate agents aren't qu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 9, 2014 Home Buying in 45251
Rebecca Kall…, Real Estate Pro in San Tan Valley, AZ
Rebecca Kallhoff answered:
Is there anything I can do to make buying a home easier? What are the steps I need to take to prepare myself to purchase a home?
How are you doing today, Angela?

I would suggest getting in touch with a local realtor, in the area you are thinking of buying. If you already know a lender, and you trust that pers ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 31, 2014 Home Buying in Cincinnati
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