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Tracy Marche…, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Tracy Marchese answered:
I'd like to pay cash for a home in Oklahoma City, Will the home need an inspection if I'm not not financing?
All purchasers should get an inspection, but this is not a requirement.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 8, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
Tracy Marche…, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Tracy Marchese answered:
New house on contingency, would not be in Meadows at Rive Bend, Looking for houses 73162 73013 maybe more
Sounds great, need more info to be able to answer.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 8, 2013 Home Buying in Meadows at River Bend
Melissa Dana, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Melissa Dana answered:
Is it possible to have a home inspected without the potential buyer being there? I'm in California and might be buying in Oklahoma City.
Absolutely! Once you have chosen a Realtor, they could be present during that time. A good home inspection would be written up in a report that can explain exactly what they have seen, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 4, 2013 Home Buying in 73107
Melissa Dana, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Melissa Dana answered:
What is a Fannie Mae HomePath property? Also, what is the average cost for a home inspection in Oklahoma City?
Fannie Mae properties are government owned homes which have been foreclosed on.

A good home inspector should run around $300 give or take. Check out reviews and ask for references ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 4, 2013 Home Buying in 73107
Melissa Dana, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Melissa Dana answered:
Can I purchase a home through HomePath if It's a cash purchase?
Yes you can. There are different stages to homes and who is allowed to purchase along a certain timeline. Check with your Realtor and they should be able to get that information. Good l ... more
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Melissa Dana, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Melissa Dana answered:
Is the market receptive to contingency? Plan on listing my property in the near future, Need a realtor that will work with me on this problem.
Every Seller is different. Depending on the offer presented; If you allow for the Seller to leave the home on the market as an alternative could make the offer more appealing and/or ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 4, 2013 Home Buying in Meadows at River Bend
Sharon Hopki…, Real Estate Pro in 73013
Sharon Hopkins answered:
I will be selling my paid off home to my son. He has qualified for adequate financing and question if it is necessary to have a realtor involved?
A Title company is what you really need. They will make sure the title is clear and they will get the name on the title changed at the county court house. Their fee will be minimal. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 6, 2013 Home Buying in 73150
Russell Bens…, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Russell Benson answered:
I want to remove interior pictures of a home i just bought from trulia.
Thanks to the stealing of data, your home and everyone else's along with the photos may end up on hundreds of website so it might be impossible to get them all off but the more reputabl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 31, 2013 Home Buying in 73142
Karen Barton, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Karen Barton answered:
I want to move to Oklahoma City because my kids live there. I'm 66, good credit, single with 50,000.00 to put down. I'm going on social security.
Sounds like you have received some good advise. If you are still interested in purchasing a home in OKC, I would love to help you. I can walk you through the loan and home buying proc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Home Buying in 73112
Karen Barton, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Karen Barton answered:
How do I pick a buyer's agent in OKC and what do they actually do?
Very good question! It looks like you have gotten some good answers. 95% of my business is from buyers. I would love to talk to you about purchasing a home. Please feel free to cont ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
How to sell a property?
Stop being a seller, switch sides, use the lot as down payment on something you want or need. Trade it. Good luck,

Jim Simms
NMLS # 6395
JSimms@cmcloans.com
Financing Kentucky ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
Teri Reed, Real Estate Pro in Norman, OK
Teri Reed answered:
Is it beneficial to use a realtor if I am considering purchasing a home through a bulider or will it suffice to stick with the builder's sales person?
An experienced Realtor will be beneficial in helping you throughout the buying process. An experienced Realtor can guide you in selecting your neighborhood and helping you find the righ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 20, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
is there any owner financing on the property?
Since the property in question is 'investment' property, the potential of portional owner financing is very real.
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The best path to success is having your agent write your proposal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 7, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
Jessica Bate…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Bateman answered:
Can I get an FHA loan with a 633 credit score and 3.5% down?
Yes you can get an FHA loan with a 633 with 3.5% down, there are conventional loans requiring 3% down with a 620 score you may consider. Check out my friends website The Lenders Network ... more
3 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 28, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
How is the crime in Windsor Hills? I heard it was getting worse in this area.
Check out Trulia's "Local Info" tab above, great info on every community.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 25, 2013 Home Buying in Windsor Hills
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
Can individuals list property on this site? We weren't able to put our own property on and thought it was open to public also.
If you are a home owner and wish to submit your listing to Trulia for sale, please note that Trulia does not accept FSBO listing submissions at this time. However if you are working wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
LaDonna West, Real Estate Pro in Edmond, OK
LaDonna West answered:
What are some tips on getting on local seller/buyer lists?
you can email me at lilwest3@cox.net and I will put you on my list. You can also go to paradigmAdvantEdge website

LaDonna
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
Teri Reed, Real Estate Pro in Norman, OK
Teri Reed answered:
In OKC, is there a timeline I should follow to help me decide when to get serious about the steps towards purchasing my first home?
I generally tell people that they should start at least six months in advance. The first step is to order a copy of your credit report and obtain your credit score. In some cases, you m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 19, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
FHA loan with a 620 credit score??
I would say that it is possible to get an FHA loan with a score of 620. You just have to shop around to find someone that can do that. The average minimum for an FHA loan should be arou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 3, 2013 Home Buying in Oklahoma City
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