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Chuck Kedl,  in Coral Springs, FL
Chuck Kedl answered:
Interested in buying a foreclosure in Brickell, what lending institutions can we use to finance a mortgage?
Kara, it all depends on what you are buying. If you are purchasing a condo, it is best to learn everything about the association before you begin your purchase process. It is important ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 3, 2009 Financing in 33131
Chuck Baham, Real Estate Pro in Byron, CA
Chuck Baham answered:
Are there 1st time home-buyer programs in Oakley?
Hello Roxanne, Yes, there are first time Buyers programs everywhere. You should talk to a Realtor who can connect you to a Lender that can help you find the right loan program for you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 15, 2009 Home Buying in Oakley
Scott Newman, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Scott Newman answered:
When writing up an offer contract, do you have to explicitly put down a $ amount?
Two things to consider here:

1) Your lender and other rules will limit the amount of credit you can ask for
2) This amount could change depending on the type of loan and what you're ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2009 Home Buying in Chicago
Larry Riggs, Real Estate Pro in frederick, MD
Larry Riggs answered:
What can a seller do to entice Buyers Agents to bring their client to our house?
If your market is anything like ours there are two things that cause the house to sell. The most important and what gets them in the door is price. A good buyer agent will do a search f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Home Selling in 30064
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Mountain View, CA
Fred Glick answered:
Is there a lender who will cover 100% closing cost and wait for the tax credit to come back?
No, BUT.....you can have the Seller pay for the closing costs or you can get a grant possibly.

Make sure you use a smart real estate agent and mortgage person who can guide you throu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2009 Home Buying in Burlington
Paula Bean,  in Orlando, FL
Paula Bean answered:
when buy a forclosure home what type of research should I do. Also my realtor keeps pushing buying down ...
Hi Dee,
When buying a foreclosed home, your Realtor should be able to pull up all the research that you would need to make an offer. You should know that these are sold 'as is' so if ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 11, 2009 Home Buying in Orlando
Dorothy, Home Owner in 17261
Dorothy answered:
Seeking the TRUTH in regards to our situation... should we sell or should we stick it out... no sugarcoating
Without knowing all the details of your purchase and lender costs, I can't say for sure, but it is possible that your lender was in violation of the truth-in-lending act. If so, the at ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2009 Home Selling in 17070
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
I'm looking for a down payment assistance program with no income restrictions? Is this possible in Texas? ...
Kristi,

I have never heard of a program in today's market that does not have income limits.
There were programs in the past, but those have pretty much been eliminated.

There are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2009 Home Buying in McKinney
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in Purcellvile, VA
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Can anyone compare direct lenders vs mortgage brokers, and is there really a difference?
Oh, my there is a difference. ESPECIALLY in this market. While I think in NYC they work mostly with brokers, NYC is the exception to every rule in the world. It really should be on a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 5, 2015 Home Buying in Phoenixville
Angela Hill, Real Estate Pro in Bullard, TX
Angela Hill answered:
i am a single mother,first time homebuyer in nj....where can i turn to find out about grants?
Your right there are things out there for you. Unfortunately I'm not in the NJ area, but let me know and I'll be happy to refer you to someone who can help you with all those things. Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 20, 2010 Home Buying in 07945
Vanessa Calh…, Real Estate Pro in McDonough, GA
Vanessa Calhoun answered:
How do I go about purchasing a Home in Atlanta when I live in Washington, DC?
You're lucky in that there are so many programs being offered for home buyers in Georgia! Beginning on April 1, 2009, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs is offering $14,000 to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 25, 2009 Home Buying in Atlanta
Maria Clark, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Maria Clark answered:
Rent Or Buy? My hubby's company is relocating us to downtown Chicago. It is likely that we will move again
March numbers just came in for Illinois. I would seriously consider renting.
If I can be of any help let me know. I specialize in residential rentals for the
past 13 years in Chicago ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 30, 2009 Rent vs Buy in 60607
Margaret T.…, Real Estate Pro in Conroe, TX
Margaret T. Hatcher answered:
My credit scores presently are 595, 612 and 643. would I qualify for any FHA, homepath, homepath reno? ...
Nana,
Close - they are going to call this 612. Call a FHA lender have them look at your scores, it should not take much to pull that 612 up
Margaret
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 23, 2015 Home Buying in 78503
William Rudge, Real Estate Pro in Boiling Springs, PA
William Rudge answered:
We are first time home buyers. We are searching for home to meet our monthly mortage budget of
Trudy, if you are a first time home buyer I would not be so concerned with what % less of advertised price you might expect to offer but rather what are the possibilities of seller's cl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 6, 2009 Home Buying in Carlisle
Nina Daruwal…, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Nina Daruwalla answered:
I'm a new practicing physician in the palo alto area in california. My fiance and I have a combined income
Hi JN,

I am just helping a young 24 year old couple into a home in Mt View(thats where they want to be), both of them are professionals too! I work by referral, and cover all of Sant ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 9, 2010 Home Buying in Palo Alto
Dale Weir, Real Estate Pro in Chesterfield, MO
Dale Weir answered:
Should we take advantage of the rates & unload with only a 20k loss now or wait. Need to move in 12 mos.
I'm not sure I'm totally understanding your question. YOu have a house to sell now and you expect to take a 20K loss on it, but you will be buying up. OK, you are selling low, but you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 5, 2009 Market Conditions in Florissant
Erica Glessi…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Erica Glessing answered:
Will there be a ton of foreclosures this summer?
Until a few weeks ago, I was right in the "we are going to see many more foreclosures" camp because jobs are becoming more scarce; layoffs are prevalent; and the adjustable loan rates f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 18, 2009 Market Conditions in San Jose
The Sherri O…, Real Estate Pro in Blue Springs, MO
The Sherri Oaks Team answered:
Grants for duplex
Thomas,

MHDC First Place Loan (Cash Assistance Program)
Missouri Housing Development Commission


Program Overview


MHDC First Place Loan (Cash Assistance Program) is a pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 4, 2009 Home Buying in Kansas City
Lizete Santos, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Lizete Santos answered:
Could anyone here list all (if any) resources available for first-time home buyers in Raleigh, NC?
Hi GF,

There is the 8K tax credit available for first time home buyers ( anyone who has not owned a home in 3 years).
The first thing you should do is speak with a lender and ascert ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 10, 2009 Home Buying in Raleigh
Daniel Eberw…, Real Estate Pro in Clayton, NC
Daniel Eberwein answered:
ARE THERE ANY LOANS FOR SINGLE PARENTS WHO ARE FIRST TIME BUYERS IN N.C.
Pamela - there are programs out there to assist with closing cost assistance, if you meet certain requirements. Many lenders don't bother with these programs, because it takes extra wo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 2, 2009 Home Buying in Fayetteville
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