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Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
How to buy a short sale contigent on sale of previous property?
No, they won't..............
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Dan, Home Buyer in Alabama
Dan answered:
For years now realtors have been asserting that now is a great time to buy.
Number of Homes Facing Foreclosure Rose in July
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Becky Supak, Real Estate Pro in Springfield, MO
Becky Supak answered:
thinking about rent to own
Ask questions about who handles repairs at the property. Does it become your furnace, your roof, your appliances? Some rent to owns are really contracts for deeds where the tenant/new o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 16, 2013 Home Buying in 65802
Andrea Brooks, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Andrea Brooks answered:
Your Thoughts on Homes that have had Foundation Work
well it's definitely an issue most of us have had to face professionally and personally - particularly in these hot, dry conditions. Since it's inevitable for most homes I like to poin ... more
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Terri Vellios, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
Terri Vellios answered:
Why Bank allow to purchase to Auction Co. How can we buy Auction sale with more higher price without huge cash in hand ?
Banks are not to discriminate, we have fair housing laws which prohibit such practices.

East Palo Alto is the low end of the market for Palo Alto. Each city has a low end in price p ... more
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Guy Gimenez, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Guy Gimenez answered:
I am a first time home buyer. My credit is not so great! Is their any hope for me to still BUY a nice home ...
Mommie, there is not enough information here (nor would I recommend you post such information here) regarding your credit, income and assets for anyone to make a plausible response. Con ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
i am looking into property in pinellas county Florida and would like to know which is best: a foreclosure, a short sale, or a rent to own
Each type of sale has pros and cons, the worst may be a short sale as they ar enot guaranteed to be accepted, they can last a long time and can waste your time and money. Foreclosures a ... more
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Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in Melbourne, FL
Phil Rotondo answered:
outbid every time, should we just rent?
Since you didn't mention that you have an agent; I would suggest that you hire an aggressive one who knows how to get you a home in this kind of market.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 5, 2012 Home Buying in Lake Forest
Shanna Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Shanna Rogers answered:
I am a first time home buyer and I would like some advice on the steps I need to take to purchase a home. My ...

The first thing you should do is talk to a lender and get pre-approved (not just pre-qualified) for your financing. This will let you know what you can affo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 19, 2012 Credit Score
Penny Hay, Real Estate Pro in Conyers, GA
Penny Hay answered:
i need a loan to buy a home for 28000 i cant seem to find one
It can be difficult to find financing for loans in that pice range. Have you considered a personal loan. Perhaps asking a family member or a local bank. Good Luck
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 10, 2016 Home Buying in Atlanta
Dominique Ta…,  in Riverside, CA
Dominique Tanks answered:
I had a foreclosure- 2005. Stable now and rent for $1100. Available faculty assistance package ($40% of yearly salary). Want to buy.
Hello Sybyl,
You will need a minimum mid fico score of 580 in order to be considered for a FHA loan...I do work with a great FHA lender and would be happy to give you his information.. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 21, 2012 Home Buying in Magnolia Center
Marshawn Hog…,  in Jacksonville, FL
Marshawn Hogans answered:
What does it take to buy a home in Florida?

Let me first say, welcome to Florida. Your journey to purchasing a home can be a journey with the credit environment that we as Realtors and home seekers are experience. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 27, 2012 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Kylee Roe, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Kylee Roe answered:
I live in South Sacramento and i want to buy another house! This is a bad place to live! I've hear Granite Bay is a good place?
There's many good places to live! Do you have any sort of a plan to sell your current property? Or can you qualify for two loans (i.e. two homes) at once? Orrr...are you currently renti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 24, 2012 Home Buying in 95822
Carla Pennin…, Real Estate Pro in Georgetown, TX
Carla Pennington answered:
I have a FICO score of 672, 647, 639. I have a few charged off collection for $3 ... I pay those too boost my credit? ...
You really need to get with a mortgage broker who can advise you. You are very close on your lowest score. Sometimes the things that seem to make sense to improve credit scores do jus ... more
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Ray Blankenb…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Ray Blankenberg answered:
1st time buyer. How much would a monthly payment on a 140,000 house on a USDA loan, in the 78245 area? ...
The payment is driven by several factors including interest rate, taxes, insurance and HOA. If you are currently working with a loan office they can easily calculate that for you. If yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 28, 2012 Home Buying in San Antonio
Trinidad Gae…, Real Estate Pro in Diamond Bar, CA
Trinidad Gaeta answered:
the house we like has been on the market for 30 days and our offers is the first one , what could be a poss ...
Overpriced, condition, location. Every situation is unique but those are just a few possibilities.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Buying in 91773
Terry McCarl…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Terry McCarley answered:
Can an HOA refuse to approve a sale based on info they try to collect from the buyer?
Some associations in Florida are set up with the right to reject a buyer. You need to carefully review the association documents that should have been provided to you.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 14, 2015 Home Buying in Port Saint Lucie
Lucie Ogdee,…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Lucie Ogdee, MBA answered:
For someone like myself who has bad credit but would like a home, what would be the best option: a rent to o ...
If you have a good sum for a down payment, owner financing may be an option for you. Let me know if you are in that position.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 77070
Jerry Hix, Real Estate Pro in IL,
Jerry Hix answered:
Help! First time home buyer!
Yes, there is help available. I can work with you on the home selection and pricing various scenarios. My loan consultant can assess your best path to obtaining a mortgage. Credit sc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 9, 2012 Financing in 60517
Jeff Kincaid, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
Jeff Kincaid answered:
Help needed! First time home buyer!!
Hello Alcantara,
You will probably want to look into an FHA loan based on what you listed in your question. FHA loans are more forgiving with regards to credit score, allow as little ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 23, 2014 Home Buying in 60517
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