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Gloria Ruesch, Real Estate Pro in Council Bluffs, IA
Gloria Ruesch answered:
I may be taking a job in council bluffs. Are there any financial advantages to buying a home if Council Bluffs vs Omaha/Bellevue?
Diana, there could be advantages to living in Iowa. Iowa property taxes are substantially lower than Nebraska. Iowa also allows residents to deduct their federal income tax from taxable ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 23, 2013 Market Conditions in Council Bluffs
Gina Kopera, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Gina Kopera answered:
What do the property taxes cost annually in Council Bluffs?
To find taxes on any property in Council Bluffs go to

1- Type in the address (site likes abbreviation)
2- At the top it will give first and second to the righ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 18, 2012 General Area in Council Bluffs
Rich White, Home Buyer in 51503
Rich White answered:
Is this Heartland estates? Does it have Co-op rules. How do I look at them?
This is Pheasant Hills and there are no Co-op rules or REIDS. This is a fully custom home based community with wonderful people who are pet-friendly. One of the thngs that sold me on th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 3, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 51503
Kellie Saari,  in Las Vegas, Las Vegas,...
Kellie Saari answered:
im am currnetly deployed to afghanistan and my wife and i are looking at buying a house in the next month i have been deploed for almost a year now.
Unfotunately the extension for active military expired on 4/30/2011.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 29, 2011 Home Buying in 51503
Joseph Finne…, Real Estate Pro in Bethlehem, PA
Joseph Finnerty answered:
If I am purchasing a home for 55,000.00 and seller pays all closing costs and my loan is fha, how much do I need up front to purchase this home?
Hi Tammy,

An FHA mortgage requires that the buyer contribute at minimum 3.5% towards the purchase. That means you would need $1925.00 (3.5% of $55,000).

There are some costs that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 22, 2010 Home Buying in Council Bluffs
Gina Kopera, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Gina Kopera answered:
where in omaha ne or council bluffs iowa can I get a home mortgage loan with the three credit scores of 649,553,524?

The average has to be 630 or above for a home loan.
You can start working on what needs to clean off your credit report by contacting the credit reporting agency Experian, T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 9, 2013 Financing in Council Bluffs
Carl Henker,  in 95928
Carl Henker answered:
can I get a home loan witha middle credit score of 553?
Most all loan programs will have a 620 minimum requirements by the lenders. Take a little time and get your scores up and you will have a much bigger selection of loan programs and len ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 9, 2010 Financing in Council Bluffs
Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
how can i get government help with a down payment?

There are programs that do not require huge down payments. Contact a loan specialist to find out about FHA, VA, USDA, etc. loan programs that may give you the support you requ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 27, 2012 Home Buying in Council Bluffs
Glen Tiessen, Real Estate Pro in Council Bluffs, IA
Glen Tiessen answered:
Do you have any 3bdr homes for rent in the Lewis Central School District?
At this time I do not nor do I know of any! Glen
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 17, 2013 For Rent in Council Bluffs
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