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Kevin Bumgar…, Real Estate Pro in 55112
Kevin Bumgardner, Realtor answered:
Is it wise to buy a house in Minneapolis, mn with a price range of up to about 200000 knowing you will leave the area within 5-10 years?
Hello Amber,

Five to 10 years is the average time one typically owns a home before moving again. Typically, your selling expenses will be small enough that you can still show a prof ... more
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Tom Schwartz, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Tom Schwartz answered:
Husband & I want to buy 1st home - excellent credit, husband has full-time job but I'm self-employed. Recommendations for a mortgage lender/broker?
Try Mid Country Mortage Twila Hanks 6129887747

Tom Schwartz
MN Real Estate Options
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0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Buying in Minneapolis
David O'Neil, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
David O'Neil answered:
looking for new construction or newly updated home in wayzata school district
Hi!

There are definitely some options out there and we are starting to see a few more houses come on as we move closer to the spring. Give me a call or email and let's discuss ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 2, 2013 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Lisa Staplin, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Lisa Staplin answered:
How is crime in Brooklyn Park? Is it exagerated? In South MPLS I like to run the lakes and around block. I like diversity, and safety.
Everyone has their own opinions and comfort levels when considering the frequency and kinds of events that happen in various areas.

The best place for information is the local police ... more
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Shanna Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Shanna Rogers answered:
Can I buy another home when I just bought a home 10 months ago? Is it possible?
Hi tdwilliams232,

You can buy several houses - as long as you have all cash or can qualify for all loans.

Shanna Rogers
SR Realty
www.RealtyBySR.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Buying in Northeast Park
Ken Graczak, Real Estate Pro in 55344
Ken Graczak answered:
credit score 617 i need a lender for a house .any takers or ideas?
I could look at it, but keep in mind with the 617 credit score everything else is going to be scrutinized by an underwriter. You need to have NO job gaps in the last 2 years, you are g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 18, 2013 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Cameron Piper, Real Estate Pro in Minnesota
Cameron Piper answered:
Can I switch lenders she is acting if she is the only person that can do a 203k combined with down payment assistance.?
crystlwhtny25,

There is no harm in shopping around, but your ability to change may depend on what you have signed and any money that you have spent. What are the issues you are faci ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 24, 2012 Home Buying in 55422
Matthew Pete…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Matthew Peterson answered:
Can Distressed Properties And FHA Loans Can Go Together?
You could also look at HUD properties which in many cases are already appraised to be sold with FHA financing. In some cases you don't even need to use an FHA 203K loan. If the repairs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 9, 2012 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Mike Kelcher, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Mike Kelcher answered:
is north minneapolis worth even looking at with all of the violent crime in that area ?
Good Question! The short answer is "yes". For starters, let's forget about crime statistics, and look at North Mpls. in terms of whether or not the homes there represent a good value, g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 24, 2012 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Mike Kelcher, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Mike Kelcher answered:
Investment property
You could have 20 mortgages and 20 HELOC loans and still qualify for a fixed, 30-year mortgage with 20% down....or...you could have no mortgage and 50% down and still be disqualified by ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 23, 2012 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Elizabeth Fu…, Real Estate Pro in 55445
Elizabeth Fuller answered:
I have a low credit score. I just got a good job and have recently caught up on all my debt. I wanna buy a house! advice or help?
Sam, you need a good real estate representative - maybe even me! I would be able to help you assess what you need to do to bring up your credit score in the shortest possible time. Gi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 14, 2012 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Joe Houghton, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Joe Houghton answered:
Does anyone have any feedback or personal experiences with a Lennar Home here in Minnesota? Thanks!
I have a lot of experience with Lennar homes in Minnesota and know the Martin Farms development well. I can't stress enough to make sure you let them know you are working with a realto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Scott Graham, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Scott Graham answered:
Earnest money never cashed
It should have been deposited within 3 days of your tendering it to the listing agent. If it has not been cashed you could always keep quiet and see if it never comes up. If that grates ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 15, 2012 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Jason LaPorte, Real Estate Pro in 43147
Jason LaPorte answered:
In order to qualify for an FHA loan, how long does my work experience have to be?
The minimum is 2 years of employment history.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 11, 2013 Home Buying in 55443
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Phil Rotondo answered:
Is it reasonable to pay $325 retained commission fee $200 Admin fee 3% guarantee when buying a house?
You should interview different real estate agents to compare cost and terms.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 9, 2012 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
Christopher Block answered:
what is the average rental rate for a 3 bedroom house in zip code 55433?
It is going to be bout $450/bedroom in Coon Rapids for single family homes.

Good Luck! let me know if you have anymore questions by contacting me directly on Trulia

~Chris
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 20, 2012 Home Buying in 55433
Shanna Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Shanna Rogers answered:
Typical wait/rebuild credit period after a short sale?
Hi ScottDL,

2-3 years is the average.

Shanna Rogers
SR Realty
www.RealtyBySR.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 19, 2012 Home Buying in 55426
Mary Jo Quay, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Mary Jo Quay answered:
Buyers Agents Be Aware: Pulte has changed HVAC system from Sheet Metal ductwork to Flexibile ductwork
Hi DI4546,

I'm guessing that you didn't have an agent representing you when you signed a purchase agreement?
The photos in the link are of what we commonly see for air exchange syst ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 24, 2012 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Mary Jo Quay, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Mary Jo Quay answered:
Good location in downtown to buy a condo which later fetch a good rent??
There are several areas that are popular and rentals are in demand. The North Loop area, and most of the condo buildings along Washington Ave in Minneapolis are popular. You might als ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 4, 2012 Home Buying in Minneapolis
Mike Kelcher, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Mike Kelcher answered:
What is a "compliance transaction" fee?
It's a fee charged by the brokerage on each transaction. Usually, it's charged to both buyers and sellers. Many brokers need this type of income to do business in the manner they do. Fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 29, 2012 Home Buying in 55401
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