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Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
If I bought a renovated Victorian as an eventual retirement property, would I be able to rent it for a few years?
To answer your question, yes you can always rent out the property, it is just a matter of, for how much and to whom. With a renovated property, it is a lot easier to rent out than say, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 27, 2012 Home Buying in New Castle
Marylou Sche…, Real Estate Pro in New Castle, PA
Marylou Scheidemantle answered:
I was interesed in a house on Laurel Blvd in New Castle 2nd 16101.
A nice home just sold on that street for 50k. Most of the homeowners on Laurel Blvd. take pride in their homes and maintain them well. A buyer certainly gets a lot of house for the mone ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 30, 2012 Home Buying in 16101
Sabrina Ash, Real Estate Pro in 77027
Sabrina Ash answered:
my credit score are 611 656 679 is there a chance of buying a home in new castle first time home buyer
Hi Sherry,

If you are still needing assistance, and would like to be connected with a buyer's agent in your area, please contact me to get started. I have world wide connections in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 26, 2012 Home Buying in 16101
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
I have less than 2 years on job about a 620 own home with about 10-15k equity want to purchase home about 140k is there a chance
YES,

sounds like theres a good chance as long as you can qualify based upon your debt to income.

Give me a call and I can give you a definitive answer

Regards,
Alan Openshaw
... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 26, 2012 Home Buying in 16101
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
we are looking to get a VA mortgage and need to know what is the minimum credit score needed. and we live in New Castle Pa.
620


Best Regards,
Alan Openshaw
Cornerstone Lending
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0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 14, 2012 Home Buying in New Castle
Edward P Don…, Real Estate Pro in New Castle, PA
Edward P Donofrio answered:
what might be a 'typical' amount for closing costs in PA for a house for $27,000? an average or an educated guess would be appreciated.
Closing costs for a $27,000 home purchase would be ESTIMATED at :
Title Ins. $500.
Transfer Tax $270.
Document Prep $150.
Recording Fee $80.
Notary Fee $20.
Overnight Fee would b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 22, 2012 Home Buying in 16101
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
husband wants to buy 'dream house' in New Castle PA, but buyer has parcel issues with the title. should he walk away or wait and see?
The Title issues should be, and must be, resolved during a purchase:
That is one of the main jobs of the Title Company.
Nothing will happen without a purchase, so waiting and seeing w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 8, 2012 Home Buying in 16101
Kim Cragle, Real Estate Pro in New Castle, PA
Kim Cragle answered:
Does this property have a basement? Thank you.
What propery are you referring to?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 10, 2012 Home Buying in New Castle
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
I am going through a divorce. He's to buy me out. I need to buy a place for my 5 kids. I have a good job/credit. only 6 months of recent
When doing an FHA or Fannie Mae backed loan, the guidelines are looking for 2 years of employment. Howver less can be taken into account in extenuating scircumstances and I have had som ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 28, 2012 Home Buying in New Castle
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
my credit score 636 will i be able to get house loan starting to build my credit 5 credit cards
Good evening Sherry,

It appears that based on the score you should qualify for mortgage financing, probably FHA Insured Mortgage financing. Most Lenders require a minimum score of 6 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 Home Buying in New Castle
Shanna Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Shanna Rogers answered:
I am looking into buying a house that has been flipped. They bought it last year for 9,000. They want 90,000 for it.What would be an exceptable offer?
Hi Hecka,

First, if you don't have a Realtor, hire one. Once you've done that, have your Realtor do a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) on the property usind SOLD comps wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 6, 2011 Home Buying in 16101
BG, Home Buyer in Phoenix, AZ
BG answered:
buying a house cash..will i still have closing costs?
agent cost is ZERO for buyer (that YOU). Go get 1 so you can ask your agent about closing cost (Good Faith Estimate), btw between 1K-2K.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 24, 2011 Home Buying in New Castle
Christina Ho…, Real Estate Pro in New Castle, PA
Christina Hoffmeier answered:
how much is lot rent for the trailer at 1813 Peach st?
The lot rent is $216/month and taxes are $321/year. Please contact me for additional information. Thank you!

Christina Hoffmeier
Howard Hanna Real Estate
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 14, 2011 Home Buying in New Castle
Terrence Cha…, Home Owner in Allentown, PA
Terrence Charest answered:
these homes you have listed for under $10,000 dollars in the New Castle,Pa. area...what is the procedure for looking and is this the actual price???
Where's the link to the listing? It may refer to a "foreclosure". You may want to check out a recent response I gave someone about foreclosures.

http://www.trulia.com/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 26, 2010 Home Buying in New Castle
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
I am looking for room sizes and dimensions on this protery at 713 court st
Best contact a Realtor direct here on Trulia if home is listed in MLS therefore the Realtor can schedule an appt. where you can measure the room

Lynn911
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 26, 2010 Home Buying in New Castle
Luke Allison, Real Estate Pro in Asheville, NC
Luke Allison answered:
We are trying to find a mortgage for credit between 550 and 600 monthly income is 2400 with no other debt.
Jon-

I would be glad to speak with you and try and qualify you for an FHA loan. It is hard to say exactly what the determination will be, but I don't have a minimum credit score req ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2009 Home Buying in 16105
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
i am buying a home that is rented, i need a sample of a letter to vacate, i want to give the current tenants
Have your reviewed the contract signed with current land lord? It could have a clause states lease conveys with purchase of home could have tenants till lease expires. Landlord should ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 16, 2008 Home Buying in New Castle, PA
Mike Moynahan, Real Estate Pro in Lexington, KY
Mike Moynahan answered:
I am looking for an agent that helps buying a foreclosure / bank-owned home.
How can I help, the process is long and very difficult, however many are buyig foreclosure homes. Where do you want to invest, what city, what price range and you will need some money. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 9, 2008 Home Buying in New Castle, PA
Terrence Cha…, Home Owner in Allentown, PA
Terrence Charest answered:
I just signed a contact to purchase a home. I am a first time home buyer and have been really skeptical about
Yes, there are penalties if you want to back out of the contract and all parties are not in agreement to end it. This could be the loss of your deposit money as well as other costs whic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2008 Home Buying in New Castle, PA
Dianne, Real Estate Pro in New Castle, PA
Dianne answered:
I'm interested in buying a 4 or 3 unit building in the New Castle Pa. area using a Va mortgage.I intend to
Hi, my name is Dianne. I am an agent with Northwood Realty Services. If your interested in purchasing multi-units, please call me at 724-944-7306. You can find me on our website Goo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2008 Home Buying in New Castle, PA
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