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Mandy Fritsc…, Real Estate Pro in Wisconsin
Mandy Fritsche answered:
who has a special loan for a single disabled person under the age of 65 with a good credit score and steady income?
Hello Jerilyn: I don't know of any special loans but the regular loans that most people know about seem like they would fit. Conventional, FHA, FHA 203k rehab, USDA Rural Housing. Let ... more
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Sunnie Zemaj, Real Estate Pro in 53142
Sunnie Zemaj answered:
Is there anyone who can help find nice land contract homes in the Racine/Kenosha area?
The term "nice" is vague.Please send me your criteria (neighborhood,area,school district,price range,etc).....I would be more than happy to assist you!

0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 9, 2013 Home Buying in Racine
Mike Collins,…, Real Estate Pro in 53545
Mike Collins, 608-921-8536 answered:
Home loan for first time home buyer with low credit score
For lower credit scores, it might be a good idea to check with a mortgage broker. They often have more programs and mortgage companies available to them. A company I have sent my buyers ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
What if the seller is Fannie Mae and the listing agent is using his own accord to be present when show this small fixer condo?
Not sure what you're asking. Accord? I am not sure why a listing agent would require to be present for a showing when Fannie Mae is the owner. Often Fannie Mae has special keys installe ... more
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Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
I went with my agent to see a condo but the listing agent refuses to show unless he is present. Can he do that?
Yes. Typically this is not the listing agnets choice, but rather a requirement of their seller.
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Amy Gutschow, Real Estate Pro in Kohler, WI
Amy Gutschow answered:
What qualities should a buyer look for in a Realtor when buying a home?
So amny factors to weigh in but I would make sure they are easily available and have great web exposure to start....
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 15, 2012 Home Buying in Racine County
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
how do I find a full service bank in CO for my mortgage that has superior service like Johnson Bank in Racine WI?
Confused are you wanting to purchase another home in CO I am assuming ?

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Bus ... more
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Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Robin Silverberg answered:
Will we pass the manual FHA underwriters?
This is a tough call. Generally when someone declares bankcruptcy, they look for well established credit afterwards. Does he have an explanation for having a repo after a bankcruptcy, a ... more
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David Bellov…, Real Estate Pro in Racine County, WI
David Bellovary answered:
I will be moving to Racine within the next few months. Should I be talking to a local lender rather than one here in Nevada? And if so, whom should
Dear Joy,

Absolutely, you should be talking to a local lender. As much as everyone thinks that nationwide/internet based lending is the way of the future, there is something still t ... more
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David Bellov…, Real Estate Pro in Racine County, WI
David Bellovary answered:
How is the selling Market in Waterford? How low below market value do you have to go on average for a quick sell?
Dear Pest 947,

I checked the local Multiple Listing Service's records and found that there were 96 single family homes sold in Waterford during the last year. Without doing any ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 11, 2010 Home Buying in Waterford
Patrick Thies…, Real Estate Pro in Elmhurst, IL
Patrick Thies SFR, CNC answered:
I am considering making an offer on a short sale home. Will the lender tell me the BPO value so that I know what range my offer should be within?
You can always ask, but probably not. The banks order the BPO to find out the current market value for that area and then use it to decide if the offer that was submitted is within rea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 18, 2010 Home Buying in Racine County
Joan Braunsc…, Real Estate Pro in Morris County, NJ
Joan Braunschweiger answered:
Is there any place (perhaps a website) where I can find statistics on realtors? I am looking to buy a house in a few months and am not sure how I
I am not sure what statistics will show you.
You need to interview agents. Interview them until you KNOW you have found the right one. Be picky, take your time and don ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 22, 2010 Home Buying in Racine
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
In general, how much under asking price are people paying for homes that are not short sales or foreclosures in Racine, WI? I know it depends on many
There may be a mathematical average. Who knows? 8%? 5%? 2%? Maybe they're paying above asking price. I can identify areas where homes are, on average, selling for more than their a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 16, 2010 Home Buying in Racine
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is 6928 5 mile rd zoned for business use in racine wi?
Since no local answers yet--any local agent can answer your question--contact any realty office(s) and inquire or contact any local Trulia contributor direcly and ask.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 22, 2010 Home Buying in Caledonia
Joseph Domino, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Joseph Domino answered:
Short sale
Probably not. The property is probably listed at a price where the Seller has no room to give and accepting a low bid will kick in the Short Sale. Your agent should be able to find ou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 24, 2010 Home Buying in Racine
Mini Samuel, Real Estate Pro in 53158
Mini Samuel answered:
I'm an Australian citizen looking to buy a property in Wisconsin. Is there anything I need to know?
Im not sure what sort of restrictions you are referring to..Please call me (262) 960-0468 and I can address all the questions you may have..Thanks! Mini
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 8, 2010 Home Buying in Racine
Grant Brunner, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Grant Brunner answered:
what is a short sale?
A short sale is a sale of real estate where the sale proceeds fall short of the balance owed on the loan. This tends to happen when the barrower can not make payments on the mortgage l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 23, 2009 Home Buying in Racine County
Kathleen Lor…, Real Estate Pro in Brainerd, MN
Kathleen Lordbock answered:
what happens if there is no responce to an offer to purchase?
I can only hope that this was done through a REALTOR, had a time limit on the response and that you included earnest money as part of your sincerity in purchasing.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 13, 2009 Home Buying in Racine
Julia A, Real Estate Pro in Sunny Isles Beach, FL
Julia A answered:
A new hire, the company is paying for relocation expenses including full assistance selling our home and setting us up with a buyers agent to purchase
In this economy it's almost impossible to get a listing and sell it yourself (i.e. get buyer's commission too) within 3 days. This is how long it takes before a real estate ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 25, 2009 Home Buying in Racine County
Thomas P. Le…, Real Estate Pro in 53202
Thomas P. Leisle Jr. answered:
I'm currently a renter in Racine County and am now interested in buying the home. How can I find out what my landlord paid for it?
Dear Jennifer,

First, it doesn't matter. What does matter to you is what the house is worth on the market today and, more importantly, what it is worth to you (or more appropria ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 8, 2009 Home Buying in Racine
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