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Naima Sumner, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Naima Sumner answered:
In the DFW area, who generally pays for teh home appraisal, the seller or buyer?
The home appraisal is something the buyer's lender requires. It is paid for by the buyer upfront most of the time. It usually runs about $350 to $450 if it's an FHA or a VA. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 6, 2009 Home Buying in Wylie
Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
Is it true that more than one loan co. can pull my credit w/out it negatively impacting my credit score...?
Yes.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act was changed to accommodate 'shopping'.
However, as mentioned in your other question..... It is usually not necessary to have your credit pulled to s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 10, 2009 Credit Score in 75098
., Other/Just Looking in Lewisville, TX
. answered:
Is it a good idea to shop with another lender to compare offers before finalizing a mortgage loan?
Hi Kristina!

Great question! It depends on your mid scores. We usually find that one comparison can be beneficial, however, if your midscores are borderline, having your credit pulle ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 11, 2009 Financing in 75098
Janine Love, Real Estate Pro in 92590
Janine Love answered:
Does the real estate agent get a commission if I choose to purchase a foreclosed home?
Now is a GREAT time to buy a foreclosed home. You will get a short 5-10 inspection period in which, if there are too many repairs needed to the home, that you can pull out of the contr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 2, 2009 Foreclosure in Wylie
Stacey Wyatt, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Stacey Wyatt answered:
Which one of these FHA, Vendee, USDA would be best for 1st time homebuyer with less than 5000 saved?
Bettyboo,

I would need to know a little bit more about your situation to completely answer this, but let's give it a shot anyway.

USDA - Your household income must meet certain gu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 12, 2009 Home Buying in Wylie
Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
How to find a trust worthy mortgage lender and realtor?
Bettyboo....

I always recommend that folks ask friends/family/co-workers for a referral to someone they used if they had an awesome experience.
Do you know anyone who has bought a h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2009 Home Buying in Wylie
Erin Birming…, Real Estate Pro in Memphis, TN
Erin Birmingham answered:
What is the going rate for a minimum down payment on a house in Collin County?
No, that is not accurate. First of all, find out what your local FHA sales price limit is. Every market is different. Here in Memphis, someone getting an FHA loan can go as high as a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 2, 2009 Home Buying in Wylie
Jennifer Rock, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Jennifer Rock answered:
What is the state of Wylie, TX real estate market. I have a 1908 sq/ft house, built in 2001 with 3 beadroon,
I personally have a listing in Wylie, in the past 2 weeks, things have started to speed up and there are more buyers out there. As in any market, the key is to price correctly in order ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 27, 2009 Market Conditions in 75098
Naima Sumner, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Naima Sumner answered:
Why are so many houses selling on Whitley Rd, Wylie TX. Is there a foreseen problem?
Per the MLS, there is only one house listed for sale on Whitley. I haven't driven by the street, but if they are not listed, that is very likely the reason they are not sold yet.

N ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 25, 2009 General Area in Wylie
Naima Sumner, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Naima Sumner answered:
To know if capital gains tax applies, how do I get FMV in 2001 on property sold in 2006?
Hello Kristina,
Our MLS system doesn't keep listings that long. May be your CPA can tell you if you can get away with the tax assessed value that year. I can provide that for you.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 15, 2009 Market Conditions in 75098
., Other/Just Looking in Lewisville, TX
. answered:
How do I determine the value in 2001 of a piece of property?
Kristina,

If your trying to see what someone paid for the house in 2001, unless it was sold through the MLS, it will be difficult to obtain if you don't ask the seller's. To see the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 15, 2009 General Area in 75098
RJ Avery, Real Estate Pro in Forney, TX
RJ Avery answered:
Is it a good time to buy a house in wylie, tx?
In short it is a good time to buy anywhere. Give me a call and I can show you some properties in Wylie, plus when you work with me I pay you cash after closing


RJ Avery
214-682-05 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 28, 2008 Market Conditions in Wylie, TX
Mark Chovan, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Mark Chovan answered:
I have learned a property I am interested in is listed $50,000 over the Tax Assesor’s office appraised
The best thing to do is get a Comparative Market Analysis on other homes sold in the area. The report will give you specific information to analyze the home you are referring to.

You ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 11, 2008 Home Buying in Wylie, TX
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Looking to buy a home built by Bowen. I have never heard of them. Are they considered to be quality builders?
FYI don't purchase a home from a builder, seller, listing agent, UNLESS you have your own realtor working on your behalf. We offer a Dallas home buyer rebate program an earn up to 50 % ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 7, 2009 Home Buying in Wylie
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
I am very interested in a house located in the Creekside Estates subdivision in Wylie. At the entrance of
I believe I answered that question in your previouse post, however based on the location of where the house is located if it backs up to the property that resale value will be effected ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2008 Home Buying in Wylie, TX
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Centex Homes - Birmingham Farms - Wylie TX
We offer up too a 50% buyers rebate program from our sales commission. NEVER purchase a home from a builder, seller, listing agent UNLESS YOU HAVE YOUR OWN agent that represents you . ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 7, 2009 Home Buying in Wylie, TX
Naima Sumner, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Naima Sumner answered:
When shopping for a new home in this buyer's market, is it possible to get the house for less than the asking?
Hi Jamie,

Prices are never set in stone. Everything is negotiable even with builders. If you go to a builder without a Realtor, and they know that you are buying for the first time ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 5, 2008 Home Buying in Wylie, TX
Chris, Real Estate Pro in Tallahassee, FL
Chris answered:
Is there a way to get a CMA without using the realtor?
Matt,

I am in Tallahassee FL. I am sure you could just ask one of the Top Agents in your area.

Why would you not want to get a CMA from a professional?

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 17, 2007 Home Buying in Wylie, TX
Melissa Hail…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Melissa Hailey, 214-418-0180 answered:
I'm in talks to build a 2200 square foot home in the Woodbridge community in Wylie. Is it fair to ask for $75?
I would recommend that you hire a Realtor to work for you in your transaction. There is no cost to you for buyer services (the builders pay our commission). Having a Realtor act as yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 21, 2009 Home Buying in Wylie
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