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Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
Hi, My credit scores are currently around 666. My wife and i are first time home buyers . Problem is we don't have the standard 20% down payment.
To qualify for a traditional loan, you are going to need a minimum credit score in the 620 - 640 range though most require 680.

There are loans that do not require a standard 20% do ... more
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brad.hooper76, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
brad.hooper76 answered:
Upgrading plumbing
It is going to depend on the company. Some might charge more and others will charge less. Do your homework on the companies and see who does the best work. Ask past customers how they l ... more
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Randy Cohen, Real Estate Pro in Marlboro, NJ
Randy Cohen answered:
Should your down payment be ready by the time you apply for mortgage? Or by your closing time?
The bank is going to want to see that you are able to afford the house and come up with the funds necessary to close. If the funds are deposited then they are easy to verify. If the fun ... more
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Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
I need to find a home before October 17th and I need help figuring out how to do that. Could someone please send me an email at your earliest!?
Your post says that you are looking for real estate listings. You should check out this site: http://www.bankforeclosuressale.com/. It is a leading website database that contains over t ... more
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Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
Looking for a fixer upper in Philadelphia PA 19143 or 19142 area....show me ....for4000 to $5000 only
The days of $4,000 and $5,000 listings have passed.

If you are looking for a website that offers up to date foreclosure listings, I would like to recommend http://www.bankforeclosure ... more
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Mauricio E S…, Real Estate Pro in South Florida, FL
Mauricio E Suarez answered:
I heard this area is super dangerous. What's the scoop?
That is very good question and concern, whether your buying or renting, specially if you are new to the area!

My first advise for you is to contact a local "Realtor". Local Realtor ... more
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rmichaud5, Other/Just Looking in Indian Harbour Beach,...
rmichaud5 answered:
Are there any condos with a gas stove?
There are many. I would contact a realtor
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Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
what kinds of questions should I be asking the seller when considering buying a home? thanks.
Here are a few:
How long have you lived here?
Why are you selling the property?
What repairs/renovations have you done in the past 5 years?
Were those repairs done by a licensed pro ... more
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Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
In considering to sell my home, I'm unsure as to how to price it. What should I know?
Never base a selling price on the assessed value. That number is only a broad estimate of the relative price of your home. Your best bet is to either have a licensed real estate agent p ... more
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corneliafrie…, Renter in Hyattsville, MD
corneliafrierson asked:
you have 2 different prices for this house why?
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Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
How many months of living expenses would you recommend a new agent keep as a reserve? How long did it take before you made your first commission?
Dear Sara,

I really hope you are able to get moving that fast, but from what I have experienced, it takes much longer then that. It's one of the reasons so many new agents quit in th ... more
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Perry Jennif…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Perry Jennifer Garcia asked:
My house sold by Fannie Mae has Chinese drywall
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Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
If I am considering putting my home on the market in the next few months, what are some inexpensive things I can do to help me sell it?
Some of the simplest things you can do, are also the least expensive. They do involve some "sweat equity" on your part though.

1.get rid of all clutter, personal items and any un nec ... more
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elena.sanche…, Renter in Gaithersburg, MD
elena.sanchez0207 asked:
I have bad credit but looking to rent a town home in Gaithersburg, MD. My bad credit is due to job loss earlier this year and student loans that I did not differ in time. Also, my boyrfriend and I have good income.
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Kary L. Kris…, Real Estate Pro in Renton, WA
Kary L. Krismer answered:
Should landlords scan underneath concrete to make sure they don't damage something?
I'm going to assume I'm seeing this because you picked Concrete Washington as a location. ;-)

The wood floor will likely go on top of the concrete, would be my guess. I don't think ... more
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Allan Erps, Real Estate Pro in Nanuet, NY
Allan Erps answered:
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Allan Erps, Real Estate Pro in Nanuet, NY
Allan Erps answered:
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Jim Tracy, Home Buyer in Viva P  Lapham, Cocoa,...
Jim Tracy answered:
who to install wood privacy fence?
I have always loved the look of a wood fence. Even in a residential setting, I think that wood looks the best. It gives it the most natural look, and I think that's what I like about it ... more
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