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Chris Colgan, Real Estate Pro in 20109
Chris Colgan answered:
Is a retaining wall crack considered a structural issue for USDA loans? Should I even bother moving ahead and wasting my appraisal money?
I would suggest having a structural engineer review the wall. This may cost around $500 but if there is something seriously wrong it will save you a lot of money and headaches.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in 01440
Jim Driscoll, Real Estate Pro in Lynnfield, MA
Jim Driscoll answered:
I have unfinished block retaining wall made of filled block. Will I have to finish for FHA loan. Rest of hill is natural landscape.
It is a judgement call by the appraiser. If they think it is a safety issue then yes you would have to complete it but if not them no. I have not seen this to have ever been an issue
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Home Buying in 01440
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Will we be approved for a USDA loan if driveway's retaining wall is crumbling (does not affect structural elements of condo)?
I would contact a local lending professional to help with this answer.
There is not enough detail in your question.

I know this guy can be helpful: rtranchell@totalmortgage.com
Bo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 24, 2013 Home Buying in 01440
Kevin Vitali, Real Estate Pro in 01876
Kevin Vitali answered:
We recently placed an offer on a short sale property, the bank counter offered and we accepted.
It really depends upon what you agreed to. Many times a short sale offer the home inspection and PS are triggered by the short sale approval. I would ask for the short sale approval o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 18, 2013 Home Buying in 01440
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