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Bruce and Ta…, Real Estate Pro in 22151
Bruce and Tanya Tyburski answered:
what is a cash offer?
If you were to make a cash offer, you would be making an offer based on having the full amount funds available to close on that property using only cash. This type of offer is not depe ... more
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Thierry Roche, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax County, VA
Thierry Roche answered:
Does anyone have correct sample wording in counters and offers?
Can you be more specific? That is like asking if anyone can reel of thousands of different stements of strategies, techniques, and legal jargon
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 20, 2011 Home Buying in 22015
Hossein, Home Buyer in 22152
Hossein answered:
Mortgage Approval
Thanks everybody for the good comments I just wanted to mention that I am looking for a simple fee townhouse with the price of 250k and monthly tax and HOA 300$ so I need a 190-200k loa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 8, 2010 Home Buying in 22015
Jason Stevens, Real Estate Pro in Englewood, FL
Jason Stevens answered:
Suntrust indicated they no longer accept short sales with "closing date set within XX days of approval", they want an actual date. Is this?
Chesire _ I agree with Thom. Being involved with many Short Sales something doesn't sound right. If they counter $25K over market value then donn't hold your breath any longer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 11, 2010 Home Buying in 22015
x, Other/Just Looking in Richmond, VA
x answered:
I am a prospective first time home buyer, I plan on buying late summer or early fall. I've been looking at
Me-too, are you looking at foreclosures and shortsales?

Are you using a FHA loan or going conventional?

What area are you looking in?

Are you looking for a condo, townhome or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 22, 2010 Home Buying in 22015
Sara Rubida, Real Estate Pro in 22207
Sara Rubida answered:
Regular sale has become a short sale?
Hi Zorina, all the answers below have good information. To me the key question is your need. If you have any kind of time frame for moving, a short sale is a huge risk. Can you wait out ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jun 20, 2010 Home Buying in 22015
Gerda Gaetjen, Real Estate Pro in Washington, DC
Gerda Gaetjen answered:
How low of a down payment can we reasonably expect to get approval for during the purchase of a home within the next year?
It will depend on your individual situation, if you are eligible for VA (active duty or retired military) financing you qualify for 0% down plus seller can pay closing costs. At contrac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 16, 2010 Home Buying in 22015
Robyn Scharl…, Real Estate Pro in Conroe, TX
Robyn Scharlach answered:
Need a bigger home
That truly depends on your financial situation and your financial goals. If the rental market is strong in your area and you can afford to buy without selling, then it could be a wise ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 4, 2009 Home Buying in 22015
Tim, Home Buyer in Winter Springs, FL
Tim answered:
Selling bank won't ratify the closing.
Thanks for reccommendation on an attorney. We just relocated from Florida to Virginia, so that's why the question is here. Fortunately, for us, according to our broker, our ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2008 Home Buying in 22015
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