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Katherine Jo…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Katherine Jolliffe answered:
Please could somebody tell me how to contact Trulia with a view to changing the incorrect information they have posted about our house?
I have this number you could try for customer service. 1.888.565.3652 not sure if it will work but they should be able to get you to the right person.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in 35242
stewkley, Home Owner in Birmingham, AL
stewkley answered:
Why is it that I am unable to find a way to change the incorrect details of our house posted on the Trulia website???
Isn't this fraudulent? Isn't Trulia responsible for what it publishes on its website especially after it has been informed that the information is incorrect, then deliberately ignores ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2015 Home Ownership in 35242
Connie Alexa…, Real Estate Pro in 35242
Connie Alexander answered:
How can I find a home for rent in the oak mountain school district outside of birmingham, al?
Rich,
A great way to find exactly what you are looking for in a timely manner is to work with a Realtor who also watches the market for new and upcoming rentals on your behalf. Let me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 9, 2014 In My Neighborhood in 35242
Benjamin Epps, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
Benjamin Epps answered:
How can I rent a home while active in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
A reasonable option in this situation is to look for an individual that is renting their home. Drive around the neighborhoods that your are interested in and call the "for rent" signs.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 29, 2014 Home Buying in 35242
Misty Joseph, Real Estate Pro in 35209
Misty Joseph answered:
Is there a site I could go to to find rental home or townhome in the 280 / inverness or Pelham area. $800 - 1,000.
Your best option is to have someone help you look for exactly what you want. The rental market is very tight right now. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or my ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Feb 10, 2014 In My Neighborhood in 35242
David L. Mas…, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
David L. Mason answered:
Looking for a single family home in the inverness area/ off valleydale or Meadowbrook area for rent.
Currently there is a four bedroom/ two-and-1/2 bath home in Broken Bow, near Meadowbrook, for $1450/mo, or a three bedroom/two-and-1/2 bath in Inverness for $1700/mo. If you would like ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 26, 2013 Rental Basics in 35242
Omar Khamisa, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Omar Khamisa answered:
Is there any way go purchase a HUD home with a score in the 500s, and a current eviction/foreclosure?
HI afmjohnny

it wont be easy , you have to work on your credit.

good luck

Omar Khamisa
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 19, 2013 Home Buying in 35242
Kay Ray, Real Estate Pro in Hoover, AL
Kay Ray answered:
where do you go to post your house for sale?
If your home is listed with a Realtor it automatically goes out to every agent in this area of our MLS. We participate in IDX so we share with every other Realtor in town. Not to mentio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 24, 2013 Home Buying in 35242
David L. Mas…, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
David L. Mason answered:
looking for spain park school zone rentals
I have a list of rental management contacts that I provide, which I can send you via email as a PDF file. It has several clickable links to information about renting and homebuying whi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 8, 2013 Rental Basics in 35242
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
if you are buying a house and it says all u need is 3 percent down... do u still have to pay closeing cost or does the seller pay it?
Great question.

Down payment and closing cost are two different things buyers have to have funds for. You can ASK the seller to pay some or all of your closing cost. Keep in mind we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in 35242
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
I have plenty of money to put down on a new home, 10k plus. My credit is below a 600 according to my bank and I cannot get approved.
Credit score is a BIG factor in getting loan approval. There may be some lenders willing to approve you with low scores BUT you will not get the best rates and terms.

I urge you to w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in 35242
Lori Weidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
Lori Weidenbach answered:
IS THERE ANY REO OR FORECLOSURE HOUSE IN ZIPCODE 35242 &35244 UNDER $300,000 NOW ? WITH FINISH OR UNFINISH BASEMENT, SPAIN PARK OR OAK MOUNTAIN
There are certainly several things that would work for ya :-) as a matter if fact I've probably showed them. I've got a few folks looking in that area so I would be happy to h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Home Buying in 35242
Jeff Champion, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
Jeff Champion answered:
price of 8198 castlehill road 35242
Call or email me. I have info on this property.

Hudchampions @aol.com
205-296-4561
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 27, 2012 Home Buying in 35242
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I signed an adendum that the earnest money is nonrefundable but the loan contingency is not removed yet, Can I still get back the earnest money?
It would depend, if your initial offer said your purchase was contingent upon mortgage approval, and then you signed an addendum saying the deposit was non refundable, i would think it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 13, 2011 Home Buying in 35242
Brandon Snid…, Real Estate Pro in Cullman, AL
Brandon Snider answered:
my credit score is 576 is this too low to apply for a va loan for a home
Great to hear! Congratulations!
1 vote Share Flag Fri Sep 9, 2011 Rent vs Buy in 35242
Gladys Baerga…, Real Estate Pro in 10583
Gladys Baerga Viruet answered:
What are my options for selling my home to someone who has poor credit? I am not interested in owner financing but would consider it if necesarry.
Definitely consult your attorney before doing anything.

Good Luck

Gladys Viruet
Keller Williams Realty


914 589 2455
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 27, 2011 Home Selling in 35242
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
How can Seller keep earnest money if buyer lacked responsibility?
If the Sellers are just looking to justfy, they probably can.
The initial objective was to sell the house.

Probably time to move on, maybe keep $400 for the fees the Title Company w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 26, 2011 Home Selling in 35242
David L. Mas…, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
David L. Mason answered:
Can you provide me with a nationwide search for a home? I am about to retire and am open to a move anywhere except to extreme heat or cold.
Wow. That's a lot of real estate to sift through. As with any buyer, I would first cousel you to think about what else you want to be near in your retirement years. Do you want ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 15, 2011 Home Buying in 35242
Scott Butcher, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Scott Butcher answered:
My three credit score are 774-797-820. Would I have some idea about down payment ? interess rate? Thanks !
Trang,

Based on your credit scores and assuming you don't have any other harmful items on your credit you shouldn't have much of a problem getting a loan.

Conventional ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 25, 2011 Home Buying in 35242
Shelbyhomebu…, Both Buyer and Seller in Birmingham, AL
Shelbyhomebuyers answered:
Can the seller keep our Earnest Money?
It depends on the contract that you signed and what the contingencies were.

Also, look at the transaction from the side of the seller. How long did the seller have to pull the proper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 11, 2011 Home Buying in 35242
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