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Maureen Cato…, Real Estate Pro in Coon Rapids, MN
Maureen Cato-spicer answered:
I qualify VA Loan program, My credit is near 800, have secure income but will not have down payment, need to purchase home, what are my options?
as the spouse of a vet I can tell you that VA is a no down loan up to a certain price. otherwise a very small down at a larger loan. Talk with a loan office and then contact a me to h ... more
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Cody Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Cody Anderson answered:
Can I redeem my dad house now in the redemption period, after he have pass away? How legally?
Attorney question!! I hope for your sake the home doesn't get tied up on probate.

Sorry for your lose. Never easy to digest.

Merry Christmas
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 5, 2013 Foreclosure in 55106
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
Christopher Block answered:
should I refinance my car before purchasing a home? How will it effect the purchase of a new home?
I have always initially started out by telling buyers "do no harm" until they speak with a loan officer. In general, don't take on credit/debt or do anything while buying a home like re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 14, 2013 Home Buying in 55106
Kim M. Eisen, Real Estate Pro in Inver Grove Heights,...
Kim M. Eisen answered:
We are looking to downsize, how do we get a good price for our home when the neighborhood is bringing prices down
Hi Mom - The first place to start is getting a market analysis so you know what the price range might be and additional info on how to get the best price. Then take that information an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 9, 2013 Home Buying in 55106
Mary Jo Quay, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Mary Jo Quay answered:
Would you tell me more about a HUD home? And, a Housing Choice Voucher through HUD? Thank-you.- Me :)
As you probably know, HUD are government owned, and there are a few things to know.

Most HUD homes give buyers who will live in the home a 'first look.' This means that they won't a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 1, 2013 Home Buying in 55106
Mnlakeplace, Real Estate Pro in White Bear Lake, MN
Mnlakeplace answered:
hi we just moved in a duplex a month ago and didn't sign a lease; the place is being forclosed.
If you havent signed anything talk to the owner and tell him you want to move if that is what you want to do or tell them to give you a discount on your rent till the bank forecloses on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 10, 2012 Foreclosure in 55106
Kristin Boli…, Real Estate Pro in 55347
Kristin Bolinske answered:
I asked about the student loan combining with home mortgage because my brother had it done but I didnt get the specifics on it. I have had my job for
Lori,

As many of the responders have already stated, the first step to determining what you can afford is to speak with a loan officer. A great loan officer that is out for your bes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 28, 2010 Home Buying in 55106
Cameron Piper, Real Estate Pro in Minnesota
Cameron Piper answered:
Is it possible to get my student loan debt combined into a home mortgage? So, I would have one payment a month. I would like to buy a home. Lori
Lori,

I understand your frustration but buying a house isn't for everyone. You mention student loans, and one of the biggest concerns I have for first time home buyers is their ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 27, 2010 Home Buying in 55106
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Voices Member answered:
IS IT NECESSARY FOR ME AND MY SPOUSES CREDIT TO BE USED FOR A CONTRACT FOR DEED? I WAS TOLD UNLESS LEGALLY SEPARATED WE BOTH WOULD BE?
On a Contract for Deed it is dependent on what the seller wants to do, he has no legal right to demand it. But then again he doesnt have to sell it to you either. Even with convention ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 15, 2009 Home Buying in 55106
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Voices Member answered:
I'M TRYING TO GET INTO A CONTRACT FOR DEED IN MN,BUT I'M MARRIED AND JUST SEPARATED.NOT LEGALLY THOUGH BUT DO I NEED TO BE?
As the others say he will also own it per state law, I guess it depends on how much equity you will have in the home and whether you want to take the chance that he will sign off on the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 15, 2009 Home Buying in 55106
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Voices Member answered:
I am thinking of buying a house but am hesitant because of student loan debt.
There alot of interesting answers to this question and going on the bare basics you gave its really hard to make any recommendations. What is your debt to income ratio? What are you p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 25, 2008 Home Buying in 55106
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