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Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
What is the average time a buyer buys a home from the time they are qualified?
I've had buyers who bought the first time out, buyers who only saw one place and bought it, and buyers who've looked for over a year.
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Home Ownership in Los Angeles
National Len…, Real Estate Pro in 93661
National Lender - Al Rodenburg answered:
What are my chances of getting my fha loan approved? I plan on putting down 5.1% and upward of 10% if necessary.
Zero down conventional financing is available:
Structure: 5% gift + 95% mortgage; if you have good credit (720+ scores),
this would probably allow you to buy more house (higher purch ... more
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National Len…, Real Estate Pro in 93661
National Lender - Al Rodenburg answered:
What if you are a college student looking for a home?
typical situation for college student: parent buys the home for them and sometimes puts them on title.
More information? Here's my contact information:
- Al Rodenburg, Sr. Mortgage L ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Financing in Los Angeles
National Len…, Real Estate Pro in 93661
National Lender - Al Rodenburg answered:
0 Down non-us resident mortgage
Closing one this week for a foreign national - with 20% down.
He's on an L-1 visa.
Would be happy to discuss what's available in your situation with you.
- Al Rodenburg, Sr. Mortgage ... more
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National Len…, Real Estate Pro in 93661
National Lender - Al Rodenburg answered:
Is anyone familiar with Fannie Mae's Homestyle loan program?
FannieMae HomeStyle (renovation) loans are available for Purchase or Refinance transactions.
LTV up to 95% on a Primary residence - Loan $ calculated by using either the :
a. purchase ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Financing in Los Angeles
Elva Wormley, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Elva Wormley answered:
I would like to get some cash offers for my house.
Hi Jay,

I suggest you find a Realtor in your area to assist you in selling your home.

FYI... many lenders can close in 15 days, so I would not rule out a buyer with financing.

... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Home Selling in 92530
Danaewilson72, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA
Danaewilson72 asked:
I got HARP mod & principal forgiveness that wont be done till 2016. Can I buy a new home now? Or do I need to wait until everythings forgiven.
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Home Buying in El Segundo
Danaewilson72, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA
Danaewilson72 asked:
I was approved for a HARP modification on my home. Can I purchase another property before that or do I need to wait until 2016? I want to purchase a new home, but i am afraid the modification will hurt me. How long do I need to wait before I can purchase a new home?
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Home Buying in El Segundo
natascha bro…, Renter in Stockton, CA
natascha brooks asked:
Is there any house in Lathrop that accept section8? I live In Stockton for ten years and every time I get a housing listing the place and location is basically in bad neighbors like the one im on. Im tired being around gangs, drugs and…
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Rentals in Stockton
Mary Pope-Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Mary Pope-Handy answered:
Renting in the Bay Area
The answers given by the first two people are right on target. I would like to simply add that it will be more challenging for you if you have a dog or cat or if anyone in your househo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Rental Basics in Pleasanton
Just_hello10, Home Buyer in Billings, MT
Just_hello10 answered:
HI I'm considering buying a house versus renting one but I don't know where to start.
1st of all. Don't pay money for a book on how "not" to get ripped off. It's redundant.

2nd TAKE THE CLASS!! Some types of loans require you to take the "How to buy a home" class ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Home Buying in Chula Vista
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
how do you sell your house when there are renters living there?
Having a property with tenants is actually good. Some buyers are looking only for that type of property. If you can provide the rent information and a basic layout of the property that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Home Selling in 92592
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
I want to know the commision standard some people say 6% others say is negotiable. I am planning on selling and dont want to pay a high commision.
Dear Celia,
We are not allowed, legally to discuss commissions with you. We will be happy to do so, once we are invited into your home and that is the time to discuss it.
They are ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Home Selling in 92592
yucon96, Home Seller in Detroit, MI
yucon96 answered:
Is it easy to evict occupied tenants once I buy bank-owned property?
My mother did a quit claim deed to me back in 2006. In 2009 I let my brother move in and in May/2014 he stopped the mortgage on the house. I gave him his notice to either pay or vacate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Home Buying in 95121
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
I want to know if one of the houses I found for rent on this site is legitimate. The return email makes it seem like a scam.
if they're refusing to show the inside of the house... that's a giant red flag.

if they're asking for a low rental, and for you to send them money via western union, and then they'll ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Rentals in 90815
John Cacciap…, Renter in Cypress, CA
John Cacciapaglia asked:
need walk in shower 1st floor
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Rentals in Placentia
codbbark, Home Buyer in Plumas Lake, CA
codbbark answered:
We are purchasing a "as is" property, the AC Condenser was stolen....any idea how much it will be to replace this item?
You can talk to Cost-u-Less heating and air! He just replaced my 5-ton condenser with a brand new more efficient condenser and moved it from the back porch onto a new pad for $2350
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Home Buying in Plumas Lake
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
What questions / document can I ask interested tenants to assess their financial strength / quality as tenant? - Salary? - Employer? - Loans?
It matters not a bit the question you ask the prospective tenant.
The ONLY thing that matters is what you can VERIFY.
Think seriously about hiring a tenant screening service.
Not tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Rental Basics in 90048
gazorone, Other/Just Looking in Berkeley, CA
gazorone answered:
addition costs per square foot
Whats the most important part of you're home ? The structural integrity, Hire a framing contractor to build you're home.. They specialize in that, structurual engineering/framing. T ... more
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