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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
First time home buyer with credit score of 610
Hi Sherifftexas3000,

I can do FHA & VA Loans down to a 580 so your credit score will get your foot in the door so to speak.

Larry's advice isn't really smart and here's why. You c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 17, 2015 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Jean Leon Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Camelback East, Phoe...
Jean Leon Magnotto answered:
I moved from CA to OH. I can stay with my CA job as an independent contractor, an employee (pay cut), or get a new job. What is best for a mortgage?
I would start by talking to a good loan officer. Typically the will need to aee 2 years employment history with P&L if you are independent. Good luck !
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 4, 2014 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Susan Smith, Real Estate Pro in Pepper Pike, OH
Susan Smith answered:
Looking for an investor friendly realtor in Cleveland
Our team works closely with investors looking for small duplexes to multi family complexes.
Susan Smith, REALTOR
The Blumberg Team
susansmith@howardhanna.com
216-548-1072
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 23, 2014 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
3663 Randolph Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44121. I love this house. It listed for a great price. A bit lower than the house value. Is this street safe?
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar wit ... more
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Leecozad, Real Estate Pro in Cleveland Heights, OH
Leecozad answered:
is it a safe neighborhood?
What neighborhood in particular? I'm not afraid to give you my unbiased opinion.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 14, 2014 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Leecozad, Real Estate Pro in Cleveland Heights, OH
Leecozad answered:
Are there any real estate agents in the Heights area that actually don't mind working a bit to help a buyer?
Sara Brewer with Keller Williams Realty. Sara is a buyers agent and works hand in hand with Keith Keifer of Keller Williams. Both will go to the ends of the earth to find you a home tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 13, 2014 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Cecilia Sher…, Real Estate Pro in Lakewood, OH
Cecilia Sherrard answered:
How far is this area form Case Western University Hospital?
Hi Steve,

The area is quite close. Public transportation is quite easy and accessible to the condos you're looking at also.

Cecilia Sherrard
RE/MAX NE Ohio
216-323-4620
http:/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 24, 2014 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Karen Huelsm…, Real Estate Pro in Ohio
Karen Huelsman answered:
who is responsible for paying back taxes if a home is sold by the owner?
Whatever is agreed to in the contract
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Yolonda Davis, Real Estate Pro in Bedford, OH
Yolonda Davis answered:
can you quick deed poperty with back taxes?
It all depends on how the deal is structured between the seller and buyer.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Yolonda Davis, Real Estate Pro in Bedford, OH
Yolonda Davis answered:
can back taxes be part of a bankrupcy???
Back real estate taxes are included in a bankruptcy if the property that the back taxes are associated with is included in your bankruptcy petition. What will happen the mortgage co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
tymiller2409, Home Owner in Cleveland Heights, OH
tymiller2409 answered:
I'm thinking about buying in Cleveland Heights or Shaker Heights area. What are the positives and negatives of living there?
Mark,

I had the same choice some years ago. I always wanted a home in Shaker Heights but I just found more house and yard for my money in Cleveland Heights. I had small girls at the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Claudine Har…, Real Estate Pro in Cleveland Heights, OH
Claudine Hartland answered:
Im looking to rent in Cleveland Hts for a June move-in. When is a good time to look & plan a trip? Im hoping for 3 bed, 1.5 bath, updates, fireplace.
You may want to consider looking on April, but you'll need to be prepared to sign lease commitment at that time. You'll need to be prepared with a security deposit and first m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 9, 2012 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Laura Marotta, Real Estate Pro in Cleveland Heights, OH
Laura Marotta answered:
looking for home in cleveland heights with master bed and bath on first floor - corner lot preferred
Hi! I have just relisted 2648 canterbury rd. in cleveland Hts. 4 Homes from the corner of Fairmount Blvd. & Canterbury. Wonderful neighborhood, lots of friendly people, good mix of age ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 10, 2012 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Yolonda Davis, Real Estate Pro in Bedford, OH
Yolonda Davis answered:
How much time should I give myself to search for and buy my first home?
You probably would like to start your search for a new home 3 to 6 months prior to expiration of your current lease. Please give me a call at 216-503-8715 and I will provide you with an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 22, 2012 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Jim Fixler, Real Estate Pro in Pepper Pike, OH
Jim Fixler answered:
is Euclid Heights Blvd a busy and noisy commuter street? Best to avoid and get a quieter street?
Hello Glenn
3300 Euclid Heights is currently under contract. Id be happy to discuss other specifics of any home you many be interested in. Call me direct at 216-215-0952
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 11, 2012 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
rosettamills, Renter in Cleveland Heights, OH
rosettamills asked:
looking to rent a home i am in the the process of repairing my credit due to student loans i am on the section 8 program and am looking to rent a home i can buy in the next 3 or 4 years using their home ownership…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 11, 2012 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Duane Johnst…, Real Estate Pro in Ohio
Duane Johnston answered:
can i insure my house if title is not in my name?
More than likely not. Who's name is it in and why would you want to insure it. You can get contents insurance tho.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 9, 2012 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Paul Drury, Real Estate Pro in 44035
Paul Drury answered:
How does one finance rehabbing a fixer-upper, if the market value is next to zilch? For instance, if I paid 10m-20m cash for a house, could one get
Your "conundrum" is the core of the housing environment we now have. The banks will not loan money for a property unless it will appraise when completed for more than the loan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 7, 2012 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
Leecozad, Real Estate Pro in Cleveland Heights, OH
Leecozad answered:
Why are taxes so high in Cleveland Hts and is there a chance of getting a reduction with appeal since the assessed values don't match the sales?
Be prepared; comp's, appraisal, recent sales, etc. You will be in for the long haul, but it is worth it! Once you do get the reduction, you will have to hound the auditors office w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 2, 2011 Home Buying in Cleveland Heights
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