The best tip is to get pre-qualified first. There is no use looking into any price range until you first know you can get a mortgage and then need to know the amount you are approved for to be able to look in the correct price range. Having a good buyer broker can sure assist you in guiding you through the looking and offer process.... more
Short sales take a long time to close . Buying foreclosure you will need cash most of the time, because off the condition of the property. The bank will also go with a cash off for less amount.
look on www.gohoming.com , auction.com, homepath.com... more
If you are looking at homes here on trulia there is no serperation unless adjust your search. The problem starts when some listings here are picked up by an automatic feed. The feed only uploads some fields and not all. If the listing agent has it listed under residential you will not see that it is a condo unless they come on this site and edit whoch most do not do. The best place to look for homes for sale is a direct dsearch from the MLS, If you need assistance in finding a home, please feel free to give me a call or email.... more
You can if you quailify, you should start by speaking with a loan officer, becuase you are crossing state lines I recomend a national company or bank that works on both states like Bank of Amercia or one of the other well known banks. if you are looking to buy or sell in NH just send me an email and I can help... more
Marty bad credit is much worse than no credit, To correct it you need to make your payments on time and bring your balances down to under 1/2 of what your credit limit is.It is much easier to build good credit from the start if you do not have any.... more
Your question is like dangling a toy in front of an alert toddler! But, of course you know that! I'll take the bait...
1. A buyer will typically have little or no expense in exchange for the professional advise, opinion, and expertise offered by a Realtor - its a win/win.
2. Using a Realtor can save countless hours in delays, mistakes, and rework.
3. A Realtor is far better equipped to handle complex negotiations on your behalf much more expertly than the general buying public.
4. A Realtor has access to critial information about neighborhoods and property history that can potentially save you thousands of dollars and years of regret.
5. A strong agent will always have alternatives to offer with every choice and solutions to every possible problem that arises.
6. Even after purchase, a Realtor will be able to gain you access to vendor discounts on home improvement, landscaping and in many cases, retail home goods.
7. A Realtor can simply the entire transaction with detailed but simple explanations, counsel, and when necessary, a heavy hand on your behalf.
The list goes on and on and on, so, the real question is, why would you ever want to go it alone when "you have a friend in real estate" - Realtor Pat!... more
Rob, It is relatively easy for your parents to purchase and then put the property in your name. If, however, the intent is to have you purchase the property in your name you could run into occupancy issues. It you already own a property in the area the new purchase would likely have to be purchased as an investment property (more down payment and higher interest rate).
Talk with a local mortgage professional and let them know your goals so they can inform you of the financing options. A accountant or tax attorney will be able to address your questions about implications.... more
Good morning Joe
Yes there are still protective covenants in Waterloo Circle. As far as I can see there are 2 properties for sale in the circle.
Prudential Verani Realty