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Amelia Robin…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Amelia Robinette answered:
What's a better offer to make?
Depends on if you want to hold onto a bit of cash instead of paying it out of pocket - assuming you're getting a mortgage. Net to the seller is the same, so doubt it makes a difference ... more
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Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Debra Peters answered:
How do I start or even go about buying a home?
Prior to consulting with a Realtor, I would contact a couple of Lenders and sit down with them to go over your financial status. He/she will be able to let you know how much of a home y ... more
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Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Debra Peters answered:
I have a credit score of about 580 just started building up my credit. I would be a first time home buyer. Can I buy a home with that credit score?
Not likely, but it would be beneficial for you to sit down and speak with a Lender prior to you looking for a home. He/she will be able to gather your financial history and advise you a ... more
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Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Tony Grech answered:
I have a credit score lower than 580 and am interested in a home that I can put 10% down. Can I get a mortgage?
FHA is probably going to be your only option with that low of a credit score and that low of a down payment. There are a few brokers out there offering FHA down to 580. But you'd need t ... more
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
How do I get my home list as for sale by owner on your web site, Trulia.?
If you are a for sale by owner the post is not allowed; if and when you do list with a broker, ask your agent to post the listing, or consider any flat fee realty company that feeds int ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 8, 2015 Home Buying in 16506
pipern95413, Home Buyer in Palm Bay, FL
pipern95413 answered:
Cheapest way to sell a house
Hi John,

My husband and I put our home up for sale (By Owner) and found a buyer within 30 days. Our attorney drew up the purchase offer and handled the closing with a 'buy as is' cl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 27, 2015 Home Selling in 16502
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
2662 Cochran Street, Erie, PA, I AM OWNER, HOW COULD I UPDATE PHOTOS TO MATCH REALTOR.COM?
You will need to call your listing agent, only they can make changes here. The photos should be coming over automatically, it may take a few days, but if not, the agent will have to ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 12, 2015 Home Selling in 16508
Carol Dabrow…, Real Estate Pro in Erie, PA
Carol Dabrowski answered:
Do some banks offer first time home buyers assistance when purchasing their first home?
In our Erie market, there are banks who can help. Some offer programs specifically for first time buyers, but many banks/lenders offer PHFA loans which can include closing cost assistan ... more
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Carol Dabrow…, Real Estate Pro in Erie, PA
Carol Dabrowski answered:
where can I put the asking price and pictures of my home?
Hello! I'm an agent in your area, I'm more than happy to help or answer your questions. Please send me a message.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 10, 2015 Home Selling in Erie
Carol Dabrow…, Real Estate Pro in Erie, PA
Carol Dabrowski answered:
Do we have any hope of qualifying for a mortgage loan?
Hi Sunshine! I'm an agent in your area, and I'm happy to try to help you. There are lenders who will work with people who don't have the best credit. I'm available to discuss it, so fee ... more
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Carol Dabrow…, Real Estate Pro in Erie, PA
Carol Dabrowski answered:
What is the average time that homes stay on the market in the 16502 area code/Frontier neighborhood?
I love the Frontier area. It really depends on the house. There are homes that sell the first day on the market, and there are homes that never sell. It all depends on condition and pri ... more
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Carol Dabrow…, Real Estate Pro in Erie, PA
Carol Dabrowski answered:
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I'm sorry, I can't see your question! If you'd like to email me, feel free to ask questions. caroldabrowski@howardhanna.com
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Carol Dabrow…, Real Estate Pro in Erie, PA
Carol Dabrowski answered:
what did this house sell 4 in 1990?
I'm not seeing a sale in 1990 for that home, can I ask why you're inquiring about it? I'm happy to help.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2015 Market Conditions in Erie
Micah Matson, Real Estate Pro in Athens, AL
Micah Matson answered:
Can I apply to buy a home with no credit and with my boyfriend ? How can I build my credit ?
Talk to a mortgage broker or bank and ask them to help you form a plan of action to get your credit and employment where it needs to be. If you plan now you will thank yourself later.
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axzlila, Home Owner in Erie, PA
axzlila asked:
where you live i need a job?
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Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Tustin, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
How can I get a mortgage when my credit score is 581 but my debt to income ratio is below 20%.?
Yes, your score of 581 should work! The lowest credit scores lenders like myself are able to do, is a score of 580. Since your scores are above 580, then you should have a chance when i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Home Buying in Erie
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Tustin, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
Can I apply to buy a home with no credit and with my boyfriend ? How can I build my credit ?
If you do not have sufficient credit, there are non-traditional credit methods that can be used to help you obtain a loan. Meaning there are ways to get you approved even when you do no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 1, 2014 Home Buying in Erie
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