FYI - Trulia is not a real estate company nor a property management company. It's a public website that gets listings from various sources. The listings here are notoriously inaccurate, outdated, and full of scams. There is nobody here monitoring the status of every single property. You might have better success in dealing with a property management company directly! Good luck to you!... more
When there is not a clear CAVIRS, HUD has a process to submit for a resolution or waiver. The request can only be submitted to HUD after the FHA Underwriter has approved the loan application.
Given that fact that HUD has to give approval, you would definitely want at least a 45-60 day closing window to allow more time for this to be dealt with. HUD does not publish their turn times for these requests.... more
Every home should have an inspection by a certified home inspector. The home inspection ensures everything works and there are no structural or material problems with the house. The VA requires an appraisal that does a thorough inspection of the house as well and is more rigid than other appraisals because the VA is guaranteeing the loan. The VA wants to make sure that if the loan defaults, they can sell it for what is owed.... more
You need to contact Trulia via 1 (888) 466-3501 or email them via the bottom right of any Trulia page. You can also claim home owner ships of the property on the Trulia page for it and correct errors after Trulia has verified you as the home owner, however this can take up to 72 hours or longer.... more
Ok, I just went on the internet to check out my own personal home. Inside photos no longer appear on
Zillow or Trulia. Because MLS gets syndicated, if the Broker removes the photos and text, it will eventually get eliminated on public sites, which even the SOLDS go to. If there is a Visual Tour, ask the Agent to remove the tour, or at least remove all interior pics and description.... more
If you believe that the owner's price is too high, I recommend getting an appraisal done on the property and offering the value of the appraisal for the property. The bank won't give you a loan on it anyway if his price is higher than the appraised value.... more