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Paul Krohn, Real Estate Pro in 20191
Paul Krohn answered:
I am looking to purchase a 2-3 bed, 2 bath home in the Arlington area near a metro what will I need to spen
What you will need to spend depends on the area that you select to live in.. There are lots of condos near the metro in Arlington, but for they can run in the $500,000 range. Reston i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 7, 2014 Home Buying in 20191
Omar Khamisa, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Omar Khamisa answered:
hello I have a credit score of 630-650 and was wondering if I could get a mortgage loan with low interest rate.
HI burthjodean

interest rate is low , yes you can get low rate in fha and conv.


good luck

Omar Khamisa
Loan Manager
Omar@MSJMortgage.com
NMLS#: 369325
Cell: 510-6 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 10, 2014 Home Buying in 20171
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Is this a good time to invest in Real Estate?
Yes, you just need to pursue the right tactics. Now is a good time to invest in rental properties, and, in my opinion, to begin to consider 'flipping' properties again. This was not t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 17, 2014 Investment Properties in Herndon
Tiff, Home Buyer in Chattanooga, TN
Tiff answered:
Is this a good time to buy an investment condo in Reston, VA: will hold on to it for 5 years?
Not sure if anyone is still wondering, but yes. Housing prices have increased amazingly! I bought my condo in 09 and am going to be putting it on the market within the month. The curren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Home Buying in 20194
Thomas Hille…, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax County, VA
Thomas Hilleary answered:
It's it realistic to think I can buy a home in this area with an income of just over $38,000 and a credit score of 636?
I am working with someone now that had a credit score of 650 and income of $36,000 and they were able to purchase a home. I would need to know more about your situation Please call me a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 10, 2014 Home Buying in Herndon
Noel A. Shep…, Real Estate Pro in District of Columbia
Noel A. Shepherd answered:
have a credit score of 630ish just wondering if i can get a fha loan even though i still own on my trailer and car just never gonna get my trailer pai
St John Family,

I would be happy to assist you if you are still in the market for the FHA LOAN. I'm a Home Lending Officer with Citibank and our minimum credit score for FHA loan is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 25, 2014 Home Buying in 20171
Casey Menish, Real Estate Pro in Ashburn, VA
Casey Menish answered:
Looking for a townhouse
Hello Saran! Unfortunately in our current market, that isn't really something that exists in Herndon. One way I like to explain the real estate market to a buyer is that you can choos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 22, 2014 Home Buying in 20170
Casey Menish, Real Estate Pro in Ashburn, VA
Casey Menish answered:
Currently renting, want to buy home for renting!
Hello! I have lived in Herndon, Virginia since 1994 and absolutely love the area. I went to Armstrong Elementary School, Herndon Middle School, and Herndon High School - Go Hornets!!
... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 22, 2014 Home Buying in 20170
Chaika Hale, Real Estate Pro in 22066
Chaika Hale answered:
How long does it take to go from Herndon to DC? Is there Metro around? what about good schools and shopping centers,?
It takes about 40 minutes to get to DC from Herndon, depending upon where in Herndon you are coming from, and where in DC you are going. Herndon High School is a good school with a goo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 19, 2014 Home Buying in Herndon
TC Cooksley, Real Estate Pro in Fredericksburg, VA
TC Cooksley answered:
Having issues getting a veteran affair foreclosure purchase to close. Not financing paying cash. Feel like I'm getting the runaround. Been 3
Hello Shannon,
You're purchasing a VA Foreclosure and have hit a hitch. There are many reasons this can happen even on a cash transaction. Basically, are you using a Title Company or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 19, 2014 Home Buying in 20170
Chaika Hale, Real Estate Pro in 22066
Chaika Hale answered:
We bid on a home that needs major work on Friday, Saturday I noticed a significant price drop and now it says its a short sale, are we able to ratify
If the home is worth it to you, find out from the other agent what price you need to offer to keep it out of the short sale loop. I just closed a deal on a property with the buyer doin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 27, 2013 Home Buying in Herndon
Randall Yates, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Randall Yates answered:
630 ish credit score , 1st home buyer .. can i try buying now?
Yes you can buy now my Lenders I'm partnered with offer FHA loans with a 580 score, Conventional require a 620 and 3% down..I can refer you to an agent to help you find a home and a Len ... more
7 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 28, 2013 Home Buying in 20171
Laura Ibanez, Real Estate Pro in Reston, VA
Laura Ibanez answered:
Foreign National Mortgage
I will be happy to help you find a home in Fairfax. Please create a free account at my website: www.LivingInFairfaxCounty.co and you will receive listings of available homes in the are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Buying in 20171
Jessica Bate…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Bateman answered:
Buying a home with a credit score of 630(ish)??
No. Why wait? Interest rates and home prices are on the rise by the time you get to a 700 if that even happens anytime in the next year you would be way better off buying now! Yes you c ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Home Buying in 20171
sleepydoc97, Home Buyer in Gaithersburg, MD
sleepydoc97 answered:
Which builders construction is more qualitative out of these three - Winchester,Pulte and Toll Brothers
Based on my personal experience, Winchester homes builds a high quality home using good materials and engineering. On site management during construction was rigorous. We have had ver ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 5, 2013 Home Buying in 20170
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
First Time Home Buyer w/ 800 FICO score & 140K Annual salary but only 5% downpayment
Good afternoon willzmy,

First steps:

Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 8, 2013 Home Buying in Herndon
Chris &…, Real Estate Pro in 22003
Chris & Shris answered:
I'm looking to buy a house, but I'm really not sure, given how strict I hear lenders are these days, if I have a shot at getting a mortgage.
Hello Stacy.

We're now in the Spring Market - Shristhi and I would love to help you with your real estate needs.

Have you had a chance to talk with a lender to discover what you c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Home Buying in 20171
Chris &…, Real Estate Pro in 22003
Chris & Shris answered:
What is the advantage of working with real estate agent vs realtor?
Hello Terry.

Did you find a realtor and purchase a home, or are you still on the fence?

Shris and I would be happy to help you with any real estate questions. Do give us a call i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Home Buying in Herndon
Ram Dasaradi, Real Estate Pro in Ashburn, VA
Ram Dasaradi answered:
Are there any duplexes in Reston?
Dear Doug,
We have duplexes in Herndon and there are different types. I will check and get back to you about reston shortly.

Please feel free to give me a call if you would.like t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 21, 2013 Home Buying in 20191
Maria Cipoll…, Real Estate Pro in Coral Springs, FL
Maria Cipollone answered:
how can i cancel/remove open disputes on credit report.?
Get a copy of that report and start writing a letter of explanation to the three credit bureaus. Attached copy of the payment or any letter that confirm that those disputes are paid or ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Nov 1, 2012 Home Buying in Herndon
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