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Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
The price is too high compared with the average in this area, why?
Generally speaking, when a price is much higher than average, it's because a seller refuses to accept what his or her home is REALLY WORTH. The home also may be newer, nicer, have unusu ... more
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Joycelewis412, Home Buyer in Sacramento, CA
Joycelewis412 answered:
can i buy a house after a short sale 1 year after score 700 now?
General rule is 2-3 years depending on the type of loan you sold short on before an institutional lender will consider you for a new mortgage provided you meet their other requirements. ... more
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Martha Vega, Real Estate Pro in Henrietta, NY
Martha Vega answered:
i want to buy a house my credit is 750, but i file banckrupcy, about 4 years ago,60,000 income for year job 6 to 8 months every year, can y
After the discharge of your bankrupcy you must wait 2 years for an FHA mortgage, and 4 years for a Conventional.
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I make 42k a year and have $750 payment a month from car and student loans. do i approve for a home?
That would qualify you for about a $1,000/mo house payment. Anyway you could sell the car? That would help allow you to qualify for more.
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My husband and I would like to buy a home in Imperial,Ca. We would like to use either a Calvet loan or Va. We have properties in mind. Gloria
I would recommend a VA loan over a Calvet right now because VA interest rates are much lower. Feel free to contact me and I can assist you.
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my husban has a 720 credit score.can he qualify for a loan?
That is an excellent credit score. Next step would be to get more information on current job and salary.
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Gregorio Den…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Gregorio Denny answered:
I have a 600 credit score. Can I qualify for a USDA loan?
I cannot speak for others, but I don't have any sources for a USDA mortgage with a 600 credit score. I do however have the ability to originate an FHA loan with 3.5% down with a 60 ... more
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Amy Volmer, Real Estate Pro in Imperial, CA
Amy Volmer answered:
What is a better deal? Buying a home w/15000 dwn, clo costs of 5000, cheaper home or more expensive home, no closing costs, $15000 down
It depends on your preference really. I sell new and resale homes and I'm surprised to hear a new home with not paying buyer closing costs?? Builders almost always assist or pay all o ... more
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Rose Land &…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Rose Land & Finance Corp. answered:
How do I buy a home with bad credit with a high income in California?

It is possible to buy a home with bad credit - if you have a high income and have started to somewhat get your credit back on track and your debt is not too high, there are fi ... more
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Tom Bohlmann, Real Estate Pro in Wake Forest, NC
Tom Bohlmann answered:
I purchased a home about a year ago. I want to invest in real estate. How can ago about purchasing a property and then renting it out.?
Just like any other propety. Contact a Realtor.

Now the other question is do you need a loan or are you paying Cash.

Several of the larger banks do investment property loans. Aga ... more
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Robert Spino…, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Robert Spinosa answered:
i'am looking for a rent to own home on imperial ca 92251 zip code i can pay up to 1400 a month

This property (link below) is eligible for a Homepath loan. I just did the math for you and you could own a 4/2 in this zip code with a total monthly housing payment of $10 ... more
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Linda Arroyo,  in Imperial, CA
Linda Arroyo answered:
I own the 9.4 acre lot with an older 5br 2 ba home at 670 W. Belford Rd. Imperial. What is the estimated worth of this property on the market today?
Hi rick, the comments above from the other realtors is correct this is a special property and would definitley need to be look at before a value is given. I am from the Imperial valley ... more
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Rudi Hofmann, Real Estate Pro in El Segundo, CA
Rudi Hofmann answered:
I just purchase a vehicle on 09-06-10. How much do I have to wait for my credit to be run to purchase a house?

You did this back wards. House first , then the car.

Moving on. If you have excellent credit this will be minor. A Loan Officer can run your credit and request what is nec ... more
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Frederic Din, Real Estate Pro in El Centro, CA
Frederic Din answered:
My credit was run at Toyota Dealer to trade in my vehicle on Sept 06, 2010. Can I purchase a house or have to wait?
HI Maria, thank you for posting your questions on

Your question is not a matter of "having to wait or not", it has to do with your overall credit and mort ... more
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Sonya Kamer, Other/Just Looking in Imperial, MO
Sonya Kamer asked:
Looking to rent a mobile home in the Jefferson County area, preferably Imperial or Barnhart, are there any? Sorry that is Jefferson County, Mo..preferably for under 600
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