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gscottshaw, Other/Just Looking in Joshua, TX
gscottshaw answered:
We would like to buy a house in either Joshua or Godley, Texas. My credit score is 511 and my wife's is 575. We both clear $6000 a month.
have a mobile home in Joshua on 2.1 acres. with an Fha assumable mortgage. payment with property taxes and home owners insurance is $662.00. It needs some work paint, carpet etc. If in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Home Buying in Joshua
Angelica, Renter in 76017
Angelica asked:
i want to see this house
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 25, 2014 Home Buying in Alvarado
Robert Hanson, Real Estate Pro in Silver Spring, MD
Robert Hanson answered:
is it possible to buy another home if i already have one but has a mortgage with a cosigner?
Definitely possible, we do it all the time. You have to meet the qualifications and if you can prove that you aren't making the payments on the co-signed loan I can often not count it t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 14, 2014 Home Buying in Joshua
Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
My husband and I are looking to buy our first home, we have about 12,000 saved, but have credit issues.
Scores are way too low....

But I would be willing to guide you if you want.
DallasLoanGuy dot com is my site... There is a free e-book about credit there.

Call me if you want a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 27, 2013 Home Buying in Joshua
Wendell Hodg…, Real Estate Pro in Burleson, TX
Wendell Hodges answered:
Are there any senior housing area's in Burleson or near by?
One area in Burleson "Senter Meadows"
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 15, 2013 Home Buying in Burleson
Don Groff, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Don Groff answered:
What is a HUD property and what are some benefits of buying one?
Jonathan,

Lowell is correct but you should also talk to your broker about this and how buying a HUD home differs from a traditional purchase. Your broker should be able to guide you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 2, 2013 Home Buying in Burleson
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
HelpUBuy America answered:
looking for homes with a pool
Best place to start is to hire an Exclusive Buyer Agent. EBAs only work with homebuyers and there is never a conflict of interest that will jeopardize your negotiating position. Visit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 21, 2013 Home Buying in 76028
Melissa Reav…, Real Estate Pro in Cleburne, TX
Melissa Reaves answered:
I want to Rent instead of buying because we don't know if we could get approved.
Jonathan, Your profile shows that you are an agent with Keller Williams.

Are you asking for help for yourself or for one of your clients? I have been with the Burleson KW office for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 5, 2013 Home Buying in 76028
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
Is it possible to purchase a home with 5% down and have "new credit"?
There are lenders like myself that are able to give out loans to individuals who do not have much credit history. In the event a borrower does not have sufficient credit on their credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 24, 2013 Home Buying in Joshua
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
HelpUBuy America answered:
I want to buy a home in burleson but don't know where to start? My credit score is 725 and I'm self employed. Should I see a lender or realtor first?
Best place to start is to hire an Exclusive Buyer Agent to represent you. EBAs represent home buyers only, and work to get you the best price and most favorable terms. You can go to N ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 28, 2013 Home Buying in 76028
Tanya L. Ess…, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Tanya L. Ess-Young answered:
telephone no.of the city water dept., tax office,, and gas co.
Water Department
(817) 645-0918
(817) 645-0919

Tax Office - see provided link below.

Gas Co. - https://www.google.com/search?q=cleburne&oq=cleburne&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l2j5.1235 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 9, 2013 Home Buying in Cleburne
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Is that house in 807 Justin st already sold? That one who has a pool in the back
You can contact the listing agent who will be able to help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 7, 2013 Home Buying in Keene
K.C. Jones, Real Estate Pro in Texas
K.C. Jones answered:
Is 5% enough to put down on a $76,000. my girlfriend and I found a great house cheap and want to get it before its gone.
Yes, 5% is enough...give me a call :)

K.C. Jones
Gold Financial
214-432-0486
kjones@goldfinancial.com

Apply online now: www.goldprequal.com/kjones
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Home Buying in Venus
James McMath, Real Estate Pro in 76009
James McMath answered:
Hello...If the utilities are turned off, how (during an inspection) can you certify everything works?
Mark,

Utilities need to be on for a complete inspection to be done, HUD will let you turn on utilities temporarily usually for 48 hours in order to have your inspection done, the cit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 28, 2013 Home Buying in Burleson
Nikunjq, Home Buyer in Burleson, TX
Nikunjq answered:
Does anyone know of a website that gives free info on forclosures? Trying to find info without paying. this is rediculous! DANA
Hi DANA,

There tons of websites & blog that provide free information on forclosures I have found this one http://www.shoprate.com/mortgage/foreclosure/ that provides answers to commo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 28, 2013 Home Buying in Burleson
James McMath, Real Estate Pro in 76009
James McMath answered:
Is the Shannon Creek addition a nice neighborhood in Burleson?
David,

Shannon Creek is a nice neighborhood, there are several others that are very nice such as Oak Valley, Sierra Estates, Thomas Crossing, and Castle Hills, there are also some ni ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Home Buying in Burleson
Bill Posey, Real Estate Pro in Burleson, TX
Bill Posey answered:
Which is the most honest, big company realtors or home town small business realtors?
Story Real Estate
Bill Posey
903-388-2798

I still teach Accounting and Business Education as well as Computer Technology in High School and am a Texas Realtor and am proud to say t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 16, 2013 Home Buying in Burleson
George Raymo…, Real Estate Pro in Chino Hills, CA
George Raymondo answered:
If i have a credit score of 750 can i get out of paying a down payment?
For USDA, your city of Cleburne, TX is not eligible, but east of the 67 or north towards Joshua there are areas that would qualify for $0 Down. Other than that you will need a minimum o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 16, 2013 Home Buying in Burleson
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