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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Can a FHA Home Loan with gift of equity be used on a three way split title where one sibling is buying out the other two?
Hi Kevgosoft,

Yes you can use a gift of equity as your down payment on an FHA mortgage as long as there's equity to gift.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past c ... more
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Loren Pepperd, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Loren Pepperd answered:
If you have down payment and can cover monthly payments for two years, but do not presently have income where is the best source for a home loan?
What you will need to do is contact local banks in Manhattan. They will be able to assist you much more than a national out of city bank. Usually, banks will want to see at least three ... more
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Loren Pepperd, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Loren Pepperd answered:
Is 2843 Kelly Drive still for sale?
Kelly Drive is under contract, however, our company developed that particular subdivision. We will have several more townhouses coming on the market this summer. If you are interested, ... more
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Alkmbk, Home Buyer in Manhattan, KS
Alkmbk asked:
Buying home in manhattan ks How long time, you think it may take to close a house purchasing deal in manhattan , ks???
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Patrick Thein, Real Estate Pro in 66442
Patrick Thein answered:
If I build a house in an already developed area without specials, will I have specials?
If your build does not cause any further infrastructure to be build then you will not change the current specials assessed or not assessed in an area. Should future infrastructure be de ... more
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Robertfba, Home Buyer in Manhattan, KS
Robertfba asked:
Condo or coop walking distance to K.S.U. Two bedroom two bath new or pristine condition.Parking for two.Existing or in process of being built. Must be within walking distance to K.S.U.in Manhattan Kansas with parking.
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Ken Schmidt,…, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Ken Schmidt, MBA, REALTOR® answered:
Where can someone with a 590 credit score get and FHA refinance loan to buyout their two siblings.?
Your observation is right. Most lenders have overlays, which are institutional guidelines directing the lending process, which require credit scores of 620 to 640. In many cases, loca ... more
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Tamren Sturg…, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Tamren Sturges answered:
only interested in homes with a basement
Gwen,

I would love to assist you in your search for a home with a basement. I need some more criteria to assist you in this search, please give me a call or send me an email.

tamr ... more
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Daren Lee Le…, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Daren Lee Lewis answered:
Are the "foreclosed" homes on Trulia and Zillow jokes...?
It looks like Scott and Suzanne did a good job of answering this question. However, if you'd like to speak with a Manhattan, KS Realtor about homes Manhattan has to offer, please give m ... more
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Josh Ryan, Both Buyer and Seller in Manhattan, KS
Josh Ryan answered:
Is it advised (or even possible) for a married couple to buy their first home while they are both in school?
If you can afford it do it... Cheaper then renting
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 3, 2013 Home Buying in Manhattan
rickvice, Real Estate Pro in 66502
rickvice answered:
Are there any lots available in east Manhattan. North of Green ValleyRoad?
how would this size be for a lot? 14,374 sq ft, 0.37 acres, hilltop view..
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 20, 2012 Home Buying in Manhattan
Julie Jones…, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Julie Jones Homes answered:
If you take the house on 5024 Bramblewood Dr. and build it in the Bald Eagle area. Approximately what would it cost and what would taxes be?
Mary, you could currently purchase a home already built in the Bald Eagle Subdivision for less than building a new home.

The price to build a new home would have so many varialbles ... more
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Claudia Luthi, Real Estate Pro in 66503
Claudia Luthi answered:
We really like the home on 5024 Bramblewood Drive..Would it be possible to purchase a lot in that area and have a home built like this one?
Yes we have several lots to choose from in this area and others where we could build that home or one similar to it.. Just let me know if you would like to take a look at them.

Clau ... more
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Tiffany Teel…, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Tiffany Teel ABR, e-PRO answered:
Is 1100 oaktree place for sale in manhattan, ks?
1100 Oaktree Place was withdrawn from the market on 5/28/2011. Are you looking for a townhouse? Do you like the Miller Ranch area? I would be more than happy to help you! Please don't ... more
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Adam Bonewitz, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Adam Bonewitz answered:
Is 2843 Kelly Drive in Manhattan, Ks still for sale?
It is still currently for sale, though it is under contract. The current buyers that have a contract on this home have a contingency that they must sell their home first. This being sai ... more
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Adam Bonewitz, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Adam Bonewitz answered:
Moving to Manhattan in a few months and we just started considering buying a home instead of renting like we were planning. But we already own a home
It is absolutely possible! I am currently working with a client that has a VA loan on 2 homes, and is buying a 3rd with a VA loan. There are a couple lenders in town that are very knowl ... more
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Summer McClu…, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Summer McClure (Hamil) answered:
Is 2519 Nutmeg still available?
No, Im sorry 2519 Nutmeg has sold. Would you like me to send you other homes similar to this one that are for sale?
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Daren Lee Le…, Real Estate Pro in Manhattan, KS
Daren Lee Lewis answered:
Is it common practice and legal to have an "Open House" on a property that is under contract?
The buyer under the current contract may have made a contingent offer with a kickout option, providing the seller a short while to receive a back-up offer. Another scenario where this m ... more
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Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
After negotiations we agreed 2 original request by sellers agent. Full price n they pay closing. Now they want 2 add the $3k to the price. Is this ok?
In Kansas Real Estate contracts have to be in writing. I never count it a deal until it is written and fully executed, even then depending on the contract contingencies don't cou ... more
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TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
why would my interest rate drop, but my mortgage payment increase?
Call your lender. Without the details of your loan I would only be able to speculate. In addition to what was offered were you paying interest only and now that option has changed to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 20, 2011 Home Buying in Manhattan
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