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Jeri Patrick, Real Estate Pro in Savannah, GA
Jeri Patrick answered:
what does your credit score have to be in order to purchase a home for the first time and can you purchase with a low score without money down?
I would call a few local lender to see what loan options are out there for you. Best of luck
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HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
"As is" property questions
You wouldn't want to pay for an inspection until the seller is contractually obligated to sell you the house. In my area, homes are purchased as-is and repairs are negotiated after the ... more
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preusspac1, Home Buyer in Marietta, GA
preusspac1 asked:
Should a Pre-existing legal agreement between a Home Seller and a Utilities Board(BWL) that binds "heirs and assigns" be disclosed to potential Buyer? Specifically, after signing a binding contract, I discovered this legal, binding contract for which the Seller was paid by the Utilities to Grant Easements for a forced main sewer lines…
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harleypoul127, Home Buyer in Rockford, IL
harleypoul127 answered:
NACA home loan approval process - how difficult for home buyers?
Hello Dear Sir/Madam.

I am Mr Austin, a private money lender. I give out loans with an interest rate of 3% per annual and within the amount of $1000.00 to $500,000,000.00 as the loan ... more
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Page Morgan, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Page Morgan answered:
Looking to move to Marietta around late June. We are looking at the areas mapping to Pope or Walton HS around 300s to 400s range. Any suggestions?157
The Walton High School and Pope High School districts are excellent areas! Those areas also happen to be my prime areas, so we would love to be able to help you find what you are looki ... more
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Susan Teneyck, Home Buyer in Woodstock, GA
Susan Teneyck answered:
I am interested in buying a FSBO home in the zip code 30062. I do not know anyone that can help me get the
I have a home for sale by owner, now, which was , previously listed with a realtor.
I am in the prestigious 30066 Marietta, GA area, which is a top-rated school district.
5051 Ravenw ... more
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Cassandra Ou…, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Cassandra Outlaw-Edwards answered:
Is there a way to view just my saved houses on a map?
The easiest way to search for up-to-date listings of properties and view them on a map is to sign up for a free account on an agent's website.

You will be able to save the homes you ... more
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Jesse Kight, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Jesse Kight answered:
How long do you have to wait after a short sale to be approved for a mortgage loan?
We offer mortgage financing 6 months after a short sale with 20% down on our in-house portfolio products with no minimum credit score requirements. Certain restrictions do apply. Prop ... more
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Ana Hodge, Real Estate Pro in 30066
Ana Hodge answered:
Looking for properities that need fixed up to resell or rent, could even be a foundation where builder ran out of money. thanks.

I'll be happy to send you a list of homes that fit your criteria. Please feel free to email me some of the details of your search at ana_hodge@hotmail.com or call me anytime at ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
how do I locate all foreclosed properties for sale close to Wheeler High school?
If they were "foreclosed" , as in past tense, then the new owner will get around to listing them for sale sometime. If the bank took it back they often give them to an asset company to ... more
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Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Can you reduce your short sale offer?
Bank of America typically takes 2 months to respond to a short sale offer, so waiting 15 months for a response seems excessive. Who is handling the short sale negotiations, the listing ... more
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Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Do you have to worry that a condo association is not solvent? How do you assess that? Can you have a home inspector do a condo?
As others have stated, the viability of the association is of crucial importance to you.

As a buyer, upon placing a purchase offer, are entitled to review the financials of the assoc ... more
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Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
When buying a condo, how do you find out what renovations would be acceptable to the HOA-like knocking out a wall, adding a washer/dryer, etc.?
Things like painting, installing new appliances, updating lighting and plumbing fixtures are all generally acceptable condo improvements. However, major renovations like knocking down w ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
I'm leery of 'special assessments' in condos for things like boilers. How do you know when big ticket items were last done-like a joint roof?
Part of the process of buying a condo is doing a lot of due diligence. One report you'll get is called a Resale Certificate. It contains the meeting minutes, financials, CC& ... more
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Alvin King G…, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Alvin King GRI,BA,REO answered:
how do I get pass the broker on Bank Owned Properties?
If you want to purchase a bank owned property, you must follow the established protocol. The banks have hired Real Estate professionals to move the properties. You can utilize the ser ... more
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Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
I have problems with the house i presently rent. I have lived there for a year and some moths. I have discovered that the house was built over some ki
It's possible that rain water is draining beneath the house. Hopefully that is what it is, and not what you suspect.
Drainage issues can be corrected, but a house on a swamp, would be ... more
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Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in 94114
Ryan Rudnick answered:
commercial and private property realtor
I'd suggest talking to friends and family members to see if they know agents who work in your area that they can recommend. If you don't know anyone whose used an agent they like in yo ... more
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Danielle Nic…, Real Estate Pro in 63017
Danielle Nicholl answered:
I am considering building a house with a slab and radiant heat. What are the pros and cons of doing this? Thanks Duge
Your home is one of your biggest investments, so you should consider your resale value down the road. If basements are typical for your area you just need to be aware that it will be mo ... more
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Solomon Gree…, Real Estate Pro in Duluth, GA
Solomon Greene answered:
The problem you're facing is likely the result of your having followed a poster's advice to go get pre approved first. Consider contacting an agent first who will give you straight ans ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Home Buying in Marietta
Solomon Gree…, Real Estate Pro in Duluth, GA
Solomon Greene answered:
203k contractors that service Marietta

Your lender may have a list of approved contractors. You may want to check with your loan officer.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 16, 2014 Home Buying in Marietta
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