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Ileana Rodic…, Home Buyer in Miami, FL
Ileana Rodicio asked:
Value of this community?
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Cecilia Sali…, Real Estate Pro in Midland, TX
Cecilia Salinas-realtor answered:
do you have any house in green tree for rent? range 3000-3800. Thanks
HI. here's a suggestion...try facebook, its a group called midland odessa house for rent or sale. Hope you find something!! :)
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 8, 2013 Home Buying in Green Tree North
Just Asking, Both Buyer and Seller in Horseshoe Bay, TX
Just Asking answered:
Betenbough Homes builder does not work with real estage agents/buyer's agents?
We have had so many problems when we used Realtors. The smoothest transactions are when we go directly through the homeowner to make an offer and an attorney to handle the contract.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 1, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Danny, Home Buyer in Midland, TX
Danny answered:
Too early to for a pre-approval letter?
I would recommend not contacting a lender until February of 2014. I am happy to recommend a local lender if you like. If so please call me. My name is danny Norwood and I'm a realtor as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 23, 2013 Home Buying in 79705
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
I need help!!! Need a house but no down payment.
It will be pretty tough trying to find a house without a downpayment unless your are a veteran. If you are a veteran then you can apply for a VA loan which does not require a down payme ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 28, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
Is there a local lender that will wrap up the closing costs in the mortgage?
Midland is a hot market. I understand that this is why sellers don't pay a lot of closing costs for the buyer.

Your lender and realtor dropped the ball.... They should have worked to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 20, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Please see below:
Loan officer don't get involved with determining value of a home your Realtor and lender appraiser would do that. I see no problems with this person for approving your loan.

Lynn91 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 12, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
- Andrew Mar…, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
- Andrew Martinez - answered:
I have a credit score of 592 and we are in desperate need of a house. Is there any way to qualify for a mortgage loan?Please help.
Wow Spamming Trulia Jessica. Same Answer on 50 different posts

Way to offer great insight to the Trulia community.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 10, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
K.C. Jones, Real Estate Pro in Texas
K.C. Jones answered:
Need a lender!!!
Bethany,

I can work with your husband's credit score! :)
We're able to approve VA loans with lower credit scores...please give me a call.

I look forward to speaking with you.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 8, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Nathan Reeves, Real Estate Pro in 79707
Nathan Reeves answered:
My friend's landlord died and they only found out because they read the obituaries. what do they do?
Keep paying rent. If there is a written lease agreement between the parties, the lease would pass with the sale or the transfer of ownership. I would fix the AC and deduct the amount fr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 7, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Lowell Sterl…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Lowell Sterling answered:
My husband says closing costs run a min of ~ $5 K, regardless of sale price. At 3.5% int rate (maybe exp-60 days?)and $200K home, closing costs?
Your husband is almost right.. A loan amount of $200K carries about $3K in Title insurance & closing fees + about $1.5K on the lender fee / underwriting, Tax certificate, Flood Certific ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Ann Flatt, Real Estate Pro in Midland, TX
Ann Flatt answered:
We would like to sell our home in Midland soon, but we need to do some updating first. If we got a home equity loan would it hurt us in the long run?
I would never recommend acquiring debt to update a property that you do not intend to keep. Location and price also weigh in on how long it would take to sell your home. You can't ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 9, 2013 Home Buying in 79705
Patti Woolard, Real Estate Pro in Horseshoe Bay, TX
Patti Woolard answered:
Relocating to Midland Odessa area - Need help
Ginger-

I would love the opportunity to work with you and your husband. Instead of going back and forth I would like to give you my cell phone number, so I can answer your questions ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 23, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
George Raymo…, Real Estate Pro in Chino Hills, CA
George Raymondo answered:
If I have a credit score in the high 600's maybe even low 700's and i have employment history for 20 m. Will someone lend me?
If you want to go FHA, they require a 24 work history period, unless you were in Tech School, College, etc. as that time in school can be applied to that time or in some cases be used i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 23, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Lowell Sterl…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Lowell Sterling answered:
If my husband and I are second time home buyers would it be ok to buy a home in forclosure.
Yes it would perfectly OK to buy a home thats heading to foreclosure.

Are you shopping for a Home? It may seem backwards to shop for a mortgage before you shop for the house, but the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 4, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Josh Marks, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Josh Marks answered:
I have a credit score of 647 and my husband has a credit score of 610. We are working on our credit. Is there someone willing to work with us?
Gilbert,

Do you have a decent income? My suggsetion would be for you to be on the loan, recieve a gift from your husband (can be the entire down payment) , and then have him be on ti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 29, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Ann Flatt, Real Estate Pro in Midland, TX
Ann Flatt answered:
As a first time home Buyer, would looking into a foreclosed home as a first time option be a mistake, or something to consider?
I would encourage you to talk with a LOCAL lender to determine what type of financing is available to you. A local lender that you can sit down with and discuss your situation will be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Don Groff, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Don Groff answered:
What are the prices per sq ft going for in Midland, TX?
Each property stands on it's own. It's hard to just give a blanket statement about an entire town. While homes in a similar subdivision may work this way there are many factors. Larg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in 79706
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Mortgage calculators online don't tell you the correct amt. of a house payment because it doesn't calculate in taxes, insurance or PMI payment?
Hey Kim,

Have you checked out Trulia's Mortgage Calculators?

http://www.trulia.com/mortgage-calculators/Midland,TX/

Let me know what you think and if you have any questions!

... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Home Buying in 79705
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
I am trying to get a ballpark price range on a buildable lot, say 7500 square feet, in a nicer part of Midland. I know that inventory is low.
Hi there- You may want to check out the local market trends: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Midland-Texas/market-trends/

Hope this helps,
Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 4, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
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