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Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
We own our home outright. We are thinking of buying a newer home and either sell or rent out the one we are in. Can our home be used as collateral?
You can always use your home for collateral on a loan (if you qualify). You can tap the equity in your home to either use as a down payment or to pay for the new home outright. Best to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 16, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
65k college loan debt deferred for 3 more years: 15k to put dn; income 120k; 760 credit score; had short sale 3- yrs ago ; is home purchase possible?
Hi William,

Yes, it is possible to get approved for an FHA mortgage.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile by clicking the link belo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
juniorfans, Both Buyer and Seller in Omaha, NE
juniorfans answered:
Harvey Oaks or Pepperwood?
I don't know anything about Pepperwood, but we have lived in Harvey Oaks for the past 7 years and love it! The area is very kid friendly, with 2 parks within the neighborhood, not incl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 2, 2014 Home Buying in Harvey Oaks
Brian.savvys…, Real Estate Pro in 68022
Brian.savvyspaces answered:
Home or Town home near Beadle Middle and Millard West High School
I personally live in this area and I was able to quickly identify 23 houses that meet your initial info. Contact me and we can discuss if I can help you further. There is no cost to you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 27, 2014 Home Buying in 68135
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
I am a young guy 19years old have a stable job 1.5 years make 30,000 annually I saved $15000 and my credit score is 723 can i buy a home?
You appear to be in a good spot. Good on you for taking care of your finances and being responsible. Contact a local lender and they should be able to get you qualified.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 19, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
Jason, Home Buyer in Red Oak, IA
Jason asked:
I am looking for a rent to own home in Omaha for around $700 a month or less. I need at least 2 bedrooms. I want to start with rent to own while I improve my credit.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
tstockfeld, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
tstockfeld answered:
Will somebody please help me. I need a property to rent. I Dont have good credit. Its poor. Very poor. But I have job stability and I make a pretty
Contact Rock Creek Apts..148th & Giles. They are amazing and take a look at the entire picture of your finacial life. They are also locally owned. Visit rockcreekaptsomaha.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 7, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
clara, Renter in Omaha, NE
clara answered:
Would I qualify for a $200,000 loan on 64,000 salary? I'm a first time home buyer when should I start preparing to look for a home.
Hello Every One,
My Name Is Mrs clara williams,, I Live In Texas Usa And Life Is Worth Living Comfortably For Me And My Family Now And I Really Have Never Seen Goodness Shown To Me Thi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 28, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
ginamarieowe…, Home Seller in Omaha, NE
ginamarieowens answered:
Where do we start, we are looking to buy and we would be first time buyers. What are the benefits and where do we begin?
Hi! Welcome to Omaha. My husband and I are relocating out of state due to a job change and are so sad to leave behind our home and especially our cul-de-sac and neighborhood. We have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
Lisa Wetzel &…, Real Estate Pro in Gardnerville, NV
Lisa Wetzel & Jim Valentine answered:
Had Short Sale 3 yrs this Nov. 1. No credit issues since. Seek FHA loan, when can contact loan agent?
If you credit checks out I'd say you are fine. I just sold one to a young couple and theirs was just short of three years. Your lender can tell you!

Lisa Wetzel and Jim Valentine ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
Lisa Wetzel &…, Real Estate Pro in Gardnerville, NV
Lisa Wetzel & Jim Valentine answered:
what if i have a potential buyer before i list the house?
I agree ... ask your Agent to wood out a deal with you, That's win/win!

Lisa Wetzel and Jim Valentine

Certified Distressed Property Expert, CDPE
RE/MAX Realty Affiliates
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0 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
punkyvelour, Home Owner in Omaha, NE
punkyvelour answered:
Relocating from CA to the area around Curtis.
Oops! Forgot to add North Platte to the nearby large towns.
1 vote Share Flag Thu Apr 24, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
Scott Francis, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Scott Francis answered:
With bankruptcy , no credit what homes are available to me?
I will look into it but I think some FHA lenders now will use non traditional credit like utility bills, phone bill, rent etc They used to in the past and I believe they have started ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 7, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
Lisa Andrews, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Lisa Andrews answered:
I would like more information about Montclair area. I don't know about the area any information would be great.
The home to which you refer is a foreclosure. The requirements to make an offer are delineated on the link: HUDHOMESTORE.com

The home was built in 1929, so again it is in a mature, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 3, 2014 Home Buying in Montclair
Scott Francis, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Scott Francis answered:
Affordable New Construction?
I think you actually have to ask a question not pose it to try and have buyers call you. Read community guidelines.
1 vote Share Flag Thu Feb 27, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
Ryan Basye, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Ryan Basye answered:
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If you are still looking, try www.getagoodhome.com for Omaha and Nebraska.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 19, 2014 Home Buying in Hanscom Park
Ryan Basye, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Ryan Basye answered:
Had short sale two years ago exactly (conv loan w/late pmts) Credit score now 720. Have 5% down (280k home max desired). Can I get loan approval ?
If you are still looking, try www.getagoodhome.com for Omaha and Nebraska.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 19, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
Ryan Basye, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Ryan Basye answered:
How do you pick a loan officer? Is there any clear cut way or review board to find a great loan officer?
If you are still looking, try www.getagoodhome.com for Omaha and Nebraska.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 19, 2014 Home Buying in Omaha
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