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Charlie Rive…, Real Estate Pro in 78260
Charlie Rivera answered:
ok so what I am looking for is a home in the price range of 130,000 to 200,000 3 br and 2 bath in a very nice safe community
They are several areas that have homes in that price range. If you like to provide me with your contact information I would be glad to send you active listings which match your criteria ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 28, 2015 Home Buying in San Antonio
Charlie Rive…, Real Estate Pro in 78260
Charlie Rivera answered:
Looking to purchase a place of worship or building to be converted for church services.
Hello Susie

Which area in San Antonio are you looking to purchase in? How many square feet do you need? How soon are you looking to buy? My contact information is cell 3 210.859.4194 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 28, 2015 Home Buying in San Antonio
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
I have a Bankruptcy that will end in March 2015. How long do I have to wait to buy a home?
Hi John,

It depends on the chapter you filed, the loan program and whether or not you included a mortgage in your BK.

If you filed a chapter 7, you may be eligible with in 1 year ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 28, 2015 Home Buying in San Antonio
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
My daughter bought a home in San Antonio. It was a flip for the sellers. The walls are ceilings are separating, can put fingers in the gaps.
Angie,

I would suggest that you try to find out the cause of this problem. Talk to a general contractor(s) or foundation guy (if you suspect a foundation problem) about this and obta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Buying in 78247
Bill Barkley, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Bill Barkley answered:
I would like to buy a house in SA, i have been divorced for 7 years, my ex still lives in our old house, and he has been behind on payments, which
Monicah,

Select a couple of lenders ,and let them work through you credit status. They can and will identify issues, and make recommedations to work through said issues. Typically, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 16, 2015 Home Buying in San Antonio
jimfurgeson88, Other/Just Looking in New York, NY
jimfurgeson88 answered:
Could we qualify for a USDA Loan? How long should we wait to apply? We need some guidance.
I think one of the best things to do is to find someone who can sit down and discuss the possibilities with you. There are a lot of respectable companies out there that can help you. Al ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2015 Home Buying in 78251
Libby Ross, Real Estate Pro in 78258
Libby Ross answered:
Thoughts on Meritage Homes
Meritage is a fine builder. However, working with an experienced Sales Consultant of the builder is imperative. Sometimes you will need to call the builder an ask for one in the commu ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2015 Home Buying in 78251
Libby Ross, Real Estate Pro in 78258
Libby Ross answered:
why does trulia still list properties that already have a contract?
Travis has it right. As an active Trulia PRO user, they don't have the option for "pending" status. Either "For Sale" or "Sold". As I tell my buyer clients, please use the MLS search ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2015 Home Buying in 78251
iris garcia, Home Buyer in 78247
iris garcia answered:
I currently have a score a credit score of 651, I live in Houston.looking to buy a home in SA and work in houston, Would I qualify for FHA loan?
you might qulify i got aproved with a credit score of 682
talk to kim kelman she is a lender she was the one that help me get my FHA loan
she is located in san antonio 210.483.4901
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in San Antonio
Charlie Rive…, Real Estate Pro in 78260
Charlie Rivera answered:
does anyone have any opinions on the Big Springs neighborhoods off of evans road? are the listed homes priced?
MJ
If you like I can send you a list of Active homes as well as homes that have sold in the Big Springs area in the last 6 months. I will provide you with a Compared Market Analysis (C ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 10, 2015 Home Buying in 78258
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
I want to buy a home and have been working on improving my credit score, I am working with a credit repair company..very slowly I have been seeing an
Hi Memz1026,

Thank you for your service.

As Tom said, it's going to depend on when your bankruptcy was discharged and what your monthly payments are on your student loans.

The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 9, 2015 Home Buying in San Antonio
berrimore, Renter in 95687
berrimore answered:
Looking to buy a house in this area and was wondering what amenities were nearby. Also if there are any tourist attractions or parks?
Depends on where you're looking to buy in SA. I live on the far West Side and there are many businesses in that area. Alamo Ranch Shopping and the surrounding shopping areas include l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 31, 2014 Home Buying in San Antonio
Travis Reed, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Travis Reed answered:
As a buyer, do you compare new building costs to existing homes before you begin your property search?
San Antonio sees many new home developments going up as well as new homes being built in existing neighborhoods.

If you are looking at an existing home that is older, you start wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 22, 2014 Home Buying in Stone Oak
River Hills…, Real Estate Pro in New Braunfels, TX
River Hills Custom Homes answered:
What San Antonio home builders do you recommend? I'm looking more specifically for a home builder on the West/North West side of San Antonio.
Check out our website and see why more people are choosing River Hills Custom Homes.

http://riverhillscustomhomes.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 18, 2014 Home Buying in San Antonio
Travis Reed, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Travis Reed answered:
Can a buyer hire a different agent after the seller removes the home from the market but is later willing to sell.?
If the buyer has not signed a representation agreement they can choose not to work with that agent without the recourse of having to owe a commission fee to that agent. As a real est ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 10, 2014 Home Buying in 78260
Buyer, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Buyer answered:
Hi I am filing a law suit against Megatel Homes Inc for their fraudulent sales contracts and cheating buyers
Hi,
Are u still dealing with this? I would love to speak to you about the situation.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 23, 2014 Home Buying in 78255
calebhart54, Renter in Orem, UT
calebhart54 answered:
Who are the most reputable home builders in the area?
There are a lot of ways to find the best home builders. My favorite way is to go by word of mouth. talk to your neighbors and other people in your city. They will know who is building w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 18, 2014 Home Buying in San Antonio
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Where is best place's to live moving from alabama??
Best areas are all about personal preferences, budgets, wants, needs, lifestyle; therefore consider researching areas of interest on your own, and take the time to visit more than once, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 14, 2014 Home Buying in San Antonio
Dori Marzuola…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Dori Marzuola ABR SFR answered:
What kind of negotiations can occur for a Foreclosed, post auctioned, or bank purchased home placed for sale?
Once property is foreclosed and offered for sale you have a chance of negotiating a better price than the asking price. The longer the property is on the market the better the odds, typ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Home Buying in San Antonio
Travis Reed, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Travis Reed answered:
Sqare footage of at least 22,500
What kind of property are you looking for. Would be happy to help assist in your search. Let me know and can send you the available options.

Travis Reed
Broker Associate
River ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 10, 2014 Home Buying in San Antonio
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