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Javier Monti…, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Javier Montiel answered:
I am a real estate agent with my listings on your web site. How do I enter a scheduled open house?
On your profile, top right corner click on the "My Listings Tab"

It will automatically take you to another screen that will have your listings.

When you see the listing you want ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 3, 2014 Home Buying in Urbandale
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Not sure where to start with the home buying process?
Welcome to Trulia. This post is not appropriate for this forum. Please read and review the community guidelines. You can complete your profile with your skill and experience ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 22, 2014 Home Buying in Urbandale
Jason Breig, Real Estate Pro in ,
Jason Breig answered:
Trying to buy a house but need to know how to qualify
There are very few options below the 640 range. Remember the lenders will use the middle of all 3 credit scores.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 12, 2013 Home Buying in Urbandale
Derekfrazer, Home Buyer in Urbandale, IA
Derekfrazer answered:
Are Non-Qualifying Assumable Mortgages still out there?
I would like to assuming a mortgage but I have bad Credit
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 6, 2013 Home Buying in Urbandale
Lisa Reilly, Real Estate Pro in Ankeny, IA
Lisa Reilly answered:
Is anyone looking for a 5 bedroom home in Urbandale with finished basement with 3 car garage.Especially if you like Colby Woods area.
At Century 21, we have never been more active. Homes in the Urbandale area are greatly sought after. Please consider contacting myself or our office to find out the long list of benefit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Home Buying in Urbandale
George Raymo…, Real Estate Pro in Chino Hills, CA
George Raymondo answered:
I heard FHA loans are changing soon. What are these changes and what does this mean for me if I wanted to get an FHA loan soon?
In simple terms the cost for financing an FHA is going up. You have a short time before the changes take effect so I would kick it in gear if you are sitting on the fence. The new chang ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 15, 2013 Home Buying in Urbandale
Brian Wentz,  in Des Moines, IA
Brian Wentz answered:
I am looking for a brick ranch in the Patricia Park area ,Urbandale Iowa. Three bedrooms 2 car garage
Hi Chirp,

Urbandale is a great community, and the brick ranch you are looking for can be found no doubt. I'd like to visit with you more abut your plans and concerns, and get yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 13, 2011 Home Buying in Urbandale
Jack Gillis, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Jack Gillis answered:
I own 2 rentals that make small profit. Can I use my home equity line as down payment for a 3rd? Can't get conventional mtg due to unemployment.
Where do you intend to get the remaining purchase price if you are unemployed? Employment is one of the conditions of getting a loan unless you have sufficient, provable passive income ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 11, 2011 Home Buying in Urbandale
James Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, VA
James Ryan answered:
My credit is no where near great are there still non-qualifying assumable mortgages left in california?
Hi chctara, Scott has given you great info, and thinking back, the last of the non-qualifying assumables were FHA loans and changed somewhere around 1998. Again, that is by recollection ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 2, 2010 Home Buying in Urbandale
Gerard Dunn, Real Estate Pro in Chevy Chase, MD
Gerard Dunn answered:
Had a rental that foreclosed 4 years ago. Pay my mortgage on time... have excellent pay history...want to sell home and buy another - score is 615.
An FHA loan will be an option. You will have some work to do in order to bring your scores above 620 and be sure all of your bills since foreclosure were paid on time.

Also be sure ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 12, 2010 Home Buying in Urbandale
Lukasz Wojtu…,  in Fairview, NJ
Lukasz Wojtuszkiewicz answered:
Are there any real to me people out there!? I live in the midwest, not CA or FL or DC. Around here rent
As you pointed out, every area is different as is everyone's financial situation.
I ask every brand new client that I take on to sit down with a mortgage lender and talk about their f ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jun 13, 2009 Home Buying in Urbandale
Shelly, Other/Just Looking in Urbandale, IA
Shelly answered:
Walking Path to an elementary school right next to house
That would be a great feature in my opinion!
Now days I do not want my kids walking any further than necessary to school, and to have their own :private path straight to school-awesome ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jun 13, 2009 Home Buying in Urbandale
Lori Jeltema, Real Estate Pro in ,
Lori Jeltema answered:
if i have an agent showed me a house, do i have to use them?
Procuring cause isn't first exposure by us, it's the agent who established the series of events that led to your purchase. If you plan on buying something that an agent has already sho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 22, 2009 Home Buying in Urbandale
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