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Daniel Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Daniel Thomas answered:
My hsband's credits core are in the mid 600's and had a foreclosure 2-3 years ago. i have bad credit score. would we qualify for usda loan?
Hi Liz, it may be possible for you to buy, but it will depend on what exactly is currently on your credit. Do you have any recent missed payments? How about any active collection acco ... more
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Dorene Ekman, Renter in 06460
Dorene Ekman asked:
My doctor wrote a letter to ssi and section 8,stating I need someone in home or be closer to my family for medical needs. Section 8 denied me from moving to Fairfield ,Ct.because the apt was $1350. And wouldn't you know it.I passed out in my bathroom.Fractured my ankle and broke my toe.To this day I can't fit in the same shoes.My worker…
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Mary-Ann Whi…, Real Estate Pro in Orange, CT
Mary-Ann White answered:
Do you think the appreciation in the properties around ocean ave and further down to just before Jimmy's will be stable and grow in the next 5 years?
I wish I had a definite answer - but I don't have a crystal ball. Every person that I have read that studies property data - says that it will take a few years but property values will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 3, 2013 Home Buying in West Haven
redbow6, Home Buyer in West Haven, CT
redbow6 answered:
How can I use rental income as income for a new mortgage loan right away?
I will give him a call Monday! Thanks so much for the advice and guidance ! Look forward to hearing what he has to say.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 26, 2012 Home Buying in West Haven
Tara Zegarsk…, Real Estate Pro in 06614
Tara Zegarski-Stirk answered:
654 credit score
Hello,
654 will be able to get you a loan however, there are many other factors that come in to play when applying for a mortgage (income, job history) just to name a few. If you are ... more
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Tara Zegarsk…, Real Estate Pro in 06614
Tara Zegarski-Stirk answered:
When will 120 Richards PL,West Haven,CT have a Open House?
Corey this home closed on 06/15/12 for $196,000. If you are still looking to buy I am happy to send you over listings. Sorry you didn't have a respond to your question.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 5, 2012 Home Buying in West Haven
Natale Terra…, Real Estate Pro in Newington, CT
Natale Terranova, Jr answered:
654 credit score
Score alone is not the deciding factor. What is reflecting on the credit? Have you had a prior foreclosure, bankruptcy or are there any collection accounts or judgments on your report? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 5, 2012 Home Buying in West Haven
Gabby Addison, Real Estate Pro in Southbury, CT
Gabby Addison answered:
if i accepted the banks counter offer on a short sale how long will i wait for a response?
As with most short sales, it depends! However, generally if the Bank has processed the offer and countered, if you accept they will let you know within a couple of days--usulaly 48 hou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in West Haven
Julie Traver…, Real Estate Pro in Naugatuck, CT
Julie Traver Lucia answered:
Is this house still on the market?
Hi Kristen, I am a local real estate agent, please contact me with the address and I can look it up for you. Julie Lucia, Realtor, Showcase Realty. 203-578-5631, julie@julierealestate.c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Home Buying in West Haven
Julie Traver…, Real Estate Pro in Naugatuck, CT
Julie Traver Lucia answered:
When will 120 Richards PL,West Haven,CT have a Open House?
Hi Corey, Dave is right, you do not need to wait until there is an open house but I just checked the MLS system and it is listed as under deposit/continue to show since 4/17/12. I would ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 9, 2012 Home Buying in West Haven
Natale Terra…, Real Estate Pro in Newington, CT
Natale Terranova, Jr answered:
What are the requirments for a chaffa loan or other state programs to help 1st time home buyer?
Have you owned a home in the last three years?
How much income is there in the household?
How is your credit?
Do you have any landlord experience?
Are you looking at their 100 % fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 28, 2011 Home Buying in West Haven
Jonathan Wal…, Real Estate Pro in New Haven County, CT
Jonathan Wallace answered:
What are the requirments for a first time buyer looking @ a 2 family home in West Haven CT under $180000 with a credit score of 690?
Hi Robert, It is best to get pre-approved. This way you know what you can afford to spend. Depending on the type of financing you use you will need money for a down payment, up to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 27, 2011 Home Buying in West Haven
Julie Traver…, Real Estate Pro in Naugatuck, CT
Julie Traver Lucia answered:
Is it best to do an inspection before making an offer under these circumstances?
I have sold many foreclosures and distressed properties. Most of the time the bank takes into account the condition of the property when listing and pricing it. The longer the property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 26, 2011 Home Buying in West Haven
Carol Perdew, Real Estate Pro in Central Valley, CA
Carol Perdew answered:
CAN I BUY A FORECLOSURE?
Robert,

There are foreclosed homes on the market that are available for sale. The banks are looking for the highest and best offer typically no less than market value. Your real e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 26, 2011 Home Buying in West Haven
Chris Jahn, Real Estate Pro in Naugatuck, CT
Chris Jahn answered:
the property on 78 alling street ext. in west haven,ct 06516 is it still available and what real estate is handling it
Hi, Unfortunately, 78 Alling St Ext is currently on deposit. However, I can let you know if the deal falls through if you want to send you email address. I'd also be ale to help yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 27, 2010 Home Buying in West Haven
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Voices Member answered:
45 CARLSON ROAD
Hi SeasideSam:

This house is in the mls as closed in 2/26/10 it sold for $171,400. If you want to receive current listings I work with buyers in the new haven county areas, and would ... more
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John Poulsen, Real Estate Pro in West Haven, CT
John Poulsen answered:
hi mr.poulsen its osvaldo ruiz the proprty is on third ave witch is two minutes from the green and the beach to me the location is everything
Hello Osvaldo,
You can call by my first name, John. I am sorry to say the 467 3RD ave. house you were looking at is off the market because it has taken a deposit yesterday according to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 21, 2010 Home Buying in West Haven
John Poulsen, Real Estate Pro in West Haven, CT
John Poulsen answered:
i am looking to purchse a small two family property maybe two minutes from the beach it is distressed i am looking to put good money into the
Hi Osvaldo,
Finding a two family to flip may be more dificult if you have not done it before. You would need to consider that you may need to rehab two bathrooms, two kitchens, two fur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 19, 2010 Home Buying in West Haven
Nancy Allen, Real Estate Pro in Milford, CT
Nancy Allen answered:
hi nancy its osvaldo ruiz thank you for the response the address of the property is 467 3rd ave in west haven ct through zillow . com if i put in all
Osvaldo,
Thank you for your question. I am able to send you statistics of recent market activity. If you are interested, you may send me your contact info to my email address at nal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 12, 2010 Home Buying in West Haven
Ken D'Ademo,…, Real Estate Pro in 06460
Ken D'Ademo, GRI,CDPE answered:
42 lester st is appraised in west haven at 311,000 the assesed value is 218,000 im getin the property at 175,000 with a 50,000 203k total 225,000 mt
If what you have stated above is true, it could be a good deal, depends on how much work it needs and can you actually do it with $50k. Looking at the pictures, the garage looks like i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 27, 2010 Home Buying in West Haven
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