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Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
we rent a house, that we want to buy. The owner is open and has given us a reasonable price - what are my next steps. What are the pro / cons?
Hello Jedshome, you will need to be pre-approved if you decide to buy and submit offers on any homes of your choice. Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt ... more
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uuvaljansen, Home Buyer in Wichita, KS
uuvaljansen asked:
Why does Trulia post outdated photos and descriptions of my house? I edited to update but my edits are not on the website. The address is 1753 N. Saint Paul, Wichita, KS 67203. An addition
made the house 3 BR 2 BA; the remainder was gutted and rebuilt.
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
house for sale in Westchester NY and in listing agreement it states house is under contract. Does it mean there is any lien on the house?
I am an agent in Westchester NY. Not sure what you mean by the home says "under contract" in the listing agreement. The listing agreement is the contract between the seller and real e ... more
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Do I really need an exclusive buyer's agent to buy my first home if I do my homework and learn the market myself?
You can always represent yourself. Make sure you fully understand the process, laws, how to interpret the market data, and are a good negotiator.

Chris
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Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
if my loan goes to the underwriter and she sends back to conditions I satisfy the conditions do they have to close or can they just write new conditio
Bottom line...underwriter can ask for as much as they want. Typically however, there comes a point where they are satisfied. This is a good question for you loan officer.
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Ike, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Ike answered:
why don't you include property taxes in your home descriptions? And by the way, I know they are high, and why? It's rediculous . . . Pa is
Features for 2 Elizabeth St
Information last updated on 05/23/2015 12:00 AM:
Price: $169,900
4 Bedrooms
2 full Bathrooms
Single-Family Home

Status: For Sale
Lot Size: 4,138 sq ... more
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Aldussault, Home Buyer in
Aldussault answered:
Looking at a home in Woodcroft that was built in 1986. Questions about buying a 30 year old house.
actually if you were to consider a 1930 house it would be more appreciated than younger ones....some eras were known for better construction....also, the condition of the house at sales ... more
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Marie DAmico, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Marie DAmico answered:
what is the nicest nearest luxury hotel to this building at 217 w 106th st ny?
Don't know exactly what you mean by luxury and nearby but several that I've heard are very good are are the Hotel Lucerne on West 79th and Broadway, Inn New York City, a boutique hotel ... more
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Ephemeral15, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Ephemeral15 asked:
where to buy a house? https://mewe.com/group/5561e138e4b07e76bb7d98dd
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Jcjc1, Home Buyer in Destin, FL
Jcjc1 answered:
I am looking to buy a two bedroom property in the Destin area within the next few months for under $100,000. Is a foreclosure my best option?
Has to have two bedrooms, office and two bathrooms. And no stairs is a must and a pool/
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Abob1.2, Home Buyer in Point Pleasant Beach,...
Abob1.2 answered:
How long does a septic system last? And what is an approximate replacement cost in Hunterdon County, NJ?
I would also add a gardening nuance to this serious question and that is about Hunterdon County and what attracts people here. Although Hunterdon County officials have attempted to regu ... more
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Therese Anto…, Real Estate Pro in Belleville, MI
Therese Antonelli answered:
How to find a land contract house?
Hello Allison! There are VA loans available for veterans. I'm assuming the VA is understanding of the job search process after EASing. Contact a lender that specializes in VA loans t ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
I'm not quite sure how to use my VA loan, I just wondered if there was anyone I can speak with regarding questions related to the VA loan.
Hi Sailorbabebri,

I specialize in VA financing and would be honored to help you.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile by clicking t ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Looking for a home to purchase in the Las Vegas area? Have you heard about the new zero money down loan?
April is an agent attempting to spam the Trulia Q&A forum against the Community Code Of Conduct.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
If a city such as san tan valley is considered rural do all the homes qulify for usda?
@ Michaeldobbins1

Actually USDA did away with the in-ground pool nonsense with an update to their guidelines last year so you no longer have to worry about it,

Take a look at the ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
can i get a loan or not?
Hi Verher84,

Tony is not completely right, FHA does not require the collections to be paid off even though you have a total of over $2,000. The actual FHA guidelines gives lenders th ... more
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Ephemeral15, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Ephemeral15 asked:
where can i rent a house? https://mewe.com/group/5561d044e4b07e76bb7d523e
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Linda.zenji, Home Buyer in Asheville, NC
Linda.zenji asked:
Hi, I recently visited Asheville for the first time and I fell in love with the place. I do live in Europe but would love to purchase a small condo/appartment in Asheville next year. Do you know any realtors specializing in foreign buyers?? Thank you.
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