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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
STEPS TO FALLOW TO GET APPROVE FOR A VA LOAN Austin :
Hi Irene,

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 the link ... more
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Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78753
Jim Morelli answered:
can you put a manufactured home on a pice of land in montropolis place 6406 porter st 78741?
You'll need to check the restrictions and zoning.
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Denise.wilcox, Real Estate Pro in Lakeway, TX
Denise.wilcox answered:
I'm looking to become a first time home owner in the next 1-2 years in Austin, Texas. I feel a little lost with my research. I'm
Hey Cole!
Be sure you include New Homes in your search! You get more for your money - and the home is perfect when you move in. With plenty of new home construction in the area - sho ... more
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Russell Spil…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Russell Spillers answered:
is it possible to buy a move in ready house in austin for 75.000 or less with no money down?
Pamela, I think that Susie and Jim both offered great advice. They both understand that you should explore professional assistance as there are very few options for 0 down loans and ... more
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Russell Spil…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Russell Spillers answered:
appreciation by zip code
When looking at properties to buy as an investment appreciation should really not be a factor that is given heavy consideration. In other words...let the appreciation be the icing on t ... more
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Russell Spil…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Russell Spillers answered:
Bad credit, self employed
Hi Jennifer , Your question is a good one and I am glad you asked! I believe all the answers below are valid and could make sense depending on your specific situation.
Here is my opi ... more
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Chris Greer, Real Estate Pro in 78681
Chris Greer answered:
can we use this MCC program in the refinancing?
This is a great question for a lender, I am a realtor in the Austin area. My best answer would be no, because of this requirement: cannot have not owned a home as primary residence in t ... more
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John Broussa…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
John Broussard answered:
Financing for non-resident
Hi Chris,

We offer numerous investors loan products for all types of situation including Foreign Nationals. I can assist you with obtaining financing based on the scenario you provid ... more
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Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78753
Jim Morelli answered:
i have bad credit and my husband has no credit how could we get a mortgage loan any suggestion or recommendations
It all depends on how bad your credit is. You may be better off fixing your credit first then trying to buy. When you purchase with bad or marginal credit you pay more in loan fees and ... more
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Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78753
Jim Morelli answered:
Is it possible to buy into Mueller for 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the 300-400k range?
Yes you would be able to get into a 2/2 for under $400k. Currently there is one property that meets the criteria available. Choices will be limited. Let me know if we can help.
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Vivianne Dor…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Vivianne Dordea answered:
Hi, What are prospects for townhouse appreciation in 78729 area. Thanks,
Hello,Aviator! (are you one indeed?)

Zip 78729 is an excellent zip and whatever you buy there now, will appreciate in time. By how much? Nobody can predict the future, but if the ma ... more
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Vivianne Dor…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Vivianne Dordea answered:
What's up with 12203 Carlsbad dr?
12203 Carlsbadk in Lake Pointe Estates is available. Not sure what exactly your question meant. Are you interested in it? I can help. Contact me to set up a time to see the property ... more
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Ksandcs1, Home Buyer in Hutto, TX
Ksandcs1 answered:
Which real estate agents specialize in foreclosures in Austin, TX?
Which real estate agent specializes in foreclosed home in the DFW area?
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0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 6, 2015 Home Buying in 78704
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
What is the average cost per sq foot to buy in the following neighborhoods: Westlake Hills, Crestview, Montopolis?
You may want to work with a local realtor to help you.

Good luck!

Susie Kay, Realtor
Certified Home Stager & Senior Real Estate Specialist

United Real Estate Dallas
469-371 ... more
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
We just made an offer on a house with new piers in Flower Mound Tx placed in 2011. Seller. Said there was a warranty. Now we find out there is none.
If there's no warranty then it is up to you to proceed with the home purchase or not. If you really like the home you can call the company who installed the piers and see what they offe ... more
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Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78753
Jim Morelli answered:
If the VA said that we are okay to get a Va loan but our credit is not so great how can we find a lender to help us
You should consult with a local mortgage broker who understands VA loans. Some lenders say they do but don't.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 18, 2015 Home Buying in Riverside
Jeff Hensel, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jeff Hensel answered:
Most hard money lenders require property to be under contract, how can this be done without already obtaining financing?
If you are purchasing a property, your offer will include a pre-approval letter from the hard money lender. Once the offer is accepted and escrow is opened, the hard money lender will t ... more
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D.batson, Home Buyer in McKinney, TX
D.batson answered:
We would like to buy a home in Austin with a guest suite or mother-in-law apartment. How can I narrow my?
Finding the correct location and plan can be challenging. We are selling our home that we remodeled to provide my parents about 1,900 sq. ft. of their own space. It is a house within ... more
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John Broussa…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
John Broussard answered:
My daughter is going to S. Edwards University, at Austin, TX. She is a Mexican citizen under I-20 US visa. I want to buy a house for her.
You can get a mortgage, we offer Foreign National Loans. We should be able to get you approved depending on your income. For more details give me a call.

John Broussard
Account Exec ... more
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