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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I am selling my home and trying to buy a foreclosure but the bank will not take a contingency offer. Is there anyway around this?
Very unlikely,. Most banks want to accept offers they know have the best chance to close. They are also looking to close in the quickest amount of time. A buyer broker who is WELL expe ... more
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Jeff and Kaye…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
How long does the bank have to accept or reject our terms on a short sale? It has been more than 30 days since our offer was accepted by the owner.
I know it's frustrating but short sales are anything but short usually. It may depend on how quickly the seller is getting their paperwork in and how many short sales the bank is handli ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:23pm Home Buying in 32223
Tracy Hoyt, Real Estate Pro in Valrico, FL
Tracy Hoyt asked:
I need a Realtor who is willing to work with a rental asap. Considering Panther Creek area. The young family is qualified and will most likely become buyers in the next year. They are relocating to the area and want to rent until they are secured in the schools. The Agent referred…
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 9:48am Home Buying in Jacksonville
fosterkicks99, Other/Just Looking in 78052
fosterkicks99 answered:
For resale which flooring options are best: Travertine Engineered wood Porcelaine tile
The wear and tear factor would be the most important factor. If the cost is not. Whatever holds up the best is probably your best option.
Michael Foster http://www.chinookupholstery.c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 9:31am Home Buying in Jacksonville
Chris Hazlew…, Real Estate Pro in Johns Creek, GA
Chris Hazlewood answered:
am interested in a property located in the isle of palms , off beach blvd. address 14855 plumose dr.
We are a dedicated lending team to help you with your purchase. Our website http://www.PurchaseApplication.com allows you to get pre-qualified for a home purchase with No SSN or Credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 6:37am Home Buying in Jacksonville
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Buying a home for $140K in 32277 how much would my closing cost be? does anyone have a rough estimate?
If purchasing with a mortgage, ask your loan officer for an estimate of costs, much depends on the type of loan. If purchasing in cash, ask your agent the question...
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 13, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Simon Watson, Real Estate Pro in 94597
Simon Watson answered:
My lender informed me that the appraisal was ordered on 7/15, it is now 8/8 and no report. What is the problem?
Your agent should be asking this question and also talking to you about your loan contingency, the listing agent should also be asking about it to as your deal is not looking good, i ... more
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Amber Johnson, Other/Just Looking in Brookhaven, Raleigh,...
Amber Johnson answered:
should all homes have downspouts and gutters or eavestrough?
I think that installing gutters would be a good idea. I think all homes should have some way to correctly defer rain. I am looking for a service to install gutters on my home.

Amber ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 8, 2014 Home Buying in 32256
Lynn Gronnel…, Real Estate Pro in Boise, ID
Lynn Gronnel-mcgrath answered:
how much are the HOA fees in charter point?
9227 W Brogan Dr Boise ID 83709 fees are 90 monthly .includeswater,trash,sewer and landscaping.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 2, 2014 Home Buying in Charter Point
mochacrazy, Renter in Waynesboro, PA
mochacrazy answered:
I am involved in buying a short sale from Wells Fargo (the lender) in San Jose. this short sale is suppose to
We are on the opposite side, we were trying to do a short sale with Wells Fargo. We started the process in September 2012, the requests of paperwork (hardship letter, financial statemen ... more
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Kellie Steve…, Home Buyer in Cape Coral, FL
Kellie Stevens answered:
We are 2 1/2 years into a 5 year Chapter 11 bankruptcy and we are investors. Are there any insurance companies that will insure our properties.?
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I am an investor as well and this is who I use. Very reasonable and helpful. Tell connie Kellie Stevens recommends y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 28, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
looking for 55 mobile home parks
Here is a link to the 55+ communities in Florida - http://fchr.state.fl.us/housing_directory/search

For mobile home parks that are not land owned, try the web site Mobile Home Villag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 27, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Lisa Turner, Home Buyer in Miami, FL
Lisa Turner answered:
How long after bankruptcy can you buy another home?
YOU CAN BUY 1 DAY AFTER A BANKRUPTCY! http://www.florida-mortgage-lenders.com/
http://www.florida-mortgage-lenders.com/bad-credit/234-how-soon-can-i-buy-after-a-foreclosure-bankru ... more
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Adam Silk, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Adam Silk answered:
Can anyone advice me, From Jacksonville FL , I 'm seeking a home loan $25K , don't have much credit history ,self -employed?
Banks typically will not make a mortgage loan that small. Really anything below $60k is going to be tough.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Adam Silk, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Adam Silk answered:
Can I buy a house if I have a foreclosure showing on my credit?
Yes, depending on when it was, the circumstances of it, and credit history since. Best bet is to contact a mortgage broker, but yes it's possible.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Adam Silk, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Adam Silk answered:
I have a home in Orange Park FL; my daughter lives in this home; however, her health is bad, so I want to sell it "as-is" for CASH, ASAP. Thanks. shir
Sorry to hear that. If you want your home to sell quickly, just check out my profile & website. Most of my listings sell in the first two weeks on the market above market value. 10x the ... more
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Jarrell Smith, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Jarrell Smith answered:
Hi, are there any agent who are willing to work with out of Jacksonville state investor to buy property under 20000 cash.

I specialize in investment property and property management services in the Jacksonville area. Give me a call or send me an email and I would gladly assist you in your search ... more
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Charlotte Kn…, Both Buyer and Seller in Denver County, CO
Charlotte Knauke answered:
My house sold at foreclosure for $33,000 more then I owed the bank.I was only in arrears for this year in tax's (about $4,000)Doc's are
Check with your taxing district. They may have the money sitting in their overage account waiting for you.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 19, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
Stefanie Cir…, Real Estate Pro in 32223
Stefanie Circo answered:
I'm a very poor senior citizen who has been homeless for far too long. I've given up hope of buying a $20,000 house with a mortgage because
I always advice to do an home inspection, but it is not mandatory. The price for it depends on the size of the property.
But you'll have to pay taxes, and they'll be prorated dependi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Dave Shandil…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Johns, FL
Dave Shandilay answered:
We will be there mid July house hunting , I want a POC to spend some time showing us properties for rent.
POC = Point of contact

I respect an individual's decision to select a Realtor who has a minimum of 10 years in the business. But, I'd think that a business savvy and dedicated Realto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
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