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Kathy Durham, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Kathy Durham answered:
Are there any lots for sale in roanoke or nearby that can accommodate 1-2 single wides. If so, how much? I don't want more than an acre
Hi,
I checked out the MLS today and did not find any lots for sale that would allow 1-2 single wides except in Franklin county ( about 40-45 mins from Roanoke) and also a couple of lis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 2, 2013 Home Buying in Roanoke
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How can someone with a bad credit score buy a home in Roanoke, Virginia?
Depends on just how poor; since there are other factors involved in determining mortgage qualification, consider visiting with any licensed officer....
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 18, 2013 Home Buying in 24016
Princess Len…, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Princess Lenore Moyer answered:
What different kinds of dwellings are allowed in Roanoke city ie: Doublewides, modulars, kit homes etc.?
Hi Mikez_2006

As you may know, a lot of areas don't allow modulars or trailers of any kind in the City. The best place to call about that is Roanoke City Zoning. They can get very s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 18, 2013 Home Buying in Roanoke
Teri Holdren, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Teri Holdren answered:
Can a singlewide go on this property?
No single wides are allowed in the City of Roanoke
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Buying in Roanoke
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Hello im wondering where could i find a good listing site for rent to own/lease to own homes.
Since those train wrecks seldom ever work out I doubt anyone would put up a site for them. I would urge you to avoid them as they are trouble and an easy way to waste time and lose mone ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 18, 2013 Home Buying in 24017
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
I am interested in a house that has been on the market (cumulatively) for 1 year.
Hi Lynsey

While it is a Valid Concern, it is more important to find out why, issues such as:

1.) is there a defect with the house
2.) is the property over priced
3.) is the s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 18, 2013 Home Buying in Roanoke
Brad Thomas…, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Brad Thomas Licensed In Virginia answered:
Are there any new home communities being built? I'm looking for a 4 bed, 2 bath on over 3 acres.
I would love to put a search together for you, so you can see all your options. You can e-mail me at bradthomas@oldecolony.com or call me at 540-915-3637.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 17, 2012 Home Buying in Roanoke
Allison Fish…, Real Estate Pro in 48103
Allison Fishwick answered:
Does anyone have good/bad experiences trying to sell your home by FSBO?
I became interested in becoming a Realtor after I sold my own home almost 20 years ago. You can do it and there are several forms and companies you can use now to make the process easi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 11, 2012 Home Selling in Roanoke
Sheila States, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Sheila States answered:
Is it true that Roanoke has a high crime rate and serious gang problems?
I've lived in Roanoke and the surrounding areas, myself, for 29 years and haven't been aware of a high crime rate or any serious gang problems. If you would like to do some further rese ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 27, 2014 General Area in Roanoke
Bob Rouse, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Bob Rouse answered:
I am purchasing a HUD home with a VA loan. HUD is refusing to sign a form for the VA lender....
Talk to your selling broker. That's what you pay him for. Use his experience.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 5, 2012 Home Buying in Roanoke
Michele McDa…, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Michele McDaniel answered:
How or why can lenders set a closing date and not close anywhere close to the date? What is the point in setting a closing date if you cannot close.?
There has to be a date set in the contract, but it says on or about that date. The point in setting a date is to get all parties to perform under the contract to the best of each one's ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 10, 2012 Home Buying in Roanoke
Lawrence She…, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Lawrence Sherertz answered:
Are there any patio or cluster home communities around Roanoke = little or no lawn maintenance?
Yes there are quite a few. Tell me a little about what you are looking for, style, # of bedrooms, price range.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 16, 2012 Home Buying in Roanoke
Donna Marie…, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke County, VA
Donna Marie Harris answered:
Is their any down payment / closing assistance programs available for roanoke citizens looking to purchase in the area ?
There are certain banks with their own in-house loan programs that may offer you the assistance you are looking for. As an example, BB&T has a program they call "CHIP". Also, you can o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 17, 2012 Home Buying in Roanoke
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I BOUGHT A FORCLOSED HOUSE FOR CASH TO REMODEL AND SELL. THE BANKS HAS NOT RECORDED DEED AT RECORDER. WHAT ARE MY LEGAL OPTIONS. I'M GETTING
Since you are asking a legal question, it's in your best interest to consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate; he/she can best advise as to your options...
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 6, 2012 Home Buying in 24015
Lawrence She…, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Lawrence Sherertz answered:
I want the results of this trustee sale because I would like to purchase the house: 1836 WESTOVER AVE ROANOKE, VA 24015. How do i find out please?
According to Roanoke City Tax Records the Trustee Sale did not occur. The tax records list ARCHIE L. GORDON as still being the owner.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 10, 2011 Home Buying in Roanoke
Linda S. Cef…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, WI
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
I need to know the best way to get rid of a house with a joint mortgage that neither party wants to be in anymore and cannot afford alone.
You should talk to the mortgage holder and ask them what your options are. You may be able to modify the loan in such a way that one of you would be able to stay. Another option would ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 9, 2011 Home Selling in Roanoke
Metro DC Hou…, Real Estate Pro in 20036
Metro DC Houses Team answered:
FHA loan-we are receiving a gift from my mother for down payment? Is it ok if she obtains these funds from a credit card advance?
Probably not ok. Most every lender is required to see where those funds came from - they do not want to see someone borrowing money to borrow money. This is a big red flag to lenders ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 13, 2012 Financing in 24019
Melissa Loug…, Real Estate Pro in 23220
Melissa Loughridge Savenko answered:
How soon before closing date do you typically receive your "clear to close"? We are scheduled to close in a week and nothing yet....
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for buyers to receive the clear to close within a day or two of closing. This can be more than a bit nerve wracking. Communicate with your lender and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 23, 2013 Home Buying in 24019
Cindy Jones, Real Estate Pro in Alexandria, VA
Cindy Jones answered:
Deed not in Foreclosure Banks name.
Thomas-the lender will not charge you per diem if the faulty in closing is theirs. Make sure you have a letter from your settlement attorney stating you are ready to go to closing on t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 19, 2013 Home Buying in 24015
Kevin Olson…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Kevin Olson & Jessica Laude answered:
O.k. so..I do have a question. Do servers ever get financed? What if I am paid about $100/day but it is not by a check...hard to verify.
Yes you can, but there are only a few lenders who are able to help. If you filed taxes and included tips this will make things much easier. Many times servers do not include tips on tax ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 19, 2013 Home Buying in 24018
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