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Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
How long do short sales usually take to close?
If they close at all you should anticipate the process taking 3-6 months
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 9, 2014 Home Buying in Southport
Diann Sauble, Real Estate Pro in Southport, NC
Diann Sauble answered:
What is the future outlook for rental investment property returns in southport?
I have had three clients in the last few weeks looking for properties to rent....One couple rented a condo with a year lease...I am still looking for properties for a young couple with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 6, 2013 Market Conditions in Southport
Diann Sauble, Real Estate Pro in Southport, NC
Diann Sauble answered:
If i pay the foreclosure amount and am a cash buyer, are there any other fees other than closing costs and HOA fees that i will have to think about ?
There should be no other costs...however, I strongly recommend that you have a title search!!!
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 24, 2012 Foreclosure in Southport
Diann Sauble, Real Estate Pro in Southport, NC
Diann Sauble answered:
Southport builders
There are several builders here in the Southport area....Barker & Canady....Signature Homes...
Saiterwait Homes...Clark Homes.....Please contact me if you need any more information...
... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 28, 2012 General Area in Southport
Ben Styers, Real Estate Pro in Southport, NC
Ben Styers answered:
Is Southport dog friendly?
Southport is very dog friendly as long as you carry a plastic bag to clean up after your dog.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 1, 2013 General Area in 28461
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
How much can we negotiate with builders in the Southport, NC area?
Paula your best bet is to have a buyer agent who is expereinced in new construction. Most builders do not negotiate off the base price amount but will negotiate in adding extras and up ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 4, 2013 General Area in 28461
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
I don't know enough about short sales to make a good decision.
First, to get the bank to allow a short sale (a sale that is for less than it takes to pay off the mortgage fully) you have to be behind on payments and have a hardship, like loss of jo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 12, 2012 Home Selling in Southport
Elizabeth Ro…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth Rocasah Herbert answered:
Can someone describe the process for a condo association to obtain a FHA approval/certification? What unit at FHA or HUD processes the submissions?
This describes the process and is on hud.gov website;

http://www.hud.gov/offices/adm/hudclips/letters/mortgagee/files/09-46bml.pdf
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 17, 2011 Financing in Southport
Cheryl Kuntz…, Real Estate Pro in 28461
Cheryl Kuntz Lowery answered:
My credit score is 667; however I was late on my house payment in June. Is there a bank that will work with me; I will be giving a 25% down payment.?
I think that if you can explain it you may be able to get a loan but if not, you will have to wait for a year. Is it a 30 day late or a 60 day late? That is going to make a huge diffe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 25, 2010 Financing in 28461
Kevin Olson…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Kevin Olson and Jessica Laude answered:
how can I determine if possible refinance lenders are reputable?
Hello Ray,

Reputable Lender is an oxymoron. (I have to throw a shot in when I can ;))

They should have past clients that have given them permission to use as references. Looking u ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 12, 2010 Home Selling in Southport
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Bank that would accept my Credit Score
Hi Diane:

You should be fine.

Go to

www.penfed.org

best regards and goodluck.
Perry
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 19, 2010 Home Buying in Southport
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Online Mortgage Companies
My advice is nothing beats a local and trusted mortgage company where you can actually walk in, drop off your financials in person and have a friendly face answer your questions. When d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 9, 2010 Financing in Southport
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
We're searching for an area to "re-retire". We like Southport, NC a lot. How can I find out EVERYTHING need to know about that?
Nancy, If you are interested in an area, the first couple of things you can do is to contact the chamber of commerce in that area, tell them you are thinking of moving there, and to sen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 1, 2013 Home Buying in Southport
Jason Ewing, Real Estate Pro in High Point, NC
Jason Ewing answered:
I have land for sale in Southport, NC. How do i get it listed on Trulia?
If your land is listed with a Realtor and in the local MLS, it should syndicate to Trulia automatically. If not, follow this link for information on how to get it loaded http://www.tru ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 24, 2011 Home Selling in 28461
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I need help with annul estimated property taxes?
Michele,

Try contacting the County Tax department. They will be able to provide the most accurate and reliable information.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 6, 2008 Home Buying in Southport, NC
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