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Matt Elliott, Real Estate Pro in 20148
Matt Elliott answered:
First Time Home Buyer w/ 800 FICO score & 140K Annual salary but only 5% downpayment
I would agree with you on the 5% conventional. It should be less monthly w/out the FHA mortgage premium.

A good, competent lender can help you best.

Will Gaines
First Porfolio M ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 8, 2013 Home Buying in Herndon
Anil Khanna…, Real Estate Pro in 20152
Anil Khanna CPA/Realtor answered:
Buying a home with a credit score of 630(ish)??
You may qualify for an FHA loan. If you are looking in the DC area, I have a few lenders that can work with you. Please call me at 703-625-6731 or email me at khannacpa@yahoo.com if int ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Home Buying in 20171
Sonal Goda, Real Estate Pro in 20190
Sonal Goda answered:
Having issues getting a veteran affair foreclosure purchase to close. Not financing paying cash. Feel like I'm getting the runaround. Been 3
Hi Shannon - can you provide more info on the type of issues you are having? Is it a short sale or a bank-owned property?

Thanks,
Sonal
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 19, 2014 Home Buying in 20170
Faiza Alvi, Real Estate Pro in Woodbridge, VA
Faiza Alvi answered:
I'm looking to buy a house, but I'm really not sure, given how strict I hear lenders are these days, if I have a shot at getting a mortgage.
Stacy:

I've recently helped a couple buy their first home with down payment assistance from the county. It's absolutely not unrealistic to start looking into buying and taking care o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Home Buying in 20171
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
Foreign National Mortgage
For your situation, you might get a private lender to finance you for 40% of the purchase price at 10-14% interest. At 20-30% downpayment, you won't be able to qualify for a convention ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Buying in 20171
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
how can i cancel/remove open disputes on credit report.?
Disputed items are supposed to be resolved within 30 days. When you file a dispute the credit reporting agency has 30 days to confirm the item in writing. If they do not receive writt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 1, 2012 Home Buying in Herndon
Anil Khanna…, Real Estate Pro in 20152
Anil Khanna CPA/Realtor answered:
What is the advantage of working with real estate agent vs realtor?
There is no difference. Real Estate Agent and Realtor are similar terms. Call me at 703-625-6731 if you need an agent to assist you in your home search. I am located in Reston.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Home Buying in Herndon
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
How to buy a short sale contigent on sale of previous property?
No, they won't..............
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 13, 2012 Home Buying in Herndon
Monika Kumar…, Real Estate Pro in 22182
Monika Kumar & Realty Geeks answered:
What are my options? The sellers won't grant me an extension to be able to close?
Hi Lucky, It sounds like whoever can help you shall know more than this paragraph. Are you working with an agent who can help you through this?
Bottom Line is if they wont allow exte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 9, 2012 Home Buying in Herndon
Anil Khanna…, Real Estate Pro in 20152
Anil Khanna CPA/Realtor answered:
Can you show me some listings in Chantilly Highlands?
Please call me at 703-625-6731. I live in Chantilly and know the area well. I am with Keller Williams Chantilly and understand this market.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Home Buying in Herndon
Janet M Lange, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Janet M Lange answered:
how much does a structural engineer cost in 20171?
You did not mention whether the dip Is in a concrete floor or other. If your inspector found what he thought was a defect in the structure, your agent should be asking the seller to p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 3, 2012 Home Buying in 20171
Natalie Dean, Real Estate Pro in 20007
Natalie Dean answered:
630 ish credit score , 1st home buyer .. can i try buying now?
Hi Ravi:
Don't worry there are systems out there that can get you to where you want to be very quickly, easily and they are extremely cost effective. I use them with my clients al ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 28, 2013 Home Buying in 20171
Glenda Cherry, Real Estate Pro in Herndon, VA
Glenda Cherry answered:
My offer was accepted on an REO through BOA. I signed addm a week ago and have heard nothing. Now the lstg is gone from BOA website. whats going on?
It's probably gone from the web site because it's no longer available (because you have a contract on it). But shouldn't you be asking your agent about this?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 28, 2011 Home Buying in 20170
Jeanne Little, Real Estate Pro in Vienna, VA
Jeanne Little answered:
Is it a good deal for a town home in Brambleton, VA 20148? Can I proceed on closing?
Hello Neesha,

You should be working with an Agent. An Agent can pull all the homes that have sold in that subdivision to give you a comparison or CMA (Comparative Market Analysis). ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 1, 2012 Home Buying in 20171
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, VA
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Is this a good offer for a new build Towmhome in Brambleton area?
Neesha - if you're looking for a buyers agent to represent you, I'd be happy to. I can provide you with comps and some other information. I have sold a few. I am wondering ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 31, 2011 Home Buying in 20171
Martin H. Th…, Real Estate Pro in Vienna, VA
Martin H. Thomas answered:
What are the Pros and Cons of buying a Condominium in Northern Virginia area? Specifically Ashburn, VAAppreciate detailed points.
Hello Neesha,

The benefits and drawbacks of condo living need to be weighed against your own criteria. Is security more important to you than distance from your neighbors? Are you co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 26, 2011 Home Buying in 20171
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Need advice...on where to buy a home. Our total income is around $150k. 2 kids. We stay in Herndon, VA. Paying $1600 for the apartment.
Texas is great for families is a strong economy vs. other areas in USA. New starter homes within your budget

Contact me if you have continued interest in Dallas Fort Worth area. W ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 6, 2011 Home Buying in 20171
Vicki Holmes, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Vicki Holmes answered:
What does it mean when the buyer has heard from the lender w/ an offer a promissary note and that an agrmt was reached in a shortsale process?
A promissary note may mean that they seller is having to sign a note for some of the unpaid balance. If the seller agrees to this, you maybe close to a formal approval from the lender. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 4, 2011 Home Buying in Herndon
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Which Home will Appreciate more? between Town home and Single family home
Against professional code of ethics for any Realtor to predict the future.

The same as if an attorney who represents you CAN'T predict the outcome of any legal action

Lynn91 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 4, 2011 Home Buying in Herndon
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, VA
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Bank has countered our offer of 275k on short sale at 285K. The appraised value is 275K. What should I counter with?
Who's appraisal? I have NEVER seen the bank counter for an amount above the appraised value; who told you this? Something is fishy. What does your agent say?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 23, 2010 Home Buying in 20171
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