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Gladys Salke…, Real Estate Pro in Coral Gables, FL
Gladys Salkeld answered:
It a WHEDA loan!!!! what can i do? can i sell my home? help..help please...
I am not expert in the matter, but hope the bank officer was able to resolve all your questions.
I can only think because a low downpayment and current market values of property your l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 1, 2012 Home Buying in Milwaukee County
None, Real Estate Pro in Summit, WI
None answered:
Take a second chance on an iffy Realtor, or find a new one?
Any agent can handle a short sale for you. Not too many are willing to, however, because fo the hoops through which you have to jump to sell one.

Despite all of our training and lic ... more
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Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
how can you use up closing cost credit legally?
It depends on the source(s) of the credit. If it comes from the seller the purchase contract may restrict how it is used. Lender credits for rate locks should be used before the selle ... more
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Wisconsin Ba…, Home Buyer in Milwaukee County, WI
Wisconsin Badger asked:
Looking for hard money lender in Milwaukee?
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Troy Miller , Real Estate Pro in 53051
Troy Miller answered:
My broker told me not to buy short sale properties because it takes too long to process and I shoudn't wasted my time. Is it true?
B...short sales can be tricky to navigate. They do typically take longer than regular transactions and even straight foreclosures. Some questions to ask yourself:

1) How good of a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 30, 2012 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Larry Hicks, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Larry Hicks answered:
What is the average time homes are on the market for 53217?
The average time homes should be on the market are 60 to 90 days. If longer than that buyer will think something's wrong with the property.


we are currently investing in the 53217 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Buying in 53217
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Seller wants to stay!!! what should I do?? please help!!
You WANT the house!
They NEED the house!!!

Suggest you be reasonable and make some arrangements;
think of giving of yourself to someone who needs help.

Good luck and may God ble ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 17, 2012 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Sonya Mays,…, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Sonya Mays, MBA answered:
crime activity on pearlette lane browndeer
Loretta, please visit city-data.com for statistics on population, income, crime, home prices, rents. etc. for various communities in Wisconsin. For specific information regarding the V ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 29, 2012 Home Buying in Brown Deer
Debby Thomps…, Real Estate Pro in 53226
Debby Thompson answered:
is there such a condo type as a detached ranch style condo?
Where are you looking for one. Des there is in the Milwaukee area.

Debby Thompson
Homestead Realty Inc
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 20, 2013 Home Buying in Oak Creek
Debby Thomps…, Real Estate Pro in 53226
Debby Thompson answered:
crime activity 5892 w silverleaaf lane brown deer
Best place to find that information out is to contact the local police department.
Brown Deer police department number is 414-371-2900
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 2, 2012 Home Buying in Brown Deer
Frank Pum, Real Estate Pro in New Berlin, WI
Frank Pum answered:
does 10030 West Grange Avenue, Hales Corners WI 53130 have a basement...and is it still for sale (mls# 1244665)
There is no basement, it is a "Short Sale", and it does have at least 1 accepted offer.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 18, 2012 Home Buying in Hales Corners
Michael Roy, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Michael Roy answered:
does this home have a basement?
HI, please send me the address or MLS number and I will send you a more detailed data sheet. Thanks
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 3, 2013 Home Buying in Greendale
Allan Erps, Real Estate Pro in 10954
Allan Erps answered:
What is the best way for first-time home buyers with little money for down payment, but good monthly income, to buy a home? (specif. a duplex)
Find an acceptable FHA approved development and you can obtain a Mortgage with as little as 3-3 1/2% down.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 30, 2012 Home Buying in 53207
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I had an FHA inspection fail for peeling paint on the garage. Lender states work needed to be done by a Lead Based Certified painter. Is this True?
Your Lender may require anything that want:
You may refuse,
You may get another Lender,
The Bank is just protecting you and themselves.

Was the house built before 1978?
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 10, 2014 Home Buying in 53214
Kerryann Dou…, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Kerryann Douglas answered:
Does a pre approval letter expire?
They typically expire in 60-90 days.
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 20, 2012 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Troy Miller , Real Estate Pro in 53051
Troy Miller answered:
I am buying from for sale by owner, what are buyer closing cost?
Nat,

Your closing costs as a buyer are typically only those associated with making your loan (appraisal, application fee) and any inspections (home inspection, foundation inspeciton, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 2, 2012 Home Buying in Milwaukee County
Marc Guzman,…, Real Estate Pro in 94806
Marc Guzman, Real Estate Marketer answered:
what does active w/o means?
I would assume Active=Available and W/O=With Offers
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 26, 2012 Home Buying in 53218
Troy Miller , Real Estate Pro in 53051
Troy Miller answered:
I need hepl finding a foreclosed duplex in Milwaukee county, wi. How do I start?
Nancy,

Best place to start is by contacting a Realtor who can help you find exactly what you are looking for and represent you and your interests throughout the purchase process.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 9, 2012 Home Buying in Milwaukee County
Allan Erps, Real Estate Pro in 10954
Allan Erps answered:
Can you get pre-approved for an FHA when you already have an FHA loan?
Unfirtunately, the way I see this your FICO scores may be the biggest problem.Two FHA loans are probably not the issue(believe it was a 3 year waiting period). Best of Luck
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 7, 2012 Home Buying in Milwaukee County
Bob Haglund, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Bob Haglund answered:
Recently viewed a home, now it's off the market. Can we still purchase it? What steps would we have to take. Can we contact the seller?
Monique,

The best thing to due perhaps would be to call your Realtor that showed you the house. He can arrange another showing through the former listing agent if the seller is stil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 7, 2012 Home Buying in 53224
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