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FSBOsuccess, Home Seller in 28590
FSBOsuccess answered:
Will there be a 2013 first time home buyers stimulus/tax credit?
Better not be. Government can't keep giving out handouts. I know that may be hard to understand though for some people.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 3, 2013 Home Buying in 75043
Amaya Realty…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Worth, TX
Amaya Realty Group answered:
Has anyone dealt with Antares homes?
Maira, I have sold an Antares home. It has been a few years ago, but I know my clients where happy with the house. I have represented a lot of buyers who purchased new homes. It is just ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 20, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Worth
Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead ABR GRI SRS answered:
Looking for a short list of (newer) homes for sale that feed into Robinson Middle School in Plano ISD.
Hello, I would love to assist, but would need to gather more info from you. Please contact me anytime at 214-872-0400 or MBrownstead@msn.com.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 18, 2013 Home Buying in Plano
Louann Hawki…, Real Estate Pro in Boerne, TX
Louann Hawkins answered:
Looking for 5 acres in the Boerne ISD, good quality restrictions but horse friendly for under 100k. Any suggestions?
I would be happy to help you. Boerne is a beautiful place to live. Call me at 210-343-9435 or go to my web site to see properties right away http://boernesanantoniohomes.kwrealty.com/
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Dale Pearson,…, Real Estate Pro in Fair Oaks Ranch, TX
Dale Pearson, MBA answered:
Pretty piece of property w/ electric and well already on it - so why hasn't it sold yet? Would it work as a homesite w/ place for horses? (2?) Thanks!
Hi SP,

Good question. I know this area. I'd be delighted to have a private chat with you in regards to it. Please feel free to contact me.
Regards,
Dale
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Home Buying in Bergheim
K.C. Jones, Real Estate Pro in Texas
K.C. Jones answered:
Are there any lenders available who can work with a first-time home buyer with a high 610, mid 585 FICO score?
We are able to finance FHA (3.5% down) with mid credit scores as low as 580.

Feel free to apply online at www.rhlapps.com/kjones or give me a call. :)

K.C. Jones
214-432-0486
k ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 6, 2013 Home Buying in Corpus Christi
Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
I have a credit score of 592 and we are in desperate need of a house. Is there any way to qualify for a mortgage loan?Please help.
http://dallasloanguy.com/free-credit-book/

Here is a good start.....



Tom Burris
Mortgage Banker
http://www.servicefirstmckinney.com/
(214) 763-4629 cell/text/nights/wee ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 10, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
Phil Amodeo,…, Real Estate Pro in Mansfield, TX
Phil Amodeo, ABR,CRS,e-PRO,SFR answered:
about how would it be to enclose a garage and add a second story
That could be a good alternative, but there are also drawbacks to such a project. First, it's necessary to check with the City of Mansfield and Home Owners Association (if you have one) ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Buying in Mansfield
Buddy Willia…, Real Estate Pro in Richmond, TX
Buddy Williams answered:
I am planning on retiring in 2 years, and moving from Los angeles, Ca. to Fort Bend County. What area would you recommend for a single woman.?
Wow. Loaded question. Fort Bend County has the reputation of being one of the greatest places to reside in the country. What do you plan on doing when you retire, i.e., golf, travel, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 2, 2013 Home Buying in Richmond
Anna Maria D…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Anna Maria Durr answered:
Are there any solid mortgage brokers in Houston that handle 80/10/10 JUMBO loans?
Yes we do! We have several jumbo lenders plus a second lien lender who can go up to $250K.

If that works for you, please call or email me.


Anna Maria Durr NMLS 266699
Codemark ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 21, 2013 Home Buying in 77007
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
If i have a credit score of 750 can i get out of paying a down payment?
Only a few weeks ago the answer would probably have been 'no'. However, just yesterday I heard from one lender who is once again able to do 90/10 loans, a first mortgage for 90% of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 16, 2013 Home Buying in Burleson
Jen and Mark…, Real Estate Pro in Holmes Beach, FL
Jen and Mark Bowman answered:
how can i qualify for a 25k home with low credit and no cosigner?
Paying cash is the way to go if you don't have good credit. I don't know of any lenders that will lend $25K on the purchase of a house. The amount is too low and the fees for doing th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Buying in Joshua
Vanessa Cast…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Vanessa Castillo answered:
Are there any solid mortgage brokers in Houston that handle 80/10/10 jumbo loans? Solid credit history.
Hi There--

I have a few great lenders that I would love to send your way--let me know what I can do to help. Talk to you soon...V
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 16, 2013 Home Buying in 77433
Tiffany Rome…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Tiffany Romero answered:
Investment property
Good evening
I can help you email me at tiffanyromero0721@yahoo.com
Tiffany Romero
The New Realty Group
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 20, 2013 Home Buying in Houston
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
I am looking for an investment property in schertz , cibolo area. Looking for a good investment realtor to assist me.
Hi there,

You can get started with your hunt here on Trulia: http://www.trulia.com/for_sale/78108_zip/Cibolo,TX/x_map/

ALI, COMMUNITY MANAGER
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 29, 2013 Home Buying in 78108
Anna Maria D…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Anna Maria Durr answered:
Lender for lower credit scores and income tax question for self employed individuals looking to purchase a home.
Alan,
We have a lender that will go to 580. Approval is on a case by case basis.

For your self employed borrowers, if their credit is 700 or better we have special financing f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 12, 2013 Home Buying in Houston
Ron Richards…, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Ron Richardson answered:
Are their any buidings on or near the square downtown that have been or are being turned into condos/apts?
Hi Steve,
Yes there are some Townhouses just about finished on S. Tennessee Street priced around 160,000.
Hope this helps you.
Ron Richardson
Ebby Halliday McKinney office
ronricha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
Vicki Martin, Real Estate Pro in Horseshoe Bay, TX
Vicki Martin answered:
what are the restrictive covenants in summit rock community?
Call 830.598.5000. They can give you that information.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 4, 2013 Home Buying in 78657
Ginger, Home Buyer in Teague, TX
Ginger asked:
looking to buy a acre or two to build a shop on --
This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3109634137-220-Club-Lake-Rd-Teague-TX-75860
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 14, 2013 Home Buying in Teague
Debbie Asher, Real Estate Pro in Bandera, TX
Debbie Asher answered:
Lot 12 Bruce Leeder Ln looks to be a beautiful piece of property so why is it still sitting on the market?
The only reason I can think of is that it may be a little over priced. Most properties in Bandera County are usually going for $7500 to $10,000 an acre.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 2, 2013 Home Buying in Pipe Creek
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