Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 1003

listing for lease to own ,places in bend oregon
new young couple, starting on there own moving to bend
Is it possible to negotiate on a new construction home in 08054?
Looking for a to be built house in Mount Laurel,NJ.
Received Notice of Termination Letter. Are We Too Late?
The seller sent us a Notice of Termination letter for us to sign because we missed the financing deadline. The contract acknowledgement date is Apr 5 with financing deadline on Apr 20. Due to inspection…
What are comparable HOA dues in Oakland, CA?
I'm wondering what you can expect HOA dues for a smaller type condo, 24 units? What is it like if you have no amenities, or with such as a gym or pool? Even if it's a larger building, it…
Is it better to have my parents buy the house and I live in it paying the mortgage or having them co-sign on the loan? First time buyer/ poor credit.
So my parents in law have agreed to help us get into our own home instead of renting. Is it better to have them do a non-owner occupied loan? or co-sign on a loan in our name? We don't have great…
Newly weds wanting to buy a house. Currently making great income but thanks to college are past W2's aren't so great do we stand a chance?
Together we've already made a little over 50,000 for this year but of course it won't show until the next W2 and before we were both full time college students barely working. I'm worried…
I got a pre approval for a mortgage on a house that is a short sale.I just lost my job but unemployment will cover mortg/taxes. Am I in trouble?
It is only 75K house, I am putting 35K down. The note on the mortgage is only 40K but now I am unemployed. I am collecting unemployement, and have a job offer for 2 months from now making the same amount…
In what order should I proceed when purchasing a home? I believe that I need to have financing in place first.
I am a divorced mother of 2 looking to purchase in the 30038 zip code. I have eyed a few listings that I like. I have a friendship wth an agent, but nothing formal in regards to a commitment. I think that…
Hi, we are going to tear down our old house. Wonder if there are any organizations that are willing to do the
work for free or low cose in return for hauling away everything they tear down. Many thanks
How do i acquire ownership of?
When may I view the property been preapproved to buy I'm interested in this property
Is it possible to obtain a mortgage and close on a home in two months?
I was originally looking to rent a home in Wayne County, Michigan, but have come to realize rental rates are extremely high, while selling prices are much lower. Everyone I have talked to, especially…
what utilities are available in danbury- electricity-cable-phone?
looking at moving to danbury in 2-3 months
For the Oklahoma City buyers: What are the most important aspects of your search right now? Price? Location? Interest Rates?
I am looking for answers from buyers only. I am putting a report together and this is one of my survey questions to allow me to understand what the primary issue is driving buyer's motivation to get…
Should I pay cash for a new home or take out a mortgage?
I am a first time home buyer. I have no debt and $250K cash so I can pay for a house upfront. Should I do this, or pay 20% down and get a mortgage? Additiona info: (1) the home is for my 88 year old father…
Unable to Refinance because my deed has not been recorded (Queens, NY).
I purchased a home in 2008 and in 2012 I realized that my deed has not been recorded. I am trying to refinance and I am unable to. I have been in contact with my real estate attorney on numerous occasions…
Question about the compensation (commission) to buyer's agent
We are Canadian looking for investment opportunity in Orlando. We found an Orlando agent who posted the ad one the Toronto newspaper. After few emails communication, this agent requested us to sign a…
How long I need to wait?
Here is an email which was sent from the negotiator to the listing agent who is my agent too: I will be your negotiator handling this file. I am going to need the following before I can move forward.…
When will banks release backlog foreclosures for sale?
I am shopping for a home in Southeast Michigan and have been struggling with the low inventory of homes for sale. I've read that a foreclosure settlement has been reached for banks being investigated…
What would be a good mortgage loan product to start with in buying a first home?
My wife and I both have credit scores of 760 . Combined, our income is high enough to disqualify for FDA or down payment assistance. I want to know where to start and if it is best to look now, or wait…
Excellent tenants looking for a great home to rent in Germantown or Collierville, TN do you know a good landlord interested?
Family of four relocating to TN, is looking for a house in a good neighborhood in the 38138-38139 zip. (Houston Dogwood schools) 3 b 2 b updated kitchen, $2200 2500-3500 sqft. Will be interested in buying…
Movin' to NH. Need a great loc! Schools,shops,bars, hosp.,restrants,boatable freshwater,close to beach, city(s),boston,Hwys,best value? Resale?
Inlaw? Not sure what the best city to be arund is Manch.,Concord, or Portmouth. Need acess to everyhing not in the boonies. Prefer outskirt or great city or built city. Price is a factor, schools, taxes…
I would like to terminate my exclusive buyer agency contract with my realtor.
Do I need to fill in a special form in GA? If I just write a letter to the agent and his broker, do I need to get a written acknowledgment back from the broker or the agent? Thanks.
How do you prove or document a relationship to your gift donor?
My boyfriend's stepfather wants to gift me a portion of monies towards my closing costs. But now I am told that the relationship has to be documented. I have no relatives as I have no siblings and…
What supporting document should i submit for expired H1B Visa Stamp but valid H1B Visa ?
We are in the process to buy a house. Our H1B Visa stamp on our passports have expired but we have valid H1B visa 1797 . We did not happen to leave the country after the extension so did not get a cance…
What does "cancelled" mean?
On a realtor's site
I am about to buy a single family home in Morganville,07751. We really like the house but there is a 10' drainage easement in the back yard.
Issues? I am about to buy a single family home in Morganville,07751. We really like the house, but there is a 10' drainage easement in the back yard. Along with 10' drainage easement, it also…
What time does school start and end at Ko Knudson?
Im gonna go next year and i have a ton of questions but this is my first 1
How much are property taxes in LA?
I am looking into buying my first house. I am wondering what kind of property taxes I will be paying on a $200-300,000 dollar home in the Santa Clarita Valley? I have heard of 2% of the selling price,…
HOW LONG DOES A SHORT SALE TAKE?
WHICH SHORT SALES ARE FASTER..
I have spoken with many realtors no one seems to know which sections have the lawn maint. which is what I want. Is there a list of sections that do?
please email the info to me if you can. It seems very confusing to understand which areas are newer, various prices etc. Thanks
ASAP! We are 1 week from closing on a house as buyers, and the seller wants to back out.
We have a contract to close April 26th and the seller today says he is not signing the paperwork and is not moving. It is a short sale on a reverse mortgage in the sellers wife name(who passed in August),…
is zip code 77072 a good area to purchase a home for future appreciation and resale value?
I am looking at a few properties in Crescent Park Village in this zip code, but I'm curious about the resale value and future appreciation probabilities. Does anyone have insight on that? In this…
Buyer needs some help with Short Sale and 2nd Mortgage
I am the buyer We put an offer on a property that has 2 loans, Primary with B of A and the Second with PNC Bank of America has offered PNC 6k to release the lien and they are requesting 8k The…
I am interested in purchasing a condo in Miami Breach in the price range of $50K. I prefer South Beach.
I am, of course, aware that it would probably need to be a pre-foreclosure or a short sale. I have been told that there are no properties available at that price, and yet I have seen them on several…
I just made two offers on two short sales in canyon country. Is it normal for the sellers agent to request my credit report. If so why do they need
I have already received my pre-approval letter from BofA. My agent sent over my offer to the sellers agent and the agent came back asking for more infomation regarding my credit scores so they requested…
can you purchase a home without a down payment?
I am paying down my debt, so is it possible to buy without a down payment
Fungi, Dry rot, mold
I heard that termites are unavoidable in the bay area and that it's not big deal to hire a company to treat them. But, fungi is a big red flag that shows the property is in poor shape and I should…
I was wondering if me and my wife could get approved for a THDA or USDA loan in the state of Tennessee. My middle score is 597 and my wife is 682?
Also we both have to be on the loan, she has higher credit and I have the higher income. Our DTI is 26-33.
commuting from hanover to NYC?
Hello trulia community, I'm looking at living in hanover township..the schools, neighborhood, downtown are of interest to me. One important question is: How…
Looking for a Real Estate Investor friendly agent/broker in the Diamond Bar Area.
What are the hottest neighborhoods in Diamond Bar that investors are targeting right now?
I have a low credit score (low 500's). I own a new car, land, mobile home. I'm a teacher, 20yrs. Will there ever be hope for me to get a?
home loan? The damage is from 5.5 years ago. I really want to find a small house but I just keep thinking there is no use in even making an appt with a loan officer. I have another year and half before…
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