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What do you guys think of Billerica ?
What do you guys think of billerica in general, specially around the nutty lake area ? We have been considering buying a property around the area. I would be really appreciate your opinion. Thanks
is this house still for sale?
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Hello! I'm looking for real estate investment opportunities in L.A. that fit the below criterion:
- property in a promising neiborhood, which is reasonably priced comparing to its neighbors. - easy to find tenants, low maintainence cost - favorable return on investment I'm looking for knowledgable…
Kitchen in the basement
Im planning to put an offer on the house in north Edison. This house has unfinished basement. The owner prior to current owner had finished basement with kitchen and full bath without permit. As part of…
Single family new construction or < five years old home in towns in south central NJ with good schools, and access to highways.
4 BR, 2 Bath, Affordable tax. Commutable to NYC, Trenton, Philly, Princeton, Edison.
I recently made an offer on a home with a pre-approval from a lender.
I recently made an offer on a home with a pre-approval from a lender. The sellers agent actually called my lender before countering the offer and asked the lender to pre-approve me a different terms.…
Is there any real estate investors out there that help purchase a home?
Looking to find an investor to help with buying a home. We have found a home that would be big enough for our family. Needing to rent it for a year, then we can get it financed. Don't want to loose out…
I've been searching for mos. looking to buy a home Dallas/Garland area $100,000 max budget with no success.
I've not been pre-qualified, I am a first-time homebuyer and looking to buy in 3 mos. I don't know my credit score, but my husband's is under 570. We are cash kind of people. In need of some REAL help…
I am divorced and the judge said ex was responsible for vehicle. Will lenders disregard that on my credit.?
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Anyone listing properties for sale with detached rental unit? home 3 bed...rental 1-2bed
or maybe furnished basement with separate entry. havent been approved yet but budget around 250k. preferably university area
New construction in Irvine: Laguna Altura or Stonegate? Which one is a better buy?
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which home wrranty insurance company would you recommend in southern california area?
which home wrranty insurance company would you recommend in southern california area? Thanks a lot!
Is one able to lease a property purchased in Coco Wood Lakes? If so, immediately, or is there a 1-3 year waiting period? Thanks for any replies.
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Looking for a 2 or 3 bed with a pool close to Atlantic ave restaurants and nightlife. 330,000 or under
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Buy a house in boca raton.
First time buyer. I live in California but we are planning to move any time soon there. How i can get started? looking for a 3b under 100.
How long does it take for a Guaranteed USDA loan to be approved?
We are suppose to close on Aug 18th..We have all inspections,appraisel,done,everything was fine..I have been approved for my loan and went through underwriting just fine..Everything was sent off to USDA…
Properties in Boca Raton, FL areas
I am looking at buying a condo in The Boca Raton area! I would also be open to West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach or other locations. I am wondering how people enjoy living down in those locations? Pros/Cons…
Attempting to reduce current APR
Purchased home in 2008 via short sale, paid $ 425,000 vs. previous owner of $ 790,000. Well Fargo reached out to me and refinanced in 2010@ 5.375 % - Current Balance of $ 320,000, I have invested an additional…
Hello, any specific info on Ashford Estates 29579? Is there HOA?
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Is the single family home rental in rochester still a good investment?
Add details about your question (optional)Im a first time home buyer and would like to invest in house rental. coule you please advise. My email adress is kwyclif@hotmail.com
Investment property
I am paying a mortgage and Heloc loan for last seven years. I want to buy an investment property with 20% down. How difficult is to get 30 year fixed mortgage from Big Banks Or credit union.
HELP?!? I would like to apply for a FHA loan but, I don't know if I qualify with an occupying co-signer without a SSN.
Please help! I'm eager to have a home. I have ok credit and 20% for the down payment. I would like to apply for an FHA loan and I believe I would be approved, but, my income is way too low to even…
I need A lender that gives FHA loans at a 600 credit score
hello I am in florida and looking to buy my credit score is 610 and i am looking to buy a foreclose house for under $50,000 thru fha, with about $2000 down. does anybody here know of a bank or lender what…
I purchased a home in Bradenton, FL, put all the money in (I am from Canada) and put my sister in Florida on title for 50%.
She was moving there to be with her grandchildren and I was trying to help. We were to share the house, but since then, there is no room for me and I have found out many lies that were told to me. I…
Should I get a realtor if I am planning on buying a new house from a builder?
My husband and I are first time home buyers and we are thinking about buying a brand new house that hasn't been built yet. I was wondering should we still get a realtor? Also are there any important…
Are there loans which does not require 20% down payment?
Hello, I don't have the finances to put down 20% on a home. I am looking to buy a condo/apt in Fremont, CA which might cost around 150k. Can I do that? Are there loans available?
Investment property outside but close to Manhattan
I am looking for a brick built property reachable easily from Manhattan in nice safe active unpolluted area that would allow me to rent out an apartment(s) and at the same time offer me small retail space…
I am looking for a Realtor who can help my wife and I find a condominum in Santa Rosa area.
We are planning to move to the Santa Rose area and are looking for a condominium with not less than two full baths, and two bedrooms. Price range from about $140,000 to $200,000 - new or "fairly…
How can I find out if a house is under contract?
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New Construction in 'gated community'
Did anyone buy a new construction in WPB and told it's gated and it's in there marketing materials but then go to find out they were hoping we would not notice that the gates were there for show only?
I was thinking of buying a condo in Groveland Florida to rent, and could this be a good source of cash flow income?
Is it easy to find tenants for condo properties in Groveland Florida? Thank you.
Effect of affordable housing around gale ranch
There are a large amount of apartments for low or very-low income families for rent around Quail Run Elementary, do you think this is going to affect the resale value of the homes (like Athena, Belmaison,…
I have my property on the market but If we see a good deal
can we apply for a 2nd fha loan? taking in consideration our original property still on the market and getting an other property that one will be our main home, renting then the one for sale
So it's ending with a bad appraisal?
We've been in the middle of a trying to buy a foreclosure for over 3 months. We just found out that the appraiser wrote a report that the property is in "poor condition." Mind you, it's a fixer upper;…
Should I use listing agent as buyer agent for a short sale?
Currently I am living in a condo which the landload is selling. This is a short sale. The selling agent said that I should use him as buyer agent, so that I can get the condo for sure. Should I use him,…
Back up Offer represented by the selling agent
How do we ensure that the Seller has seen our back up offer? We went with the selling listing agent to represent us (buyer). While we were negotiating the price the agent called and told us that the…
Balance Transfer/home buying
I want to transfer 8 credit card balances to 1 with a 0% interest offer. I have been pre-approved(prequalified) for a home via conventional loan financing. My.monthly payment for credit cards would be…
Are Co-op's in Manhattan fairly standard?
We are in the midst of purchasing a Manhattan apartment (we are from Ohio), and are blown away by the process..i.e. completion of an enormous "application packet". Now we await a board interview and approval,…
I am looking for a home.I qualify for around 70.000.is there any homes 40.-70.000.there let me know thank you.
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We are looking to have to short sale our mobile home and 2.5 acres of land outside Walterboro due to black
mold overtaking the interior of the walls and the floor surfaces. We are looking to rent or rent to own a house in Walterboro. Having a difficult time finding any vacancies and I'm sure there are some…
What is the first procedure if I have been approved for a VA loan?
I need to move in the next 5 months so I am not sure when to get started however I have been looking and keeping within my budget...
Can I contact the seller's agent directly?
We are buying a home via FHA. We are in the final stages and we cleared the underwriter with the condition that an engineer signs off on the foundation. My buyers agent contacted the seller to request…
How is Deptford Township, Gloucester Township, and Glassboro Township for relocating?
Hi am currently living in Central jersey and looking for move south central NJ. Can someone tell me how is above area for school / college, jobs, commuting to NYC, Philly, Trenton, Camden, and Central…
Filed for contract extension 1 week. Cannot get an answer from Fannie Mae. Can I called them directly and follow up?
Our mortgage company could not close on time due to delays in their closing department. On 12/20 at 4pm we were pretty much told that we are not closing on time, so our agent send extension request to…
How can I find a list of new developments between NB and Bulverde?
I am interesting in a specific area and don't want to sift through 100's of unrelated listings. There are multiple zips and cities and the various searches I have tried are not working.
Please provide room sizes for the property at 1159 Legacy Dr in NB? I am interested in home and would be a cash purchase. Thank you.
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Condos or Single Family Home as an investment? Pros n Cons
I am interested in investing in Orlando, FL area and I am new to Real Estate investing. I am debating on whether to go with Condos or Single Family Homes. 1) What are some of the Pros and Cons 2)…
Verifying bank statements and deposits
When using a VA loan, how many months do they go back in Bank statements? And what deposit amts needs to be verified?
Where can I reviews of the schools in Linden? No 9 Deerfield Ter Elementary School?
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is there an affordalbe 4 bedroom house in greenbrier, ar out of city limits?
i am a first time home buyer. we'er lookin for a place in the country. were looking to buy horses and a fourwheeler. we have 2 dogs. we need at least 4 bedrooms.
How long does it take to get from Alpharetta to Hatsfield airport?
I live in Blairsville.Daughter wants to move here.Needs commute under 1 hr. to airport.Spouse works at Verizen.
School district?
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Keep renting or buy?
Considering that I work for Trulia I thought I would come here for some help. I've lived in Denver for about 6 years now always renting. I'm trying to save money but also looking for a nicer…
Should high radon be a deal breaker?
We found a home we liked, needs some TLC but it seemed like the perfect place to start our lives together. However, we had it tested for radon and it came back at 9.6 pCi/L and it really isn't supposed…
Why when I get e-mail notices from Trulia - then I clix on see more info I only get your home page and then I have to go back to e-mail get address -?
plugf in to search function - sometimes it will go directly from e-mail to site of rental and other times it is useless............... can you fix it
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