Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 1047

Renters spend a very high portion of their income for rent.
http://www.trulia.com/blog/perry_mistry/2013/02/renters_spend_thirty_percent_or_more_on_rent
Can I rent and work in one state, but purchase a home in another state?
My fiancé and I rent and work in Washington State. This is the state where we call home. We want to purchase a home in Arizona that we're eventually going to retire to in 9 years, but visit/vacation…
Will a credit score in the 500s affect me buying a house for cash in group 14621?
My dad wants to help me buy a house as my credit score is not good. -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1066800804-40-Weyl-St-Rochester-NY-14621?ecampaign=co…
What's Rowlett Like?
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does 5925 montford dr zephyrhills have a lanai?
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Why is the description under Amenities - incomplete and incorrect?
Viewers rely on the veracity of the information listed under Amenities, Crime, etc - I am disturbed by the obvious lack of knowledge about the local community including no mention of three churches -- This…
How safe is the iron triangle?
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What are the top three rooms that impact your decision to buy a home?
As a Realtor, I ask this question to all my buyers. I look to understand the needs for each room that impact their decision. Whether they place high priority on granite counter tops...if they need to…
I've seen homes of similar price and size in Tega Cay where the property taxes vary by over $2,000/yr. Please explain.
Maybe poor data from Trulia? Does county have a web site where people can search for the true property taxes by address?
What is my best next action if I found online that my house has a Notice Of Substitute Trustee Sale?
I'm at default with mortgage but have not received any notice of foreclosure.
is 69330 place rd a state owned home?
i am interested in buying it
good agreement for everyone
HI everyone, I am looking for properties to buy and expand my portfolio. I can't sign an exclusive agent agreement just because different agent are each one good in different areas and typology and this…
I want see a house inside before i run my credit report can anyone help me..Too many credits runs is bad too. my credit is 480. clean but no purchases
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Master planned communities within driving distance< 30min of bay pines va hospital?
I am moving from California to Florida and I love modern homes with modern environment , are there any master planned communities within 30-45 min drive of VAmc, with homes less than 500k? Thanks
ELLENWOOD/DECATUR, GA AGENTS REALTORS
ANY HIGH VOLUME SELLING AGENTS IN THIS AREA WITH A HIGH SUCCESS RATE SELLING...PLEASE INQUIRE...NEED TO SELL HOME! NOT JUST LOOKING FOR ANY REALTOR......CLEAN WELL MAINTAINED UPGRADED HOME IN LOVELY QUIET…
good realtor working for out-of-state house buyer
Hi, I am an out of state investor. I am looking for a good realtor to help me buy single family houses around Lawrenceville area (including buford, Dacula, Grayson, and Loganville). The realtor should…
Atlanta and Near By Suburbs - which area as a foreigner I should consider for an Investment.
I am considering buying now 1- 2 properties depending up prices and opportunity we have in Atlanta and near by Suburbs.
Just to verify this is a 3bd an less than 500 sq ft?
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300 Salinas Henderson, NV 89014 is a short sale, the listing agent told us that the owner does not want to move and will decide what rent she will pay
to the buyer of this property. The owner who is in a short sale will make it contigent to the sale. The owner will not even show the house until you agree to rent to her. The agent says that is what is…
Are people actually getting mortgages these days?
I think my question says it all ... but we are well qualified borrowers putting down a high percent down payment. We were approved in July but have taken time off from the home search. I'm wondering…
looking into buying a home in green valley Henderson, please help with advise..nice clean safe location .
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Single Family Homes in Fremont near Quarry Lakes / Niles Canyon area.
Could you please share some thoughts on the area in Fremont near Quarry Lakes / Niles Canyon for buying single family home? Pros / cons or any other local insight would help. We saw some good homes in…
I want to sell & buy a new house. I do not have any downpayment until I sell the house. What is the best way to sell the house and buy the new house?
I live the house only 6 mons. I heard somepeople say I should live in there at least 2 years before I sell the house so that I do not have to pay capital gain tax after I sell the house?
I'm an agent who recently listed my house, and became the listing agent on my property,next day my broker decided to add himself as the listing
agent and put me as a co-listing agent without my consent can he do that and how was he able to do that without logging onto my MLS account???
seller's agent gave fake DVD scope of sewer line at closing(did not find out til 2 yrs later) Now sewer line needs replaced. Who is responsible?
We had the seller scope the sewer line as part of closing. Found out 2 yrs later that the DVD given to us for the scope was a FAKE and not even of our house! Now the sewer line needs replaced. Does…
How do you sell a single-family home that has a mis-managed, broke HOA?
How do you sell a single-family home that has an HOA with no reserves, and no funds whatsoever? Last board president stole ALL the funds so our bank account was closed and sent to a collection agency.…
My husband has a bankruptcy that will be discharged 2 years on January 5, 2013. We have a pre-approval letter. When can we put a contract on a house?
My agent is telling us we shouldn't put a contract until mid-December because we need 30 days to close and it would be safer to have a closing date in mid-January. Houses in the area we want are going…
Hello Experts, I am looking to retain a sheriff sale Realtor/ lawyer.
Experience in purchasing properties at the sheriff sale, Lackawanna county is needed. I trust I know the details, but nothing beats experience. Thank you.
I'm trying to find out who owns lots down by Ibis lane in river walk farm subdivision.
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Buying a home in Belmont/San Mateo/Redwood City
We may be in the market for a home in the San Mateo, Belmont, san Carlos, Redwood city areas. We are presently renting but due to recent increases are seriously considering looking to buy. We were…
is this home on forest view dr 302 still available to purchase ?
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Best neighborhoods near Faith Life Church Sarasota, FL
200K or less, rural, 1/2 acre lots or bigger. Would like to be no more than 30 minutes from church. 10 year old wants a swim team.
If you purchase a bank owned property w/out inspection, find white and black mold in over 50% of structure can you get out of the mortgage/contract?
If you have purchased a bank owned property with out an inspection or appraisal and find that more than 50% of the house has white and black mold is there any way to get out of the sale/mortgage/contract?…
who pays for termite inspection?
does the seller pay for it before selling
Safe suburbs in Oklahoma City OK close to tinker Air Force base
Recolating from out of state. Would like a safe city ( low crime rate) with good public schools.
Looking to purchase a single family home in Bozeman.
on a 20% down owner contract, if anybody has an option for this contact me. Looking to close in the nest 45 days. Thank you.
Looking for Owner Financing in RPB, Loxahatchee, Wellington. SFH 3/2
We are looking for a property that will fit our needs. We need owner financing due to extended credit with our other properties. We are looking for a 3/2 2 car garage with a pool in Royal Palm Beach, Loxahatchee…
I want to buy a new home, but my boyfriend and I will not be able to unless we sell our condo. Is buying a house with a Hubbard clause impossible?
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building permit final approval
What document shows that the inspector ok'd building permits
We plan to move to Arizona in 3 or 4 years and retire near or in Sun City. Does it make sense to purchase a home now?
I am renting out a condo that I own in the Seattle area at this time and being a landlord is not something I am too excited about. What price appreciation to you expect in the next few years? Any…
Looking for a duplex, at a very reasonable price? Not from the area so when online shopping curious about the neighborhood safety?
I dont mind if it needs lots of cosmetic issues fixed, but want a structurally sound home, and because I am not in the area I am not aware of which neighborhoods to watch out for, I do not want anything…
I see alot of homes in my target area with radiators and no central air.
What should I look for in assessing if a new system can be installed? Is there a typical cost range? -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3109646050-420-S-47…
Recovering a portion of moving cost
Paid movers an additional $870 to unpack boxes and remove debris. Movers could not do that because house had not been cleaned and had to find cleaners. Owners said house would be professional cleaned before…
Va loan eligible?
Would renting for a 6-12 month before buying an option? Could pay 500.00 a month and give down payment until my money is released. Then will pay cash. Thank you Tina tforsyth@yahoo.com
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