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I would like for someone to explain to my husband and I how to buy a house?
My husband and I would like to know would it be better for us to rent or buy a home.
Is a special assessment tax a one time deal when you buy a home or is it something you pay annually?
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I recently purchased a HUD home in Polk City, FL ( Red River Trail) and was told by the title company that they don't have a survey. Now, I would
like to know the boundaries of my property but can't afford to have a survey done. Is there anyway that I can get a copy of the property survey? Thanks in advance for your advice.
Hello, I am interested in the Promenade units and the marina Village units.
I love that area and was curious on the stability going forward at the promenade complex
can you snd me listings of 4b/r (min) 21/2 baths (min) garage not facing street(preferable), price range to 125k max. Thanks
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Weekend Home in Karjat Hill Station
"Elegant" is a name synonymous to "Beauty of the Nature". Elegant is located at Karjat, at the foothills of Kothaligad (Peth Fort). It is a project where beauty connects with nature. Elegant is very…
We just got a counter offer from the sellers (multiple counter offers situation), asking to pay 788k and remove all contingencies. The listed price is
749k and we offered 783k with short closing and loan approval time. Its a beautiful property in a premium location in 95035 zip code, 4b/3ba, 2183sq ft, 5800sq ft lot, nicely updated kitchen, bathrooms,…
Willow Glen Place by Toll Brothers. How is the neighbourhood and surrounding area?
We just checked its townhome models. While we liked home itself, I am not sure about the surroundings. The shopping malls seem to be too old and there is a gas station. How is the neighbourhood here? Would…
the surrounding homes do not influence the value of your home in LA? Ex: $200,000 homes surrounded by $75,000 homes, the $200,000 will appreciate?
I am new to the area and this is something I have never seen, brand new houses in older neighborhoods. I do not want to buy or build a new home and loose money.
I am planning to buy a condo for investment. The condo is short sale so it's affordable.
There is no rental cap now, but HOA said that they will have one in 1-2 years. Should I go ahead to buy it, or anything negative that I should be aware of? i am hesitating now, since I am a single person,…
I would like to buy an individual plot of land and put a modular home on it. Are there any permits and so on that I should look for?
In the UK, where I come from, you dont ever buy land to build on, unless it already has planning permission or unless you can afford to gamble! So, other than a reasonably level plot, what else should…
Good school district LA area
I work at Los Feliz area. What school district are good besides La Crescenta? I would like to have reasonable commute distance (no more than 30 minutes).
How can People Afford 700k HOUSES in Los Angeles in 2013?
My husband and I recently moved from Texas and now make in the 200k ballpark combined with no debt. In looking at houses in Los Angeles, it is impossible to find a decent 3bed 2 bath house for under…
What is wrong with Evergreen? We've been looking several months 1 to 1.5m and there are homes that are either overpriced or are in foreclosure.
There doesn't seem to be many if any homes that are price "fairly" in terms of the market. Which is why I guess so many of the same homes have been on and off the market several times in…
we are in our 60's ...retiring ... I am real estate agent , husband retiring banker ...looking to be close to water .... also have a horse
(boarding? just starting to look and heard Vero Beach really nice and could have what we might like ... have been to Naples mostly .... would be part time of year ....suggestions??
Tax implications on transferring home ownership.
What are the tax implications on transferring home ownership from my brother to myself on a house that has no mortgage and is currently appraised at around $150K. How will it affect my taxes as well as…
is this a split level or a 2storie housewith master upstairs?
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whats the status on 2170 longhorn circle I'm realy intrested in this property
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Odor issues near the new homes Sundrop Circle on Los Coches.
Are there any odor issues near the new homes Sundrop Circle on Los Coches. Also is that in a flood zone area?
Are there any rent to own deals in lower westchester currently?
I would prefer the yonkers/bronxville area.
Robson Homes (Sundrop Circle) - Not Even paying Escrow Fees (Asking the Buyer to) in Santa Clara County ( Is this even legal?)
Hi, We are interested in the Sundrop Circle - Robson Homes (Seller) in Milpitas, CA. The are 15 homes left and pricing is $760k for the lowest plan (3B Office , 3.5 Bath, 2037 Sq.ft) - the one we are…
is this unit for rent? because someone on craigslist is claiming to renting this unit out for $600 a month?
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How accurate is Trulia?
Is theTrulia recent sold information accurate?
DOES ANYONE KNOW OF SOME HOUSES FOR RENT IN "NEW ADELANTO"? THE SUPPOSEDLY SAFER/NICER PART OF ADELANTO? CAN'T TELL DIFFERENCE IN
SIDES OF ADELANTO... I'M LOOKING TO MOVE OUT THAT WAY IN APPROX 2 MONTHS FROM LA COUNTY AREA. I HEAR GREAT THINGS ABOUT NEW ADELANTO AND HORRIBLE THINGS ABOUT OLD ADELANTO. BUT THERE IS NOW WAY TO…
Condo vs. single family home which is a better investment in Austin?
I gather condos go for $50K-$70K and rent for $700 vs. a home might sell for $120K-$160K and rent for $1200. It seems like there is a better return on the condo vs. home.
Single family home in Campbell or Townhome in Los Gatos, Ca
Dear all, I need some urgent advice: We just bid for a single family home in Campbell for $510,000 which is a foreclosed property and also bid for a townhome in Los Gatos with Los Gatos schools for $610,000…
I have been to the property at 32575 S Shadow Mountain Rd and it looks nothing like the pictures in the listing.
The wrought iron fencing and railings are gone as is the spa and part of the decking. Seems like deceptive advertising to me?
Rebate on house buying in Alpharetta/Johns creek area
Hi I am told by one of my friend in Charlotte that sometime Broker/Agent can work with you and also gives you rebate or share commission with you. As we are looking to buy a house worth of approx…
Wells Fargo underwritting.. what to expect.?
Ok, i was told by my LO and several other links saying wells fargo can do my va home loan with a middle score as low as 600. mine is 611, and my wifes 625. most of our debt, is medical bills, some from…
bid first and then look at house in phoenix?
My realtor asked me to read the electronic list he gave me and decide which house to bid. He said after my bid get accepted, I need drive to Phoenix immediately (within 7 days) to look at the house I bid.…
Buy a home is it hard?
Can i qualify for a home loan with a poor fico number
Are there any (owner/builder) financed homes available in Edmond for around $300K?
Wanted: 4bd 2900sqft home for lease purchase or with a seller finance option for around $300,000.00. Thank you.
as an owner of a florida rental property, how do I apply for a short sale
The mortagage is interest only ends 2015. Property has depreciated by $150,00. I do not have enough money to refinance
can a seller increase the asking price after an offer has been submitted?
No contract has been signed, but a full asking price offer was submitted, and the owner is now waiting for higher offers, or may relist at a higher price. Can they do this? Is the realtor allowed to…
Im a first time buyer and would like to know if there are any kind of grants to help with a down payment?
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HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program purchase? HUD homes are available in my area, but does the HUD home have
to be in a HUD revitalization zone for the teacher, police officer, etc., to get the 50% discount on a listed HUD home? I did contact the Detroit office with no results. Thanks, Ann, Monroe, Michigan
Is the Tallwood Estates Subdivision located in a flood plain?
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Hello, we have just seen a nice home in Durward. What kind of neighborhood is it, one street over there are homes $ 1,000,000 then $235.000
One street the homes are$ 1,000,000 then on the low side of$ 200,000 iwhat kind of people live there young or old? Is it a good area to raise a family? -- This question was asked from this property:…
Hillsborough, NC Landscaping Companies
I am trying to decide between a townhome or a single family home in the hillsborough area and I do not have time to take care of the yard yet I do not want to have noise problems with the neighbors in…
Looking for 3/1 in NE San Antonio, $85K max
Looking for a home in North east San Antonio, we have relatives in area. Max budget up to $85K. Need a 3/1, 3/2 ok. Driveway, at least 1000 SF, garage would be nice but not necessary. AREA: inside of…
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