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i wish to buy a old home around 100 years , in san jose,ca. can i remove the house totally and sell the plot ?
i mean , do i need any permission from the county persons ? how much it costs to remove a house completely?
can anyone suggest a place where i can get a home loan with a credit of 550-600 with negative reports on credit and low income.?
Looking 40k-60k home in mesa. I looked for owner financing but all he homes were over 100k or moble homes for 55
Need an agent - Two properties to choose from!
Below are two listings that will satisfy my immediate needs. Please provide me CMA on both properties and recommendation on reasonable CASH offer purchase. 1. http://www.redfin.com/CA/San-Diego/1…
OK!! I have decided on a 3 month 1br rental at Kings Point Delray with a hope to buy the following year. How do I find what is available There?
Do they have there own real estate office for rentals? Find a real estate company in Delray? How are the payments usually paid? Are there any fees that will pop up that I am not aware of? Is it better…
Is middlesex city in NJ a nice place to live ?
Is it safe ? Will realestate grow ?
my husband and I are just beginning to look for a property to rent out and use for vacations we would like direct view of gulf around the st Pete
beach area. What are suggestions of finding nice properties with good and fairly priced management? We would need a place that allows pets.
What's the best cash offer to these properties?
I have a list of properties within my budget for Cash purchase and looking for an agent. Below is the list: http://www.redfin.com/homes-for-sale#!market=socal&max_price=75000&region_id=169…
Can anyone advise me as to what areas in Nassau county has good school districts, low crime rate and about 1 hour commute to Wall Street?
Hello, we're a young family with children entering school. We're looking for a 3-4 bedroom house in Nassau county with low crime rates, a good school district and a commute that's close…
Is there any possibility of getting a loan these days with high DTI?
I have recently been told I could not get a loan because our debt to income ratio is too high. It has been high for years and we've still been able to finance our past two investment properties (of…
I'm working with a truly incompetent realtor -- can't make it to our appointment because he forgot about
another, didn't call the seller's realtor as he promised until I called to ask what he'd found out (and this was 8 PM) -- and I am so annoyed it's unbelievable. I've been pre-approved by his office mate,…
would like to by new double wide mfg..home,where could I put it?
Would prefer somewhere Marathon north to key largo. Leon kisami1@yahoo.com
Any success using the "Court House Steps" lending program offered by AmeriFirst Financial?
The marketing materials I've read say they partner with local bidding companies and investors to purchase a home of your selection at foreclosure auction on the courthouse steps, which is then sold to…
Besides paying 5-6% what is the best way to sell a home
I want to sell my home but cannot afford to pay 5-6% i could do 2.5% and be ok witht hat but i feel 5-6% is too high.
Can I switch agents and still buy that house?
I looked at a property yesterday with a realtor who quite obviously has no clue what he is doing. I really want to purchase that house, but don't want the aggravation of working with an agent who doesn't…
Is the sale of a property from a parent to a child free of Philadelphia transfer tax?
I read that there is no transfer tax between parents and children in Philadelphia. Does this refer ONLY to transfers of deed between direct relatives (for example: for example, from parents to a child)…
What's the best way to find a buyer's agent with a wide geographic reach? We like a lot of areas in Middlesex County and also Andover.
Budget is up to $650k. Want to be less than 25 miles from Boston and approx hour or less from Fitchburg (parents live there). Also need a commuter rail station close by. Want the train commute to be under…
We are looking for a mobile home lot to buy.
Looking to live in the Willis or Conroe area. Would like lot to be cleared and have access to all Utilities.
What is a 203k?
I saw this in one of the houses. It said prime candidate for a 203k and I wanted to know what that is. Thanks!
mortgage for a Multi Unit Family Home
can i use rental income from units they aren’t occupying to qualify for a mortgage
Are Buyer's Information Forms required in the State of PA or Philadelphia in order to purchase a home? So far, I'm not seeing any requirements.
I am aware that they are common in Philadelphia but am not comfortable releasing this information to the real estate agent nor to the seller, especially if the real estate agency is not held liable for…
Madison, CT versus North Madison, CT
We have been looking a Madison houses mainly between 95 and 80. Recently we have looked at some places just north of 80. Are there any upsides/downsides to buying north of 80? Thanks!
Going about buying a home(first time home buyer)
We are looking at a home, and we are buying a home for the first time! We don't have good credit so we are have a family member who is going to co-sign for a loan for us. I am a stay at home mom and…
Closing cost for buying a New Townhome from Builder (taylor morrison) in San Jose
I am interested in a detailed calculation ahead of the GFE. Following are the details: Home Price - 520,000 , Loan Amount 417,000 Title Escrow fees etc = ? City Transfer Country transfer…
How hard is to evict the tenants in a foreclosure property deal?
I am going to sign a contract tomorrow for a foreclosure home which is occupied by the tenants. I am wondering how hard to evict them and what are the buyers' right? Please advice! Thanks a lot
whats the time frame on a usda certificate being sent out once you have gone through and bern approved by the underwriter. Please only people who know
How long does usda.take to.issue your certificate once they recieve your file? Before answering the question keep in mind i only want to know the time frame from from the question above and not the whole…
Buying and selling house in H1B Status
Me and my husband are in H1B status and have permanent job in Houston. We decided to buy a house instead of paying more rent to the apartment. And we have long term plans to stay in the same location.…
What programs are currently offered for first time home buyers in Houston?
This is a popular question in Las Vegas and the team at Trulia thought it would be helpful for consumers in Houston, TX too! I am planning a move in the beginning of next year. How far in advance…
Restriction for sellers in a short Sale
I have a friend who is upsidedown in their home. Are there any restrictions to me purchasing the house from them and them staying in as renters? Can they buy back in future? Thanks in advance.
what type of loan to get for lot/land to build a house on?
My hubby and I have been renting for years and feel the need to own our own house now. We do not wish to buy a house already built, but rather to buy a few acres in order to build our own. We are quite…
Is there anyone that is knowledgeable about first time home buyer programs?
Hello, I am currently weighing the options of rent vs buying. I will most likely be living in the B-N area for the next 8-10 years tops. If I rent be looking under 550/mo. If I buy I would be looking…
What is Price per sq ft on a brand new bi level home in Lake Parsippany.?
I am looking for an average price per sqft for a brand new bilevel home w 2 car garage in lake parsippany area. Can anyone provide me comps based on the last 3 years sales data
I am interested in buying an fixer upper and refurbing it to live in.
Cost of home $40,000. I already own another home but do not plan to sell it. Where could I get a loan to buy and refurb the new home?
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