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I'm so glad I got an email from this "forum" - the timing couldn't be more perfect! And so here is the question:
Is it possible for a senior in their mid 70's on social security,disability,and receiving on a deceased spouse's social security,no pension of their own,no IRA or anything like that,just.no credit…
We are in the process of buying a home, and 4 days before closing a title issue was discovered that will delay closing by three weeks which is past
our rate lock. The sellers agent offered to pay the loan extension fee and to allow us to live in the home rent free until closing. He made this offer without consulting his client. At the meeting to…
I have an addendum that states seller to pay 5500.00 for roof replacement. I sent it to the sellers agent. She sent it back signed with another
paragraph that says seller to provide 2500.00 toward any further repairs/ improvements. So the buyers side took the addendum to say a total of 8000.00. now the sellers agent is saying no just the 2500.00.…
When should we start looking for a home to purchase. We had a short sale in January in New York to move here for work and are currently renting.
When should we actively start looking at homes to purchase? Also what is the approximate amount of cash to have on hand for a decent down payment in the Fredericksburg area?
401k Primary residence question
I have a question using my 401k for a primary residence loan. Due to my credit before I met my wife I am unable to be on the home loan. So my wife will be only one on the mortgage with both of us being…
Looking for an FHA lender that allows for lower credit scores...
My husband and I have been working hard to save for a down payment (DONE) and rebuild my credit (moving up slowly) and build his (made a big jump and continually climbing) so we can buy our first home.…
If you offer full price --can the seller legally refuse your offer ? ( proof of funds included with offer )
In Florida-- I offered full price on very 1st day of listing -- then after 1 week was told to place best and highest offer -- when I attended real estate training I seem to remember that full price…
I am involved in buying a short sale from Wells Fargo (the lender) in San Jose. this short sale is suppose to
close within 30 days, contrary to what I've read about how short sales take a very long time. Is there anything that I am missing?
Any buyers and sellers out there that feel their agents are lacking in customer service? And if so, please advice on how we can do better for you!
Trying to become the best agent I can as well as inform other agents regarding how to best serve the needs of our clients! Any input would be appreciated!
Issues with going with sellers agent and seller wants to stay a month post escrow
went through sellers agent to buy a home we liked. 2 potential buyers backed off for some reasons (home condition looks good though). Seller's agent is representing buyer as well. Seller wants to stay…
Needing to buy home on very small budget in WV..where can I get help?
I am very limited on what I qualified for for pre-approval. They told me my number was $52,000. Not a good amount. What can I do when there's only one or two places available at that amount?
What do you get with the Kit?
There has in no way also been a greater period compared to right now to last but not least stop this specific behavior in addition to this is the easiest way achievable. If the prepared to be happy using…
745 East 31st street, Apt 6K, Brooklyn, NY. 11210
I am shocked, but not surprised to see 745 East 31st street, Apt 6K back on the market. I saw the apartment and loved it. It was a small one bedroom, in excellent condition. Nothing to do, but just move…
No executed contract from builder yet
I signed a contract for a new home 1 month ago and made a 2.5% if base price deposit at that time. The remainder was paid 2 weeks later. I have yet to receive an executed contract and have received 'assurance'…
Do appliances come with the home when buying?
Do appliances like Air Conditioners, refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, etc come with the house or the buyer has to pay in extra for them? And at what rate should the appliances be sold? Are there any rules…
new home constructions in milpitas and san jose
Hello experts, I am seeing a lot of new home constructions in the area around the two future BART stations (Great mall and Berryessa), and both will have the feel of a transit village once they complete…
Figuring ROI ; amortizing expected expenses for repairs and maintenance in older homes versus newer homes?
Is there a formula for the costs of expected repairs/maintenance over a 10 year period which I can amortize monthly. I want such a figure, just to plug into my monthly expenses side in figuring my ROI.…
Are there any INexpensive .15 or less lots for sale, in or around, Austin, Delta, Montrose?
My hubby & I are retired and on a modest budget. We have a manufactured home to sell, or to move onto a piece of land, whichever works best for us! Please contact us if you have ANY listings that…
House hunting without a pre approval letter
My partner and I are looking for a home and we are not currently working with a buyer's agent. We always contact the selling agent directly to schedule an appointment and so far we have had no issues with…
Would I qualify for a $200,000 loan on 64,000 salary? I'm a first time home buyer when should I start preparing to look for a home.
We want to get a house in the 180,000 - 200,000 We have accounts in collections from 2007 that we refuse to pay. we have no car payments, student loans, or credit card payments. we have about 20,000…
Is this a bad sign that there is something wrong with the house?
"Buyer Responsible To Order U&O, And For Any Repairs. Earnest Deposit in certified funds. Buyer to pay ALL transfer tax. Settlement Date May Be Subject To Recording Of Sheriff Deed. Buyer responsible to…
Heating and plumbing in Easton...
My wife and I are considering on moving from Trumbull to Easton, but we've noticed that many of the home listings state that that the homes are heated by electricity. Is this just a fluke? We prefer…
I am 22 years old and a first time home buyer. I don't really have any credit but I'm trying to build some. Looking for a cheap house in
Colorado springs. I want a nice house in the 100s to low 200s is there a way I can have an $800 monthly payment with a $5000 down payment
I am looking to buy my first piece of property and my realtor almost forcefully tries to get me to offer the
asking prices or within 5k of them. Am I wrong in thinking that an 80% offer is a more than fair and acceptable bid in this market--specifically in?
Can a house in foreclosure,listed at a bank agreed short sale price- be removed from the market by the owners or refused to be shown?
The house is listed at a price the bank agreed to at a short sale, the owners now want to attempt remodify for the 5th time and are refusing to show the house. Can I just push past and go directly to…
I am looking for a (pre-1850 post and beam construction home on ocean front for restoration. Location coastal Maine preferably mid coastal area.
Specifically this site: 194-204 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville, ME 04849 Link: <http://maps.google.com/maps?q=44.299083,-68.996201&num=1&t=h&sll=44.298383,-68.995932&sspn=0.001885,0.0…
i am looking at buying a condo or townhouse around Schaumburg or closest area. something looking for under 150K
i am a new immigrant /single 31 years old male/ here and don't have any work history but i do have a credit history which is 635. also i can make some downpayment around 30K. is it possible to find…
We will be relocating to the Miami area in about 6 months.
My family will be taking a drastic pay cut to make this transition and was wondering what areas we should be looking at for housing. We typically enjoy urban artsy areas. Any advice would be appreciated.
already have a mortgage at present, if purchase home in different place, can the mortgages be combined?
If the first house is sold in a couple of years, how does that work?
What Are VA Funding Limits?
I'm having trouble with prices of homes in Bullhead City, AZ regarding VA financing. My Realtor says that VA won't fund Manufactured homes under $60,000 or homes older than 1986. Is this correct? He…
Hello, my name is Vivien Tchen in LA. . The buyer back out for no reason after my house in escrow for 45 days. They agreed to pay the difference on
the counter. Now they want the $10,000 EMD back. My question 1. Can we keep their EMD ? Because they can't provide the letter from the lender says they can't get the loan. 2. The escrow has been canceled…
VA certificate are they used in this area
I'm a veteran wanting to use my benefits
Why are the taxes so high in BHW?
My wife and I are considering buying there as my brother has had a vacation home there for 30 years. Having a hard time pulling the trigger due to the high taxes which eat up so much of your purchasing…
agreed plumbing repairs were not made
plumbing under house was stolen while under contract and seller had to replace. after 4 months, i bought a washer and found that piping to washer faucets and drain standpipe piping were never replaced…
I'm on SSDI, had a foreclosure Mar2012, debt cancelled, when can I get a mortgage?
I'm 43, I receive $1,100/mo, now paying $375/mo rent, $180storage..debt on credit report is mainly old cell bills, no active credit, no credit cards or other debt.
I own a house in Ohio.I want to move to Florida,& buy a house.The house in Ohio hasn't sold yet...
& is on the market.Will it be hard to get a lender in Florida to approve under the Veterans Loan Guarntee Program? I'm a vet & want to get the house on a no down payment plan.I'm disabled.
I own a house in Ohio.I want to move to Florida,& buy a house.The house in Ohio hasn't sold yet...
& is on the market.Will it be hard to get a lender in Florida to approve under the Veterans Loan Guarntee Program? I'm a vet & want to get the house on a no down payment plan.I'm disabled.
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