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I purchased a home with a hard money loan...when is the soonest that I can refinance the property?
I planned using Primary Home Loan but tenants in property for two more months. I was told by lender four days before closing that this loan could not be used unless the property was vacant. I was devastated!
Are lender closing costs negotiable?
My lender is charging $1500 in origination fees for a $65K loan amount. Is this normal? I'm getting a rate of 4.5%, no discount points. Boy, $1500 seems very high to me!
Grand Venezia/Bellagio update?
I am a Canadian looking at the Grand Venezia/Bellagio condos as a vacation home, and would like an expert to update me on the situation there. Is it true that there are still high vacancy rates? On the…
no policy of title insurance
how do I found if the property is 100 % status clear (liens,encumbrances aessements,ownership discrepancies,assessments etc
where do people in the neighborhood hangout?
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First time home buyers. Mortgage broker heard about the house we liked and dumped us. Wanted us to buy a way higher priced home.
I thought he was supposed to represent our best interests. We dont have an agent. Are dealing with a management co. How do we proceed if we like the property?
I am interested in buying a home on the intercoastal below the spanish river bridge, does anyone know what the cost to build a seawall?
How much maintenace? Homeowners insurance cost? Is it more expensive on the intercoastal
Who is responsible for providing a certificate of occupancy when buying/selling a home in Wading River, NY?
I'm in contract for an older home and I am being told that the room that I was told was an unfinished sunroom is really a den (because there is a bathroom in the room) and it now has to be finished…
I posted through postlets. Trulia keeps have CONDO instead of Single Family Home.
Pressing more does not let me claim and change it to Single Family Home. I have taken trulia off of postlets. I have stopped postlets and started it again in three day-just to try to get trulia's…
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Jesus021985 Jesus021985, Home Buyer in Hi I live in Austin tx an I looking for Leander tha can finace with itin number I bee searching I lot but no banks an the is some banks tha they do but the asking…
I am looking for land contract or rent to own homes in the Northwest, Southwest or North parts of Columbus, Ohio.
We need 3-4 br, living room with either a family room or finished basement, 2 baths and handicap accessible is a must. We need to combine 2 families into one house as comfortably as we can.
Bank approved price was rejected?
I am in the middle of trying to get a house that is a short sale. I already know how much of a nightmare these can be as sale price means nothing on short sales, but this one was supposed to be simple...…
Is my deal going down the drain?
Suppose to close on the 29th of january, just found out the seller not willing to fix repairs, my Lo is ready to do the appraisal, and the fha inspection needs to be done. I think I done wasted my time,…
How do I get verification about an offer. I believe I may have found a fraud in progress.
This is how the inquiry started**************************************** Hi Zane Muckey, Your inquiry for the following home has been sent! 712 Hanson Avenue, Clovis CA $900 3bd, 2 full ba Get…
Moving to San Diego- need help choosing a neighborhood!
Hello, I’m considering moving to the San Diego area but I really do not know where to begin. Ideally, I’d like to purchase a home in a nice neighborhood that has fun things to do. For…
est. property taxes & homeowners insurance
68-338 Santiago Rd., Cathedral City, CA 92234-4818
Are there any good down payment assistance programs for first time home buyers in metro Atlanta?
Hello. I am looking to purchase and close on a home by the September/October of this year...originally I had plans to use ga dream for mortgage and down payment assistance but the bank I qualified with…
My husband and I found a forclosure in Columbia Ms and after calling listing agent, courthouse, and main business office we have gotton many answers.
Why is it when you find a house Realitos have to act like sharks? I am just so confussed about all of this. How can I property still be listed at the courthouse under its orginal owner and yet one realito…
Need recommendations for moving company
We are relocating from Furlong, PA to Bluffton, SC. Need a reliable company. Will also need furniture kept in storage for a few months. Any testimonials would be greatly appreciated!!
If you own 2 homes, do you lose the homestead exemption?
We own an apartment that has been on sale for over a year. We will probably end up renting it and buying a house this month. We have the homestead exemption on the apartment, so I guess by renting it…
Refinance application with part time income
We want to refinance our FHA loan to a conventional loan, I' m working full time and my wife has been working part time for 2 years, each year for a different company and she has W2s for 2013 and 2014,…
How do I reacquire mineral rights to my property? (The seller is now deceased.)
With the increased activity in the Barnett Shale and with gas wells being brought in near my home, is it worth the effort to reacquire the mineral rights to my property in Old Town Keller. The lot size…
I am the owner of the home at 99 Cossio Drive, Newark New Jersey 07103. Trulia has my home listed for sale in error. I did not list my home for sale
Trulia must remove my property from its listing of home sales immediately. I did not list my home for sale with Trulia or anyone else. Please answer me back immediately as someone just knocked on my…
I am a first time buyer i have been pre appoved and nearly at the end of the underwritters,but half way through the prosses i nad to change my job.
I didnt tell them because i was afraid they would decline but its dragging on now and im affraid they are going to ask for another payslip which i now havent got. Whats the bst to do ?
I want to find a home in Orlando without HOA
Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista -- areas close to Disney are best for me. Budget is tight, somewhere around $120k. Searching is pretty difficult as you can't put in 0 for HOA - but that is a must. 3…
Are there any good down payment assistance programs for first time home buyers in metro Atlanta?
Hello. I am looking to purchase and close on a home by the September/October of this year...originally I had plans to use ga dream for mortgage and down payment assistance but the bank I qualified with…
What are some of the most common questions that comes up when a seller is looking to list with a broker?
The reason is that because I want be able to find the right answers to the question before they come up. / So I do not choke...
Are the taxes on the home you are purchasing correct? Make sure they reflect the new 2011 assesment.
Your mortgage will be configured based on the actual current taxes. Now that it is a new year taxes may have changed.
We are looking to buy a house in Mississippi around Pascagoula, Moss Point, Ocean Springs or Gautier,considering the fact that hurricanes are a factor
Could a existing home be hurricane proofed or would it be better to have a new home built. Currently we are looking at a Colonial style built on piers in 1984. We want to use tilt up concrete walls for…
Deny new access code to a tenant of delinquent Homeowner
Can HOA deny new access code to a new tenant of a homeowners who refuses to pay delinquent fees on a delinquent monthly assessment ?
Hello.. i rented a condo on Hotpads... went to check in today... and it was a scam.. i am out about 4,300.00 do i have any recourse thru you...
what can i do to make this right... please help me... i need a place to stay here in florida for the next 2 months.. barb schommer... 248-437-5077
Foreign national mortgage for property in Connecticut. Living in Norway, we want to buy a rental home in Connecticut.
Does anyone know of any lenders that do foreign national loans in Connecticut, preferably with 70-80% LTV? (at least more than 50%). We will be owning the property through a Connecticut based LLC, owned…
Can I use MN Bar purchase agreement in lieu of Listing agents?
I am representing myself as a buyer. I made on offer using the MN Bar Residential Purchase agreement. The Listing agent is telling me that I must use her brokerage's purchase agreement. Don't I have…
Can your home loan be over the buying price of the house to cover repairs or renovation?
Most houses in the size and price range need flooring and paint. Some a bit more work. Can the loan cover a fixer upper and the fixings?
Looking to purchase INVESTMENT PROPERTIES in the South Jersey area.
I need an experienced Realtor who is savvy in structure, termite damage, water damage and anything else that would affect the property's value. I need someone who will show me properties that are either…
the septic system and drain field are on another's property. Is this legal? What can we do?
We bought a home in Tennessee recently. We have since discovered that the septic system and drain field are on another's property. Was this legal? What can we do? The Septic needed to be pumped two months…
why is there no asking price (aka as "list Price") listed for my house @867 Neil Ave, Columbus,Ohio 43215? & i am now selling "For
Sale BY Owner" how do i get the fact that it's FOR SALE BY OWNER into the "facts" on TRULIA?
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