Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 171

Im trying to get a mortgage for a first tine home buyer
Im trying to get a first time home buyer mortgage but have bad credit i have a month to get approved for one my credit score is around a 550 is there any possible way to do this maybe with a fha loan can…
If I filed bankruptcy 2 yrs ago how do I go ab a house loan now
Just wantin to get a home and kinda at a stand still not sure what I can and can't do
Are the HOA fees factual in listings?
Looking as some of the listings, there will be a $900 Mortgage, but a $1500 HOA. Is that factual?
2 / 2 in a "decent" area of Miami. We're not familiar.
Wife and I are window shopping the Miami area. We're most interested in mostly condos (no diy home or yard maintenance). We're not having children, but understand that purchasing in a decent school…
Getting discount for condo at Madrone by Bosa in Mission Bay, San Francisco
How common is it for a Buyer’s Agent to offer half of his own commission as a rebate to clients? Since his commission is 3%, that means I’ll get 1.5% back to me after the sale goes through.…
I would like to know why 145 Pinto Ln. is still listed? We own the property & hold the deed. It is currently listed as a foreclosure.
The property, 145 Pinto Ln. in Ormond beach, Florida 32174 needs to be removed. How do we have this listing removed from Trulia?
ARE THERE ANY RENT TO OWN HOUSES IN 32211?
ARE THERE ANY RENT TO OWN HOUSES IN 32211? A FRIEND IS MOVING FROM NY AND WOULD LIKE A RENT TO OWN
Short Sale seller's agent unresponsive! What can I do?
I made an offer on a short sale on 8/22. Seller signed 8/26. I have not received condo docs, disclosures, etc. My agent has been unable to get any communication with seller's agent as to status, and says…
Take my home off this site
I bought this house a year ago. Please remove it from the active list. The realtor listed is not the realtor we bought this house from and refuses to contact you.
I want to discontinue service with Trulia
We have already purchased our house. I have done everything I know how to do to get you to take me off your list. Now I need your help.
I am looking for a real estate agent
Hi! I am a first home buyer looking for a coop/condo and I will like to work with a professional real estate agent. I know on the website I can look for an agent. However, I will like to know if there…
Short Sale seller's agent unresponsive! Contract in limbo. What can I do?
I made an offer on a short sale on 8/22. Seller signed 8/26, but there are initials missing. I have not received condo docs or disclosures. My agent has been unable to get any response from the seller's…
Qualify for a loan on a new home while waiting for my old home to sell?
I have relocated and am trying to sell my house and get in a new house on the other side of the country. I am currently renting an apartment month to month and it's costing nearly $1000 a month, plus…
cancel within the 17 day inspection period, seller wants 10K liquidated damages, will I loose my deposit ?
Back in July, opened escrow for a house. We paid top dollar for this house and are not happy since record does not show the additional permitted 400sqft. We cancelled escrow 7 days later. Seller reduced…
B1 B2 visa holder. Can buy or sale property / Car / Business in the USA?
Dear Sir/Madam, I have a B1B2 visa. Which is still valid for another 4 years. i am ready to buy a property / Car / Small business in NY state USA.. I have some questions. Please advise. if i buy a property...do…
Who determines HOA fees!!!?
Are they set at a specific price and/or can they increase every year? ie. HOA fees are $210. mo how high can they get, is there a CAP on how much they can increase each year?
The app for the 9a Report for Residential Property Records was just submitted two days ago and I won't have it before close date. What should I do?
Do I delay closing escrow? The escrow instructions do say that the seller is still responsible for anything that's revealed in the report, but at that point, isn't it too late? My agent tells me that closing…
Hi, are there any mobile home for sale with include the lot in orange county?
I have heard there will be one in Stanton, when the mobile home park converts the lot (land) to mobile home owners.
Want to get stared buying a house.
1. Never had a home loan before, what should be my first step? 2. Is it better to have savings in the bank, or pay down credit? 3. Live in Salt Lake and moving to Las Vegas in 5 months, what should…
I need to get a mortgage loan for $329900. I am self employed, how to pull this off...
I am self employed. My last two years average income equals $70,000. I have a 700 credit score. I intend to put down 5%. I have 3 credit cards all paid off. No debt at all. I have an fha mortgage on a…
Did the sellers agent do anything illegal? Is there anything we can do?
We saw a house last night at 8pm and fell in love. Contacted my agent to set up signing paperwork at 5pm today. He called sellers agent last night to say our offer is forthcoming today. He called again…
We have been pre-approved for a mortgage. But we're not sure we are getting the best possible rate.
We have been pre-approved for a mortgage. But we're not sure we are getting the best possible rate. Is it alright to shop around for a better one? Or will this ding our credit reports? Also after getting…
Buying a home from a seller/relo company
After a week of negotiation with a really tough seller and we signed a contract contingent on inspection. Then we found out that the seller is actually going through a relo company, which btw he didn't…
17 day inspection period
We made an offer to buy a 1700sqft house. MLS and other data sources did not record the additional 400sqft added to the house. We pay top price for this house but cannot verify the actual square footage.…
First time home buyer with a poor credit score.
I want to buy a home, but my credit score is 520. I have paid our rent on time and my car payment is paid on time. I also have a capital one loan on a van that I no longer have, as my ex has it and makes…
Verbally accepted counteroffer from bank, no paperwork, will they accept a new offer?
We made an offer on a foreclosed property in a multiple offer scenario. The bank's agent came back with a counter offer and we verbally accepted. Our agent said its still up in the air until we…
Why does the search keep returning prices not in my filter?!?
I am not at interseted in a $37 mil house. How do I get rid of that??
are there any new homes listings on Wrangler Ct. in Mckinleyville
single family home under construction at the end of cul de sac on Wrangler ct.
Shrink and swell soil is a problem we've been warned about, particularly in Artillery Ridge -- where we're
about to put in an offer on a home (it's on a hilly section). Can anyone advise on a) how to verify type of soil at the home (as in USGS? hire soil expert?), and b) if there is shrink and swell soil,…
I am currently looking to buy a land home package. I looked at my credit score it was 612 , i went to a
lender and he said he seen no problem with geting me a loan , after 4 days we finaly got ahold of him , he said that the place he went thru for finaceing said i had a 512 i have looked at my credit report…
I am going through NACA in Atlanta my closing dat was July 13th and UW still have not cleared me to close and I am afraid I will lose the house .
I've been with NACA since 2010. My frist counselor went MIA for 8 months after he said he was sending my file for qualification. After complaing and writing letter I got a new counselor who updated my…
Binder agreement sample
Folks Can someone share a sample binder agreement with me or point me to a link? My broker just shared one with me but all it has is an offer to purchase and included appliances. It also indicates binder…
my property info is not correct
property shown at 2395 Vaughn Rd, Altoona, AL is actually my rental property at 2435 Vaughn Rd, how do I get this corrected?
Why don't you list the single family houses data separately?
Combining sales data of other housing types with single family houses produces meaningless results.
Submitting completed home sales contract to two lenders is that legal in FL
I signed a residential sales contract on 6/19/15 and need to know if I can submit this contract to more than 1 financing institution to compare mortgage rate offered and fees and closing costs
How are the schools in Beacon, NY?
Specifically for special ed? Any experience with this? Is there an active SEPTA?
Why is 66 Maplewood Ave, Wayne NJ o7470 listed as being both in foreclosure and for sale when neither is true? See letter below. Thank you
Hi, We are no longer in foreclosure. We have been paying the mortgage since November of 2014. Can you please remove this from your list? If not I will have my lawyer contact you. Please confirm that you…
I'm in the process of buying a home in a small rural community in Iowa. 10 Days before closing the bank tells us the house is in a flood zone.
3 Days later we find out the community is a non participating community in the National Flood Insurance Program. So insurance is available but very costly $6,000 a month. The buyer assures us that there…
Can I switch to a new mortgage lender 15 days before closing date?
I'm a first time homeowner trying to figure out my way through the buying process. I'm 15 days away from closing date and I'm beginning to distaste the mortgage lender contact I'm working…
Does anybody ever purchase cheap dry cabins site unseen online - meaning all paperwork is signed online, payment is sent online, keys are mailed?
I know it is not a good idea, but I am in the lower 48 and can't get up to Alaska until spring. The cabin I am looking at is very affordable - I just want a 'cheap' summer getaway spot for under $20,000.…
How are Arlington Schools?
Specifically for special ed? Any experience with this?
3 BR house over 2.0 M? Price looks insane to me.
What is the average price of 3 BR house in Chestnut hill area?
Is there a way to be alerted to homes/land that meet a particular criteria - email alerts to when these homes come on the market?
Hello, Can you tell me if it is possible to enter in certain criteria that we are looking for in a home and be alerted in the future for homes with that meet that criteria? To get on a list that would…
Is it custom for the selling agent to need approval for a final walk though on a property I have been asking to do the final walk as we are scheduled?
to sign documents on Monday and I want this done before I sign as I can not miss work to do both on the same day. And my agent keeps putting me off pending the listing agent to agree to a time. The sellers…
Buying and seling
How do we buy and sell at the same time?
I'm going to an open house tomorrow, If I love the home can I make an offer right away? Let's say it's 470,000 and I'm selling
my house for 450,000 but I'm outrun a down payment of 350,000 would that guarntee I would get the house? And would they take the house off the market when I make the offer so no one else can buy it?
WHY HAS "NEW IN LAST 7 DAYS" FUNCTION STOPPED WORKING?
This is a really important tool for repeated searches. I can't go through all homes every time. Please, please fix it! Thanks
What is the status of the proposed cell tower in Hopewell Junction NY (East Fishkill)...?
In the Little Switzerland neighborhood...? Also, what are your feelings on this neighborhood?
Is there a specific site that shows listings for condos that are wheelchair accessible?
Traumatic brain injury patient who needs wheelchair and sit to stand lift so wide hallways, doorways and a large roll in shower are all mandatory. Under sink or counter access is not necessary. I would…
Looking for rent to own ASAP. $10,000 down. Pay off when my home sells
Need room for horses. 4/2 on 2 acres and up. I plan to buy out right after my home sells on Lookout mountain in NE AL . Also willing to trade my home built 2007. Only lived in for 2 years. It is on 10…
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