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What are the consequences of walking away from this deal?
We initially signed a contract back in December 2013 in order to enter into the purchase of a home. Our original close date was set to be around mid-January. Everything was going smoothly, until we hit…
Where to buy in south bay area?
My friend want to buy a SFH in south bay area. Would you recommend an area which has more potential in the future?
Attending a school not assigned to your address?
We are considering buying a TH in Cupertino school district that has Nimitz Elementary school assigned. I understand that if I live at an address that falls under Cupertino Unified school district (CUSD),…
"As-is no seller disclosure."
We saw a house on the market for 250K (Cash only), for the California market this is a bargain. But what if the house was a meth lab or marijuana farm before? We are thinking of tearing the place down…
First time home buyer
Hello, I was wondering if I could get some advice on steps to take for first time home buyers. My credit is good but my proof of income might be a problem. My dad has agreed to cosign if necessary.…
what are the pros and cons to living in boca pointe?
looking to move from NYC to Boca Raton and think we have settled on Boca pointe... and info would be greatly appreciated
Looking to buy a home in FortMill/Lake Wylie while on an H1b Non-Immigrant Visa
Can I get mortgage while I am on a Non Immigrant Visa and with no Credit History? I would be moving to Charlotte next month from India on an H1 and my company will file for Green Card immediately on joining.…
How to contact via Email??
My listing from Postlets.com is also listed here. I have recieved some inquires via email froim trulia members. when I try to reply, I'm taken to a trulia sign up page. So I signed up. Problem is,…
Why is it so hard to get in contact with someone off your web page in customer service. It is my opinion that your site does not make it easy.
LoopNet and CoStar have a very easy way to renew listings and Zillow offers free listings for several months. You also put out very misleading information on your site about so called average sales prices…
When relocating to a New State, what is the most sensible way to approach, find the right home first, or the right job first?
I know the general area where I want to live and have walked through a few homes, but hesitate because I have not found work in that area yet. I fear I may not be getting called for interviews because…
Why do realtors ask if you already have a realtor when you request to see a home?
Is it not easier for a buyer who has a realtor to have the seller's realtor show them a home, and then let their own realtor know if they want to make an offer? When you go to an open house buyers…
Can I still buy a house 1 yr after bankruptcy?
It's been a year since my bankruptcy. We are planning to buy a house in Las Vegas. My husband is still working and I get social security. My question is: 1. Will I be able to buy a house although it's…
Making an offer on a Freddie Mac foreclosure "fixer upper"?
We made lower cash offer on $189,900 "fixer" Freddie Mac listing, after we had it appraised, and had contractor look at. Both said that due to roof and fireplace damage, mold/mildew, pests, moisture…
im looking to buy 8942 petoskey, but there are people living in the house.how do i know if any one has bought the house.?
there are people living in the house, i think they may be squaters, they said they bought the house for 150 dollars and have papers .i want to purchase the house and fix it up for my children.please contact…
Girlfriend and I are wanting to buy a $69,900 home. Her credit score is 672 (great DTI) and mine is bad. Our combined income is around $1,868/month
I get $752 combined in SSI and SSDI. Also get $158 twice a month in cash assistance for child support. She makes upwards from $800 at her job. The estimated month payment for a load that size is about…
Home Value Question
I just added all the extra's to my house including Rooms, outside ammenties, and such and the estimate went doen $142K? How is that possible? What do I need to chnage to get it back to the original…
Please send only homes that have 3 or more acres ONLY. I do not want anything in city limits
I have a budget of up to $122,000.00 Please, I'm only looking for homes in the northern Adirondacks ONLY. Thank you
How are taxes calculated in Fulton County? I'm interested in a home that was assessed at $303,000. With all
due respect, please don't post an answer that tells me what my REALTOR should be able to do for me. If you can answer the question honestly, I would greatly appreciate it.
Does Maryland offer Homestead for property taxes?
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VA Loans and COOPS - Sending out an SOS to all you experts out there!
My fellow experts, I have a coop I am selling and a qualified buyer...or I think so...it all depends on how the VA loan works...have any agents had a COOP deal with a VA loan where the downpayment is rolled…
What does the housing market situation look like for the years 1916-17 in Gallatin, Tennessee?
This may be premature in terns of home buying, but my wife and I anticipate relocating to Gallatin, Tennessee circa 1916-1917.
Who does financing for miblie homes?
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Can we obtain a VA loan for a second home which would be rented to a family member?
I don't think credit scores, etc will be a problem. I'm thinking of a home in the range of $140K-$180K. Husband is a veteran.
My wife and I have low credit scores..in the 580 range, but good income ($140,000-ish) Is there any hope for us to buying a house soon?
We are moving back home to TN this March and would love nothing more than to buy a new home to move into instead of renting. With our low credit scores it seems this is impossible...Is this true? Is there…
Do people normally do lead paint test when they buy houses in Livingston?
It seems that most houses there were built before 1978. So when people bought houses there, did they do lead paint test especially if they have kids?
Sorry, In my question, I really meant what does the housing situation look like for the years 2016-2017 in Gallatin.
This may be premature in terms of searching for home sites, but my wife and I are hoping to relocate to Gallatin in that time frame.
Looking to buy a home in Sanctuary in Marlton, NJ. Have few questions about nearby childcare/preschools & commute. Please help!
I am looking to buy a home in the Sanctuary neighborhood. I liked the privacy, loved the setting, but I have two small kids. Can anyone (who knows or lived in the area) can tell me about good daycares/preschools…
Taxes in various locations
I work in Manhattan. Currently I live in Brooklyn. I rent and my rent is going up and I'd like to buy. I'm looking for a location that's approx an hour commute more or less. I thought I found a place…
Looking for an investment property in the Denver area that satisfies the following criteria.
Hello, I am looking for an investment property in the Denver area that satisfies the following criteria. If you know of any such properties, please respond and I will contact you. -Assume financed with…
My husband and I are looking to purchase a vacation home/investment property in the Myrtle Beach area.
Is there a limit to the number of transient renters a property can host? How many weeks a month can I rent the property out to vacationers?
Good potential buyers need mortgage for SRO house
We have a small two story beach house registered as an SRO. It was remodeled by family members years ago and serves as my moms home plus 2 rental apartments just a few hundred feet from the Ocean in Rockaway…
Is MLS # 213512032 still available?
I have already seen this home and my husband and I will be in Naples in a few weeks and I would like him to see it as well as some others I have been looking at. Thank you
do the real estate agent buy a property has to disclose they are liscenced real estate agent to the seller?
I just curious, due to a lot of agents are buying properties for flip.
Looking for an approved NACA real estate agent?
Hi, We are in the process of getting approved to purchase through NACA and wanted to being searching for home (Arlington/Mansfield area). As such, we are look for a real estate agent who has some familiarity…
my agent was not given the bank # or any contact person for my short sale. Is that how it works? She is aggressive. She wants to call daily. He the
listing agent is not. Is this how its handled? Im over 2 months into this "short" sale and still no bank response but they were missing a paper. (they got it in 20 min) Now have to wait 20 more…
WHERE AND WHO CAN I CONTACT IF I AM A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT AND HAVE ALL MY CREDIT BUT HAVE NOT PASS THE STATE TEST, I LIVE IN MIAMI FLORIDA ?
I LIVE IN MIAMI FLORIDA COUNTY OF BROWARD I HAVE CALL AND ASK AND ALL THEY DO IS TURN ME AROUND CAN SOMEONE GIVE ME SOME INFO WHERE I OR WHO I CAN GO TO
I want to stop renting and possibly buy a home previous marriage screwed me. Help!
Had a perfect home ex lost it to foreclosure mid 2009. (will explain if can help) I am remarried and want a home sick of paying someone elses bills. Please let me know if you can help Credit Karma says…
I'm first time homer buyer. this is short sale condo and I have some questions..
the bank sent already approval letter to my agent and we are going to do home inspection on next week. this is my first time buying house.. 1. Where? how? can i get the utilities( water/sewer/garbage/electricity/…
EAST ATLANTA 30316......HOME VALUES..GROWING AREA...
WHAT IS THE GOING SALE PRICE OF A 4BR/3BA HOME WITH FULL BASEMENT, MOVE IN READY CONDITION W/ 3500 SQFT? PREFER SOMEONE WHO SALES IN THIS AREA. I KNOW IT IS A GROWING & POPULAR AREA.
Favorites Friday Poll: When looking for a home - what is your favorite thing you have to have in your next home? And why?
Sometimes kitchens are the trend, others want view, and for some it's all about the investment...
is there any wholesale?
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Getting a coop I have lived as my divorce is pending; my name is not on mortgage or stock certificate. What do I do?
I have paid for the mortgage and maintenance; it is my primary residence I have lived in for more than 10 years. What steps do I take before the divorce papers are filed? What do I need from my spouse?
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