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Is their any lenders that will work with someone with poor credit score in Florida?
I am looking to purchase a home anywhere between Orlando and Tampa. However, the credit scores are in consider poor. Me and my husband do not have any Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, no pay, short sale on the…
what is the longwood area like?? How are the schools?
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What are the pro's and con's of purchasing a home on a lease to own option?
We are interested in this house and we are curious as to what we should do. It is decent and seems to fit our family with room to grow. We are not sure if lease to own is a good option. I dont see any…
Can buyer's agent still represent if they did not show house?
Heard of a property via word of mouth. Approached the OWNER to see the house. The house ended up being listed and instead of meeting the owner at the property, the seller's agent showed the house. The…
IAM 36 YR OLD AND HANDICAPPED I HAVE POOR CREDIT AND I AM ON SOCIAL SECURITY IM LOOKING FOR A LOAN FOR ABOUT 40 K TO FINISH MY HOUSE MAKE IT ACCESABLE
IM CURRANTLY IN A NURSING FACILITY AND WANT TO TRANSITION HOME BUT NEED TO FINISH MY HOUSE AND MAKE IT WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSABLE
Can you put multiple offers on same short sale house? What I am thinking is this. I like to pay less as
possible. This house that I am looking into is listed at 330K. I am thinking to put offer 280K with 20% down payment. On the other had if banks care more about down payment I am willing to put 30% with…
Can a wife buy home from husband in order to pay off existing loan for him and take out enough to pay for contractors to finish remodeling?
My husband bought home before we were married... We have been remodeling for years. We are both physically drained of working full time jobs so most of the time we don't accomplish the remodeling.…
Criminal Activity?
What type and how often is there serious criminal activity in the 87121 area?
95112 Sanjose area
I am looking for Condo/townhome in San Jose and came across some condo/town houses in our range (450k-500k) in 95112 zip code. Is it safe place to stay? is there any good schools near by.. Also please…
I am searching for possible rent to own properties with no bank involvement.
I have blemished credit along with a bankruptcy and the everyday hassle of keeping good credit is hard being a single parent.I am gainfully employed and tired of renting!
I am in the process of purchasing a foreclosed condominium in Kenner, LA.
However, there is over $11,000.00 owed in association dues, who is responsible for paying the past due amount? There is also a lien in place with this amount. Who has to pay the past due fees?
Investment property
I would like to purchase an investment property, a condo or a townhouse. I would like to make about $1500 -2,000 per month. What are some neighborhoods that I should target if I want to spend less than…
.How do I get copies of the governing laws/rules for over 55 age restricted communities?
I am 55 and want to buy a home in an over 55 community, however, I have 2 children, ages 21 and 27, who will live with me while they finish colleg. How do I get copies of the governing laws/rules for these…
Can I get a jumbo loan with a 680 FICA score?
I am looking to buy a house for $940,000. My income is not a problem this issue my lender told me is I need at least a score of 700. He originally told me I could do it with 10% down and then today said…
Looking for an affordable, family-friendly neighborhood in Tampa area.
Looking for affordable, family-friendly neighborhood in Tampa area. Multi-generation family of 4 with a young child and a 70 senior. Looking for an affordable home with great schools. Would something…
I live in Canada and l am thinking of buying a condo in the st. petersburgh area,we are looking for something around $ 40,000.Can an agent help me?
what things should we be aware of when buying.Also can l rent out the condo for some of the months when l am not there?What is a short term sale?
Do certain types of foreclosure listings close faster than others?
Obviously short sales, but what about REOs, foreclosures, HUDs, etc? Is there any difference in these types of homes as far as how long or how difficult is can be for the deal to close?
is this house still available?
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My partner and I want to buy a home for my mother-in-law in Las Vegas. Could the 3 of us qualify for financing? We live out of state.
My mother in law is not yet retired but may in a few years. Would this be considered a 2nd home for us or her primary? We aren't interested in income/investment property. Could we get something with…
High DTI - We have been preapproved, but are waiting on the underwriters
Hello, We have recently been preapproved for a property that we want to buy at 100k. Our gross monthly income is 8,279 however our current debts around around 2,400 per month. The lender has suggested…
Why do you waste my time with listing that are nowhere close to the price range is was looking for ?
Why send apartment listings when I'm looking for single family Homes as in house.
Has anybody ever used Luxury Rentals Miami Beach? I used them for a client - 30k for two weeks - the home was a wreck, very dirty, bad plumbing...
Dishwasher not functioning, ants all over, housekeeper brings child, pool heater broken, very bad experience... The people were so rude to my customer - unbelieveable...
What areas for great schools, reasonable commute to Cambridge, home prices and good quality of life? We are coming from Indiana.
We are possibly relocating to the Boston area. I am currently facing sticker shock. Where would you suggest we look. We are bring one elementary age child so schools and activities are important.
Help with renting/buying in the great state of Colorado. Perhaps in the Arvada, So. Golden, or Evergreen Areas.
Hello All, 1st and foremost, I need to know is there any housing out here with one level? I am disabled and do not negotiate stairs well. That being said, currently we are renting in Thornton area an…
As a non-resident alien living in Australia, how can I obtain finance to purchase additional properties in the US?
I'm a non resident alien who lives in Australia. I own outright three properties in Atlanta with a combined total value over $600 000. I have long term tenants in all three properties (one for 3 years,…
Lease to buy option in Rockville, MD
I would like to know if there are any properties in Rockville that has the rent to own option. If not, anywhere else in the Montgomery County.
What are my home-buying options in this scenario as a first-time home buyer?
What do I do if I am not satisfied w/ the service of my current agent, even in providing me info on this 1 property in short-sale w/c I am interested in buying? Can I go directly to the selling agent?…
my husband and i want to buy a house this year
his middle range credit is 633 and is consider a non traditional credit consumer. we had it ran by a LO. but we want to do a conventional loan. how do we find out how much we qualify for in a loan and…
We are in Minnesota and would like to research about some of the Tampa areas.
We are looking for neighborhood with good schools, closed to hospital, low crime rate, and possibly a water front.
I need a agent that will be aggressive in finding me the perfect place and be creative in doing this. Lately I feel as I do all the work meanwhile
the perfect home is gone by the time I find it. My situation: We need a lease purchase, a seller finance/carry, assumable, or rent with the seller really wanting to sell. I do not want to just…
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