Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 231

Buying a home in the Bay Area...only for the wealthy?
We live in the Bay Area, and want to buy a home in the North Bay or Marin, but we don't have 20% to put down on an $800K or $1 million home, and rents are at an average of $4k/month. Our friends have…
We are under contract on a house in pine, and didn't get approved for a CHFA loan, credit score of 638, lender is looking into a USDA loan.
We are approved for FHA but don't have the $ for a down payment. We really didn't think we would find something perfect in the first 3 days of looking. Question is can 2 different lenders give you 2…
Need some info on how to try to make on offer on this home?
307 Labonte Dr., Pikeville, NC 27863 is a Wells Fargo Owned home and I know to was on auction.com but taken down early. I am very interested in making an offer but don't know how to do it. If some…
Worried about appraisal, what's your take? Below market value possibility!
My husband and I decided it was time to purchase our first home. I just graduated college, starting a new job soon, and he has a good solid job. We save $$ for a downpayment. Long story short we went ahead…
Occupying my mother's co-op in Rossmoor, Walnut Creek that is in a trust
I would like to keep my mother's co-op in her trust (she is deceased) and designate myself as Designated Occupant, but they are saying I have to transfer ownership to myself, even though the owner/occupant…
Please help ,bad credit need to purchase a home in Naples .
Please help. I am interested in purchasing a house in Naples or Bonita spring ,asking price $380,000 I am willing to put down up to 45% ,my only problem I can't get No mortgage due bad credit (bad divorced)…
trying to find out how likely I am to get a loan for a fixer upper in another state.
I am looking to buy a fixer upper in Georgia while I work in Indiana my credit score is 650.
Is Billy Baines Middle school really deserving of a '6' rating?? Love a home in Sienna Plantation but this is a deal killer for me.
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To buy or not to buy flood insurance? We are in Rural North Boulder, but NOT in flood zone. We had serious damage in finished basement in 2013 flood.
Damage due to seepage from underground, below concrete slab. Should we get flood insurance? How much would it cost? Would flood insurance cover the type of damage we had? Since it's from underground seepage,…
Does a second mortgage holder have to appear at a judicial foreclosure in the State of Kansas in order to protect their position. I was recently at a
foreclosure in Kansas and the only lender their to bid was the first mortgage holder. There was another bid at a much higher price. Does the difference in the high bid and the first mortgage go to the…
Why don't they mention before you have made an offer on a house that it's in a flood plain? Seems it should be part of a disclosure early on.
Went to buy a manufactured home in Lakeview,Or. listed as a nice starter or retirement home. Found out from the bank that it was in a flood plain and that the FEMA insurance with the homeowners insurance…
I want to buy a house without using the buyer agent.
After a long time looking. I found the perfect home for my family. The price is a little out of my range. My agent wasn't able to get the price down to where my loan would go through. I didn't…
SInkhole repaired Home with No Documents
Looking to purchase a home from the bank that has been a sink hole repaired home and the repair is recorded in the county but there are no documents as they were lost during foreclosure. The company…
i found a house on your site i think it is a misprint 4bed/2 1/2 43.acers or more i wanted to look at it again the price i saw was about 170,000.00
i saw this and wanted to see if it was still for sale i am in tacoma wa. it is just out side of tacoma
What are some good lenders in the area that work with VA loans?
I am looking for a lender with legitimate experience with the VA Home Loan.
Possibly relocating to VA -- BF would work in downtown DC, I'll be headed to GMU. What would be a good neighborhood to look into in terms of commute?
Prefer single-family with yard for two sizable dogs and close proximity to public transportation / dining options.
Is stucco house a problem in northwest arkansas?
We find a house in northwest arkanasa that we like a lot. Our only concern is the house has about 25% of dryvil on each side of the house. It was built in 1998. The bottom 12 feet is brick but the top,…
I made a down payment on a brand new manufactured home, cashiers check. Can I get my money back?
I ordered the house after walking through the display. I made a few changes, but mostly kept the house the same. It arrived last weekend. The roof already leaks and it's still on the dealer's…
How are the houses in 55 Gill Lane ?
I am planning to buy a 1BR or 2BR in 55 Gill Lane in Iselin whenever there is one available (nothing available right now) Since its walk-able to Metro Park and also near Oak tree Road, it can be rented…
Buying from the builder - do we need an agent?
We are considering buying a new townhouse in Sunnyvale from the builder. As far as I understand, we do not need a buyer's agent for this transaction. Is it true, or am I missing something?
Can you give me more information about interim loans?
Just need more info in general. Want to buy land and build a home and not in a subdivision. This is a new term for me. First time I've heard it. (and sell my home which is in a subdivision.)
Are Truilia home estimates available in my area?
Number of rooms for my Townhouse @ 5824 North Cherokee Cluster, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 is wrong. It needs to be changed to 4 bedrooms (from 3). The value also needs to be recalculated. Improvements for…
Why would a lender's appraisal come in at the exact value of sole offer if all of the comparables are double or more than double the price per?
sq. ft? Our uncle is selling us a piece of property for from what we can tell, is a good deal. I know assessments and appraisals are very different, but the assessed value of the land (this is a land…
Appraisal came in much lower than owners price
How can I determine what the reasons are when a seller has his property listed 40% above the appraised cost?
my parents purchased the home i am living in some years ago.
I live in the home. Pay the house payment, taxes, insurance and all repairs. through an account in my parents name. I deposit to and the payments are made from that account. I am now wanting to purchase…
Can an attorney represent herself in purchasing a home obtain the buyer's commission or is the Maryland agent that would offer a substantial?
rebate? I have, through my own research, found a home I intend to purchase. I made the appointment with the listing agent, viewed the home twice, have run the comps, and lined up the financing. I am…
Hello all! I am currently looking for some help in regards of acquiring a sub-primal loan..
I believe my credit score is around 580-590, not entirely sure. My mother is disabled, and in a wheelchair so most of the homes/mobile homes I have looked at are 65,000 , or more. I do have a co-signer…
Can I get a home loan with bad credit scores?
My credit score is in the high 500's to low 600's when I look online. Nothing major and the collections I have are paid off, I make a mid 6 figure income and want to buy a home around 500k with…
buying a house with bad credit.??
If i make about 45.5K - 50k, and have 600-610 credit score, can i qualify for a purchase? I've done some research, i know there are government programs but everytime i contact a realtor always ask for…
Bad credit mortgage, clearwater fl
Really tired of renting. Hoping to use tax return in February as down payment. Problem is my husband & I have bad credit (mine is 526, not sure on his but likely the same). Is there any chance of us…
Who owns 18272 Parkside?
I'm interested in the property. Is it for sale?
Seller Occupancy after Closing
Does North Carolina allow sellers to remain in the house for any length of time after a closing has occurred, if it is not specifically in the contract?
Convert single owner duplex to dual owner?
I have been interested in purchasing an investment property in Indianapolis, IN but haven't had the cash to purchase a multi family dwelling. I also have a friend who is looking to buy a place for…
Looking at a home in Woodcroft that was built in 1986. Questions about buying a 30 year old house.
Do you think we will have any problems with trying to resell in 5-10 years at an increased price (obviously) with the house reaching 35-40 years old? This is our first house and we offered listing price…
where is fie department from house,walker county?
my son works at fie department,how far is grocery store?
Why are so many houses for sale in Troy, mo?
I am trying to decide if I should stay in St. Charles county or move to Lincoln county and I noticed that there are a lot of really nice newer houses for sale in Troy, is there a reason why so many people…
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