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We put in an offer for a REO home cash for the listing price. The very next day the bank cam back and asked
for our best and highest offer. That was our best offer so we stood by our original bid. We have not heard anything back and it has been 3 days. Am I being impatient? The bank was so quick to ask for the…
Is there a way to find information that was available for a listing that has been taken off the market?
There was a home for sale by owner on Zillow that had the homeowners phone number. The homeowner took the house of the market after a short time, however the number that was with the information is no…
Are there affordable "starter homes" in/around Boerne?
Hello, My husband and I are looking for a 3 br, 2 bath home in the Boerne area. We recently relocated here from the Chicago area, and are currently renting. We chose Boerne because of its excellent…
My mother is relocating
My mother is relocating from NH potentially to NC. Im a New Englander and am not familiar with this area at all. Who can help us without just sending out their phone numbers? Areas that you can recommend?…
I am disabled and would like to buy a condo. How hard would it be to get a loan if I have the down payment. I receive a check every month.
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we are buying a house through a realtor. the closing is saturday, and the seller said he wont sell the house for the price on the contract he signed
we have paid ernest money and also have cost for the appraisal, and countless hours of our time involved in the purchase.
Chapter 7 Discharge and waiting period
Can my mother who lives in a another state get approved for a home loan here in Houston? I have roughly 18months left for my 24 month period to get a home loan. I was told she could and after my 2yrs is…
Single Family conversion to 2 Family in Brooklyn
How much, what type of paperwork, length of time for building department approval to convert a single family home to two family in Brooklyn?
Looking for a home loan
I live in St Louis Missouri& I have decent income but terrible credit. I been trying to pay off the old bills but I still want to stay up on my current bills. I have been paying my bills on time. I…
portion of seller paid owners policy
Short sale, contract says tax credit back 100%, but one the hud page, tax credit was higher than 100%. The seller side people manipulate the numbers . they did not credit back full amount of portion of…
My wife an d I will be visiting Charlotte in April to look around and llearn the different neighborhoods. We''re looking for an agent who
can help us narrow our search and show us around. We''re planning to move over the summer.
Planning to buy Single Family home @ preserve at goose creek by Brookfield homes.
we are planning to by the single family home in ashburn at preserve at goose creek by Brookfield homes.we did the price out and thinking of giving an offer to seller. how much can i make an offer for…
Affordable New Construction?
New Construction Homes and Townhomes Available. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car garage. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have about my available Listings. My contact information is listed below.…
I live in an apt.building that was recently sold. In Jan the old owner increased the rent and now, in March, the new owner wants to increase it again
Is there any law in NYC that controls how many time a year a rent can be increased? Thank you for your help.
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Problems with the title, how long does it take?
Hi, I put an offer on a REO house and they accepted it and signed the addendums and agreements but they told me we cannot close because there is some problem with an interim deed and it will take a…
I am looking for a lender that will approve a home loan with a 652, 614 middle, 592 score in GA.
Currently employed in the same industry for 3 years, 1st time buyer. I was told by another lender I would have to pay off a 7 yr old debt that will fall off in Nov 2014. This is the only blemish on my…
Where can I find information on auctions for foreclosed homes in Solano and Contra Costa County?
I am an investor/flipper looking to take the next step in sourcing my house purchases. I'm wondering where I can find info regarding auctions of foreclosed homes. Also, how does the auction process typically…
Are contingencies to be included within the initial offer or when the offer is accepted and a contract is drafted and reviewed by my attorney?
Im not sure if I have to include the basic contingencies every time I make an offer on a house. As I understand it, the "offer form" does not even include such space, but rather one realtor…
I want to take over a Friends mortgage but cant qualify for a loan yet, What kind of contract would we sign?????
Basically I want to get into writing that I will pay his mortgage until I can qualify for a Home loan but we are having trouble figuring out what the best contract would be for our situation
Work comp/not fired/20% down can my file get done?
Good Day, I am looking to buy a home around the phoenix area. I have above 700 credit, on worker comp with 2 years 7 months left, not fired from work, looking to put 20% down, use grants as well. Looking…
Can I sell my house (purchased before my marriage and in my maiden name) to my now husband? Is it feasible to do so?
He has been paying the mortgage for 7 years and wants his name on the title, understandable. The only assets I have is the equity in the home, so he says I should get most that back to do with what I want…
PS: not a drug dealer, or worse, an investor either.
We just are debt free and getting old, looking to settle down a bit! Dont care much fir them uppity type suburban housing projects either. After all, I actually make a living! Darn good at it. Have service…
What is the most appropriate way/time for giving (negative) feedback to a selling agent?
We are under contract to purchase a home and have found the seller's agent to be very difficult to work with. For example, we have heard him yelling (yes, yelling) at our agent over the phone; she was…
Another Agent "JAY GOYAL" GOT MY LEAD
This morning I received a call from a prospect buyer, interested in a particular property, I received the information and called him back. We set up an appointment and when I called him to let him know…
Im looking for a 2 or 3 bedroom house with decent yard for small dog either to rent or prefer to buy in the Palm Bay area, but open to other areas.
Im a single mom with one 15 yr old, I have a military pension and not too high of a credit score right now. I prefer to buy a concrete house if possible is there anyone that works with people in similar…
Am I too young to buy?
I am 24 yrs old, single, and in the military. I am very interested in buying a condo in Norfolk, Virginia. I make good money but I dont really have any credit (score 600) and I dont have enough money saved…
Liquidation penalty
I recently agreed to buy a new home. Unfortunately, due to circumstances that aren't legally relevant in this case, I would like to back out. The liquidation penalty was set at 3% of the home cost…
My wife and I make a good income and have good credit, but being recent college grads, we don't have much saved. Can we have little to no down?
After checking several online bank rates, a home loan would build equity and allow us to stop losing money hand over fist with apartment prices.
Cancel home buying contract?
I am in escrow to buy a new home, but the preliminary title came out today classify the home as Condo instead of single family, the home looks like a single family, has it's own samll land, no wall…
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