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Doing preliminary research on moving from the DC area. Checking Florida first with Jacksonville up first. What are the benefits of moving to Florida?
Hello! What about those hurricanes? How many times has Jacksonville been hit? Do you have to pay expensive hurricane insurance? Looking to live on one floor still. Do Floridians pay state taxes? Want to…
First time home buyer, closing costs
Currently have enough for 3.5% FHA loan. Still saving to try to put down 5%, as well as closing costs. At what point would it be a good idea to seek out a realtor? Also, what would be the average closing…
What information do we need when making an offer?
My father will be lending us the money. Do we need to just offer proof of funds for him so that the sellers can see that the money is available? What information do we need to have lined up before making…
Closing cost in Lenawee county?
What can I expect to pay at closing in Lenawee for a $50,000 home paid in cash? Taxes paid by seller up-to the day of closing, free of any liens or taxes..
I'm lookig at a house in the part of Conshohocken near the calvary cemetery. I
I'm lookig at a house in the part of Conshohocken near the calvary cemetery, I believe it is referred to as gulf terrace (conshohocken station). Anyway it is a strange area in that there are beautiful…
New home construction in Bridgewater
I am looking to purchase a new home in Bridgewater. I got the details about carriage ct from Trulia, but the listing is on for quite long period( close to 2 years). Any idea, why the homes are still…
why does it take so long to close on a foreclosed home?
I see a lot of nice homes in foreclosure but I understand they take a long time to close on once you buy them. If a person has the money to purchase it, why does it take forever to close?
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.
Bus commute to GWB
Hi, We are looking to buy a house in Englewood Cliffs. We need to commute to NYC for work. We know there are buses going to GWB station then from there we can take subway A. My question is what are…
I want a beautiful house in New york
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This site has an error in the way it calculates. It shows a 20% down but if one enters less down, the rates go down instead of up.
The chart show any decrease in a down payment as a 30%. That needs to be fixed so one can get an accurate reading.
I am a first time buyer with a credit score of 667 experian with 33% debt ratio recently had to buy new car. What are my chances for loan?
I have no negative history. I am able to put 9k down max. Looking at houses in Fort Worth area under 100k. Not sure what score is for the other 2 credit bureaus can't image being that much different.…
How can I find out what happened to someone who used to live here?
I am a Private Detective in the Czech Republic. I am looking for a lady by the name of Margot Masin who lived at 2170 Century Park #503s. she would be 76 years old now. My client is a very old friend and…
How much damage was done by the fire to this house?
If you Google Maps this home, you can clearly see blacking on the out side and a burn hole in the roof.
We've improved our scores, mine from 565 to 619 and my husbands fluctuates from 680-640. We've opened a recent credit line but have kept
all our cards paid down. My scores been bouncing from 632-618. If we get preaprroved and then our scores go down again before we decide upon a house, is there a chance to get rejected? Need to know.…
I've been watching a property since July 07 the price started at 260,000 and now it's at 229,000 The seller
drops the price every 2 wks. I also found out the seller just purchase another home. My question is offering 200,000 firm reasonable? Thanks, J
I am currently interested in the Celina and Prosper areas but was wondering what the major differences would be pros and cons to both areas.
I am currently interested in the Celina and Prosper areas but was wondering what the major differences would be pros and cons to both areas. We are family with children ranging from early elementary to…
Where are some of the top investment income areas located?
I am thinking of purchasing some investment property (buy and hold) in Metro ATL. I have been hearing that Austell, Woodstock, and Powder Springs are good areas to consider. What has everyone been hearing?
credit card caused loan disapproval
if I pay off a credit card in its entirety, and everything else on my credit report is positive and consistent, could this over turn the banks decision and approve the loan? or could the loan possibly…
I want to purchase a home but my bankruptcy won't be discharged for 2 years until June. I was preapproved by my bank a year ago, and we have
been saving for down payment. What are my next steps and could I possibly be able to purchase a home by July?
Is it possible to get approved for usda loan with late payments?
On credit report, I was off 3 months maternity leave and fell behind on credit card payments, and has usda been extended for recent eligible areas, if so until when?
Can I view a property with one agent, and then work with a different agent on the contract?
I was working with an agent on one property. I ended up not bidding high enough and lost the property. I saw several others with him but none of them peaked my intrest. I then saw a foreclosure with…
What is everyones opinion of southport/addison intersection?
How will a condo valur hold up in this area? How is traffic in this area normally and in cubs traffic? How shoudl I value a rooftop view in this area? Thanks.
Im buying condo for cash. No loan Do i need to order appraisal ? Or i dont need to? I asked my agent about this before And he said if i
want to order appraisal then i have to pay my own. Is it worth to order appraisal when i buy home with cash?
Loans without income documentation.
My wife and I would like to borrow 140k, using her perfect credit. That said, we are both sserver's and make about 55k each, but we can't prove it. Any suggestions?
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