Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 31

Looking for an agent that is familiar with VA loans.
I was told VA loans are the best to purchase a house for a first-time buyer, active duty military. Looking in surrounding areas around Eglin AFB. I live in Crestview now, looking to relocate closer to…
Are HUD and foreclosure homes good options?
I want to buy a home at a reasonable price, but I do not want to take forever to close.
Buying in Houston as investment property using California income.
I want to buy a home in Houston by June of 2016. Looking at homes priced 100000 to 175000. I am thinking of purchasing the home as an investor since I would like to use my California income to qualify.…
Hello, my husband and I recently went through a chapter 7. We were able to keep our Condo . How soon could we buy again?
We would like to sell our condo and relocate, but not sure of how long before we could get a FHA loan.
What are HOA, dues, tennis membership fees at Broken Sound?
There are so many divisions within Broken Sound Country Club. We are looking for a 3/2 pool with a tennis facility. Broken Sound looks nice via the web. Any opinions and cost of membership/HOA appreciated.…
Horse Property in/around Houston, TX
Looking for home for rent or sale in or around the Houston, TX area. No more than 1.5 hours away from central Houston. Must be at least 3 acres with horse facilities or at least pasture available and room…
First time buyers
How much is the limit budget a first time buyer can get , if no credit
How to report an apparent Fraudulent listing on Trulia.?
Found under Homes For Sale in 92126 - 8019 Westmore Rd., San Diego, CA 92126 - Single Family Home. On Trulia 7 days - ad states "Available for Rent to Own only" and the price is $98,000. This…
What's the best way to market a log home?
Small, upscale town, near Champaign/Urbana (U of I). .4 acre treed lot on a quiet street. Built in 1998. Front porch. 2 car garage with unfinished 2nd floor. Loft master bedroom, small walk-in closet,…
Accounts in collections and 602 credit score. Should I even bother?
I have quite a few collection accounts open that are from medical expenses. Some haven't bothered to contact me in over a year, so I didnt know about them. We want to buy a house in the spring,…
What are the acceptable or normal "terms" for agency representation in Texas?
I am moving to Texas and have been working with a agent. We found a home and wanted to put in an offer. The agent intermixed with official TREC forms the Texas Association of Realtors "Residential…
can I get a mortgage with about 670 credit score, and a repo showing $16k past due?
good income, but can't pay off $16k, and don't want to wait 6 years for it to fall off credit report. Can I get a mortgage, or do I have to wait 6 years? already applied for loan, but was turned…
can i buy a home with score 601? i'm in calironia
my husband he is 100% disable he have served 23 years in the military. someone told me that i need a broker for that. my score is good.
How do I negotiate a buyer's agent commission rebate?
I spoke with my realtor and he agreed that since I'm doing 90% of the work (researching school district boundaries, running comps, finding the houses, viewing the houses) he's willing to negotiate with…
How to purchase a home as a first time home buyer?
The last time I checked, my credit score was 706. I want to buy a home next year, possibly during the summer or before. I know I have to be pre-approved for a loan, but I have no idea who to go too or…
What is the best way to finance a mobile home purchase on Oak Island? I do not have a mortgage on my primary residence but my credit isn't stellar.
Also, I have my NC RE license, but I have been told that agents on OKI do not offer referral fees. Is this correct?
I need to buy a house. Arroud $50,000.00-$70,000.00 You do something to me? Carmen Otero
I have a 585credict score. And its my 1st time that I buy a house. I want to live in FL. EU. Am retired worker and receive SS pension. But recently, somebody enter in my account and thefth all my savings.…
I need to buy a house. Arroud $50,000.00-$70,000.00 You do something to me? Carmen Otero
I have a 585credict score. And its my 1st time that I buy a house. I want to live in FL. EU. Am retired worker and receive SS pension. But recently, somebody enter in my account and thefth all my savings.…
My husband and I are looking to purchase our first house. My husband makes $6,000 a month his credit is in the low 600's we have had some missed
payments on a car loan and a personal loan but we are current now. He only has about 18,000 in debit. A car loan that we owe about 16,500 and a personal loan for 1400 we don't have any money in savings…
Offer amount reduction on a home.
We are interested in making an offer on a home that has been on the market for over 8 months. There was one small price reduction while it was being listed by the first agent. When that 6 month contract…
what should an apartment in a house rent for?
It is 962 square feet, Lare living room, Dining room, new kitchen, one bedroom and a full basement rent for?
How long does a appraisal take to do?
Trying to buy house from my brother has been over a month
First buyer w/ below average score
My credit score is 570, can I still get a loan for a home. First time buyer
my credit score is about 670, can i get a mortage with an auto repo on my credit report?
the auto repo is reporting a past due balance of $16k, and i was told by veritas funding that i had to pay off all past due balances to get financed through them, i can't pay off $16k, and i don't…
Do I have to pay off all collections?
I applied for a loan the lender said that I had 620 mid score hevsaif I need to pay off all my collections but I know if I pay off my old collections my score will go, he also said I need a 660 to get…
My question is how do I go about finding a lender in Nashville area that will work with a person with a less than perfect credit score?
And if one is found can a estimate be given on what the price range of buying a home or condo would be?
Credit of 590 looking to purchase a home in Connecticut.
Credit karma shows my cred score at about 590 and it says if I pay off my current credit cards ,it will go up to 690 . I don't know if that's accurate ,but I am interested in purchasing a home…
We put in an offer on an reo thats been empty since last may and on the market since September
The bank counter offered asking price. I called the register of deeds and the asking price is 30k over what was owed on the house. Our offer was 153k we pay closing cost. They are asking 166900. How much…
Are there first time home buyer programs or specific programs that would help me afford a home in the country with some acreage?
I want to move my family into the country and have some acres so we can have animals, but country homes seem so dauntingly expensive for a first time home. Are there any programs that help with this?
What does it usually mean, when a house was sold too recently?
I have put an offer for a townhouse (https://www.redfin.com/AZ/Goodyear/324-N-168th-Dr-85338/home/28354699) I just can't shake the fact that something might be up - because this town home was…
Loans on a manufactured home
We want to but a place but found out that most mortgage companies won't do a loan on a manufactured home. What are my options now?
We are trying to purchase an house my husbands credit score is 652. Is FHA possible?
My husband and I are trying to purchase a home. We are looking into FHA. I need options of who to go to. We have been dealing with Wells Fargo. It's like a roller coaster. It's like they get…
Issue with mortgage approval from no income but 43% down???
So my fiancĂ© and I are looking into buying a house. We found a home for $700,000 and we want to put $300,000 as a down payment (43%) down. Problem is were both full time students. He's working retail…
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