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My husband and I are young and he just started a new job in Bridgeport. We need to move!
He is spending $400 a month in gas getting from Morgantown to work and back every day. we would rent but we cant find a place we can afford big enough for our growing family and furniture.the places that…
Homepath listing agent fraud!
My husband and I put in an offer on a home in Davie, Fl. The listing price was $144,900. We put in an offer of $144k- about a week later, we got an email to submit our best anf final offer- so we went…
USDA Approved townhomes in Sykesville?
I will be graduating in December with my engineering degree and am expecting a job near Ft. Meade/Jessup. I really want to get a townhome as I will be doing graduate school at night. I am trying to find…
How would Duplex appreciate compared to condos, townhouse and single family?
You own lots for a duplex, but it seems it does not appreciate as fast as a single family home. Would it appreciate as a condo ? Thanks!
Should I purchase a home built in 2004 with no CO for the existing finished basement, bathroom and easement walkout ?
We have already ad the home inspected, the Home nspector was unable to verify certain things as the walls and flooring and ceiling has been already existing?
What are the benefits of having a realtor to help with renting, buying or building a 4 bedroom near the Naval Base?
We are from this area and are being stationed there in a few months. We are open to renting, but it's also a good decision to buy since we have roots here. Currently we have are sights on Gurnee (already…
Can you submit offers on other homes while under contract on another???
I'm currently under contract on a property that we're having difficulty closing on because the property was foreclosed on with a tenant still living there! I want to keep the property "tied…
Current selling versus asking prices in Wicker Park, Ukranian Village, Bucktown, Roscoe Village, North Center and River North, 400-500k price range?
I am planning to buy a condo or town home (400-500k price range) within the next few months and have been looking at listings at Wicker Park, Ukranian Village, Bucktown, Roscoe Village, North Center and…
House buying in Yonkers
I also have another question, ( i have a realtor btw) the seller is a mortgage broker who bought the house as an investment property so in order for him to give seller's concession, I have to get the mortgage…
I did a short sale last year on my house. Can I co sign a mortgage?
I did s short sale on my house last year. My credit score is still in the 720 730 range. My civil unioned partner and I have found our dream house. She is trying to qualify herself but she works a tip…
Eastern exposure for a pool? How Bad??
We are looking to build a home with a pool, but the lot has a east rear exposure. How bad is it??
Should you buy a home at above 65 years old?
My parents are in over 67 years old and have been renting the last 20years. However now they want to buy a house. They live good life right now, travel twice a year to Europe or Africa. If the buy a house…
Looking to buy a house for AirBnB usage. Input?
I briefly stayed at an AirBnB place in Santa Clara that was 4 beds, 2 baths, 1,600 sqft, 6,300 sqft lot. It was bought in 2002 for $580k. I'm exploring whether or not it would be worth it to buy a property…
What is the process of buying a modular home?
Is there a "all in one" loan when buying the land, the modular home and all other expenses such as permits etc? If there is such loan, which ones are they? What is the process of buying a modular…
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I cannot figure out your Profile site to do this-it is not clear.
I am selling a home with 2700 sqr feet on Evansville's far north side and looking to trade up to a new house?
I would like to be able to trade my home for one that is around $300,000. I am currenlty with a realtor and my house has been on the market for over 130 days and I am ready to get in a new house and settle.…
My husband and I are considering relocating from Long Island to Alpharetta. He would be working in Alpharetta as well.
We have two kids ages 10 & 7 so schools are very important to us. We haven't been down there yet, but looking to possible visit very soon. We would most likely be renting first but would like to buy…
Are there any "rent with option to buy" opportunities in nyack & environs area that could be considered an investment opportunity?
We currently "own" a house in Tenafly, NJ (for 16 years), but my husband may be taking a job in NYC, Hartford, Westchester county --- House swap seems unlikely & awkward, but our son leaves to live out…
Houses on Meeker street, along train track
I am interested in buying a house in south orange. And I saw a house I like on Meeker street, which is one block away from the train track. Is this bad for real estate?
My question to all home buyers, real estate agents, banks, and renters. Would or does anybody need there there homes cleaned.?
My name is Tyrone Hamilton Hello, My reason for reaching out to all of you home buyers, real restate agents, and banking mortgage departments, is to inquire about cleaning or bidding on some of your…
First time home buying idiot right here
We went too one bank, she said we had a 50% chance of getting the pre approval we need for the house we want on short sale. So we went ahead and went to a bigger bank to see what they thought they said…
What are bank requirements to buy a second home and rent out the first in the same metro area?
I own a townhome in Alpharetta, but would like to upsize, possibly into a duplex, closer to the city of Atlanta, and rent out the townhome. I purchased the townhome in 2007 for $142k and it's currently…
When looking for a home, do you find the home then apply for the mortgage or do you get the loan/VA loan then look for a home?
We are first time home buyers, my husband is military and we are not even sure where to start.
can i get help getting 100 financing?
I just now started my credit and baby on way have to stepchildren im raising with my husband we want out own home
estimated % of Down Payment
Hi, in your opinion what percentage is needed for closing cost of a house, meaning minimum down payment and closing cost? for example a 100k home, would it take 10% for closing and down payment or more…
I'm interested in buying a house in Eldridge Park in 77041.
But i was told the older houses there (before 1998) were built by reputable builders and those built in/after 1999 were not. Can anybody give more information? i.e. what does that entail? Appreciate if…
Are there loan officers out there that will guide me through the credit process to purchase a home?
My husband and I are looking for a house but we have some credit issues. We are planning to pay some debts off within the next month to get qualified at a good rate, but we need some guidance. I know…
we are move to loris and my son is in a high school here and goes to a vocational school and is in his level 2 medical asst. and is a senior would
he be able to go to the academy for the arts science and technology in conway sc ? he has had ap classes and honors classes please give me asst. with this matter
we are move to loris and my son is in a high school here and goes to a vocational school and is in his level 2 medical asst. and is a senior would
he be able to go to the academy for the arts science and technology in conway sc ? he has had ap classes and honors classes please give me asst. with this matter
How can i get a shot at the upcoming homes on the market before the investors buy them straight from the bank?
every home that i find that says available in the 30058 is under contract even before it's listed. -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1094190250-4886-Ruby-P…
Is it available for a USDA loan?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3111151470-2774-Pea-Ridge-Rd-Juliette-GA-31046
Purchasing house for half of its appraisal price with bad credit???
House foreclosed at 143,000. Family member purchased house for us for 43,000 cash. My husband and I have renovated over the last 2 yrs. House just appraised at $91,000. Don't have a good credit…
how often to you update status of homes? You are very slow.
you are at least one day behind this listing http://www.trulia.com/property/3097576317-145-Buckthorn-Dr-Brea-CA-92823 Redfin had this marked already as a pending sale and so does crmls matrix. you still…
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