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Can anyone answer this ASAP?? I used rental income as part of the loan process to get another house. loan has funded and i got the house.
But now, I am thinking of selling the house. Are there restrictions on doing that? - like minimum time to wait, etc etc? clearly, my rental income goes away, but so does the mortgage payment for the original…
We may be relocating to the area for work in Norfolk, Va. We have three children 4-7 years old and want 1) great schools 2) family community. Any sug?
We want to have water front or near water location, with a dock and/or a pool. Being close to the elementary school (good one!) is ideal.
I put a new listing up Tuesday, May 13 and it is showing on every site but Trulia. MLS # 40657325. I am the listing agent and trying to claim this
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the cost for adding someone to the title
If I want to add some family member to title after closing by quit claim deed, how much will it cost (recording fee, lawyer fee or transfer tax?? Any tax consenquence for her if she does not pay me for…
Townhome in Rivermark vs SFH in Cambrian Park
There's a townhome in Rivermark (3b/3b, 1600 sq.ft) priced at 780k and a single-family home (3b/2b, 1360 sq.ft) in Cambrian Park. Which is a better buy (either as an investment or for living)? In…
Downpayment required with a jumbo loan
We are less than a year from moving to San Antonio and looking to buy a house in the Alamo Heights/Terrell Hills area. For a Jumbo Loan, do you have to be able to put down 20%? If not, then is 5-10% enough?…
Need a agent that can help me find a home and who knows lenders who deals with people with less then prefect credit.
In need of a agent in the Central Florida location to help me locate a house and that works closely with lenders they know. So it can be one stop shopping. Currently I am in the market to get home very…
What is the main factor holding people back from purchasing a home?
I am just curious what people feel is the number one reason why people do not purchase a home instead of renting? Is it credit limitations? Is it fear of the process? Just curious what the overall…
I inquired about a home for rent at 3223 south forest st. in Denver Colo. Please tell the lister that its for me and my 15yr old daughter. Currently I
currently I have a disability claim and we receive survivers benefits.If my claim doesn't work out I'll be looking for work.Won't be too hard for me to find.Were not bums looking for a hand…
loan after foreclosure
hi I just read this article from bankrate http://www.bankrate.com/financing/mortgages/fha-loans-after-foreclosure/ is it true ? and do you guys know which lender I should contact if I have foreclosure…
Why is there a difference between monthly property taxes in Affordability and property taxes in the pane below that?
The monthly payment doesn't seem to add up the the amount of property taxes you would owe per year.
Any certified and reliable home inspector you know of?
My realtor recommended someone but he is booked for this week. I am looking for someone, certified and more importantly experienced and reliable. I have a pre drywall walkthru this week and look for a…
Who orders appraisal when paying cash?
We live in California and are buying a house in Oregon. In the contract, we stipulated that if the appraisal came in lower than selling price, we could renegotiate. Since the escrow is so short, and we…
Can I switch my buyer agent?
My current buyer agent has shown us houses several times. During the period, we feel more and more that there is a lack of connection between us and the agent. Our agent does not give many comments on…
For an investment condo purchase who pays what fees during closing ?
I am the buyer and I see all these fees in the closing costs like 1)Title service and lenders title insurance, 2)owners title insurance, 3)recording charges, 4)transfer taxes and 5)what goes in escrow…
Is financing available for $1.5m two-family w/ 15% down in Brooklyn?
I'm trying to figure out if there are currently any financing options for a two-family brownstone with a contract price of $1.5m and 15% ($225,000) down. I understand that this will likely be financed…
I am looking to buy my first house in Queens, NY. Why it’s so difficult to find a buyer agent?
I asked two agents to represent me as buyer agent. First one don't want to do it, and the second one told me that "no agent is actual buyer agent. If I want to have him as buyer agent, I have…
YOUR FORMAT HAS CHANGED...
EVERY TIME I CLICK ON A PICTURE IT GETS REDIRECTED TO A WINDOW THAT SAYS FIND HELP WITH THIS PROPERTY? I CANT EVEN SEE THTE PICTURES THAT ARE ON THE LISTING... FIX IT YOU IDIOTS./. I AM 530 MILES FROM…
What is the average range for maintenance fees in Portland, OR?
Looking at a condo downtown and wondering what I should expect.
How much time it takes to drive to TCC Transportation center from Windsong community.?
I am looking for buying home in East Brunswick Windsong community. I work in NYC. How much time it takes in average to get to TCC Transportation center from windsong circle in morning rush to get park…
Buying house with finished basement, but no permits. Is it safe to buy?
We are in touch with a seller whose basement is finished, but no permits. If I buy without seller applying for permits, will it be ok? What if the East Brunswick township come to know that this is an unapproved…
am looking for short sales, reo and or fixer. Ideally with value add by splitting into condo map, or other rehab developer type upside. Newport CA
Also looking for motivated buyers. Single Fam only. 600k-1.8m. CDM, North Laguna, or San Juan Cap with Equestrian op. Many thanks.
I have a question. My husband and I both have very high credit scores in the 800's. We have a bit more that 12,000. to use for a home purchase.
We will qualify for first time buyer and would like to know if this is going to be a difficult task for us. We are on a limited income and manage our finances well. But it is time to move. Are our chances…
What is Transaction fee That buyer'broker can charge to home buyer?
I am a home buyer/invester. My buyer agent charge me $400 for buyer' broker transaction fee. Q1. Can buyer'broker Charge buyer such a fee(I never heard of such a fee,some kind of rip off?)…
I am new to the whole home buying thing could you recommend a good place to get information a new home buyer should know?
I have been renting for about 13 years now and i am so tired of it, the only thing that has prohibited me from buying is my credit score is not that great and i am not sure i would even get approved for…
Information on building vs buying?
We're in the market, and I always thought building would be too expensive, but I'd like to know for sure. Any good resources out there for learning about the options, the process, the costs, the pitfalls,…
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My husband and I will be moving to Gainesville this summer (job at Shands). What should be our first steps in buying a home?
Should we get pre-approved for a mortgage first? However, we do not know any local lenders. Or, should we find a Realtor first? How do we choose a Realtor that fits us? I would like to be in walking/biking…
My father is selling his deceased fathers home
he moved from this area to help with his fathers health issues. now he has deceased and is selling his home and wants to come home to saint paul. he can pay cash or we can finance. 479-225-6118. my name…
Looking for an efficient real estate agent and property managers
I am looking into starting real estate rental and looking for a single family, multi family, or most especially a condo within a maximum price range of $150,000 USD. Furthermore, am also looking for an…
I am a teacher in Chicago and I am looking for a broker to help with a search for a Good Neighbor Next Door house.
I understand that they are few and far between, but my wife and I (also a teacher) just heard about this and would like to get pre-qualified, so we can move fast if we see a suitable house. Thanks!
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