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I'm clueless.. Please shed some light on this
Property at 1901 Georgia Drive PA 18052 was listed for 185K. My agent told me if I wanna buy the house I would have to at least put in for 170K. If I listened to the Agent to offer 170K.. Would I be a…
Which is better for subletting and short term rentals (maybe even airbnb) - - a condo, or a condo-op ?
I am looking to buy a residence in manhattan. I travel a lot for work, sometimes for 2 weeks in a month, other times I'm gone for 2-3 months at a time. I want a place that I can sublet/rent/airbnb…
Freddie Mac home. Anyone have experience with them? 1st time home buyer.
My husband and I are first time home buyers. We put in an offer on a Freddie Mac home in Florida. The listing agent said it would not be able to fiance FHA,USDA or Home Steps because the inspection report…
How to buy bank own home in corona and how much lowest price I can get with cash?
How to buy bank own home in corona and how much lowest price I can get with cash for single family home?
I know this is a long shot but I'll ask anyway, I have a credit score of 623, 642, and 635 I have 10,000 available to use for a house down payment and
I make 26,000 a year. I have no car payment but i do have a student loan which is in deferment. Do I stand a chance of qualifying for a home loan? I'm currently paying 920 per month for rent for the past…
Still no offers, seller getting really desperate and needs a sale!!! Please HELP!!!
I know of a beautiful home in the Clayton/Cleveland/Smithfield area and it has been on the market since Fed. This property is still for sale and has had zero activity (no showings) for the past 3 weeks.…
is it true that with $5K to $10k I can transfer a tittle from a house to my name?
I called to inquired about a house for rent, and the man that was helping me mention to me that I can rent to own or I can buy a house meaning transfer a tittle to my name, no credit check or nothing just…
Can a full/part time college student get approved for a mortgage?
I know it seems a bit crazy, but I want to buy a home as soon as I can. I love real estate, do my research, and am tired of paying rent to someone else. Problem is, I am a full time student at the moment,…
Buying in NJ within a year. Most important thing: commute to NYC and a town that is LGBT friendly. What are best neighborhoods for this search?
3 bedrooms. Walking distance from busses or trains into NYC. No more than $450K. Property type: House
Credit score of 660
I pulled my credit score from Transunion and it's a 660. I'm trying to get financing for a land/home the price is $44,900. It's a mobile home. I have $5000-$7000 to put down, steady income ($3000-$5000)…
In a short sale is there a standard percentage the banks agree to for a distressed mortgage?
We are first time home buyers and love a house that is a short sale. We have a budget and are trying to find out if there is a standard percentage banks agree to lose on a short sale, so we can put a…
What are roof rights worth when the roof will not be to code for a roof deck?
I had recently looked at a property in Lincoln Park and seriously considered buying, but never could settle on the value of the roof rights in this special case. The roof is built to support a deck, but…
Looking for Land Contracts
Have a decent down payment.
Where does one locate an exclusive buyer agent, I think that is the term?
I desire an agent who will only consider only my needs, not the sellers or another agents.
How can I know whether my Real Estate agen is acting in my best interest or not?
I am interestes in purchasing a house in the San Diego, CA. area, but must agents would say the same thing......."there are thousands of buyers out there"...which means I will have to uper my…
how can we post this message?
Clements is overly crowed with the Global Studies Academy (has NO interest in the academy). Also many other families are just "renting addresses" for few hundred dollars a month, from people they know…
I am a WCU graduate student looking for a rental available the end of May 2014 for 4 to 5 ppl. 2 students and 2 or 3 professionals.
Only 2 of us will be graduate students. The other roommates will have professional jobs. We are having trouble finding a listing and would appreciate any help that anyone can give us.
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what's the best way to get a real estate agent to help you find a motivated seller?
I am a new real estate investor with an interest in meeting sellers who need to sell and would offer a long term lease to a tenant buyer?
What is the best way to get a seller to agree with you purchase price?
We are currently negotiating an offer, but the seller doesn't want to come down even $5,000 on a $250,000 home.
I would love to be able to buy a house. Ideally 3bd 1 ba. Nothing fancy. Nothing to far out of town if possible.
I have a long time stable job. Currently pay 805 in rent for an apartment. The downside is I don't have the best credit. I am working on it, but it will be some time, though I could work on it better…
Is te buyer's representation agreement legally binding if you feel the need to change agents?
We've been actively and aggressively searching to buy a home in Austin. We signed a buyer's representation agreement with our well-reputed agent (of course thinking it’s required legally). But we…
How is it scammers can get on this site? Do you not check to make sure this is legite?
There was a posting for a low rent home which was below market. Found it was a scam and luckily no money was sent. Please be careful out there as they are now constantly calling me and harrassing me. I…
I am looking for a Buyers Agent in the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach that can do some footwork and advise us on
good deals for condo purchase. We have had little luck/response from the Management companies (Meyer, Anchor, Brett Robinson) as they only regurgitate what we can see on the MLS. We are needing someone…
Looking to purchase a vacation home or second home in California.
Looking to purchase a vacation/ second home in California. Doesn't have a set location yet. Looking for ideas. Will like to use it to escape Vegas heat and for investment and tax write offs.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a coop and condo ?
I am trying to buy a home for the first time and friends are advising me not to get a coop. I've seen some that I really like.
If the 'legal description' of my home is grossly understated, and if I go to have it changed, will it increase my annual home taxes?
the pot cty description is like it's the wrong house!!! it is now worth 3k LESS than the purchase in 2003??? yet, I have an appraisal of $133k AFTER we restored and reclaimed victorian wood and features,…
is it a good time to purchase a home in 52404?
Looking for a single family home, newer than 2005, ranch with finished basement.
Rent or rent to own house in Phoenix
What is the process when renting or renting to own a house in Phoenix, AZ? I am in contact with a home owner who wants to rent his home for ownership. Was on the market as a sale but removed when he realized…
Offer to buy with contingency of selling current home?
I am being told by our realtor that we cannot make an offer on a property with a contingency to sell our home first...is this correct? The realtor said no buyers will accept that given the poor real estate…
How do I change the price on one of my listings?
4367 Hammontree Cir., Stow, Oh. 44224 You have it listed at $248,500 and it is listed in MLS at $228,000
FHA Financing With 615 Middle Score
Recently Went To A lender and was turned down for MassHousing Because His score was not 680. We are looking to Find a lender who can approve us at 615 with FHA. We both have Finished our First time home…
My wife and I are looking to relocate down south. Im hearing great things about Summerville. We will want to purchase a home within the next year.
We want something very rural with a small piece of land and some privacy.. Will this be hard for me to find for reasonable pricing??
Montgomery VS Princeton. Are Montgomery Schools worth the taxes?
As mentioned in previous thread, we are looking to buy a house in CVCC. Are the schools worth the taxes? The Kindergarten program is not full day like it is in Princeton. Part of the reason why we are…
What are actual appraisal reports coming in at recently for the Boca Rio Townhome development?
I realize this depends on the unit, upgrades, etc. But what are appraisers actually valuing these homes at in the last few months? Would they now typically be appraised for upper 140's? I already have…
About how much would it cost to put in a new kitchen, according to these photos I have here?
I want the "Thames" kitchen to look exactly like the "Model" kitchen in this link. This would include putting in new tiles, cherry wood cabinets, granite countertop, new sink, painted gray, etc. About…
4737 Janet Ln, Bethlehem, PA 18017 - Price ???
Eppraisal.com listed the property with 1376Sqft but Trulia/agent has it for 1976sqft. Would the property tax be different if City finds out about the discrepancy??? Bottomline... what is the fair market…
South Brunswick County NC vs N Horry County SC?
My husband and I are selling our home in Maryland and considering purchasing a condo in Southern Brunswick County NC/Northern Horry county SC. We have previously lived in Wilmington so we're familiar…
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