Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 4

Is there a limit in the number of homes that these cash buying investors can buy?
I have been looking to buy a home for a year now and all 4 homes I put a bid on were bought by cash investors who then in a couple of weeks turned them around and sold them for 100 to 200 thousand dollars…
How can I change the size of the house we are looking for?
We are looking for 2000 sq ft to 2400 sq ft ; house ads with less is a waste of my time and computer space !
We are looking for a owner financed in naples florida area,prefered east of Naples..we are a family of 5
I have a 10 to 20% for the down payment...also we have good credit too,,the reason that we want finance is because is so dificult get the mortgage with the bank when you are a Self Employed,also my wife…
Over 55 condos in/nar Orlando-good neighborhood
Moving from SE Fl. Considering the Orlando area. Looking for a well run over 55 condo with less than 20% rentals.
How do I report a real estate agent for unethical behavior?
I recently made an offer on a piece of real estate we loved very much. The listing agency did not submit our offer to the seller (found out from the neighbor), electing to submit a lesser offer because…
How do I print?
I would like to print out info on some listings to give to my real estate agent?
Looking to buy ! In okc edmond moore areas... 588 middle score ....please please help
I live in oklahoma city, I have two boys five and seven, we are looking at buying a house FHA loan, with down payment assistance. Experian score 588 Transunion 604 Equifax 630 recent job 4 months last…
I am interested in this property. Is it available at this time? Are there any major problems with the property? HOA? what are the taxes?
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Looking for owner financed home
I'm looking topurchase a owner financed home in Thomasville ga , with two thousand down is this possible?
I don't have a question, just a statement. your site sucks. You are trying to do so much, that I found a house I was very interested in, thought
I sav ed it. now I can not find it. I have lost interest. I will contact a realtor and do it the old fashion way, since you think you are the tech marvles
Can someone help me try to relocate to the state of iowa near medical centers or hospitals?
I am looking for a 4 or 5 bedroom house with 3 bathrooms on an acre or so of property. I would like it to have a basement if at all possible. I am looking from Decorah all the way down the east side past…
i am helping my nephew look for his new home. He is a pre-approved buyer and has seen a FSBO he is interested in on your website.
I am a real estate agent at Fiddler Real Estate. Am I able to get owners contact info so I could request a Notice of Showing for my one buyer??
For Decatur, GA area: I see a lot of homes being sold for under $50,000. Are there still good deals to be had?
Most interested in a 2/3 bedroom Brick home that would be an easy close.
A "real estate" professional came to our home yesterday asking if we are interested in selling our home. We are slightly up side down due
to economy and my husband told them that. They offered a special program in which they "legally" take over all financial responsibility and legal responsibility for our home. All done thru attorney…
How do I search for homes with a higher value than $900,000?
The search options used too be better. What happened? I am no longer able to search for a home with the features I want nor in the price range that I want. Let me know if you guys are hiring, someone should…
My husband and I (57 & 51) are selling our home near the beach in Playa Del Rey, Ca near LAX, and want to buy our forever home in retirement. We
are very active and want a down home town feel, smaller community. I love cycling do being able to do that would be important to me. We are considering Paso, Atascadero, Templeton just to name a few. We…
NIGERIAN SCAM ON DUTCHESS COUNTY CRAIGSLIST
THE NIGERIANS ARE SCAMMING RENTERS FOR PROPERTY 36 MCDONNELL HEIGHTS, 700 RENT AND SECURITY, WE ARE HOMELESS, HOUSE FIRE AT 115 INNIS AVE, POK LOOKING FOR RENTALS, SO BEWARE, 845 2040213
I would like a knowledgeable realtor who can help me find a condo for rent for a few months until I find a condo to buy.
from NH, Oct is when I want to move. updated unit, 2 bed, 2 bath, but would do less for renting.
How much house can I afford?
1st time home buyer, age 24. ~60k in cash, saving >2k more per month (living with parents). Annual income 70-80k depending on bonus. Pay $300 per month car payment, otherwise no debt.
Looking to buy but one of us gets paid under the table?
My boyfriend and I rented a condo that was destroyed in a fire by our neighbor. We are now living with family and debating on purchasing a home less than 150k. My boyfriend gets paid on the books (37,000/yr),…
One of my boards indicates I have 150 saved homes, yet when I count them there are just less than 100. I have homes that state they are saved, and do
not show up on that board. When I locate a home for example by searching the address, it shows the red star confirming its saved to the board but in reality its not. Its as if there is a 2nd page to…
First time buyer
How can I buy a house if my husband has a 670 credit score, but has only been working at this current job for a little bit over a year. I have been working at my job for close to 3 years, but have no…
using my 401k home buying?
I have twice the amount in my 401k than is needed for a house I'm interested in for a primary residence. But I'm 38 years old, too young for the 59 1/2 years of age to pull my money from my…
Do ranches or new construction exist in Essex county? If so where?
Moving to the area from PA and looking for a needle in a haystack. Looking for a 4 bedroom with at least one bedroom and full bath on the first floor for a disabled child. Are there towns that have more…
5k in, no refusal letter, or counter from seller stating he would like 8k more and agent refuses to do legal paper
I have Keller Williams agent trying to tell me she can't get a signed refusal from the seller stating he refused my offer on the home. She said everything is done via phone. I have 5k in and if I back…
Rent to own a home
Iam new state resident, and don't have long credit history. I can pay the down payment
Ensuring purchase of a property can be completed when child seems to be handling the home of an elderly parent.
I'm in the process of buying a home and I am concerned that the transfer of the property may be complicated due to the fact that the owner is an elderly woman and her son seems to be handling the details.…
has anyone purchased a home from True homes or regent homes? If so, what was your experience?
I want to buy a home in a particular neighbor hood and they both are building there. I just wanted to know what your opinions are about these builders.
Mortgage without Two Years Employment
Hello! I am a relatively new renter (9 months), but am already looking to invest in purchasing a house or condo. I don't have a verifiable two years of employment and I would more than likely require…
What if the Seller cannot provide Power Of Attorney Paperwork?
We were 7 days from settlement and our agent called to let us know we won't go to settlement because the Seller cannot find his Power of Attorney paperwork. The owner is incapable of signing another P.o.A.…
I'm looking to purchase my first home in Michigan for $50,000. I've heard its pretty hard to secure a loan at this amount. My credit score
is 676. My down payment will be $10,000 which is 20%. I am working on continually increasing my credit score. Any advice at all.
Greyhawk Landing, Bradenton, Florida?
Can anyone tell me about what Greyhawk Landing is currently like to live in? Is it a safe community? Lots of young kids? Are you happy with the schools? Thanks!
Home asset value ( market value ) for tax purpose and homestead
Guys, the current home value ( or asset value ) by orange county is 202,766 with no homestead and currently paying taxes of 3,576.7, if i per say purchase this home for $250k does that set the new…
Special assessments change every year? Is there a cap?
Hi all, My wife and I are relocating to the Temecula Murrieta area and have a few questions about these mello roos and special assessments. We're looking at a home in Crowne Valley Village which looks…
Moving to the Puget Sound area in about a year (Summer 2017)
I am currently finishing my Esthetician license in Oklahoma City and wanting to move to the PacNW to be near friends and not be in Oklahoma anymore. Not a fan. My main issue is I will only have about…
When I list what I am looking for in a house, it is as if my biggest "want" is not available in what I am shown. I also want to see houses
that are in Grosse Pointe not DETROIT. We are a border community on two sides, south and west. I need houses with 1st floor bedrooms.
What are the Risks with Dual Representation?
We met friends of friends who are selling a house in McLean. After several meetings and inspections, we verbally agreed on a price range but did not submit any offer yet. For several reasons our price…
I would like to buy an individual plot of land and put a modular home on it. Are there any permits and so on that I should look for?
In the UK, where I come from, you dont ever buy land to build on, unless it already has planning permission or unless you can afford to gamble! So, other than a reasonably level plot, what else should…
At what stage of the loan process does the lender order a title search??
When the lender orders a title search does it mean you are approved for the mortgage??
Can a mortgage broker make me pay for an appraisal when I didn't sign any documents?
I submitted an application over the phone but by the time the papers were drawn up I decided not to go with the lender. I did not sign any documents but they continued to contact my realtor including…
Sellers agreed to deal today but have not signed contract.
How long does this take, usually? I've scheduled an inspection the day after tomorrow but I don't want to pay for an inspection until they sign the papers. If they don't sign by tomorrow evening, I have…
Question: So I made an offer on a home on which my agent said there weren't any other offers on the table. So I offered less than the listing
price since it is a foreclosure and has been on the market since January. The listing agent had came back two days later and said that they have multiple offers and would take best and highest. That was…
Lender charging excessive fees?
I am a first time home buyer and allowed my agent to refer me to a lender. I recently asked the lender to run numbers for me on a home, he called and gave me the estimate. Not being able to talk at the…
Are DR Horton homes typically considered to be of poor quality? Are these homes more difficult to resell?
I am interested in purchasing a lovely resale home in Eagle Springs. The only problem is that the builder, DR Horton, has a terrible reputation. The home was built in 2004; it is ~3,500 square feet.…
Looking into purchasing a Co-op or Condo in Westchester
Hi everyone I am looking into purchasing an apartment with my fiance. my question is what is the process and where should we start looking. we are both first time buyers with very good credit score. The…
Some Brokers offer 75% rebate of their commission to the buyer. Is this legit?
I have found a Broker that says if I know exactly the property I want and use him, he'll rebate me 75% of his commission. This sounds too good to be true. Is this legit? It certainly can be a big check. Other…
What is a land lease and why on earth would anyone pay it?
I've noticed the term land lease on a few listings around Scottsdale. I don't understand why anyone would pay it in addition to an HOA and their mortgage. Can someone explain what it is and…
Offered more than appraisal
I offered 10,000 more than asking price, what if it's appraised at less than they listed it for?! FHA if that makes a difference?
i bought a house the broker miss lead me > he said the house has no violation at the closing we found out there is one
my lawer ask for $7000 in escrot account until the seller correct the violation he never did .im the new owner went to building department ,i was told that there is jobe file by the x owner on 2005…
Loan Approval with school loans on IBR plan
Hi, I recently had a lender run my credit for a loan approval to purchase my first house. She got back to me and told me that she couldn't approve me because of my school loans. I don't have…
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