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Unable to delete or unfollow some listings from "my homes"
We're trying to narrow down the list of houses we are serious about, and I can't unfollow or delete some listings from our list that we're following. I've emptied the cache, and still…
If my landlord is selling my home, do I have the right to ask him to sell with tenant occupancy as a condition of the sale?
He has it listed that someone(a new owner) could live in one of the apartments "rent-free" yet he has given neither the downstairs tenant or I a 60 day notice.
Why are you renting?
Did you know you can work on your credit score while you are renting? It may take several months to get your score up, with the help of a mortgage loan officer, but it can be done. Then you can stop renting…
What is the average monthly/yearly home insurance for Sparta?
What is the average monthly or yearly price for home insurance in Sparta? I'm looking to buy a home, and I found a house that I am considering, but when I went to get quotes on home insurance it was showing…
I have a 574 credit score and a well paying job for the last year. I also have a 25% downpayment on the target price of a house that I want to buy.
I have a 574 credit score and a well paying job for the last year. I also have a 25% downpayment on the target price of a house that I want to buy. Also have a cosigner with a 750ish score. I am working…
I would like to know if there are any investors who would purchase a home and lease back to me.
I am a widow and I am trying to start a 24/7 child care to provide a much needed service to the community and to bring in additional income. I would start out keeping children in my home and hopefully…
If you buy a house with an FHA streamlined 203k loan, can you refinance a few years later with a standard 203k to finance an addition?
I am looking at a house that is a fixer-upper. Right now I am only looking to do minor updates and repairs. But ideally I would like to add a second bedroom and full bath upstairs. I know these later improvements…
I am a buyer with a contract contingent on seller satisfying a repair agreement. The serler repaired
The sellers agent signed the repair agreement on behalf of the seller on the signature line but then added some additional restrictions but did not sign below the additionas 1. I am considering seller…
FHA 203k loan in MA
Hey guys, I would like to get some advice about a good loan company that works with FHA 203k loan. Thank You.
Mold in the potential house
Hi, found a nice house but it is short sale and nobody lived there for almost 2 years. it had roof leaks issues- mold is easy to smell and seen. should we even consider testing / repairing mold or better…
I Have a house for sale in Mcpherson Kansas that I own free and clear. I have a cash Buyer.
What forms,if any, do I need to transfer ownership? Can we just sign and file the deed with the county clerks office to transfer ownership?
NEED HELP! Locations in Houston, TX. Budget $250k -$300k. What areas should we look into?
We are relocating to Houston, TX within the next 3 to 4 months from Covington, LA. We are looking for areas with great school districts; not to cluttered; not to urban; quiet; no / very low crime; located…
Buying a view home in La Jolla - Inspections?
I am considering purchasing a view home in La Jolla. I know that there have been soil stability issues in certain areas in the past. What additional inspections are necessary and at what cost in order…
There is this new Wells Fargo link on the front page and when I pull up a property it stays on top of the preview window and blocks
me from clicking forward through the pictures. Can you get rid of that Wells Fargo link? It is extremely annoying. THANKS!
Solar System/Panels
Has anyone had any negative experiences selling a home with a solar system that has a contract?
looking for a long term rental home in Rosemary...thoughts?
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Property taxes have not been paid on this home since 1996. If I were to purchase this home would I start paying property taxes immediately?
I am looking at purchasing a home that has been owned by the City of DSM since 1996. No property taxes have been paid on this home since the city has owned it. The Loan Originator tried to explain this…
Buying First Home...
My boyfriend and I are looking to buy a home. We are both employed full time. The problem we are facing is or credit isn't the greatest. I recently filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy, he has quite a bit of debt.…
Is 8 Hawthorne Way sold? What are the POA or HOA for Traditions?
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How do I use this site for listing my home for sale?
I'm a newbie here, and trying to figure this site out.
PLEASE HELP.... USDA eligiblity after September 30th.
I'm buying a short sale house using USDA financing but my house is in a zone that will no longer be eligible for USDA affective October 1 but my settlement date is November 31. If I lock-in my A.P.R…
Three Single Family Houses on One Parcel Near El Rose Drive.
There are three lovely houses located on one parcel on the West Side of Petaluma near El Rose Drive. I will soon approach a real estate broker and my bank to secure loan "pre approval". What I can't…
Hello, I would like to buy an apartment in Manhattan it would not be me primary home would like an investment and don t know if it is
possible to have it rented by the time I am not there. Which would probable be 2 months in summer and a week in spring.
Lender mistake on interest rate, what can I do?
We are in escrow for 2 months, the lender has taken 6 weeks to complete their process. I had asked the lender to lock the interest rate 2 months ago but the lock expired after 45 days and I am now getting…
My seller is very upset that I told her the house is a fixer.
In June she had multiple offers receiving about 14% over lp. The buyer backed out due to to much work needed. Seller had an inspection and decided not to do any repairs, after she agreed. Then she raised…
Looking for 2-5 acres w/utilities to put my singlewide mobile. answer to lnowak49@yahoo.com
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Cracks in stucco
I am in escrow to buy a home which is definitely a fixer. Besides other things the inspection report has found cracks in exterior stucco https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-pNGE7PpKGqs/UeQUn1ZI-8I/A…
Our non-profit group is considering securing a bank repo motel in this area that includes Shelby, Jefferson Counties.
We don't have a great deal of funds but our 501(c)3 status may be beneficial; our board is composed of disabled veterans; women; minority groups and would like to serve the community in which some of us…
I will be relocating from L.I. to NJ within the next few months.
I'm looking for an agent who handles rentals in the Matawan to Red Band areas.
Can I use a 203k loan to move a home?
I found a historic house that needs to be relocated and rehabbed. I came across an article that mentioned the 203k loan as a way to make this happen. Upon calling about 25 different lenders and the local…
Buying a home husband has no SSN
My husband and I would like to buy a home in either Wyoming or Utah. I have decent credit but not not much income. My husband has decent income but he has no SSN, he does have an ITIN and 4 years of tax…
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