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Can anyone recommend a lendor for a 0 or 5% down jumbo mortgage on deep water waterfront primary residence?
Las Olas Isles price $1.25mm loan $1.2mm, 350K W2 income credit over 770 current house for sale but not under contract yet. Dont want to miss being able to buy this home
What happens when a couple (not married) rent a home in Grover Beach with a 2 year option to buy. The police are over there all the time. Tons of cars
The entire neighborhood is in an uproar, there have been stranglings, domestic violence and so forth. Vehicles in the street have 5 or 6 tickets (motorhomes). What can we do as a neighborhood to combat…
How do I find out if there are homes in my area, that have a rent (or lease) option, to buy?
I am debt free and have excellent credit, but I don't have $20,000 in my savings account for a down payment. I was told to see if there are homes in my area that may have a rent/lease option, that…
Do most rental restricted properties in Boca Raton still close for above appraisal value?
Given the current market conditions, of course. I know there are many variables, but just trying to get a GENERAL feel here.
How hard is it to buy an REO without an all cash offer?
Will I even get considered with pre-approved financing in place?
Hi am lookn for a home in the Pickerington school district. Any information will be greatly appreciated thanks.?
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I've heard flood insurance is expected to skyrocket for coastal properties. Has anyone heard of any changes or increases?
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Can I buy property abroad?
I live in America but would like to buy a holiday property abroad in England. Would an American bank give me a mortgage for this?
If im 55 and I buy a house in a 55 community can my my daughter and wife live in it too?
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What was the sales price for this Waverly Park Home?
Property closed on May 31st. Realtor.com & Zillow says it sold for $2.26M Redfin says it sold for $1.87M Trulia doesn't even show the sales price (even though it closed over a month ago) What…
Gulf Front Lease Purchase in Longboat Key?
Family really loves the Longboat Key area and would like to explore a lease purchase option. Condo would be the preferred type of property w/ 2bd, 2ba and gulf front. Any one know of some available options?…
Timing of buying 3 years following Chapter 7, and ? foreclosure on home listed on bk?
Complicated and possible stupid question, but trying to plan for when I can purchase a home again. To sum it up: Divorce lead to ch 7 bankruptcy in 2009 (discharged Jul 09). Home included in said bk.…
Can I obtain a FHA loan with a foreclosure that was caused by a chapter 7 bankruptcy 2 years after discharge?
We are 2 years out of a chapter 7 bk. We previously owned 5 homes. We included 4 in bk and re-affirm our current. We have re-established our credit since. All 4 properties on our credit reports state that…
Does any realtor or community expert have advice for where to find out information about the Sea Palms community in Jupiter, FL?
Demographics, ownership, average sales prices, turnover, HOA, crime, leasing, reputation. I have found little public information and new to the area, realize that FL has no "zoning" that most other states/regions…
In this current market, Is it unreasonable to get a home at appraisal value in Boca Raton FL?
Appraisal came in at $133K, but seller wants $137K. I went back with them at the $133K -- is it unreasonable to expect them to go down to appraisal value in this seller's market?? I really like this house,…
We paid for a appraisal on the home were purchasing and a home we currently own. The loan is an FHA and the day we were supposed to close they pulled
the loan. We found another lender who got us another FHA loan and it just closed. Now the first lender is saying we owe $800 for appraisals. Do we owe for the appraisals from the first lender who couldn't…
a trophy club is so cool
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buying a small house for my son until he finishes college and can take it over...saving rent. Found house and easily qualify for the loan. Want to ...
...offer 154K for house listed at 180K. seller has listing agent. what are all the closing costs ? which should I offer to pay and which should I expect seller to pay?in tennessee.
I am Cdn and have found a condo in Florida - private sale. Know the owners and HOA in area. Are there standard forms that we can use to purchase?
This would be a cash sale between "friends". Is there a Florida sales tax to pay? Where would I find out any details on purchasing privately so that neither of us misses something please?…
USDA LOAN TEXAS
Does anyone know how long it has been taking for USDA to approve loans in Denton county Texas?? Our application is going out in two weeks to USDA and im just curious how long it will take to get it back.…
Neighborhood near Milpitas town center (Shapell townhomes)
We are considering buying a property here (1997 built townhomes), asking price over 700k, with abt $490/sf. Below are my Qs: 1. Is it worth the asking price & does that leave any room for future appreciation…
I am interested in buying a single home in Diamondhead in the near future but most of the listing don't reflect the new taxes and home owners fee etc.
It is difficult to know actual costs until the extra fees are reflected in the listing especially for a retired perspective buyer.
Jason carpenter
who do I contact for questions on foreclosers?
Dear Forum: I am interested in several properties to buy, three are in the same condo complex and one is a single family dwelling...I would like...
I would like to have my realtor write up and present my offers to each and every property at the same time as well as making the sellers of the competing properties for my purchase aware of my offers.…
Need to Rent--2 bedroom/2 bath Garden Home in Southwest Lubbock. Who can help?
Hi-I am looking for a 2 bedroom/2 bath Garden Home in Southwest Lubbock, need nice neighborhood, 1 car garage, and small backyard. Who can help?
Builder not giving the options listed in contract.
I bought an inventory home under construction and got some discount. Now what I am finding us that my builder is not giving me some options clearly listed in the contract option sheet with dollar amount…
Hi, I'm interested in a house into the gate community of Horizon Ln, Oasis Ln, Portrait L... in Patterson CA 95363. Some of them are listed
below 200K but they must be higher when we finalize the house. Could you please let me know estimated price which I can offer to get a house. Let take an example of 1309 Oasis Ln which is listed at 180K.…
Is getting a conventional mortgage after Bankruptcy 2 1/2 years ago possible?
My Chapter 7 was discharged back in August 2010. We got approved for FHA but FHA is very strict with house selection. We want a fixer upper, any chance that we can get a conventional loan at all?
Is Colonial Heights a safe area? I saw a home next to a property for sale with signs outside saying "You are not safe in Colonial Heights."
....? I would like to find out what this means before I even begin looking at homes in the area. Please let me know of anything you have heard! I was shocked when I saw the signs because the area appears…
houses with in-law apartment
My parents need to move out of their house and find something a little more in their budget. My brother, on the other hand, does not want to move into his parents house. Are there any houses with in-law…
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