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I have had a home in the past in Virginia. We are looking to purchase a home in Homestead or Cutler Bay FL and were told about the MMAP program.
Would we still qualify for the program if we have never purchased a home in Florida? Are we considered new home buyers?
Can I become a Real Estate Agent in Florida if.......?
I'm currently a college student moving to Winter Park to attend Rollins College. I just began taking a real estate course online yesterday, as I would like to be a licensed agent. However, as I was taking…
How much mortgage downpayment is required to buy a second home in Calabasas, CA?
We are young working professionals with kids and have the mortgage on our primary residence paid off, no debt. Looking for a weekend home in Calabasas (about 70 miles away) as we love the city and surrounding…
Hello! My husband and I are looking to buy a home. He has the job and I have the credit (650). We are eligible for the guaranteed housing program.
How would we go about finding a realtor that can work with us to get us approved and a lendor who works with bad credit?!
Hi-- Im a physician in a large group practice with good income. The group structures itself so that we are all "self - employed"
I want to buy a second home for 350-450 in steamboat. I am told I only qualify for arms and high interest junk loans due to self employed status. This seems nuts -- high income credit 800 physician in…
Im interested in buying house in 19021 it has oil heat can I convert to natural gas heating system
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I need to know who has the deed to a property in Rossvill,Ga
My grandparents passed leaving a home in a will to my Mom only. My Mom just passed w/out leaving a will and my step father claims his name is on said deed. They have no children and I am direct descedant…
My parents recently passed away and left the house to myself and 3 siblings. I want to purchase the house from them to live in it.
Can I apply for a loan by myself even though they are listed as co-owners of the property? The house is paid for with no liens. I am sure they won't "sign off" until they are paid first. Unfortunately…
I am wondering what the current turnaround time is for a usda loan?
Our lender is wells Fargo, we are still in the underwriting stage with them then still need approval from usda but have sold our current house already and have to move next friday. At this point we don't…
When would be a good time to start the Mortgage/Realtor/house haunting process if one is looking to buy a home by February 2013.?
We are looking to purchase a home in Plano/Allen/Frisco area. When would be a good time to start the whole process? We won't not be ready to close on the house until Feb.
How can you make an offer on a house without an Agent?
What if I want to offer below asking? Is there a form I can download online? I live in Los Angeles, CA and appreciate the insight.
why can't i get a loan?
i have a credit score of 632 and annual income of $30,000. i have nearly no debt and my credit cards (walmart, old navy, and a jewlery store card) are at or near 40% of the credit limit. i went today in…
How racially diverse is Murrysville, Pa?
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I've been drooling over a certain house for a long time which I was told was under contract - but it is still listed as "for sale".
I love Trulia! I've been able to shop for homes in FL while in TX! How often do you update your listings? (see above).
Can you put a mobile home on a private lot and is there a minimum size lot required ?
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630 ish credit score , 1st home buyer .. can i try buying now?
Hello all, I have had past financial trouble due to job loss but now iam all debt free and paid all debts. still have some neagtive items listed on credit report and working towards repairing the credit.…
what are the anual property taxes?
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Question for Realtors
What do you do with clients that come to you but are not ready for a bank loan? Issues such as lack of cash to close, credit issues, etc?
Can I get an FHA loan with a 633 credit score and 3.5% down?
I recently applied for an FHA loan with BOK. They said they could not approve me because I have a credit score of 633 and I would need a 640.They told me to come back and three months and they could approve…
I am looking for a home in Laveen, I can lease or rent and have the option to purchase. Is there someone or some business that can help me with this?
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Credit score 630 and home buying
I have a transunion credit score of 630 and my wife's score is 720. Can we buy a house for 620,000 with 5% downpayment?
My renter wih a bad credit score wants to buy my house. He puts 20% and I will loan another 20%. Can we get a loan for rest of the 60%?
My renter who has a very bad score and a foreclosure wants to buy my house. He will put in 20% and I will loan him another 20%. Is there any bank that will lend us the rest 60% against the property
THE disclosure report said roof needs "a patch" I observed roof needs replaced, including roofboards?
and still dont know about well or septic due to weatherization, can inspector check if no power
This house looks like it's been remodeled (built in 1993) ~ has anyone seen it? Also wondering about the roof...thanks!
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Does it appear there is increased competition between buyers for homes that have had large price reductions since they were first listed?
Can't find those properties that had price reductions the last few months. Are they off listing or are they being swallowed up by active buyers?
I recently put $20,000 towards a down payment for a GL home in Boynton Beach. However, I have now changed my mind and would rather go with Lennar's.
I recently put $20,000 towards a down payment for a GL home in Boynton Beach. However, I have now changed my mind and would rather go with Lennar's Aspen Glenn (better price). Can I get my money back?…
Hello, I would like to know if I qualify for the Good Neighbor Next Door program. I am currently working full time as a registered nurse for a 501
(c) 3 non for profit agency. The agency contracts with the Alabama Department of Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities to provide care for individualswith mental health and intellectual disabilities.…
Do other agents find that the young professionals between the ages of 24 to 30 have to lean on their parents throughout a transaction?
I am finding that more and more younger people have become co-dependant on their parents for everything including things out of their element such as inspections issues, the right and perfect lenders,…
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