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Is is possible to qualify for a jumbo loan in this area (Ann Arbor and neighboring) with about 10% down?
We would be looking in the range of 550-650K. Excellent credit. Also would be curious if there are any no PMI options via a piggyback loan or otherwise.
I'd also like to know the HOA fees.
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Are the any homes that would consider rent to own in clatskanie?
I am interested in renting to own a home.Are there any available in clatskanie or Rainier Oregon.
is this a family park or 55yrs. an up park????
reason being every moble i can afford seems to always be in a 55 yrs. an up park. why is that i feel like im being dicrimated againt cuz im not that yet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! -- This question was…
What is Tenant In Common?
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I am looking to buy a home in Kennesaw woodstock area.
I am looking to buy a starter home in Kennesaw/woodstock area. i work in Atlanta, but take classes at KSU so I need to be within a 15 min drive to KSU, and under an hour to Atlanta (in good traffic of…
What are the monthly maintenance fees (condo charges) for 145 Lincoln Ave #6M 10306?
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is there any options I haven't been made aware of for purchasing a home when spousal suppport is my only income?
I have approx. 50 grand to put down but am not really having any luck getting financed. I'd like to borrow approx another 50 for a total of 100 grand. any suggestions?
Is it possible to get a home loan working part time? I've had the job 1 year.
I work 30 hours a wk at $20 an hour. I've only had my part time job for one year. I also receive $320 a month in child support. I have $0 debt. I recently was told I was pre approved for a home…
What are the advantages/disadvantages of having slab vs raised foundation in SoCal?
My husband and I looked at a house today which had a raised foundation. I think all the places we've seen have been slab foundation, so we were a bit thrown off seeing a hole in one of the bedrooms leading…
Where in WPB county may I get a 80k 2/2 unit to invest to rent, no 55 , no lease restrictions & no memberships, in a decent area, where can I look?
I want to invest in a property 2/2 up to 80k cash with no lease, membership or age restrictions, for renting purposes, please let me know if that is possible or I need to look more north, If you believe…
Westminster railroad tracks
I'm considering buying a home in Westminster, but it's 1/2 mile from a railroad track. How loud would the whistle noise be at that distance? Thank you!!
Best places to review an attorney (negatively)?
We've just been through an absolutely disgraceful real estate transaction as purchasers where the seller's attorney cost us thousands of dollars due to negligence and gross incompetence. They won't…
I found a 135,000k house but its bank owned how low can I negotiate the price?is asking 80,000 to low?
I'm a first time buyer an don't really no the tricks an haven't talked with a Realtor yet just trying to ask questions for now
Why are there not more homes hitting the markey???
We have been looking for almost 3 months now and only had a hand full of homes that come close to our ideal home. We thought that once summer hit there would be more homes hitting the market but it just…
Why can't real-estate agents take down a listing after it has sold? Wouldn't they rather not get nasty with me when I call up for a house?
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We know we want to look into buying and our lease is up at the end of July . When should we start contacting lenders and agents?
We would like to try to avoid a mortgage payment and rent payments at the same time .
Does the 256 City Center dr. property have an elevator in the building?
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I'm retired, single, and my passion is fly fishing. You have some of the best! What do you have in the $100,000 dollar range?
I am open to townhouses, condos, or homes. I would actually prefer to live outside the city.
Changing Short Sale Status to "Pending Lender Approval"
I have an offer on a short sale and the listing agent refuses to change the status on the MLS. The agent is stating that they can't ratify the contract and that they want to keep marketing the property.…
Quiz: How much do you know about mortgages?
We're looking to buy a small single family home in NJ with a good school system, lower taxes and hour train ride into NYC.
We're hoping to spend no more than 350K and have taxes max out at 8K. Is this even possible? Thanks!
When is a good time to start looking?
I am currently renting a home in nirthern nj and we are looking to buy a home when the lease is up. Our lease is up at the end if march 2014. When is a good time to start the buying process to hopefully…
Are there any more pics to that?
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Is this house still available? Zillow states it was not for sale. 6/21/13. Thanks
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FHA Properties in Homestead, Fl; Realtor avoids FHA?
I do not have a realtor yet. But I did speak to one about a property he had listed. He mentioned he could help me look at some but once I told him I preferred a FHA loan property he told me nothing was…
If I qualify for $100k over my accepted offer but my income has dropped. What are my chances of closing?
Me and my gf are purchasing a home together(w/ a contract between us). We were told we qualified for $350k by our lender after she reviewed our credit and 2010/2011 tax forms in December. I have excellent…
Is this a good place to retire ?
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Is the condo?loft at 2351 Federal Blvd Pet friendly... Thanks
And could you please include HOA fee's... -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3058010080-2351-Federal-Blvd-306-Denver-CO-80211
How do we contact the B of A REO people BEFORE a property goes to auction if we want to offer full price?
Prequalified and wanting to BUY NOW! -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3104825944-6475-S-Marquez-St-Mayer-AZ-86333
We can't find anything in our price range in Preston [ 900 K to 1 mil ] that we liked , preferably on the golf course . Is it worth waiting ?
We could move there and rent while wait for a property to come up but what are the chances and now we're in mid June . We did find one home not on the golf course but across but needs lots of work .
home inspection finds broken truss
Hi buying bank owned property in Arizona. I had home inspection today and they found broken truss that had been repaired with 2x4s. Do you think bank would make repairs or give credit towards repair? or…
home inspection help. There is no lateral bracing on the roof trusses to prevent them from racking.
I am about to buy this house. The house is built by Ball Homes in 2004 in Lexington, Kentucky, zip code 40514. The house is a Mercer style home by Ball Homes, 2 stories, 1688 sqft. The home inspection…
What are bank requirements to buy a second home and rent out the first in the same city? Purpose is to upsize home.
Currently have a home that is slightly underwater. Want to upsize. What are the bank requirements for loan approval for new home if say I am planning to rent out the first home.
I'm very interested in a property on Kent Way. Please email me about how I can obtain additional info on the property,
We know very little about the foreclosure process, we have ready money but require more info.
First home buyer & finding an agent
Hello! My husband and I will be relocating to the Irmo area and buying our first home within the year. We've been advised by family that we don't really need an agent since we're lucky enough to be in…
How do you appeal an appraisal?
I'm a first time home-buyer whose trying to buy a foreclosed house in Slidell, LA. I'm using a 203K FHA Loan which will allow me to make repairs to the house. I've agreed to purchase the house for $89,000.…
Why does 580 Dot Dr Atlanta, GA keep going on/off market?
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What does it mean when a property is being sold "where-is"?
I understand a property being sold as-is, but what does it mean to be sold "where-is"? Are the owners wanting the house moved off the property? -- This question was asked from this property: http://w…
How can get an opportunity to view, and purchase homes that mysteriously show under contract same day as they list?
I am a cash buyer who is seeking a home in Salt Lake City, UT. I have been on the hunt for 6 months and still haven't been successful at acquiring home. Several times I have searched for a home, found…
What are the chances of becoming a home owner with almost zero down payment and new employment (less than a year)and credit score around 610?
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I want to buy a bank owned REO- A Fannie Mae Bank owned Property.... I have signed an offer but now they want me to sign an addendum.... what to do?
My Realtor will not say anything except to say that I have to sign them to get my offer presented.... should I comply....
Hellow. I did a short sale 2 years before ( April 2011). I have 180 days late on record. I have 705 credit score and able to put 20% down.
who can give me a home loan in Illinois with this situation. I am reedy to purchase a home. please help me.
Where is the SFH inventory?!?
Wow, I am really, really shocked at how low the SFH inventory is...I've been looking for 6 months and people have been telling me "once summer hits, it's going to be absolutely crazy with lots of homes…
lookin for single familyhome close to the beach
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new home builders
Looking at new model homes I felt trendmaker and highland were great but not so impressed by others. Am I thinking right? What upgrades should I be looking for in new homes that would help with resell?
Square Footage Listed
Does the total square footage and the dimension of each rooms include walls or closet if it's a bedroom? I toured some house and thought the size of some of the rooms are pretty good size and now I'm…
I want the For Sale price changed for 4554 Dingle Road 83254. It is For Sale for $125,000. 2 flat acres, Deeded Land, Excellent Well and
2 shares of irrigation water. The home is beautifully updated. It has, not installed new window coverings for all of the homes windows. There is RV Parking, and out buildings. There are no restrictions…
is it diffcult to buy a second home when i already am buying one.?
im a single parent and leaving this house to my ex. and looking for something for me and my kids around mira loma ca. .would it be hard to get a loan for a second home . or would i need a co. signer.
Firethorne - is the community nice?
I'm looking for someone living in firethorne to get see how it's like living there. Any feedback would be appreciated
I signed lease early now i don't want to move. Is there any way to break it?
I signed a lease in NC back in April, but i do not want to move there. I have not stepped foot in the apartment, have not received key, no insurance, no bills there, no mail there, someone still lives…
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