Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 511

Is getting a mortgage possible for very low income, disabled individuals?
I am on disability income and work p/t. $13,000 yearly. I would like the mortgage in my name but will be splitting the costs. Would it be possible to get a $75-80,000 loan if the person who intends to…
1st time homebuyer
Momlovesvsue, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL 1St time home buyer I am looking into buying my first home and have heard of discounts given to police, firefighters and school teachers. I am a police dispatcher…
can you get a home loan and down payment assistance for just one person?
my boyfriend has good credit but I don't so we'd like to get a home in just his name. next year we could use our tax return but we have a 1 yr old and really need more room with less spider bites. I'm…
If an agent sets the CSS showing status of our home to "no showing requests" and forgets to undo it for 6 weeks, did it affect our showings?
If an agent sets the CSS showing status of our home to "no showing requests" and forgets to undo it for 6 weeks and we drop the price of our house 2 times and get zero showing requests, has she affected…
Moving from Iowa City, IA and looking for realtor!
My wife and I are moving from Iowa City, IA to Raleigh area mid-May. We have not ever been to Raleigh, but lived in Charlotte for a few years and loved it. I have a unique request/situation. Looking if…
I want to buy 2 or 3 foreclosed homes in Stafford, Texas and need the help of a local professional to find the properties and assess fixup costs.
Zip code 77477. Will pay cash. I'd love to find a realtor who is willing to investigate tax sales as well as foreclosures, but this is optional.
What is a good estimate for an electric bill on a 2500sqft home? Who is the natural gas supplier? Is Delmarva the only electric supplier?
We are looking to buy on Harrington Dr. What are the electric and natural gas rates? My husband thinks we can get solar panels put on for free. Has anyone done that successfully?
I would like comparable prices of homes sold in my neighborhood.
I live at 2265 County Line Rd and am refinancing . Had an apprasial done, but I think it came in to low. Would like to know what other houses in the neighborhood sold for. I have a 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 2…
Is it true the buyer must pay all escrow fees in Marin?
We are about to buy a home, and we have been told that the buyers "always" pay all escrow fees here in Marin. Where we come from, traditionally the buyers and sellers split escrow fees 50/50,…
i have a credit score of 600 experian 600 equifax and 635 transunion. I went through a really bad divorce had to foreclose credit coming back up
How long will it take before i can buy another house i have a great job divorce out of the way .2 years of my life ruined my life with my credit i am doing this lexington law sense then i bought a new…
F1 student looks for a mortgage lender
I am currently a PhD student in OSU. I am an international student holding a F1 visa. I'm not US citizen, nor green card holder. My monthly salary is $2,500. My credit score is around 720-730. I am…
Active Contingent?
I found a house I love, we made an apt to see it. The agent didn't tell us it was unavailable due to an active contingency, found that out after a different showing. Anyway this property is showing listing…
My landlord wants to sell the house we are renting. Is it possible an investor could buy it and rent it back until we can buy it.?
My landlord wants to sell the house we are renting. Is it possible an investor could buy it and rent it back until we can buy it. My wife is in no position health wise to move and very ill .Can you…
If a person has had a forclusure on a previous house, what are the chances of getting another loan?
The persons first house went into due to personal issues. After 3 yrs the person would like to buy another home. What are their chances of getting a loan if they have a forclosure in their credit history?
Where do I start?
What should I do first, look for a home or speak with a mortgage lender?
I need a mortgage, final payment on chapter 13 posted June 13th. Will FHA finance me?
Hello everyone. My 36 months of chapter 13 payments ended on the 13th of June. I am now waiting for discharge. I am in the process of house hunting. My rent is going to be almost 1500.00. I want this to…
Amberglen Townhomes in Hillsboro
How is the quality of Amberglen Townhomes in Hillsboro, OR
Does the state of Nevada offer any programs to bring my loan current?
I am behind on my payments by a huge amount. I would like to bring my loan current and the loan is held with Bank of America. Bank of America is not offering a loan modification. They reject the application…
With the market in as much turmoil in the Bay Area why are there still "professionals" out there that are less than civilized?
I just spoke to yet another Realtor that was so sarcastic and uncivilized that I had to cut our conversation short. She called on a listing that I have "coming soon" and she accused me of hiding…
First time homebuyers looking for advice & resources in the area to help us learn how to buy a home in Valpo or Chesterton. Can anyone help?
My husband currently has a 606 credit score, but we're working to improve it. we have some credit in good standing but apparently not enough. We'd like to try and do a FHA loan with a low down payment.…
Who is currently on the market in Kentlands area of Gaithersburg MD?
I live there and love it there! Contact me for additional tips and pointers about the market in Kentlands: (703) 472-3567. ~ Snezhana Conway at Snezhana Homes Group
Is the Effective Date for a real estate purchase agreement the date all parties sign or does it start when filed with Title Company?
All parties signed and all terms accepted on 1/21 but agreement not filed with title company until 1/24/11. Which date is used for option and other dates that key off of the Effective Date
We are a family of 8. We are also new home buyers and I'm a veteran. What programs are available to us as New Home buyers and a veteran?
We are currently living on government assistance due to me being on Social Security Disability.
Best area for appreciation?
Hi, Thanks in advance to anyone who answers this. I have just moved to south east Charlotte from Europe ( I married my American girlfriend). I have no clue whatsoever about the various areas in Charlotte…
VA client, 400K loan. needs a loan officer because my company can't do it. PA home purchase
Hello, I'm a mortgage lender and I have a client with a 700 score, 39% ratios, sufficient assets, who is under contract for a $400,000.00 Va loan. I have an approve eligible but the client had a short…
Which agent to use?
A home is on sale in a town I am interested in. I am not working with an agent yet. Do I work with the listing agency to see the home? Or should I find a different agent to work with? Thanks in advance.
Would a new townhouse or old home in Niceville be a better investment property overall if I may move again in?
under 5 - 10 years? Assume the older home has already had numerous large/small updates/upgrades to bring to current styles, safety standards, etc.
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