Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 55

Does it affect my taxes if I purchase my first home in the beginning of the tax year or the end?
My husband and I are looking to purchase our first home this year (2010). We're wondering if there will be a tax difference if we purchase the home earlier in the year opposed to the latter part of…
Nice 3x2 Home for sale in Creekwood!
Perfect family home it has a formal living and dining area plus a large great room/eat in kitchen and a seperate den! Email me today for more info. Barbara H. Realty Partners LLC, barbara@hemingwayrealtory.com.
Hello, I am a Canadian thinking about purchasing a condo in Orlando area for our own use (less than 1 mth per year) and STR during the time we are
not there. I am not familiar with Florida Real Estate/Tax laws and are not sure what a good area to purchase would be any any recommendations would be appreciated. We are looking for a 2 bed Condo, 2…
Seminole, Florida
Looking to buy a home in Seminole, Florida. Relocating from NY. What are the best areas there to buy in? We have three kids, middle school aged. Our budget is only around $175,000 right now. Will we be…
Reviews of Centex Homes in Saginaw, TX
Has anyone had a good experience with Centex Home DFW? My husband and I are wanting to build with them in Saginaw. We're first time home buyers and don't know much about mortgages or the home buying experience,…
Should i refinance from an FHA to a Conventional?
Can someone explain the price differences with an fha loan starting out and then refinancing to a conventional. I have a prior bankruptcy that will seasoned on 6/21 for 4 years. But they wont take my…
How does trulia calculate Property tax in the mortgage calculator.?
While reviewing many homes in Westchester, the property tax will show around $12,000 a year. However in the trulia mortgage calculator it shows a value of $495 per month, which equals half of the proprety…
Please delete my entire account. I no longer need a rental. Thank you!
Please delete my entire account. I no longer need a rental. Thank you!
I am looking to purchase a condo in a 8 floor building. Do apartments on the floors above the 6th floor costs more than the apartments on floors 1-6?
When I sell , my apartment in that building? How much would I charge per square foot for the outdoor space which is 340 square foot?
How can I get further information on properties that are listed as "In Forclosure". I am a first time home buyer that met with an agent
from "coldwell banker" to consult about purchasing a home. Her assistance or lack there of made my home search very discouraging to say the least. When I asked about foreclosure's her answer…
Is it standard practice to charge a nonrefundable fee to submit a back up offer on a house under option contract.?
I originally submitted an offer but the owner chose the the other person's over mine. Now the house is under option contract.
Why use Trulia since it does not have ALL mls properties?
Why use Trulia when ALL mls properties are listed on many other real estate websites? I like Trulia but not that it does not get all mls info like Redfin does.
What could be considered a financial error by buyer's lender?
My bank failed to get my closing agent the closing package due to what they said was a technical error (he couldn't get the encryption to open). This is a FAR/BAR contract and the seller is trying to keep…
What could be considered a financial error by buyer's lender?
My bank failed to get my closing agent the closing package due to what they said was a technical error (he couldn't get the encryption to open). This is a FAR/BAR contract and the seller is trying to keep…
WWYD...Cresent Park or Community Center almost tear down house or Barron Park new house?
My husband and I have been looking for a Palo Alto or Menlo Park home in the $3m range. We love Cresent Park, Community Center, Central Menlo, Allied Arts but can't afford the kind of home we would want…
If the appraisal comes in low, can the buyer walk away with earnest money EVEN IF....
Can the buyer walk away with earnest money even if the seller offers to reduce price to appraised value? Basically, I'm in the situation and I must say I'm having doubts about the home in general. Can…
We were going to buy a house but , prior buyers backed out because of termites and carpenter ants can this be reolved?
Hello this is a wooded area house in the Morris County/Denville/Morris Plains Border .Hello the house is a short sale and we learned from our agent who showed us the house that the prior buyers cancelled…
I am coming to visit Atlanta Mid July 2014. Would like to take a look .?
t a few townhouses (rent or buy) in the Eastern part of Atlanta, priced around $1000 per month.
Is a lot buildable?
We are looking to buy some land in Stoughton to build a house on. This will be our first time buying an empty lot. We know that it is zoned residential, what we would like to know how we go about finding…
Ballston Lake - is it a lake for swimming? boating?
looking for cottage or home near or on water upstate
How do I find an affordable wheelchair accessible home?
I'm looking into the possibility of buying my first home, but I use a large power wheelchair and therefore need a home that is completely accessible. My sister would be living with me and my other…
buyers closing cost on a $260,000 loan
what does it mean credit if borrower pays?
I would like to find out when the homes I saved are having an open house.
We are in the very early stages of wanting to sell our home and get a condo/town house . We don't want to get involved with any one realtor right now; so, we'd like to start the process by checking out…
looking for owner finance. or rent to own 3/2 or 4/2 in algiers,terrytown,harvey
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My husband and I are thinking of selling our home to build our own home. We have no clue even where to start.
How does this process even start. We have searched the real estate sites for a home site with a builder with no avail. Im totally clueless. We are looking for something with a little land, bout 2/3 acers.…
Hello , i have a house in west hempstead ,i bought the house at 420.000 at 3.5 interest rate . built in 1983 and never upgraded ,
Im hoping to re do the kitchen and 3 bathrooms and all the interior cosmetic ) molding , doors , new wood floors etc , cash in and refinance the house and with what ever money the property increased with…
How long do you have to wait after bk has been dismissed before applying for a new home?
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Waiting period confusion after foreclosure
Hello, I had a prior foreclosure and I want to own a home again. We have job histories without gaps and decent credit (around 718). The problem is that when researching and asking different mortgage brokers,…
Who typically pays the Doc stamp tax buyer or seller?
I was told to contact a title agency and they told me it's always the buyer. However my agent say's the buyer does. I think he's somewhat knew to this and want to make sure it's right. I don't want to…
Brighton Beach. Would you buy in this area or not?
Due to Hurricane Sandy, a lot of people have been trying to dissuade me from buying around the Brighton area. Many homes have damages not easily seen and there have been talks of more storms to come. I…
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