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What is Homepath Mortage Financing?
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Are there local banks that will allow re-fi that do not follow the freddie and fannie guidelines?
My family and two other families own a home in South Lake Tahoe. We cannot get re-financing because accumulatively we own over four homes. looking to re-fi our Tahoe home.
Help me find portfolio lenders or specific banks that don't adhere to Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac guidelines. Thanks!
Help me find portfolio lenders or specific banks that don't adhere to Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac guidelines. Thanks! Tricky question... I'm looking for a portfolio lender, or more specifically a bank that…
can you hear traffic noise from I 95?
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why no pics of trailer park?
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Can we still invest in student housing in Gainesville?
Which is the best area to look for? Would appreciate all inputs, Thank you.
My husband and I are planning on buying our first home in PA near Lincoln university, kennet Square, Media area.
We will be moving in the Fall. When is a good time to begin the process? We are also hoping to have 10,000 saved by then.
What are the HOA's for Oceana, Oceanside, CA. ?
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Hi! Is it necessary to order a boundary survey if there is an existing fence in place that we will need to extend once we close?
The fence exists around the property currently, but there is a ~10ft gap so we need to close this part of the fence. We'd prefer to just purchase the location survey, but are unsure if the boundary…
No Showings and no inspections: Why would someone list a house in this manner?
I drove passed a house for sale and liked what i saw from the outside. The windows might need updating but when we contacted the REO agent about seeing the house, he responded, "It is being sold occupied,…
my lender have aproved the HUD for closing, could we still ask for postpone for the closing?
We bought a house and have been offered some painting and refinish the wood floor, we were told that we can't do any of these before closing, so agree to close first. the closing have scheduled on next…
Got a job offer in Oahu, every little downpayment $avings, 1st time home buyer.
Annual base $60K, excluding bonus & >$15k sup. income. Spouse income is $40K and up, annual. What loans can we qualify ?
why no solor panels on trailers?
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purchase propertiy by ex-patriot via US bank account,is it allowed what are the taxes
ex-patriot from Europe with visa,I have whole amount in an American Bank account to purchase a home($200.000) Am I allowed to own property in US what taxes must I pay. -- This question was asked from…
LA won't accept any offers before showing?
A new listing came out on a house that looked really good. At this time, I do not have an agent, so I spoke to the listing agent directly about this listing and even advised him that I was willing to…
How can I be sure I have an agent who will represent me? Effectively.
When its time to negotiate how do I know the agent I chose is effective and will put my interest before their commission. I realize agents make very large commission and everyone must make a living.
how long does it take for bank to take over?
I payed 210000 6yrs ago its only appr for 190000 I rent this duplex 2400 a mounththe morage is 8% thinking of walking away from it
need help findin a home rent 2 own. 1 fam. .or a 3-4 fam home. THNX 4 any help.
interrested n lived @ 216 pine st n across th st. frm 210 walnut st. in holyoke, ma.
is it worth moving to a house that is the same sq ft as mine, but has 2 additional bedrooms plus garage and is detached versus my semi-det. w/ no gar?
I love the area I live in, but do not like the neighborhood. I found a house for sale that's the same size as mine in sq ft, but has a fireplace in the finished basement and a 4th bed. I only have…
are there any newer homes in west tatnuck?
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How can I find out the true value of a house I've put an offer of $685K on at 3 Varsity Circle, Rancho Mirage CA which is listed at $749K?
The house has travertine and plantation shutters throughout, a misting system outside, and a large water and fire-pit feature. The kitchen cabinets are high-grade and there's a buyilt-in BBQ. Houses…
Buying after a short sale....need help!!
I had a bonafide hardship in 2011 and closed on a short sale in May 2011. My credit score was 800 prior to the hardship of being laid off and moving to another state to find a job. I have now rebuilt…
How far away does a home need to be from train tracks for it to be generally considered a "non-issue"?
Was looking at these properties: http://www.trulia.com/property/3112699930-122-Santa-Rita-Ave-Palo-Alto-CA-94301 http://www.trulia.com/property/3047091091-111-Washington-Ave-Palo-Alto-CA-94301 I…
17 Denton Pl, Roosevelt, NY
I would like information about thi home
are these condos pet friendly my 2yr old beagle is 35lbs?
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What is the annual property taxes for this particular listing 1183 w frontage rd.?
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My offer just got accepted but husband is laid off temporarily
just got word my offer got accepted so going into escrow immediately but hubby is temporarily laid off for 2 months, one month has gone by and we hope he will get back on track next month, i do work so…
I want to put my house for sale, but I' still doing fix up jobs
I want to put my house for sale, but I' still doing fix up jobs like carpet cleanings and cosmetic stuff, with working full time and being on my own Its taking longer than I expected and cannot afford…
Is Lake Elsinore housing super hot?
Wow, I have been house hunting for the past 3 months in Lake Elsinore and I can't believe how fast the houses are selling here. Every time I go see a house, as soon as I leave, the house is sold. I haven't…
How to protect ourself after closing on the house that have not done the list of repairs or works?
We will close on a house next Monday, there are listed of wall painting, refinish wood floor and carpet have not done, will not be done before closing. our realtor is also the seller's agent, I just learned…
I'm considering rehabbing a property in Germantown. I don't see many homes being purchased there though. Any thoughts on the subject?
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Is there a problem with the encroachment on another property??
RE: septic system & driveway. -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3102036504-2264-Grassy-Creek-Rd-Mouth-of-Wilson-VA-24363
would it be possible to rent instead of buy one of these houses for aprox. 3-5 years?
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Can you recommend how to search for a short sales agent in Ocala, FL?
I would like to know how much I will receive at closing considering how much was invested in the home; and how much it is in debt for.
Credit cannot get approved for mortgage, looking for other options.
Is owner financing an option? I can put a good amount down (20-30%), looking for 4 br around 100k in Lehigh Acres
De-listing a home vs. listing it as "Active with Contract" (And listed, de-listed, listed, de-listed.....what is going on?!)
Is it common for agents in Orlando to "Delist" a home instead of updating as "Pending Contract?" If so, why would they delist a home until both parties closed on the property? I am…
Short sale bankruptcy house
We made an offering on a short sale house. We specified on the purchase agreement that the owner needs to make petition to exclude this house if the owner files bankruptcy. After more than one month we…
If you sign to build a Ryan home and, at the last minute, FHA rejects your mortgage, what happens to down payment et al?
If you sign to build a Ryan home and, at the last minute, FHA rejects your mortgage, what happens to down payment et al?
Can a buyer agent legally eligible to counter the offer without Seller's knowledge?
Can a buyer communicate to a seller by postal mail about the offer / counter offer submitted?
Pictures please
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DO THEY ALLOW SMALL PETS???
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Feb I signed contract to buy a Fannie Mae forclosure house that was to close in 30 days. They did not close I extended contract 3 times
FM still has not closed. The extension runs out again in 12 days. They are holding my 10% cash down payment. House is deteriorating rapidly and vines are now growing all over house weeds etc are overtaking…
is there hoa or lot rent at 2100 lewelling?
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Hey there I am looking into moving to the Denver area. I want to stay in the south Denver areas.
Need a realtor that can help me find houses for sale where the owner will finance and how that exactly works. Any information would be appreciated!
can a 2nd yr Medical Resident with $3200 Net, p.m on J1 VISA, buy a house in Chicago?
It is for my son. I am n.b.n.prasad with email- id:prasadnbn@yahoo.com. I contacted you on emails on 5-5-13 and no reply received so far. Pl reply fast before I leave to NY city for six for 6 months.
Physician Loan Programs?
We recently moved to the area and are looking to buy (we're currently renting). Does anyone know which banks offer physician loan programs for jumbo loans? Do these exist in California?
How long does it usually take to get a homeowners insurance policy issued?
If applying to companies like State Farm, Travelers, AllState, Farmers, etc.
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