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I would like to bid on a co-op that is for sale by owner. Should I enter a bid directly and negotiate myself?
This seems risky since this is my first home and I'm unfamiliar with all the intracacies of the process. I'm working with a realtor informally and she seems hesitant to offer the bid on my behalf because…
Find the house at 704 Ewing Blvd., Murfreesboro TN 7130
Former Landlord named Mr.Scarbrough whereabots.
Would appreciate input - please see question below. Thanks¡
Good afternoon.The apartment we are looking at has the garbage shute room next to the apartment. The elevator is also close to the front door of this apartment (about 5 steps).Opinions please!
VA termite inspection
How long is a termite inspection good for when getting a VA loan
What are the average HOA fees in the 75067 zip code (Lewisville, TX)?
I have a townhouse in Lewisville and the fee has gone up (10%increase for 2014 compared to 2013 fees). Can someone please comment?
IM LOOKING AT A PROPERTY IM INTERESTED ITS NICE BUT IT NEEDS SOME COSMETIC REPAIRS, BUT IM WONDERING ONE OF
THOSE REPAIRS THAT THE HOUSE HAS NO LIGHT FIXTURES WELL THEIR MISSING, EVEN WITH THAT COULD IT BE FHA APPROVED?
Hi, we are going to tear down our old house. Wonder if there are any organizations that are willing to do the
for low cose in return for hauling away everything they tear down. Many thanks The house is all limestone. I know there's a market for it but don't know where to look. Thanks. Bloomington,…
We recently purchased our home and would like the photos of the inside taken down.
Please take down the pictures for 987 Maurice Avenue in Rahway NJ 07065. Thank you for your help we greatly appreciate it.
Forclosed home in the village
would love to work from hom PNP
Why in the world are these 700 square foot Water Street Hotel units priced so high? I've stayed at that hotel. You are on a river, not on the ocean.
The units are too small to live in. You have no carport or garage; you have to walk a long distance to an open parking lot for your car. Apalachicola is not that safe. The hotel does not do enough business…
What are some townhome or singlefamily homes in westchester county that are community style, like The Winchester in Yonkers and the Clarewood in HOH?
I am looking for a HOA community or gated community sucha as Bellefair, The Winchester etc. Is there a site that lists all communites
Middle Credit Scores in Missouri
In Missouri you need a 620 middle credit score - I have 641, 620, and 612. Can I qualify for a mortgage? The middle score would be the 620 - correct (removing 641 and 612 scores)?
My father in law suggested we use only the selling agent when buying a home for more wiggle room in price b/c of commissions. True/false?
Moving to Madison this summer and and my father in law suggested that we use only the selling agent instead of enlisting one ourselves to help us in our search. His thought is that dealing with less agents…
How to search for building lots ?
How can I search just building lots ? The "Type of property" category seems not to have that choice, and when I try to scroll down further, past "houseboat" the window snaps closed…
Why are the houses in scotch plains that are close to Watchung reservation much Cheaper?
I'm searching for better place to buy a house in NJ (with great rating schools) and my friend suggested Scotchplains. I started searching for info and realized houses that are close to Watchung reservation…
What do i need to buy my first house?
i live in Everett Mass and me and my husband want to buy our first house. at the end on next year or the following i want to know how much money i need to save up in order to be able to buy a house. also…
What does own 1/8 ownership mean???
I saw this on a gorgeous house listed for 100000 and so does this mean I share the house with 7 other people like a time share or...??? -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.truli…
Is it possible to buy a home with bad credit?
My husband and I both have bad credit from past divorces. His is 540, he has a descent income, averages about 50k a year, and has been with the same company for over 14 years. I am a stay at home mom...…
Looking for house in 77077
Hi, I m looking for a house in 77077 in the good school district. The house should be at least 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. It doesn't matter the style. My budget is between 150k-250k. Regards,
Are there any plans to build low-moderate homes in Williamsburg?
I'd like to remain in Williamsburg or the surrounding communities but I cannot afford to purchase property here.
how do I get my money back after seller backs out in Texas?
I put an offer in on a condo and it was accepted. I have already had the inspection and the seller agreed to offer 300.00 for repairs and that paperwork was signed by seller. He now wants to back out of…
I am buying a lot and building a house to resale, will a large pie shaped lot backing up to the golf course and a nice park add more money, also
adding a 2 car garage with carport and possible finished basement. What are the things that make the most on resale.
First time buyer. Need some assistance
I have spent close to a hundred hours doing research on where I want to make my purchase. I have looked from Crosby to Fresno. I am a numbers guy so I am really interested in the bottom line. I really…
Flood insurance: Rates to increase?
I heard flood insurance policy rates have gone up since October. How much is the increase? double?
What parts of Wilmington, Delaware are safe?
Hi, I want to move to northern Delaware. I'm searching Wilmington and surrounding areas. My max price is about 72k. I do not want to live in a crime ridden ghetto. When I was driving around Wilmington…
Riverside, CA Property Tax/Mello-roos questions.
I am trying to purchase a house in Murrieta/Temecula area. I have been told that the property tax in the Riverside area includes any Mello-Roos. I have been to the Riverside Property Tax website and used…
bart noise and as an investment prop. will it affect for the rental income.?
bart noise and as an investment prop. will it affect for the rental income.? I like to invest a SFH in Irvington area and just find it is closed to the future bart ext. track, it will be the 5th house…
bart noise and as an investment prop. will it affect for the rental income.?
I like to invest a SFH in Irvington area and just find it is closed to the future bart ext. track, it will be the 5th house to the track, and distance is about 330 feet, How bad will the bart noisy at…
What are your thoughts about renting a home?
My husband and I just got married and he is in the entertainment industry ie: actor, and we do not want something that will tie us down like a morgage just incase we decide to pack up and head to California…
How do I sign up for the Home Buying Program?
I would like to get qualified with NACA to purchase a home 314-922-8935
My fiancé and myself are looking to purchase our first home together. Average of my 3 scores is 660 and hers is 606.
We are looking to purchase in western ny close to rochester. We rent now and have a 1 yr old daughter. We really want to own our own home instead of throwing money away on rent every month. What kind…
First Time Home Buyers with bad credit (598). Looking for a lender so we may buy a house in the Senoia-Haralson-Greenville areas.
My husband and I have bad credit but are hoping to buy a house soon. He works full time and I am a stay at home mom with our disabled son (heart problems). We would like to use my credit. We aren't looking…
8800 N Palmyra Rd Canfield OH
This home is vacant and neglected. How do I find the owner or someone who represents the owner?
are there any rent to own homes or for sale by owner homes in the Forrest city or surrounding area?
need to purchase a 3 to 4 bedroom home with at least 2 bathrooms
USDA Loan Question
We are buying a house in FL, our lender submitted our file to USDA back in September 2013. Because of the shutdown, USDA reviewed our file last week but put our file on hold and is asking for updated P&L…
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