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Anyone care to share their experience with Richmond American Homebuilders? Your comments regarding quality
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Is a seller responsible for agreed upon contractual repairs after closing?
We had agreed on repairs that were completed incorrectly and not completed at all. I have been speaking with the seller's agent who says that the seller is no longer an active party because closing…
Fixing problems found during an inspection before an appraisal?
We have a contract on a great home. We had our inspection done yesterday and although the inspector said the home is in good condition and you can see that the owners kept up on the house there were a…
What is the cost per square foot to build a home?
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What is the easiest way to determine the health of a Condo complex?
I've noticed a lot of units for sale in a given complex and wondered about how healthy it is financially
Hello- I am in the chicago area. I have $100K to buy a home, but these houses are loaded with city violations and I can't move in and fix it as I go.
Is there another way to approach this? My realtor wants me to get a loan but I don't want to tell her I don have tax paper as prof of fund even though, I can afford a loan of $100K more. Thanks, MNL
I have a realtor helping me with my home purchase..I am a first time home buyer..I found a home which is
selling for $174,000 my realtor is telling me that to put a offer in on the home she will be requesting 6%. I am not sure what this percentage means as she did not really explain this well. Will the purchase…
What r the age restrictions for the homes on lily?
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which park is this unit in and what is the monthly park fee
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In a hollister school neighborhood what would be the range of price you would pay for a 6000 sq ft 3bd/2ba home in good condition build in 1960`s ?
I know its very subjective and depends on individual property. But the property I am considering is 1200 sq feet and in good condition. I want to get a ballpark number or range to start from. The zestimates…
My husband and I are interested in putting in an offer on a Wells Fargo foreclosure.
It appears they've priced it very low to get multiple offers. Are there certain things we should put in the offer to ensure ours is at the top of the pile?
Haven't signed a buyer's agent and would like other representation for our offer than the agent who showed us the home. Options?
The agent who showed us a home we're interested in seems very inexperienced and we're dealing with an REO multiple offer situation that we don't want to lose if possible. Do we have any recourse with…
How quickly can I close a deal once I've found a house?
I'm planning on buying a winter home in the Ocala area. I plan to come to Ocala for the month of June to look for a house and hopefully close a deal. I follow homes for sale pretty closely on the…
does anyone have a recommendation on a person who can guide me through purchasing a home at auction in Santa Clara County?
I am moving to the Bay Area. I am looking to purchase a home I can fix up and live in. I figure that homes sold at auction are distressed. I have read quite a bit about purchasing at auction, but there…
Foreclosures and Short Sales
Would anyone share their experiences in buying a short sale or foreclosure home in Colonial Beach? My primary concern is the actual condition of the property
Does HUD have to award Good Neighbor Next Door homes?
I recently submitted a bid on a Good Neighbor Next Door (GNND) lottery home. We were soon told that we didn't get it, but now, a few weeks later, the home is still on the regular market and hasn't…
Are there any reputable lenders that handle USDA loans and have no or limited overlays?
I'd like to purchase a townhome in Mays Landing but I had a short sale a little over a year ago. (Bought a house with an ex in 2008, things went horribly wrong, neither of us could afford the mortgage…
what are the maintenance fees and or capital assessment fees on the property1822 lake largo?
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so the prices in these houses are not real? i contact with an agent around Fullerton and all these homes are not real?
need ask questions about houses around Fullerton , prices and be sure the homes are real -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3109982646-1722-W-Valenci…
1 bed room co-op price 2010 Vs 2012
In forest hills have the prices gone up for 1 bed room co-op in last 3 years? If yes then by percentage has it gone up?
Will FHA approve a multi unit property if the units are in 2 separate buildings?
I am looking at buying property that has one house ( that I will occupy) and has a separate building with 2 apartments in it. When I applied for a mortgage today I was told that FHA will NOT approve this…
Flooding Concerns - Lakewood estates north?
We are considering buying a home in lakewood estates north, oconomowoc. Have there been any flooding issues in that area in the past that anyone is aware of?
iam paying 900 a month in rent what u can do
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Home sold for $99,000 in 2009. What is it possbily worth today?
norwich fha approved condos
is briar lane in norwich fha approved
Mortgage questions/ pre-qual. Questions.
Have been working on getting my credit up for a little over a year ( and has gone up) I've joined quizzle, karma credit and credit sesame, I've also purchased my score through fico ( they only…
detail in this area
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we offered on a house and it was accepted. We paid earnest $ till closing. the house is on the market and 15k less. it failed inspection today..?
The house was on the market after our offer was accepted. thats fine, but... they lowered the price...I think thats odd. today we found out the house failed its inspection with about 2,000 dollars worth…
Is it still possible to close n time?
we have met all the prior to conditions and the appraisal was done on Friday and we are awaiting the results. The title search was sent out two weeks ago and our lawyer says it should be back by early…
Hello there. Can I buy single family home in Boca Raton if I'm not USA sitizen? And so that I'm not allowed to open account in bank?
Id like to find single family home wising 200 - 400 to buy -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3108588682-750-NE-Spanish-River-Blvd-Boca-Raton-FL-33431
Is it possible to own a place in north center big enough for a family of 4 for roughly 2k/month?
Most configurations are possible for us. condo/townhome/multi unit, etc... In the past we have looked in this area and have not been able to make it work. Most likely we would be doing FHA with 3% down. We…
Finanding options?
I have a condo under contract for 112,500. It can't go FHA as it's association isn't approved (it's 1 of a 3 unit 3 story row houses; really cute). I could pay all cash for it but would leave me with nothing…
I was under contract with one real estate company and it expired on 3/14 and seller did not want to wait for documents so I moved on.
I signed a buyers contract with real estate company and it expired on 3/14/13. I looked at a different home and signed a contract for new home on 3/26/13. Well I am renting the home with the seller of…
How can I find the listing company or listing agent contact information, when the property is not listed on MLS just on your website?
I have a client who likes to view the property at 6849 Silver Valley Dr #101, Charlotte NC, 28215 on Monday. I can't find it on MLS listing.
Im looking for around 50 units in Detroit for one million. Best I can get for my money. Can you send me examples?
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How to buy these houses overseas?
I'm living in Netherlands,how can I buy the house in USA?Should I go to USA?
When will 6111 pinkerton rd be back on the market?
we had made an offer on this house apx. 2 months ago not knowing the foreclosure process was in progress -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3079291237-6111…
Hello Im in the process of buying my first home. Im receiveing assistants from the City of Phoenix ADDI
program. In order for the title to close the deal,besides me signing at closing, dont they need to receive the funds first in order for the house to close?
I've received all 4 estoppels but only 3 lease agreements for a 4-plex that I'm in escrow for. The seller claims to have lost it. What should I do?
My agent says that once I close escrow, I can simply draft a lease agreement up and get it signed by the tenant. Are there any legal pitfalls to this advice? Should I demand that the seller produce a lease…
no homes or condos with stairs please?
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Pre approval question
My spouse was unemployed for a full year in 2009. But, has since been employed on/off since 2010. I am in the same job as a teacher for 11 years. Should we wait until we have 3 full years of tax returns…
I am looking for property to invest in. I have $400k budget - What would make more sense - A condo on the bay area, or a house in the valley?
I am trying to choose between Sunnyvale, Santa Clara etc OR Tracy, Mountain House OR Folsom El Dorado Hills..All realtors point me to the area they specialize in. I need some genuine advice!
Looking for a 1 bedroom in Hoboken
I'm looking for a large 1 bedroom w/ parking.. Can someone give me a fair idea of what a condo of that sorts would go for? I've looked in some of the newer buildings, like the Metro Home complexes…
130 W Portland Street #10... What are the association fees?
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