Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 632

Why are US realtors not protesting about FIRPTA rules which are opaque, complex, badly administered and ill - conceived?
The aim of FIRPTA, to withhold 10% from sales by non-US nationals until any tax liability is cleared, is reasonable. But the implementation is a disgrace and should, if more widely known, be a major disincentive…
using 405 and I 90 as the axis, how do the areas east (Sammamish/Issaquah), Renton (South) or Lynnwood/Bothell (North) areas compared in terms of ....
overall desirability, current prices, etc. We're a small family with a 10yr old returning from Asia, looking for an area with good foods diversity, safe and higher altitude, etc. Love to hear first…
How do I know if a property in North Delaware (New Castle Co) has flooding issues from the Delaware River to other cause?
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how much maintainence charge,how much need yearly income?
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what is mandatory membership of $70000 ?
what is the membership of $70000 to buy that apt, and what I need to do for that -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3061898749-7754-Lakeside-Blvd-462-Boca-Raton-FL-33434
Is it customary to pay an additional fee for water and sewer line with the HOA? A
I spoke briefly on the phone with a Ryan Homes rep regarding a townhome in the Hall Station community off Central Ave (Route 214). When I asked how much was the HOA the rep said it was $89 per month and…
how is the area near Craven Court?
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How is the Tascona development in Cary, 27519?
We are looking at the Tascona development in Cary. The houses are relatively less expensive than similar types of development like Weycroft or Hortons Creek. And the schools are exactly the same. Does…
I am looking for an EXPERIENCED REO AGENT.
REO in Chambersburg, PA needs REO AGENT ASSIGNMENT. Finding it hard to locate an agent who 1. Does REO's 2. Meets Deadlines. If you have reo experience and have E&O insurance, please email…
When a house is a short sale how likely is the bank to fix a problem with the house before you buy it?
Home on hughes drive has an addition that has major water damage -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1043055607-81-Hughes-Dr-Abbottstown-PA-17301?ecampaign=c…
Where do I find my closing costs on the mortgage application Freddie Mac form 65?
Also is there a total amount listed that I need to bring to closing including my downpayment and closing costs? If so where is that located?
looking for someone to show us around area on 4-8-13 we only have 3 days.chris & anne schlear 484-645-3574 thanks
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Brighton homes cancelled my contract because of complaints of bad bricklaying-any recourse?
The bricks that were put on my new house were done so badly that the sales people and the supervisor agreed there were many problems and were going to work on these problems. Brighton homes called me yesterday…
First time home buyer!
Planning to buy a single family home (not more than 10years old) for under $550k in fairfax/chantilly/Ashburn area. What options do I have? Is it best to hire a buyer's realtor who can help 1st time home…
I am looking to buy a home in the Brookville, Indiana or Liberty, Indiana area but currently live in New York.
My family lives in that area so I have many people who can help me view homes but I have not been able to find a real estate agent. Can anyone give me the next step in the house hunting process?
Hi, I'm in the process of buying a foreclosure property in PA. It was listed for $210K, but we offered 215K and it was accepted.
The appraisal came in at 220K. Now our lender (PNC mortgage) wants to go in for second appraisal and is concerned its a flip property.The (PNC mortgage) asked us a copy of the inspection report and…
Owner financed home in SW Lubbock
My husband and I are wanting to owner finance a home in southwest Lubbock. Our price range is $175,000 to $225,000. Does anybody know anyone that will owner finance with that criteria? Thank you!
What does the HOA in Thousand Oaks in Riviera Beach, FL cover?
I just want to know what it covers because it is very high.
I booked a new construction townhouse with 5% initial amount paid to the builder. My property is supposed to close in dec 2012.
Due to sandy storm and other stuff the builder keep dragging now it April 2013 and I have given notic to the apartment landlord to move out (60 days notice) which ends on April 30th and also my application…
Moving from CA!! to buckeye or maricopa. My husband will be working in gila bend. We have $5,000 to put down on a house. Our budget is 100,000.
We would like 3 bedrooms. Is this realistic? I need a realtor. We will be renting in gila bend, till we find a house to buy! Someone please help me.
The seller has decided to cancel (short sale) because she claims she will get more money for "keys for cash" is this true?
I have been waiting 4 months and was in the process of escrow and seller wanted relocation money which she was going to get but decided to cancel, I am very disappointed.
Need to correct the pictures of 800 N E Granite Ridge, Roseburg, OR
The listing on 800 Granite Ridge , Roseburg, OR has the #2 picture not of this property. Loyd Hastings
Is there any good 3/2 house under $115,00 with a garage?
My lease is not over till New year but I would like to find a hose soon, time is going by so fast and I honestly refuse to wait till the last minute. What do you guys advise me to do?
I am looking for an owner financing or a lease purchase in chester county, Pa. Our area of interest is West Chester, Downingtown or Malvern
Our max monthly lease payment is $2,800 and we need a 4BR 2 1/2 bath (at least) with a private lot preferably. You can reach me at 267-230-0530
Stages of a short sale
Looking for some insight with our short sale . We put in our offer back at the end of August and it was accepted by the seller in early September. Since then we've been on a roller coaster of ups…
house on corner of saint marys and russell
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Can I qualify for a mortgage witn an annual income of $17,000?
After I pay off my debt, would I even qualify for a mortgage loan with my income? I plan on paying off my debt fairly soon. I have a credit card that will be payed off as soon as they get my state tax…
I'm wondering if there are any 4 bedroom houses in the Henderson, NV area available.. are they common in that area?
I'm currently renting for $1300. in Massachusetts.We really would like to relocate to Henderson,NV
Why are there so many homes for sale in the Ocala area?
Are there many forclosures & short sales. -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3066720759-7365-NW-83rd-Court-Rd-Ocala-FL-34482
We had a foreclosure in 2006-2007 and a bankruptcy, because it was recommended to save our home, but even though we filed we did not complete the
bankruptcy. We tried to work it out with the lender, but unfortunately had one who "magically" lost all of our paperwork, several times or did not answer our calls, did not post payments, etc...just…
Buying a house in Florida as foreigner (European) with mortgage in the US, does it still possible? What are the pro's and con's?
Hi I am Dutch and would like to buy a property in Orlando but don't have all the necessary cash to buy the house I like. So I was wondering what are chances to get a mortgage in the US. What are the advantages…
Lakeview Condo/ Apartment Rental
I am looking for a one or two bedroom condo or apartment to rent. Looking for lakeview. Any help would be great. Thanks.
What r the age restrictions for the homes on lily?
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is house still for sale?
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WHAT IS THE CRIME RATE?
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My husband and I are looking for an owner financed home in Dothan, Can someone help us?
We live in EnterpriseAl right now and we moved to Alabama in Nov, of last year. We only want to deal with honest people that will help look out for our interest and help us get a good deal. We are looking…
I am potentially moving to the Boise area in the next few months and will be working near St. Al's, not at St. Al's, but near that location.
I am interested in areas that DO NOT have HOA! I am looking for a home in the price range of probably $175K to possibly $250K. It would be nice to have a basement, not mandatory, but nice. Probably at…
when do you pay for the apprrasail on your home?
my apprasial when be done in 3 days when will they ask for pament
If a bank owned home is in poor condition in Cameron Park CA; all flooring materials require change, the yard
has not been maintained. The shower stall requires replacement, the central air conditioning does not work...etc. What percentage of the asking price should be reduced when making an offer?
home buying/mortgage help
currently out of state but moving to Orlando within the next few months. We have narrowed the search some..Winter Garden, Windermere, Dr. Phillips, and Hunter's Creek. Do agents usually work in just one…
what school district is 3220 summer valley rd new rinngold in?
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friends of ours are buying a hud home.....all paperwork is in an approved on their end. Closing was scheduled and then cancelled b/cuz the hoa said
hud had to pay the back hoa fees first. This is causing delay after delay. is there a way to expidite
I will be graduating in May from an MBA program. I am relocating to Orlando/Lake Mary in June. I just started looking into mortgage options.
Can anyone recommend a lender? Specifically one that has dealt with using future income letters as proof of income. I have a 700 credit score and have 7 years of work experience before returning to school…
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