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New FHA Short Sale Guidelines Coming October, 2013...
Effective October 1, 2013 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the following changes to their Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Short Sale requirements: •New…
Want to know how to effectively compare lenders to get the best rate? Do you even need to compare or are rates so similar in Petaluma, Ca?
Want to find the lowest interest rate for Petaluma, Ca future purchase. Are rates different enough with lenders to even bother and how in the hek does one go about that kind of search? Online is just getting…
I am seeking to buy a townhouse/single family home in Queens
I have 2 children in nursey school. I am looking for a nice, safe area with good school system and stores in walking distance.
What are the the title and tax implications of selling my house via an assumable mortgage?
I bought my house last year and I have an amazing rate on a 30 year fixed conventional loan (with lender paid pmi). I confirmed with my lender my home is assumable to my brother for a 2% fee up to a $900…
I have been trying to purchase a condo for a year. I am on my fourth realtor and fifth contract. What am I doing wrong?
I am a first time home buyer. I am pre approved for a condo loan. Each realtor I have had doesn't seem to be completely honest with me during the buying process or they don't do their homework.…
Owner's title insurance?
Our mortgage company is quoting $1350 for "Owner's Title Insurance". Is this worth is? How common is this to have? How often is it needed? Thanks in advance!
Hi, Can any one tell me the true cost of living as a full time resident in the South Lake area for a 15k sf house, one car garage, 8k sf lot.
We are trying to determine what we can truly afford but can't seem to find these answers. What is a general cost to heat a home of 15k sf with natural gas and no fire place? An example would be chalet…
Are there any good areas of Riverside where a lot of young professionals live?
I have a very similar question to the one that was posted earlier about the best close-in areas for young professionals in Riverside. But no one answered the question so I'm wondering if there are…
Center Place at Edward Stec Blvd, Edison, NJ 08817.
Hi guys ,I am a first time buyer and I am looking to buy condo in Center Place, Edison,NJ. I greatly appreciate if you give me some insights. Looks like past two years price did not change i.e from construction…
If someone paid approximately $900,000 for a home in 2001 (previous owner paid $710,000), what is the
likelihood the seller would accept 800,000 now given the re market-area Devon pa.
Inspect Condo Sewer?
Do you recommend getting a sewer scope inspection for a condo?
Where do I find private owners who rent homes to people with less than stellar credit and are relocating to the area from out of state.?
willing to put extra down to show we are serious even though we don't have a job lined up at the moment. Would like to move in August. I have over 15 years experience in my position and don't see finding…
I understand disability income recipients don't have a cap on the amount of savings the keep, and, social security recipient is allowed to buy a home.
I'm Michael Wolfe, inquiring about home purchase, perhaps in Fairview Heights, or in St Clair County in general. I successfully paid a mortgage for about 7 years before selling my property. I receive…
We have an offer in on a house in NC and I understand most of the process. But Not This ...
The asking price is 134,900 and we offered 136,900 and asked the seller for 5000 in closing costs. They countered with 136,900 and 4791.50 in closing costs. We accepted the counter offer so we are under…
If working with a realtor that is licensed only in MN but decide to buy a home in WI and have to use a different agent, do I have to pay both parties?
Do both agents receive a cut of the commission and would I have to pay two broker fees even though the house purchased was note in the license scope of the first Realtor?
Is 22 King Ave in Abington still for sale or is it pending?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3056073354-22-King-Ave-Abington-MA-02351
I want to rent or buy 5971 county road 59 saintjoe in 47785 can someone contact me?
I lived there before and want to move back again 8704080500
Can I buy a second property?
If I currently have a mortgage for my primary residence, can I get an investment (rental) property if I have the 20% down? From my understanding you need atleast 20% for an investment property, but what…
Why are there so many pre and regular foreclosures in Putnam valley, lake Peekskill . I noticed many businesses have closed and burglaries
I noticed and seen newspaper blotters on slashed tires, paint spraying and more...why is this happening?
Will a bank accept a second mortgage financed by the seller?
I am buying a two family house in Queens, Ny and have 13% to put down. I am getting rates almost a full point higher with putting 13% down, as opposed to 20% down(plus the added cost of PMI). The seller…
I am moving to area from Oregon. Used to live in East Cleveland tip 62. I am retired lady. need one story w basement in nice neighborhood to 100K
can rent for a time tip i find right home. have 3 small dogs one cat. Open to mobile home, manufactured home or ranch home
My husband and I went through Pro City Mortgage in Sacramento because they are supposed to be one of the best
in bad credit loans. They told us it wasnt our credit score or our income but what was on our credit that made them say no to us. Meanwhile they had us get 3500 for closing costs and 3% down. I felt…
Any experience with Heritage Hills?
I have a buyer looking at a new home in Heritage Hills. Anyone have any experience with the developer? http://www.heritagehillscolorado.com
I asked yesterday what the true value was on my house at 4145 e glenrosa ave phoenix 85018 in 2012 in jan and cant retreive the answears i received
I belived i defrauded I live two streets from scottsdale border and was given 143.000 for my 3bdr 2bths with two lots please help.
I'm looking for a owner finance home
I'm looking for a owner fianance home .. Preferably in west odessa with some land but we are open to anything.
If a Seller emails a Buyer's Agent stating expressly, "I accept the Buyer's offer,for $xxx," is there a legal contract?
Jurisdiction is Virginia. Facts: Buyer emailed initial offer, including initialed contract in pdf form. Seller counteroffered. Buyer then made second offer via email, including 1 page pdf with new…
Several questions about USDA loans (and a confirmation about VA loans).
Currently renting. Lease ends 07/31/2014. Have to give notice by 03/31/2014. USDA site says our "household" qualifies for both types of loan income-wise. Self: 741 score; 1 student loan, 1 auto loan…
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My nephew has gone to Meadowbrook for a year now and it has been the worst experience by far. He has been bullied numerous times, to the point where a boy has pulled a knife out on him, and threaten his…
Wait for denial letter before applying for another loan?
Here is the situation Im in. My sales contract expires on 9/30. I was told on 9/20 that I was denied the loan I was applying for with Wells Fargo. As of today, I have yet to receive my letter of denial. I…
Advantage of buying first floor condo vs 3rd floor with vaulted ceiling?
Hi, I am planing to buy a condo around 320k in sunnyvale area. I wanted to know the pros and cons of buying a condo on 3 floor vs first floor and the complex does not have elevator!!
I just found out I am able to get a section 8 voucher. Are you able to find Lease with option to buy homes that would except the voucher.?
I am not getting voucher till January and am hoping to have some money saved for down but not sure if I will be able to. (In Neosho school district)
What's the skinny on Sistersville? Is it alive? .
I'd like to know if there is commerce...stores? Is the theatre group still active? The Inn open?
Co-Op capital gains tax impact on sale of co-op owned unit
Hi there, we are in the process of asking our co-op to sell to us a unit in our building that all of us (shareholders) in the co-op own. The original shareholder and owner of that unit bankrupted many…
Is investing in Evo-South smart?
I recently attended a open house session at the Evo-South condominium complex. I was wondering if investingin such property would be advisable and if a negotiable price is possible?
Best Home Warranty company?
The seller is willing to give us a $500 credit to purchase our own home warranty for a newer condo. What companies are out there? Who has the best reputation for response time/customer service? I spoke…
Sea Isle or Ocean City? for investment/rental and off-season owner's use
My wife and I are thinking about buying a house at the shore, which we would rent in the summer months and use ourselves in the off-season. We're in our mid-50's, active but not big partiers, and we don't…
I am browsing for a new home in Davie, FL.
I want it to be a single family house. I want a big backyard. Preferably at least 1/4 acre. A little less is alright. Please email me at hamedo92@yahoo.com My budget is around 150,000. The less expensive…
Hope it's home for us
My wife and I will be heading up to Pine Mtn this weekend, really hoping for a good deal!! She works hard at the moment as I'm on Perm Disability. And also awaiting the necessary Surgery, a rock and a…
Anybody know what taxes are in Dover?
My family and I are looking to move into the area but I cannot find any info on annual tax cost.
Is Spring Branch West(77043) the next big revitalization area for Houston?
I am seeing a lot of traffic coming from the Heights, Garden Oaks, Oak Forest etc. I was shocked to see so many people at my last Spring Branch West open house with budgets $350k-$500k. They were surprised…
I want to buy my first home in Rowlett TX
but my income is not enough for the house I want, my uncle lives in San Antonio and he said he can be my co-signer / co-owner.He's paying his house in SA but his income is enough to qualify, I just want…
Bad advice or not Lenders answers needed
Not sure if I got some bad advice but I had a lender to advise me to file my tax returns for 2012. However I knew I would owe and filed an extension. The deal fell through with the lender. Now I'm trying…
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