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Can I buy a house with my ITIN number?
Hi I was wondering if I could buy a house with my ITIN number? I filed my taxes for the first time on this current year 2013 since I just got my ITIN number on march, reacently I also got credit approval…
I'm trying to buy my parents' house which is non-conforming, so I cannot take out a conventional loan. How should I buy the house?
They have $450k left on the mortgage so I could take over that mortgage and pay my 4 siblings off the leftover $200k to buy the house at its appraised price. But how would the ownership/title transfer…
Is there a mortgage company that lends in Florida for a person coming out of a short sale only a year ago, has 685 credit, & 25% down?
Extenuating circumstances forced a short sale. There were delinquent payments on the mortgage in order to get the lender to agree to short sale. We've rebuilt credit to 685 and have saved 25% down. Is…
I am looking for an "all ages family" park in the myrtle beach area. We need something near public transportation, jobs, stores, etc.
we need a fixer-upper mobile home on lot, or small fixer-upper house for very little money. Can you recommend a web site or a realtor that would specialize in such, or actual trailer parks that I could…
Can I buy a house with my ITIN number?
Hi I was wondering if I could buy a house with my ITIN number? I filed my taxes for the first time on this current year 2013 since I just got my ITIN number on march, reacently I also got credit…
Can i buy a property in Walnut Creek, near to BART for around $180,000?
Any areas you'd recommend, i do not know the area at all.
Is there a way to view houses for sale in just the Boaz and Sardis city limits?
I would also like the to view listings that are out of city limits but you can still go to Boaz or Sardis. -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1085800346-315…
Looking for home under $260K, 3 beds/2 baths, great school district.
No. Babylon and Holtsville, NY are good. $25K down, husbands credit in high 600's, will get past 700
Looking for a town to buy a house in the 350k range with an hour commute to Penn Station. Schools are not important.
Would love a small town/community atmosphere with some older homes with character that have been updated.
Do HOAs ever compromise on their rental restrictions??
There is a property which I absolutely love, but everything is being held up by the 2 year rental restriction. I'm not an investor, but I'm currently living out of state and anticipate moving to the purchased…
Currently I owe about 74k on my house, i want to do some renovations, should I do a refinance for 30 yrs and or can I do that?
..Currently I owe about 74k on my house, i want to do some renovations and wanrt to take out equity, now currently its at 15 yrs, should I do a refinance for 30 yrs and or can I do that?
My question is this the property at 1501 Lawton what is the value of the property
minus back taxes and all applicable fees, and is the area undergoing revitalization, and how much has the area properties increased in value recently is it a good ideal to invest in properties in the…
Can the seller walk away without sending us a Notice to Perform?
Perform? We had an offer accepted with a 30 day close agreement. Because we have a 203k rolled into the loan and the underwriter requesting the contractor to fix a couple of items, we won't get the…
Looking to buy a home within walking distance of Disney, and other
I am doing initial research in preparation to eventually buy a winter home (I live in Michigan) in the Disney area. Because of certain disabilities, I am unable to drive, so I am looking for a place…
Is this property in pre-foreclosure ? How do I find out?
1833 Superior Way, Kissimmee, FL 34759
Is buying real estate for long term rental a good investment? Where in the US is this most ideal?
How do you judge a neighborhood you aren't familiar with? How to review potential real estate as an investment-only purchase?
My house is located where some of the sales are lower than I think my house should be compared to.It also is an unusual house that i feel shouldnt be
grouped with the others as far as the asking price. These are called comprabiles.. I dont think they should be used to determine what my house is worth,What do you think
I signed a contract in April for new construction near Tampa. Mortgage was supposed to be through the builder co, however, after signing the contact
they said it was denied due to unreimbursed business expenses taking too much of my income (I just claim a home office I use 100% of the time). So, now the house is going to be finished in 2 months and…
KB Homes selling 900K homes which sold for 200K less six months ago.
I am seeing KBHome selling homes over 900K. As early as this year, the same houses were only selling in 680K to 720K range. Is this home 2600 sq ft worth the price? What's the market trend in the last…
what is the best starter house for a person that wants only a 1 story house?
im new to houses im 17 currently and i am trying to use trulia to find an idea of what i would want but what would be the name of type of houses with like 1-3 bathrooms and 1-3 beds?
Radon in Warren?
I am hoping to move to Warren NJ, but recently came across a website that shows Somerset county as having almost 4 times the national average of Radon exposure. This concerns me a bit. Does anyone know…
Rental Investment Properties in Raleigh area
Hello, I am looking to get some perspective on rental investments in Raleigh mkt. What are the avg home prices as well as rates - could be a Condo/Townhome/SFH. What are the avg rents / vacancy rates /…
What legal recourse could we have against a seller or seller's agent in sabotaging the purchase of a short sale?
Listing agent represented the home to be 1,915 sq ft with his source being county records. Come to find out during our inspection period that the home is in fact only 1,416 sq ft & the garage conversion…
Exposing Listings from Selling Agents
I've seen this done, but not locally, where I as a real estate agent will take an MLS listing and repost it on my website, with the permission of the listing broker. Purpose is to attract buyers.
Geological issues with home in the Encino Hills
I am buying a home near Hayvenhurst Dr in Encino (91436 zip code). Has their been any geological issues with the homes or soil built in the 50's around that area ?
Buying a home with a credit score of 630(ish)??
Hi all, Just looking for quick advice of the odds of me getting a first-time home buyers loan for a mortgage with a credit score of 630(ish)?? I just reviewed them all online the lowest was 635 highest…
hello i need help asap looking to buy a house .
At the moment i have 15,000 dollars cash saved for a down payment up, no credit. i am looking for something nice in the price rance of 30-50,000 (no apartments or condos) here in las vegas. where do i…
What can go wrong at closing?
I am wondering, what are some of the reasons the closing doesn't go through. Not in terms of getting ready for closing, but on a closing day itself... Thank you!
What would be the best route if I own a home and my spouse has not in MD. I am also a vet.
My husband & I want to buy another home. I am a vet. He has never owned a home in MD. I have owned mine for 12 yrs. but plan to rent it out. Any suggestions about the what route we should take?
what are Homeowner Assessment Fees for?
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How do the property taxes in Maryville, Blount County, TN compare to the property taxes in Seymour, TN?
I am in new Orleans and trying to find financing for a townhouse with a low credit score
I am in new Orleans and I have a credit score under 600, I am in the middle of repairing my credit however I was told that their are lenders who will approve me to receiving funding, however, after weeks…
Is Athens, GA a reasonable place to retire for an old hippy like me?
Looking for older remodeled home in safe neighborhood with no UGA students around (few OK)
is this home still for sale?
address: 131 El Nido Ave. -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3105155342-131-El-Nido-Ave-Monrovia-CA-91016
I have a home in La Puente within the Avocado Heights/N. Whittier area. I am ready sell and purchase perhaps in Monrovia.
I have paid off my credit cards, except for one in efforts to raise my credit score...had some credit issues before. What do I need to do to prepare myself and if I need money down. Thank you.
Who is responsible for Property tax penalties?
What I noticed was the prop tax is 3050 500 in penalties. So on Escrow, they stated prop tax as 3550 and I have to pay my prorated share. In essense I am paying $350 in penalties. If it's up…
I am looking to buy a multi family rental property in PA that is close to New York City in terms of driving distance. 3 or 4 family would be ideal
With tenants paying there own utilities, I've heard Allentown is a good area where they have an abundance of multi family houses but how is the job market for prospective renters over there? would…
I need help!!!!
Im looking in the maryvale or alhambra to rent a house. 3bd 2ba rent 750.00 a month. This is the situation im in. My bankruptcy isn't discharge yet within 45 to 60 days I'll have my discharge. Will…
Looking for owner financing and a good deal............
Any home owners looking to sell? Looking for owner finance 60-75% of the price and a good deal........single house without HOA or multi-family
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