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Any inside pics of 357 Forest Ave Biloxi, home?? We live 800 miles away
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monterey, Ca 93940 modern Rentals with bay, city lights views, w/ option to buy in near future.
Availability of modern rentals with bay, city lights views, w/ option to buy in near future.
what is the Duncan area like?
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Can I work with more than one realtor at a time?
My husband and I are first time home buyers and have a lot of questions as far as the process of home buying. We are not too happy with the realtor that we have been working with (he was refered to us…
Currently (Dec, 2012) how is the seasonal property rental market in the West Palm beach area?
We have a property close to the Palm Beach Polo Club that we've had little trouble renting in the past. This year we have a new realtor and she tells us that the market for some reason is "depressed."…
Love doing short sales
Any ideas on getting more sellers in my pipeline??
A couple questions about the CHFA program...
Is CHFA income based or does anybody qualify for their mortgage program? Are there income limits? If you are part of the Yale Homebuyer Program will the stipend you get from Yale count towards your income?…
I have bad Credit but i have a grate jod make $17.00 a hour x40 hours a week plus Over Time
i have $5,000 to put down on a house im looking to buy a house for less then 20,000 what lender would help me
How can I purchase another home?
A year and have ago I quick claimed my house to a management company to get out of it. The house is still in my name they just pay the mortgage and has been rented. I have been renting ever since I told…
Is it hard to buy a home using a VA loan in Ansonia, CT?
Just looking for some one with experience in the field of using a VA loan and hopefully someone military friendly that could help me out. Transitioning out of the Marine Corps soon and I'm a first…
Joint Ownership vs Community Property with Right Of Survivorship, Which is better?
I am in Software service and was looking at various options of vesting a home, we( husband and wife) are planning to buy. I am in dilemma between Joint Ownership vs Community Property with right of survivorship.…
GRAMERCY SQUARE...Does anyone have info on construction and tax liens filed against Amboy Holdings (owner of Gramercy Square)?
County clerk records show liens filed by concrete, roofing, excavating, and tree contractors. Also a tax lien. Has this been holding up closing of units? -- This question was asked from this property:…
Does the debt/mortgage payment of my income property count against me if the income from it is greater than the mortgage/prop tax expense?
I own a single-family house in San Jose that is not owner-occupied -- I rent it out, currently for $2,100/month. The mortage payment is $1,371/month; property taxes are roughly $500/month. So the house…
If i had a termite control done ,do i have to do another in order to remortgage
My termite control was over 5 years ago .now I want to remortgage my home for lower intrest rate. Do I have to have another termite control . I donot have termites now
I am designing a home for: 2318 Balsam Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003 can I recieve Lot Dimensions? Thank you!
Sincerely, Ann M. Hamman Design Drafting Lloyd Lumber Company 1860 Commerce Drive North Mankato, MN 56003 ph: 507-625-4500 Fax: 507-625-4504 email: annlbr@hickorytech.net
House was listed for $120.000, now, after 2 months of waiting the bank wants $134.000 as a minimum. What should I do?
The appraisal was made late: 20 Nov, they don't want to tell me for how much though. It's a 3/2/2/pool/1981/0.24acre/hobby room/on suburbs/old amenites and some TLC needed. Why it took so long and why…
What should you Realtor give you on the first day of Christmas?
On the first day of Christmas my Realtor gave to me (the buyer) the name and contact information of a reputable lender who would put together a complete loan package and have the buyer loan approved for…
Reviews about Truberry Custom Builders
Hi, We are in the market for a new home.We have looked at a few communities/houses built by M/I homes , Ryan Homes and Truberry Homes. However after research we found horror stories on both M/I as well…
Greenbriar Horizons - Overbuilt?
I see alot of homes for sale in Greenbriar Horizons. Is the development in trouble? Did they overbuild? Any insight is appreciated.
Is it reasonable to ask for agent to give up part of their commission to make a deal?
I am in the offer process at this time, and the seller and I are off by 4% of the seller's price. The seller's agent is also my agent (dual agency). My understanding is that the agent now gets 6% of the…
How do I know if I have to pay the school district tax or an equalization school tax? What's the difference?
I'm thinking about starting my search in Irving where some of the homes fall under the Carrollton-Farmers Branch school district tax. Well that tax is very expensive as are most school district taxes.…
Compared to buying a single family home, what is the resale value of a townhome?
I'm a first time homebuyer. Townhome living is ideal for me right now. But will I be hurting myself in the long run by buying a townhome over a single family home?
Property Tax Appeal Questions
Closed on a property roughly 2 and a half months ago in orange NJ (Essex county). Current taxes are very high and assessed on a value of roughly 360k for a tax bill of almost 12k (very painful tax rates…
Any company provide loan to new immigrants (i.e no credit score) ? I can put up to 25% down payment.
I am an immigrant to USA, just landed here a month ago. I want to buy a condo ($60-70,000). How can I get a loan ? Are there any company who gives loan to immigrants (i.e no credit score) ? Can anybody…
chicago loop town homes
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outbid every time, should we just rent?
we have been trying to buy a house for a yr. we're doing an fha with down payment assistance of 3%. we only have to come up with .50% for down but need an additional .50% to cover fees and such. we…
Hi all, I want to buy a Condo or Town house in murrieta/temecula to 100k or around, with all cash or 50% down, I am a foreing with ITIN.
I just have one property in Murrieta and Very Good Score. Is for rent income.Thanks. -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3093083600-39161-Flamingo-Bay-Murrieta-CA-92563
We are looking for a home to rent in Mount Vernon, any ideas?
If you know of a home that is for rent could you please let me know
is buying a townhouse through faculty housing plan a good idea?
the university i work for has a program for faculty housing. They will buy it back for what i paid, but I cant gain much equity over time (capped)
I'm considering some ski mountain real estate where I'd use it primarily in the summer and as a vacation rental in the winter. I'm
thinking Breckenridge or Winter Park might be a good fit for my needs in the summer. What should I be looking for in a vacation rental (what rents well)? What does it cost to have a part time property…
I am purchasing a HUD home with a VA loan. HUD is refusing to sign a form for the VA lender....
The house is appraised for more than what I am buying it for. It has passed all the inspections. Apparantly, there is a protocol letter VA loans require stating that they are not responsible for the loan…
"Proof of fund" - In SHORT SALE situation, when does the bank need to see our "PROOF OF FUND" for cash buyer? thank you
My agent did ask me 'prrof of fund" when we made an offer ( /- 40 days ago) and then he ask me again since now it is older than 30 days. Showing a bank how much we have - I do not think is a…
Is the decision on Fiscal Cliff going to drive the housing market in Bay Area down ?
The Key Indicators (Sales, Manufacturing and Consumer Spending) are either going south or are completely stalled. The only silver lining is the Job Growth (but that factor is very volatile). Also Prices…
What are all the possible accreditations an agent can get, and what do they mean?
I tried asking this yesterday but I phrased it wrongly so the answers weren't what I needed. I know accreditations don't necessarily translate to a great agent. But I would like to know WHAT…
I'm looking for a house in philly around the east falls, roxborough, west mt airy area
I'm looking for something not too expensive and i'm open to looking at foreclosures in addition to regular homes. I'm not too open to short sales right now as i've realized they take forever. Earlier this…
how do you get to 84684 happel ln.?
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Looking to rent a home or take over payments
We're looking to rent a home or a buyer that wants someone to take over their payments in Dougherty or Lee county our range is $700-975 we have pets
Can he buy a house and be approved from a lender?
My brother has no credit and would like to buy a house. He has money for a down payment of 10% depending on home price. Will he be able to buy a house?
Investment property in Houston Texas is my interest. Where can I maximize my return?
I'd like to my out of pocket to fall between 20% of between 60k and 120k. Is that possible? If so, what type of property are we talking about? Distressed? I'll need an agent that can connect me with…
I'm told if my house doesn't appraise to the sales price, the buyer is not allowed to make up the difference in cash on a conventional loan. True?
This makes no sense to me, because all a lender should care about is the LTV, and the market would never rise if houses could only sell at the appraised value or below, even if the buyer was willing to…
Changing Agents
We think that our realtor is also representing a seller of one of the properties we are looking to lease. (commercial) We don't feel that he is looking out for our best interests. He just keeps…
If i am married in Texas , can i still buy a house under my name only?
I am married and want to buy a house under my name only. I got approved for a loan by myself and only i signed the contract. At closing is there anything my husband can sign saying that it can be in my…
Working with 2 mortgage brokers?
I am working with two brokers to try to get a letter of commitment. I decided to go with one and now I feel that he doesn’t feel that there is any competition so the fees and rates aren't as good.…
Is it okay to ask my agent for showings while I'm in the middle of an offer process?
I am in the middle of negotiating price on a place. I'm not sure if the sellers and I will be able to come to terms with pricing. I also found a couple other places have come up that may be suitable.…
This website shows larceny and burglary in Mount Pocono is unusually high -http://www.clrsearch.com/Mount_Pocono_Demographics/PA/18344/Crime-Rate.
Generally, the question is how secure must your home be to deter criminal acts within the Poconos? Specifically, do many homeowners secure their homes with electronic surveillance prtotection systems?…
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