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Were pre-approved and now not?
We're having a problem getting approved for a loan with a 628 credit score? why is this? Do we have any other options?
Can an agent refuse to show you a home, if you plan on paying cash?
I would like to know why agents are refusing to show a home as soon as you tell them you are paying in cash? Is this illigal? -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/pro…
Buying a Multifamily, thoughts welcome.
What should I take into consideration when looking to buy a Multifamily home? Should I look for a realtor with experience with multifamilies or someone that knows an area better?
Best area for young families around Cincinnati
We are considering moving to Cincinnati. We have young kids and are looking for excellent schools with a nice small community feel. Commute time to downtown is also a consideration. We have been told CPS…
Where can I get rental rehab $$ with 500 FICA and no mortage?
I own free and clear several rental properties that are now empty and have been vandalized. I lived out of town and trusted the wrong people. No luck in borrowing from family, friends, professionals…
Hola, estoy en Espera de la Precalificacion de NACA , si algunos de los REALTORS de esta web me enviaran posibles apts en venta se los agradeceria.
Busco un Apto 2 x 1 en las zonas de Hialeah West o Hialeah Gardens, please mi e-mail es casadjavi@gmail.com. Gracias again....
Are you finding that lenders of conventional loans are being pickier about property condition?
Hello, I had a situation recently where the appraiser of a conventional loan indicated 'possible mold' on the appraisal. When the underwriter saw that they required the buyers to pay an environmental…
Best home builder in Cincinnati?
Hi- does anyone have any info on who is the best (most reputable/best quality of work) new home builder in Cincinnati? Specifically, I'm looking at Drees, Fischer, M/I and Potterhill. But I could look…
what is the market doing in morganton nc looking to sell but wondering if it is a good time now,...in this area>>???
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Is it illegal for buyers agent to take without our permission the keys and garage door openers from our home during the walk through?
At walk through day before closing, the buyers or their agent removed the keys and garage door openers without our permission from our home. The b-agent was never given a key/opener ever. I went back home…
I'm currently in a month-to-month lease and recently found out (through trulia.com) the house is in foreclosure. What are my options for buying?
I'm currently in a mth-to-mth lease and recently found out the house is in foreclosure. He claimed to be in the process of a loan modification (The Make Home Affordable Program), which is not the…
How much does a busy street or intersection affect property value in San Carlos?
I know this market is crazy so how much less (in your opinion obviously) would a house on a busy street be worth. Let's say a 3/2, somewhat remodeled, on a nice sized lot. In a quiet street in White Oaks,…
FHA Down Payment on Multi-family
We are looking at a property in PA, we would like some information on FHA financing. The property has a main farmhouse and a three bedroom apartment of a large garage. We intend to live in the apartment…
I would like to buy a house. I have been employed @ the same place for 7 yrs., single mom of 2, own my own car, have no credit cards except my bank
debit, fico score is 580, pay my living expenses which include $1,200 in rent. I would love to pay my own mortgage instead of someone elses if that is possible, or would I need a co-signer if so how does…
Change buying agent, stay with agent, or go it alone untill I find the home on the internet myself.....
I'm in the market for a home for the last 8 months. I have/had a buyer's agent, but after viewing 50 homes I started to stop viewing homes with the agent and just go to open houses on my own.…
I'm looking to purchase a condo / co-op / townhouse in Rockland County with a garage. Are there any available?
I can't afford a single family home. So the next best thing for me is to purchase a condominium or townhouse that is within a 30 to 40 mile radius of Manhattan. I'm interested in Westchester County also…
Approx. what are the property taxes and homeowner's insurance for a 250k home in the Chester, MD area? Just trying to get a general idea. Thanks.
Approx. what are the property taxes and homeowner's insurance for a 250k home in the Chester, MD area? Just trying to get a general idea. Also see that almost all houses are on wells ... is that a big…
Isn't 238 Zopp Road SOLD?
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What will it cost to switch a house from septic that is already tapped into city sewer?
We are interested in buying a house that is on a septic system. The owner has already tapped into the city sewer line, but is still using the septic system. If we buy the property, what will it cost…
My credit score is (633), is there anyway that i can get into a cute new doublewide or house with that?
i work at Ripleys Aquarium in Gatlinburg Tn. and i am really tired of living in an apartment, not enough privacy or a yard of your own for that matter. i have a lil girl that i would love to get a place…
Hello, I have a unique situation on my hands. I am a CA broker with a question regarding the validity of a purchase contract. I am personally
inte They want $700,000. It's worth $600,000 (I'm being generous) Appraisal is expected at $625,000. I don't want to pay for appraisal and for seller's reality check, I would like…
Why is this house listed for exactly what it was bought for?
The house has over $200,000 in upgrades. It is beautiful with hard wood floors, tiled bathrooms and the back yard is fully landscaped with machure trees and just beautiful. The wall was raised so no access…
What is the downside of buying a manufactured home to rent out? I just found out my property management company doesn't handle manufactured homes.
Can someone shed some light on why they don't deal with manufactured homes? I've been inside a few, and they are fine to live in. Thanks in advance.
First time home buyer
I wanted to know if anyone could give me some advice on home buying. I am trying to get my credit score to go up. It is not to good because I just started to establish my credit. I really would prefer…
Can Seller force buyer to use a specific lender?
iI am a realtor in California. I submitted a purchase offer for a client, to which the seller countered. The counteroffer included the language "seller must obtain financing from Katie Such-n-such with…
we saw a 4.05 acre for sale & tried sending msg to the listing agent.havent heard fr.him.if we pay in cash,how long is the process & what we need?
also planning to buy manufactured home to put in that land & thinking of getting a loan for that.would it be a hard process to go through all that?if we put the land with the loan for a manufactured home,what…
Can fannie mae reject a accepted counter offer a week after being accepted?
we put a offer in on a home in florida cash sale no finance they countered then another offer came in so it went to best and final so after all that they countered us a take it or leave it offer for $1300…
What would be the easiest way to commute from Tenafly, NJ to Columbia University? Thanks.
Our family is moving to NJ and we are trying to find a nice town with excellent schools and easy commute to Columbia University. We are considering Tenafly and would really like suggestions of other towns…
What are the typical wishlish items for first-time buyers in San Jose?
Are they unreasonable? Do you have to bring them back down to Earth?
Hana, Hi looking for place to rent with pasture for horses
have ranched for years and very good references; excellent tenant. no drinking or drugs
Are there any rustic homes with great mountain views with 3 acres where I can have a horse for sale. Like: Lake Ouachita Trl and Peaceful View hm
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What is the average HOA fee in Lafayette, LA 70508 area from 2009 through 2012?
For homes and condos in the $150,000 - $300,000 range
What recourse do I have against a homeowner who left her property in worse condition than it was when we toured it?
We just purchased a home - the owner took a hot tub which was listed in the description of the home (but not the inclusions specifically on the contract, I assumed it was a fixture of the home). Additionally,…
has this property sold?
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are their any homes in Independence for lease option or rent to own?
Looking for a 3 bedroom home in Independence for lease option or rent to own for one year or until we sell our current home -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/proper…
Is Old town/Chinatown a good place to live? Is it safe?
I've heard that this are is up and coming but what you see on the streets does not indicate this. I know is not the pearl but is it as bad as its reputation? I am considering buying a loft on 4th and Flanders…
can I get a second FHA loan to upgrade to bigger house until I sell my old house?
I currently reside in 1488 Sq foot trailer and need more space. I found a home I would like to purchase but thus far only conventional loans are being offered with 10% down which I can afford but it will…
I am very impressed by the big brick colonials in the area around Chaparral Estates/Ball Mill/Spalding Drive.
Does anyone have any comments about that area? What other areas might be of interest if that sort of atmosphere is my preference? Also, forgive the silly question, but am I reading my map wrong, or is…
Evans ave for sale?
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Im looking for someone experienced on FHA 203k loans on a manufactured home. IS it possible?
I have lived in this home for 8 years and its on a permanent foundation with a acre of land.
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