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Negotiation after the inspection?
My husband and I are first time home sellers. We have been made an offer, a couple thousand below our asking price which we accepted. The inspection took place last week and the buyers have come back asking…
husband has a 640 credit score and i have a 595 credit score, she make 38k and i make 43k, looking for a mortgage loan for approval in Omaha, NE
My credit score recently went down from a 638 to a 586 because of late payments on a student loan in 2010 that was just now being reported. The only ing really affecting my scor is student loans that a…
I want to buy a house in omaha, what are the best lenders out there? my income is $75000, credit score 780 and $15000 cash.
Am looking for a 4 bedroom between $150-200000 range. I need realtors with lots of experience because I am moving from New York with my family to start a new life and a great neighborhood with great schools…
An extension on a commitment letter
I am in the process of building a home. The problem I am faced with. I received a letter from the bank stating a "notice of Payment" for a certain amt. When I called the bank to see why I recieving…
Realistic can my husband and I get property for a short sale with less than 60percent
we don’t have much to put a down payment maybe $10,000. Were looking townhouse 2 – 3 bedroom…in san Bruno, dily city CA area...a little fixer upper.
looking for a home in the west plains r7 school district,have a nice home in the country to trade
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Should I remove loan contingency?
I'm in contract for buying a house. For some reason the owners need to stay in there till May, so we agreed on closing in April (because our conventional loan will probably require us to move in…
Question about "Water Reclamation Facility" impact.
Hello, there: I am looking at a property. It looks good except it is about 1km from the "Yellow river Reclamation Facility". I am just wondering whether the facility has any impact to the neighborhood,…
Seller will pay % of purchase price towards closing, how does that really work?
Put an offer on a house which got accepted, the seller is willing to pay x% of the purchase price towards closing cost. We received a GFE after applying for a VA loan. It listed certain credits from the…
I've heard wonderful things about Channing Place in Eastchester. How difficult is it to get into that complex?
I'm near retirement age and looking for a first floor unit with not too many steps to retire to.
Has the property 20900 Delaware, Southfield, MI 48033 been sold?
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What is your thoughts of buying home in Tracy as an investment property. Is the rental market good?
Heard some of my friends have bought homes in Tracy and trying to rent it out. Is the rental market good. I would like your thoughts on the two points a) Property appreciation in this area ? b) Rental…
Should riverfront w/dock property price be set only according to avg.sale price in same zip code?
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Renting your home under your current mortgage
What are the ramification of renting your home that has a current mortgage that was originally owner occupied. Are the terms of the mortgage agreement changed? Does the bank need a guarantee or a one…
lender for fha loan with credit score of 580
I live in West Tennessee, am a newly divorced single mother wanting to buy my first home. Credit score is 580, after 12yrs of marriage I am having to build credit of my own.
We are trying to buy a condo in Pleasanton (las positas garden homes neighbourhood). Can someone share their experiences in this neighbourhood?
We are trying to rent a condo in Pleasanton (las positas garden homes neighbourhood). Can someone share their experiences in this neighbourhood?
thinking of moving to oceanside to retire but will have to live on SS. What is the best place/area to look? i like Carlsbad
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Why does Trulia keep questions that are 4 years old?
I thought I would see what the Trulia website has to offer me as a Realtor. I have been putting Trulia through the paces the last two weeks, completing my profile, identifying my listings, etc. And, I…
Sunnyvale West or Mountain View? Which location is better? Will it depend on renter demographic?
I see that Sunnyvale West has great high school (possibly fantastic middle school as well) but Mountain View is more hip with downtown etc. (I'm not talking about areas with Los Altos schools). I'm…
I see a property that I want, but I think is overpriced, what's the best strategy?
I see a property I'm interested in but at the moment I think it is pretty grossly overpriced. I know online estimates like zillow aren't completely accurate, but I think are great to see a…
Why are the property taxes so much higher in Wheeling than in Buffalo Grove? .
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Buying Old Homes in coppell and irving
Hello, we are first time home buyers and were looking into areas like coppell and Irving vally ranch ( the side that is still under coppell ISD). We dont want to spend a fortune on our house. Our budget…
Looking for a home with a 3 car garage and pool in coppel
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Can we get a mortage?
My husband and I are planning to relocate to the area early next year and would like to buy a house. His credit score is 689 and mine is 724. However, I have a short sale on my credit only. The short sale…
what about pets and can i feed wild birds?
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feedback on the Latigo Mcreynolds, Malibu CA 90265 area
hi - im a non us national and looking for advice on a lot in Latigo Mcreynolds, Malibu CA 90265. Is this agood area of malibu? are there other homes in the region and if yes what kind of homes are they?…
Jumbo construction loan lenders that do 10% down?
I'm currently looking for a construction jumbo loan lender that can lend 750,000 total with 10% down($850K total price [house lot]). We currently own the lot, wife and I have 800 credit scores, and no…
What to do when you Broker drops the ball?
In the last hour was suppose to close on our home Dec 14 when we just found out our broker has not secured our VA loan. Live in Dallas and do not know who to turn to in the 5th hour to get the deal done…
Anybody willing to buy and then land contract a house to me?
I was wondering does anybody know or know how to find a legitimate private real estate investor who would be willing to buy a house, then land contract it back to my husband and I? The house is valued…
Home buying in Ohio
I've found a house I would like to purchase but my credit rating isn't high enough. Do investors buy homes and do lease-to-purchase agreements until I get my credit high enough to secure my own…
Would a home near State & Rossman have WB place smells?
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Does the $270,000 price for 700 Lido Park Dr. include the property, or just the house?
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2406 Eastpointe Drive, Prattville AL 36066? would children go to Daniel Pratt or is this considered Coosada Elementary?
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Any warning about a HUD home?
We are pre-approved with conventional loan. We saw a Hud home and this will be our first time buying a hud home. Any advice? Thank you.
I want to know the FACTS Please, My husband and I never brought a home before; however, we have a discharged BK [ONE YEAR]
Combined income $68,000 PER YEAR no credit challenges since, all bills including car note have been paid in a timely matter; EXCELLENT RENTAL HISTORY How much longer will we have to wait? Is there anything…
I have the 20% down on a newer home. The problem is i still have a mortgage on my current home. I actually owe more now than what its worth. For he
same montly payments, i can buy another bigger better home for my money. So i'm going to cut to the chase. Can i buy that second bigger better more expensive home and let this house just go tot he…
My wife and I are looking to relocate from Hoboken, NJ to the North Shore.
We came across Huntington and Northport. Are they good places to raise a family? How is the commute to NYC? Can I get anything for under $600k?
My name is Shallah Mahmood, I saw lots of Forcloser house online. how can I buy it?
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how do you sell property in mayo. We live in the UK
We have 2 propertys in mayo. A house in town and some land in Candy lane
I have heard that 32 St. Mark's is not structurally sound by firefighters who were at the fire. Is this true?
Also, who has put in applications for renovations and improvements? Will these renovations increase the sale price on the house?
Real estate contract broken due to inspection contingencies, and seller will not give earnest money back. What are our rights?
Put in an offer on a house. The contract came back with lines through some verbage about the well and per the county standards is potable so the sellers wouldnt pay any repairs on the well b.c it was potable.…
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