Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 747

We are looking to move closer to NYC. Looking for a single-family home within a 30-45 minute commute.
One of our children will be going to school in NYC this September so we need something with a shorter commute. We also have 2 dogs, so need a bit of yard. Not sure which towns would meet our needs. Help?
What are monthly expenses on property located @53 Poquito Dr, Palm Springs?
HOA's? I see that it last sold for 138,000, can it be purchased without the furniture? If so what is the lowest price that would be accepted? -- This question was asked from this property: http://www…
Can I get financing if I am new in the area?
I will be moving to Orlando in October. Will I be able to get a mortgage loan if I am new in town?
Safe areas for family in Orlando for $70,000-$90,000?
What are safe areas for a family with single-family houses between $70,000 and $90,000?
Looking to move to YS, and to be within walking/biking distance from downtown. Any suggestions on where to start?
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Credit Information
If you have no credit cards and you have a low credit score with little to no revolving lines of credit. What can you do to improve your credit score to be able to buy that first home? What is the minimum…
Am I asking too much for too little?
I am approved for 130K, I have above 700 credit score and I am looking for at leat 1500 sqf with garage and yard. I can live anywhere not farther than 45 minutes from MIami Lakes...Am I asking too much?…
What is the most progressive, anti-Mayberry neighborhood in Nashville?
I'm not knocking Mayberry folks, used to want to be one, but the constant questioning and demonizing of introverts and only children and single, childless people is overwhelming in most parts of Tennessee…
how much is average house/ appartment in decent area in nashville?
i have just graduated from university in london and this is where i want to live nashville usa. i am going to get a bank loan and want to know how much is a decent appartment or house (preferable house…
What age demographic is Bridgetown at Plantation?
We are considering moving to Fort Myers location and are looking at Bridgetown at Plantation. We are a young(er) couple with a 8 month old and are looking for families similar in life stages to make friends…
who pays for the CDD loan? The builder or the Condo Association.
We are trying to buy a Condo in St. Johns FL 32259 . They have as association Fee 177.00 and the CDD fees as as 855.00. Are the CDD fees payed by the Builder or the Accosiation. Are they yearly or…
My DH may be relocating to FL to work in Valrico, FL to assist in a consulting business there. I am trying to understand property taxes which seem
lower than where we own in TX. We have split taxes between counties for municipal services in one and schools in the other county. Our mortgage payments are never figured out correctly and we end up having…
Does anyone have a single family home, or have a client who owns a home that he/she would consider selling holding a private mortgage for 2-3 years?
Buyer would put down about $75k on the home in Central Jersey. Call me for additional details, Joe - 908-392-1818
Where to Start?
My husband and I are wanting to buy a house. We have attended a Home Buyers class as a first step. However, we came out with more questions. We tried talking to the lady who gave the class, but as soon…
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Saw home I liked and placed offer, 13K higher than listing price, listing agent stated that it will not pass appraisal, 3 other offers besides mine
one made 25K higher than mine...now they backed out, agent asking me to counter offer, I offered 28K higher, what are my chances here since he previously stated it will not pass appraisal....Thanks ....Kytt…
The home at 4144 Pecan Dr. in Stem is it a modular home, manufactured or stick built home?
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can i have a dog?
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How much does a home inspection cost in NJ?
Hello Everyone. I'm currently in the process of budgeting a home purchase, and am interested in finding out the cost of a home inspection. Can someone please help me with this? And should I pay extra…
Home buying with poor credit
My wife lost job 5 yrs ago, now I have poor credit - due to financial situation, we are splitting up. I am a disabled Veteran and work for the VA for the past 13 yrs with 27 years employed with the US…
I have a house in FLA I do not live in it never have it was strictly an investment deal.Currently it is upside down I can no longer afford it.
I have had to subsidize the entire time.Now I want to short sell but don't want to get stuck with the balance.Any suggestions?Been empty for three months I owe 260,000 agent want to list for 175.000 short.
Land contract lease option Syracuse, Indiana
Am looking for a lease option or land contract in Syracuse, Indiana or Wawasee schools... Any ideas?
What is the liklihood of negotiating a purchase price of a 'new build' home?
My Husband and I will be purchasing our first home within the next 6 months with a closing of around Sept-Oct time-frame. We are looking into the Cayhill Development in Warrensburg, MO and have pretty…
How are you solving the problem with houses not appraising for the value you have sold the house for.?
Many homes have been in contract and have dropped out because of appraisal not coming in high enough.
Purchased a Freddie MAC REO property in Fresno, CA @$248k and appraisal came in @ $227k. What to do?
We are currently waiting for seller to reply if they can lower their price.
my partner and i live in england and our planning on buying a house in missouri.(iam anerican he is english)
i have no idea how to arrange mortgages or anything. We are planning also renting out the property for some time also. Help please!!!!!!! Johnna B.
How do I look for a proactive and loyal real estate agent?
Looking for an agent who will actively show us one family semi or detached house (non MLS listing) in 11204, 11214, 11228, 11209
i need my own place to live i only make 672 a month. my credit score is only a 588, do you know of any place that might fit my budget?
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Should I accept the seller's request for her agent to represent both her and myself (buyer)?
I have been renting a condo for more than 10 years that the owner is going to put on the market. She is willing to sell it to me and I am interested in purchasing it. She has hired a realtor and suggests…
What will be the maximum or minimum to pay for a house in Eagle Rock, PA near Eagle Rock Resort.?
Single Family 2 story house with 3 br, 2.5 bath, garage for 2 cars, 1800 sq.ft. near the address below. Southern Hills Ct Hazleton, PA 18202
Can a person get photos of the interior/exterior for a specific property?
The reason I ask is because this house was in my family from 1915-1999 and when I sent a letter there, it came back as vacant.
Looking for an investor friendly agent!
Hello, I'm looking for an agent who send some hand picked properties my way, about 5-10 a week that fit this criteria: single family 3/2 of 3/1, 35K and under starting at 50-60% ARV. Be in touch!
Pet friendly homes Broward County or Palm Beach County in Florida
I have a large dog over 20 lbs. I want to purchase a townhouse, villa or condo somewhere in those Counties but I am having difficulties finding a place where HOA allows large dogs. My dog is a mix lab…
In today's economy, how much can you negotiate for a house in Palos Park, IL? Percentage-wise?
For example, a house that is $410,000. How much can negotiate, percentage-wise?
price on this one as well and pictures
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What is the asking price on this at this time. i know it has been vacant for some time
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I made an offer on a house & my realtor was sent a counter offer from the listing agent via email. I accepted via email, is that temp. binding?
We are waiting for listing agent to send the counteroffer signed by the seller but it has been a few days and I'm afraid that they can still accept other offers. Is the email documentation stating…
Is 'Bridge' still use today? What about Cross-collateral?
We found a perfect house and wonder how we can buy it using our current home until its sold? Any advise would be great!
am looking to be on water, inlet in Shallotte, NC?
I lived on fLETCHER hEWELETTE rD YEARS AGO AND WANT TO COME BACK I am looking for A home on Fletcher Hewlett Rd in Shallotte, I lived there years ago and want to come back. Do you have…
What's the sale price difference for a house with 1 car garage vs just carpot?
The city tells me, after 3 years of being a home owner, that my house should have a carpot instead of the 1 car detached garage I already have in place, the city tells me I cannot have a garage according…
I'm looking to buy a home in islamorada fl. I want oceanfront with a infinity pool, it must have 3 bedrooms/bathrooms.Ocean view house
complete! can anyone help me find my dream home? Must have the infinity pool! Thank You!
Loan Offer in Katy or West Houston
Hello, I am in need of a Loan Offer in Katy or West Houston? Some one that can work fast! Thank you for your help :) Geralda Botnick www.geraldabotnick.com 818-633-0687 texas@geraldabotnick.com
Hi, I'm wondering how the market is in the Oceanside Village neighborhood.
I currently own a home there. It is a rental property at this point, but I am losing a lot of money on it monthly and am considering selling if the prices would support me being able to sell it without…
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