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i hsve see live quetta
i have see the world map online -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3097800409-715-Quetta-Ave-Sunnyvale-CA-94087
When a mortgage application asks for monthly debt, how do I include my credit cards if I pay the balance in full each month?
I assume they will want me to include the minimum payment (since that is what appears on credit reports), but I am not sure if that is understating or not.
How much is a referral fee when you change realtors?
My current realtor just showed me 1 house about 6 months ago, then we met 1 additional time after that, and we have been in contact via email only and have emailed each other about 12-13 times, also, this…
can someone with a 597 credit and a 21k income buy a home in elizabeth?
can someone with a 597 credit and a 21k income buy a home in elizabeth? how could it be when u cant even get a credit card with that kind of cretdit
Why aren't the homes selling in Fort Bragg?
I saw this question on your Q&A
I bought a house in Cheyenne in 2007 and I now think I got a bad deal and the seller got a good deal? Any thoughts?
The seller got their asking price with no closing costs or concessions. There were no realtors/fees involved. The house was in average condition with no landscaping or appliances. The area is east and…
2bedrooms Mediterranean North/South Tower Monthly Maintenance Fees
I am doing some house hunting research on Fort Lee CoOp. 2100/2000 Linwood Ave is on top of our list. My husband and I are planning to move to Fort Lee with our 1 year old daughter. Sounds like this…
Question on an empty lot on Kinney Rd in Glastonbury (Glastonbury Heights neighborhood.
Does any one know why toll brothers did not complete a home here? Catarino owns it now.
Bellevue, Northern Barton Heights, Forest Hill, or ???
I'm looking to buy a small home in a walkable historic neighborhood in Richmond with a great community feel. So far, I've narrowed my search to Bellevue, Northern Barton Heights, or Forest Hill,…
What are minimums for a 1st time buyer for credit and down?
Can a 1st time buyer still get no/low down deals, as well as current credits and such available for buyers with a lower credit score, but credit has just been cleaned up and working/waiting for creditors…
We are a foreign couple, both working with H1B visa's in Carson Valley, Nevada. Looking for a broker that can get us a lender.
We have a credit history of 11 years in the US and are looking to buy a house. We have inquired with mortgage brokers in our area before and were told that we could not get a mortgage as long as we were…
Both my husband & I have good credit over 725. Is it possible to buy a house in PH, WC area (No Concord), with small down pymt, like $6000..?
Currently renting a place with $1750/month. If we can keep monthly pymt around $1750 - 2000 after closing cost etc......, we thought we rather own a place. Or is it unrealistic....? Again, with good credit…
What is HomeSteps all about?
My short sale that fallen through. Now, there is a sign on the property that says it is for sale through HomeSteps. What does this mean? Has the property gone into foreclosure? Who owns the property…
FHA Loan on a mobile/manufactured home
I was interested in buying a mobile home and was wondering what type of loan I would have to apply for? -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/16858055-606-W-Wa…
I lost my job 3 days after moving in my new home
and have been unemployed for 3 months with no relief in sight. I called the bank and asked for a deferment since the loan was brand new and I had not yet made any payments. They sent me to loss mitigation…
Short Sale Question
I have a short sale offer in. The bank came back for more money and we offered more. This process has takenover 6 months! Isn't there anything we can do speed their decision. I need to find a house quick!
Looking for a 2 family house with a short commute to NYC (max 40 minutes) in Union City/Jersey City/Heights, etc.
Any recommendations for potential properties or other neighborhoods to consider? My girlfriend and I prefer a 2 family home for potential income but would consider a condo in nice building and neighborhood…
Seeing homes after dark
This is not so much an issue in summer. But in winter, daylight hours are short. Its dark by the time most people come back from work. This question is for Buyers, Sellers and agents. As Buyers, are you…
Who is the agent for 5411 Wadean Place. I was just told that the listed agency is no longer handling the house rental. I would like to see this house
I am looking to rent a house 3 bedroom/ 1 bathrooms. No more than $2000 with a yard. My email is obiettaetta@yahoo.com. My home phone is 510-395-7039. Work 510-238-3284. Thank you. Obietta Elizondo
Why are the average home prices so high in coalinga????Don't you people read or watch the national news. I
realize that you were expecting a large influx of families moving to coalinga to work at the st. hospital and prison, however that is not the case. I am a Dr. our dept has over 30 Dr.'s and only two of…
Does the neighbors homes look into the backyard of this home from their second storys?
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house at 5 river st, no easton, is it for sale or not? any other houses for sale on that street? tks
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3092759126-64-Canton-St-North-Easton-MA-02356
what is the distance to the ocean in miles?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3012350566-928-Wesley-Ave-508-Ocean-City-NJ-08226
how is all fees a month (mortgage rate,tax,and other fees)?
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What are my rights under FHA loan guidelines in having repairs done to a problem that was present at time of purchase?
I just purchased a house in CA under an FHA loan. The pool light was broken and removed, and the wires held to the ground via a brick placed on top of them. When we moved in the light was still the same…
Looking to buy a home in San Antonio and finally found the one we want from a new home builder.
The sales person for the builder offer to give us $1500 back at closing if we work with his wife, that's an agent instead. I asked my agent if he would be willing to give the $1500 at closing and…
I just separated from the Marine Corps, how soon can I use my VA loan?
looking for 5 bedrooms as I will have family moving in with me. But as a young person I am looking for a decent price range that I can afford. -- This question was asked from this property: http://w…
Do a lot of homes come on the market in the spring in Chatham MA?
There seem to be few new listings these days, and I want to know when to start to expect to see new entrants and the market picking back up again - Feb? March? April?
I invested 20% of my total portfolio
I purchased foreclosed condo,located at 13003 Autumn field ct St. louis 63146. for $160.000. I want to know did i made right decision.
USDA Loans Villa Rica GA area - Seeking USDA Financing...
Moving from California to GA (early 2/2013). Like Villa Rica area. Anyone know of lender dealing with USDA for this area? I have been working on scores and pulled yesterday experian 670, eqifax 666b and…
I am interested in buying a tax deed at auction.
The bidding starts at $9,968. I had a title search done and it showed that there is a tax deed lien for $21,455.71 and a HOA lien of $209.51. I am confused about the difference in the starting bid and…
Fannie Mae Contract nightmare...
5 months ago I signed a contract with Fannie Mae for a foreclosure apartment in Manhattan. I got my mortgage with my bank and everything is totally fine on my side… but I am still waiting for a closing…
I'm looking for a lease to own or land contract in Muskegon, MI. The reason for this is simple, banks don't lend for amounts smaller than
$50,000. We're looking for a home in the 49442 area code, within a few miles of Baker College available for land contract. A fixer upper is fine, with the stipulation that it be liveable as we have…
Hi, did you know , that in the house next door lived little Whitney Houston?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3012616672-366-Dodd-St-East-Orange-NJ-07017
Where besides Joliet are quality Catholic schools with an affordable housing market, i.e. updated homes under $300k?
My husband and I are looking to send our two children to Catholic school. We also have to keep in mind if we plan to send them to a Catholic high school that narrows our choices even further.
looking for a rent to own home
How does rent to own work? Do I have to have perfect credit?, Im looking a rent to own home near jersey villiage,my credit is low now. And i am working on it to get into a home. Im looking for a 2 or 3…
Just bought a COOP in NYC. I understand the management will send me a tax deduction statement. Is the School Tax Relief (STAR) program separate?
My board package had a pamphlet on the STAR program and said that I had to register for it myself, but am not sure where to start as my broker also mentioned that my maintenance is 60% deductible. I want…
about home security
I just purchased a home but not ready to move in, the home has not been dewinterize, and heated, i only go there once a week i need help with 3 questions. 1-is it important that the home be dewinterize…
I own a 3 bed, 3 bath condo in Summerlin. Presently we are renting it out unfurnished. My question is, we are considering furnishing and living in
the unit for a year or so. After that we would again want to rent out as furnished. Question is, do units rent better unfurnished or furnished? If better unfurnished, we would find a rental for ourselves,…
I placed offer on a FSBO and was told by seller that it needed about $7,000 in repairs and that he could do the work because he was a contractor.
I found out it was on the list to be razed by the county. I sent a cancellation and seller did not want to sign it. When I sent him a text asking if he was going to sign it, he responded by text, that…
Is it reasonable/common for a seller to ask for 10% of the purchase price as an earnest money deposit?
After accepting our offer, the seller asked us to increase our earnest money deposit from $1000 to 10% of the purchase price which would make it a $25,000 deposit which I feel is excessive. This was added…
What's the exact commute time from Maplewood station to Penn Station NY? Any good agent who knows Maplewood inside out?
Considering to buy a small property close to Midtown. Maplewood is one choice right now. Need someone who knows the streets really well, i.e., which street is safe.
Hello, I'm looking for an experienced agent who can take a couple of days to show me around in Orlando and answer some questions.
I'm a Canadian investor who has been investing in the Toronto market for years. I want to see the opportunities in Orlando. Will be available in Orlando on sunday, January 27th after 1pm and also…
Lowell homes for investment
I am interested in finding a realtor with great experience in lowell - specifically multi's as an investment and to understand the lowell market. Thanks!!
What are the best neighbourhoods for a gay couple?
We are an active gay couple who like the outdoors, running, biking and hiking. We plan to retire to Las Vegas and want to fine a home that is in a great area and gay positive. We like to eat out and also…
Looking for Condo in Lake Nona- maintenance free 3 bedrooms best options
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3069976688-13838-Walcott-Ave-Orlando-FL-32827
I AM A 72 YR OLD SENIOR. WHAT IS THE CURRENT AND FUTURE LOWEST PRICED CO-OP TOWN HOUSE STYLE PROPERTIES FOR SALE AT LEISURE WORLD, SILVER SPRING, MD??
I CURRENTLY RENT A TOWNHOUSE IN BOWIE, MD. WITHIN 2013, I WILL BE READY TO BUY MY OWN PERSONAL RESIDENCE AT AT LEISURE WORLD, SILVER SPRING, MD. I REALLY DO NOT WISH TO INVEST MORE THAN $40k TOPS. PLEASE…
Is it legal for the sellers real estate agent to call the buyers mortgage lender to obtain info on the buyer's credit score and bank account?
funds? My real estate agent turned over a contract offer to the seller's agent along with my pre-approval letter from my lender for the balance of the sale price less the deposit and the sellers agent…
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