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I want to buy a vacation condo for investment/rental in Ft. Walton. Where to start?
We loved staying at Destin West and would like to buy in that complex. I see a lot of units for sale (perhaps too many) and am wondering where to start. I can't pay cash, but I have sufficient cash…
Sellers are not allowing appraiser to the house until we sign contingency removal.
What are my options here? I am in purchase contract with the sellers but they are denying access to the appraiser until I sing the contingency removal. My lender is waiting on them and we make different…
Will the fact that my BF's paychecks are directly deposited into my bank account every 2 weeks cause problems during underwriting?
I'm applying for the mortgage myself. I'm single, but I live with my boyfriend. He has his payroll checks directly deposited into my account. He doesn't make very much. I'm confident…
Buyer agent open to rebate their commission
I am looking for a buyer agent in jacksonville,FL area who's willing to rebate part of their commission. I am looking for investment properties in the area for a few investors. I dont need full service…
What is the value of a 2 bedroom/1 bath home in Fairlawn? Under 1000 sf and prop is abt 4000 sf. Good cond. new kitch, bath - bdr up and one down
THe house is at 6-12 sixth street off of Morlot.?? If I added another bedroom upstairs.... by adding a dormer would that add some value and if so how much?? I may only be living in the area for two or…
Seller disclosed roof defect/mold after email agreement -waited 4 weeks for resolution and now another offer?
As buyers, we submitted a written offer, we negotiated back & forth, and the seller agreed to all terms via email 5 days later. Our offer was never signed. The seller then disclosed a major roof/fungus…
buying two houses using pre approved amount
I was pre approved for 300,000 In my current market Im able to purchase 2 properties one as primary the other as investment..Can I buy to houses at the same time?
Can a gap in employment hurt our mortgage chances?
With 3 kids, my husband and I have outgrown our tiny home and would like to purchase a larger home in a nicer area/school district. Our current home is underwater, so we would like to rent it out until…
How to find a credible Buyer's agent in the area?
I am planning to buy a house, Already pre-approved.
Will a past gap in employment hurt our chances of getting a mortgage?
With 3 kids, my husband and I have outgrown our tiny home and would like to purchase a larger home in a nicer area/school district. Our current home is underwater, so we would like to rent it out until…
Can a seller back out of a contract because he can't afford the closing cost?
I am in the process of buying this really cute house. The seller and I have signed the agreement and there are no other contingency except for a few inspections which are completed. There is not much to…
Canadian looking for Orlando Investment Property.....
Hi there...I am a Canadian looking for an Orlando-area Investment Property in the price range of $50-80K. I am fine with a Condo or Townhouse (minimum 2 bedroom). I would be probably be paying cash, no…
What Austin condo has the biggest gym?
And not just a HUGE room with three things in it....looking for the most equipment! Thanks in advance if anyone knows. Condo website photos can be deceiving.
Are you aware of scam advertised on your site?
From: Cynthia Jayson [mailto:cynthiajayson@yahoo.com] Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2012 11:06 AM To: Gillian van Kleeff Subject: urgent reply I got your email and i really appreciate what you said regarding…
We signed a purchase agreement 2 months ago. We supposed to close 45 days after but we didn't get the 3% down
payment loan and now we can't buy the house. What are the consequences of that? I know we're going to loose our good faith deposit but can the seller sue us?
2 kids family move to San Jose, need good nearby elementary school, price between 600k to 1000k
my husband's job will be located on Hamilton Rd. I have 2 kids, therefore I need to have good elementary school and kindergarten nearby, good investment return if later I rent or sell the house. Which…
Who manages the condos at 10244-50 Haskell Ave. & 10728-58 Devonshire St. in North Hills, Ca.
It's all one development. There is no sign on the property indicating management.
Hey, Currently I live & work in Virginia but I am planning to buy a house in Boston before moving there in May 2013. Please help.
I am planning to attend a school in Boston for 2 years from May 2013. I think that this home is going to be temporary residence for me since I plan to live there for 2-3 years only. I have never bought…
The public records section of many newer home listings on your site (homes built in late 90's thru 2010) state: Roofing: Asbestos.
Is this information possibly inaccurate since asbestos was outlawed by EPA many years ago?
I need advice about my current house, i am a tenant and was told i have 10 days to get out i don't think its legal to give me such short notice...
the owner is a family member and im the tenant. I don't see how its possible to close escrow before the potential buyers bank has approved the loan. They still have to come and do an inspection. To top…
How difficult is it to sell a 2 bedroom, 1 bath house built in 1947?
I am thinking about upgrading to a larger home. I currently own a 2 bedroom, 1 bath in the Parkdale area of Dallas. I am in the process of getting it leveled and painted. I plan to pay cash for the…
I want to report a post for fraud. It's in my mobile app notif. but not on the website. Help.
The address from my mobile app is 1009 Wylie St SE, Atlanta, Ga 30316 but the actual property address is 791 Wylie St SE Unit #1009, Atlanta, GA 30316. The guy who I've been corresponding with wants me…
We just found out the short sale we are trying to purchase has two mortgages, what now?
We just found out that the short sale we are trying to purchase has two mortgages on it. Does that mean it will take even longer? The owners told us that that they had four other offers on the house that…
Hello, Looking for an agent familiar with King City, CA to send a referral to. Must know the area well and have experience with USDA loans.
I have a very special client moving to the King City area. If you are interested in a referral, please contact me. Must be knowledgeable about the area and USDA loans AND a pleasure to work with. Thanks, Lynne…
3185 Surrey Hill, Stow, Ohio
Crime rate, sex offenders
Looking for a home waterfront in Port Charlotte $500,000 ,cash deal
requirements dock or not with good depth at low ebb,3-4 bed room,2-3 baths,two car garage,gated w/security an option !
what is the difference between Insurable and Marketable title?
A property we are looking at was under a P&S contract in 2010, but the sale fell through because of questions concerning the property title. The issue was that part of the house sits on land owned…
1st-time Buyer Incentive Programs: Wisconsin?
Was curious if there were any incentive programs out there for 1st-time buyers? Anything in the state of WI? Honestly, I like to do some homework before calling up a RE agent and look completely glassy-eyed…
Should I buy in Newark?
I moved out of Newark in 1995 and now live in silver spring MD. I recently had a chat with my dad and told him I was thinking of buying a home in Newark. He is against that idea. My brother who rents in…
An owner collects the money form a tenant and didn't pay his mortgage. What the renter should do?
The landlord did not inform the tenant and did not give notice. What are the tenant's rights? Not in a rent control city.
Is there any recourse for a situation where a lender withdraw approval in underwriting, but went ahead and had the insurance policy issued ?
The approval was withdrawn by the underwriter from Polaris stating a 403b from a former employer was unacceptable as a portion of the reserves. The t&c stated I was eligible to withdraw funds upon…
Buyers broker attempted to send sellers appraisal
My wife and I are first time buyers and need to know if this is abnormal or not. We have been working with a buyers broker and were a little worried when my mortgage rep informed me two days ago that…
If you have been discharged 2 yrs ago from chapter 7 can you get qualified for a homepath loan? Also we had a short sale included in with the bk.
My husband and I have been discharged 2 years ago, also we have a short sale that was on the bk can we get qualified?
moving to melbourne area
i m looking for months a house with fruit trees [peach,apples,citrus],vegetable garden,were i can raise some hens and one rooster ,and tie a cloth-rope on my future backyard any suggestion ?
What is the average listing price of a home in Green Trails? Is that figure available?
Currently considering a house in GT that seems to be priced high compared to the area.
Retired families looking for property to share.
At least 40 acres, no/few ccrs, will be housing more than one family so ranch land might be the way to go...not residential lot, remote is fine. Off grid is good too. Contact KC at sisterpine@yahoo.com…
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