Do brokers like working with investors?
Been having a hard time connecting with brokers who understand real estate investing. My experience is that most agents work with the "Mom and Pop Investors" who buy maybe 1-2 properties, but not the
Do I really need to use a real-estate broker?
I know that is a very touchy question, but let's call a spade a spade. I've been told that brokers usually are paid around 6% of the sale price, which gives them a built-in incentive to find the seller
Question about home appraisals
Just want to know what all factors the appraisers take into consideration while appraising the value of a property. Do they look at school ratings, neighborhood crime stats, aesthetic exteriors
I need advice on a loan against property (vacant).
This property is in upstate NY. The amount I am is about 15% of the assessed value for the purpose of putting a modest seasonal home there. The 2008 property taxes remain due and would be paid at closing.My
Am I obligated to my Buyer's Agent?
I made an offer and signed a contract using a real estate agent. Eventually, all parties agreed to cancel the contract without penalty to any one. I could wait to get away from both the buyer's and
Can you get a Jumbo loan with 10% down?
I am interested in purchasing a home for around $590,000 with 10% down. Are there any mortgage companies out there who do this? My husband and I have a great income to debt ratio and good credit but funds
Want to buy condo as investment properties
I am looking for condos <250k for vacation rental or long term rental. I will be using conventional financing (25% down). Can you recommend some good condo complexes where the price/rent ratio