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What should I pay my realtor in a already signed Exclusive Right to Buy Buyer Agency contract without a broker fee specified?
We used a realtor to help us find a house to rent, while we build, and purchase land in SC. She asked us to sign an Exclusive Right to Buy, Buyer Agency Contract for any property that we purchase. Since…
Empty lots in Evanston?
We're moving to Evanston from out of state and plan to build or heavily renovate a house. We will rent during the process. There aren't many empty lots in Evanston, but there are a number of…
Can I walk away form my deal right after my home inspection with out penalty ?
lucyama26, Home Buyer, 07747 After my AR , we found that the furnace is very old, is working but I don fell comfortable with that because I'm paying a high price for this place and may be I will be…
Selling by owner
How do I list a For Sale By Owner home?
Contract question for builder building a different layout of bathroom after contract was signed
Layout of bathroom signed on contract differs from one being built. What are my options?
I learned after I bought my house that it is a non conforming property, should I have been made aware of this during closing. The town is on me now.
I recently bought my home in November from someone who flipped it. They made it a legal two family putting a bathroom and kitchen upstairs. I have the CO stating it is legal. Now the town is telling me…
Can you back as a buyer of a home if the seller accepted your offer?
The reason is the taxes are too high which pushes monthly payment at an uncomfortable level. I did not factor in the taxes till after it was accepted.
Small building in flooding zone with basement.
I am interested in small building on park ave that are recently under conversion. The location is great, close to the path. But the basement was flooded before. And we expect it flooded again in the future.…
Has anyone gotten approved for a Home Equity Loan with a SONYMA mortgage that had down payment assistance?
I applied for and was approved for a Home Equity Line of Credit. Upon title review before closing, it was found that the down payment assistance loan (DPAL) exists as what the bank/lawyer said is a second…
what is owed on the property?
how many loans against home
Buying a house with a USDA mortgage, the house has 2.5 baths but the toilet is not installed in 1 of them. Do I need to fix this for the mortgage?
Also there is a wood burning stove that doesn't have the vent in place. I was told by one person that everything needs to be fixed before I can get the mortgage. Another said as long as its not the…
what is owed on the property?
how many loans against home
Are there any 2 BR, 2BA homes with wood or tile flooring in St. Petersburg, FL
Would like some property (1/2 acre) with it, in a quiet neighborhood. Garage preferred.
What is the HOA on 1415 Slate Run Road?
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what is seller's assist?
watching a home show and just wondering what they are referring to. it is not closing costs. i guess they want the purchase price to be recorded at a certain price?
The Town of Cicero has a neighborhood stabilization program. The brochure states that the town will provide a 20% down-payment. Is this a scam?
The town of Cicero has a neighborhood stabilization program. The brochure states that a 20% loan; to be used for down-payment, will be given to the buyer. The property has to be a foreclosed Cicero property.…
Buyers agents - please answer honestly - How many of you alert your buyers about Megans law and any offenders living in the vicinity ?
I am shocked - this probably should be the first thing a buyer's agent should ask buyers to verify/ or verify themselves - but nobody ever alerted me to search for this. Do any of the agents ever alert…
I am interested in a few manufactured homes in 55 gated communities in Cathedral City, CA. I'm in NH. How do I get approved with a Section 8 voucher?
I am working thru HUD with a Section 8 voucher issued to me in NH. Am I able to transfer it to a manufactured home not on it's own piece of property? I am a first-time home buyer and across the country!…
Where do I go for a USDA loan for a brand new double-wide with land in the Gonzales/Prairieville area?
Hi,I'm looking to finance a brand new double-wide with land from one of the local retailers (Rollin Homes,Clayton,etc) here in the Gonzales/Prairieville area. I'm wondering if I can get a USDA loan through…
Anyone know how much the HOA is for Artistan Parkway?
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Costs at Closing?! I'm a new home buyer in NJ and I have some questions about closing cost. Thanks.
So, I just got a GFE (good faith estimate) from my mortgage lender, but I realize it involved a lot of "FEES"!!! Can someone tell me if I need to pay all of them and if they are too high or not?…
Invest in real estate in Atlanta
I want to start with small properties, to get the feel of US properties, (maybe first or second cash) and then grow my portfolio. Any property investment firm that can find the property and manage…
Seller will not sign an addendum to extend closing of an escrow. Also...
Seller did not sign and turn in title doc papers until 2 days before the scheduled day to close. Lender needs an addendum to fund and seller has not signed it 4 days later. We do not want to cancel the…
why are houses in desoto more affordable than the euless area?
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how do I buy a house that is not up to code (knob and tube wiring)?
I'm looking at a house with knob and tube wiring. It is my understanding that it's difficult (or impossible?) to get homeowners insurance with this outdated electric and that I cant get a mortgage…
I've been reading information about people younger than 55 being allowed to buy in Century Village. Is this true?
I am a teacher here in Broward County, single, 47 years old, very clean and quiet. As I'm looking for a place to buy, I see that there are some really nice properties in Century Village in Deerfield Beach…
Having trouble finding financing, so aggravating!!!!!!!!!!!
Sadly my husband pulled a loan for a friend mannnnnyyy years ago, well years of nonpayment and such gave my husband bad credit, so we finally paid it off awhile back, but he still doesn't have perfect…
I have a credit score of 611 and husband has a 581 we need a lender who can help us. I have so much of our stuff under my name it's hurting us
and he just is under a 600. If anyone knows of a lender that will help us out please let me know. broney2423@yahoo.com
i had to do a BK chapter 7 due to divorce
and it has been discharged for about a year already. im a first time home buyer and i have good income with a fico score at 639 im i able to purchase a home? and can i start looking?
we filed bankruptcy two years ago, and was pre-qualified for a home loan we had the house built and put 25,000 down.
we were just told that the banks turned us down because we were late on a payment. Is there any banks out there that can help us? we put so much down and are told that we will not get our money back that…
What kind of $$$ should I expect to see for HOA fees for condos. Are they monthly?
We are from NJ and looking to purchase a condo in Naples in a few years. We are looking to stay under $150,000, 3 bedroom, 2 bath. We are currently in a single family home and we don't know much about…
How kid friendly is the subdivision Pelican Ridge in North Naples?
We're looking into purchasing a town home in Pelican Ridge, but not familiar with the neighborhood. Is it kid friendly? Are there young families that live there? Thanks!
Ready to purchase after bankruptcy
I will reach my 2 years since bankruptcy went through in November of this year, but am ready to purchase a home now. Credit score is 650 and I have a small downpayment. Are there any loans available…
Is there a home in the heart of Coral Gables that has the charm of the Gables but with today's desired improvements?
Yes...I just looked at a home today at 645 Minorca that has the improvements and is in walking distance to tennis courts, pool and golf course
Are there really affordable areas of Naples that are safe, clean, and offer good schools?
I have an opportunity to relocate to the area for a job in North/Central Naples. We have two elementary aged children, and schools are top priority. However, it seems that there are no housing options…
unemployed for years new job perfect credit tryong to apply for a home loan
Okay I was unemployed for a very long time I just got a new job making close to 5grand a month my credit score is near perfect I was wondering will it be easy for me to obtain a homr loan? Also my wife…
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