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Hi, where would you suggest to buy a house? assuming price is the same.
What is the proper step-by-step process when buying a short sale from a buyer's prospective? Is it any different from buying a regular sale?
Hi, I need some advice on how the short sale process should go from the buyer/investor's stand point. I'm currently looking to buy an investment property and have put in an offer on a short sale. I'm buying…
Anyone looking for recreational property in Hampton SC?
I have a 186 acre farm on the Salkehatchie River with a 2000 sf home
I filed for bk in July 2009, after a divorce now I'd like to get back on track with my life. Looking for a lender willing to grant me a 2nd chance.
Employed-4 yrs, salary-70K, zero debt except for basic monthly expenses, credit score-690, do have 20% for down-payment for a loan of $300K. I would like to get started now as prices are going up in Temecula...…
How to find a qualified home inspector?
I am buying a condo in Hoboken. I am not sure if using a home inspector recommended by the agent is a good idea.
Stucco issue...
My husband and I are in the market looking for a house in and around Denver, CO. We were wondering if we should completely eliminate looking at Stucco homes because of all the bad reputation it has. Any…
Do I need proof of funds to see if my offer is accepted?
I put an offer on a house and my agent said that the listing agent is requesting copies of my bank statements so they can verify that I have my 20% down payment. I did show my pre approval letter already.…
Is Heather Gardens certified for FHA loans?
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We want to relocate from Nevada to Arizona we have two properties one we are interested in selling.
We are interested in a rent to own home to possibly speed up relocation can you give us some advice on the process? Is it possible to get a list of properties we will be coming out to Arizona around the…
What can I do to help me get a loan for a house?
I have some credit cards that have a balance, as well as a car loan opened in December for 12,000. All payments are up to date and I am currently looking for a new job, and would like to buy a house this…
Buying after bankruptcy
My bankruptcy will be two years this coming november, i want to know if there are lenders who is willing to work with someone with my credit history.I currently do have a home that I am making a mortgage…
Best Schools in Orlando area
Moving from the beach and I am looking for the best schools in Orlando and surrounding areas.We live in an area that has a rating of 10 for elementary, jr.high and high schools.
can the buyer set up the contract to have a second home loan attached to the same mortgage that the first mortgage uses for the first note? two
notes can the same lender do a first and then a second to give the borrower extra cash to finance the repairs on the house? Can they be attached to the same mortgage? and closed on the same day?
building quality of Heiser homes?
Heiser Homes (http://www.heiserhomes.com) is a new builder to me. How is the quality of houses built by them in general? Thanks!
Can you get a FHA loan on H1B visa?
My husband and I are buying a house in Ellicott City and our loan officer mentioned that we won't qualify for FHA because my husband is on H1B and doesn't have EAD. He does however have been working in…
HUD appraisals?
I'm in the process of purchasing a HUD home. Once the bid was accepted, I asked my realtor if I could get a copy of the FHA appraisal, and she said I wasn’t eligible to receive a copy of the appraisal,…
House buying after bankruptcy?
Hello. I'm a 30 year old that is about a year and a half out of bankruptcy. I want to buy a house but I know there is at least a 2 year wait after claiming. Of course my credit score isn't very good…
Does a pending foreclosure appeal on house show up in a title search?
I know it doesn't happen too often. But say an investor purchases a house at a foreclosure auction. He receives the title and is now the owner of the house. But the original owners file an appeal to reverse…
Is there rental homes on the lake? Thank you,Barbara
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my girls are buying a house as rent to own and they are never late with the payment.but now landlord is going to kick us out in 30 .
he knows what kind of dogs and he knows how many cats we have and he knows Im living with them and now he has a problem with it and are lease is a 30 year contrat
Pre qualify for a 2nd home after Chapter 13 discharge.
My wife and I recently paid off a Chapter 13 on 9/26/2012. We paid off the entire amount in 18 months, 2 1/2 years early. We know want to buy another home in the Forest Lake MN vicinity. We have rebuilt…
Contract with signed home inspection addendum options?
We put an offer on a home, it was accepted with the addendum after the home inspection. Now the seller has sent us something of a come back becuase the repair in their minds is too expensive. We want…
can you break your contract with your agent?
I have a 1yr. contract with about 5wks. left on it . was not from day one, first meeting 20mins. late! called to see a house on thurs. returned call Monday, oh ya he don"t work weekends,an Fridays are…
Do banks ever negotiate without using official paper work?
We just offered on a reo home but the listing agent came back with an unofficial counter offer saying the bank did not want to do official paper work till we settled on a price. This seems highly unusual…
We are looking to relocate to somewhere near the Poconos - safe - low crime rate, where we can raise our
children we home school, - and we need to bring our animals, horses, etc. - so we need a home w/acerage - any ideas - I'm a realtor and my husband is a contractor - although we would love to open some…
If it does not say pet friendly under ratings does that mean you can not have pets there?
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looking for newer home/condo pet friendly 2bed 2 plus bathroom ( have doberman)
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Is there any way to search for homes with in-laws?
We're a multi-generational family looking for a home with some separation if possible. A duplex would be fine as my parents wouldn't live here most of the year for a while we could rent it out possibly,…
Can I rent a FHA financed home if it's less than one year?
I bought an FHA financed house in Texas in Dec 2012, but now due to job relocation (about 200 miles away), I have to move to different city. Will I qualify to rent my FHA house and will I be eligible to…
should I rent or sell my house now 3/2/2?
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Why the large disparity in prices of comparable Ellenwood homes within a couple mile radius ?
I'm looking at a home on 5400 Peachtree Landing Dr which is going for $72k. Could perhaps use a paintjob, but is otherwise in good condition and shows pretty well. 4Br/2Ba, 2033 sq ft built in 2003. Is…
Repairs needed for closing
Our bank has required about 9K worth of repairs. The seller is offering to cover 5k - and we can put up money to cover the rest. I don't feel comfortable making reparis (and paying for it) on the house…
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