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Is it time to buy one for retirement?
I am going to move to DC in three years after retirement to unite with our daughter. My friends told me that maybe it is time to buy one now, because the price of house maybe reach to the bottom and begin…
How do i find a good house to buy in Falls Church VA 22043 Area.?
Now i am staying in a rented apartment i would like to buy a house in 22043 area. Please let me know if you have any listings to sell.
Seller is asking the compensate due to delay of escrow closing
Seller is asking the compensate due to delay of escrow closing. Escrow close date is March 30 and today is may 5th. The delay is mostly bought on by the seller's title company, appraiser making several…
Looking for broker in Gray/Eatonton area of Georgia
I'm looking at buying a second home in the Gray/Eatonton area of Georgia. If you work this area and can help set up one of the email-based MLS searches please contact me. I have the search parameters…
What is an average cost of homeowners insurance policy?
Our lender referred us to a company that wants to charge us $1625. The house was built in 1954. This total does NOT include our autos.
How many acres of land for the 9 Bridges rd, $56,000.00?
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Taxes based on buy/sell price
I recently bought a townhouse in Baltimore (21223) as an investment. The taxes are based on old high prices. Is there a way, I could challange this and get the taxes reduced to amount I bought for:?
do you have any more house?
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Is good credit needed to get the house?
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Out of State Moving to Apex/Cary looking for a realtor to help us primarily over internet/phone calls
Moving to Apex/Cary area this summer and looking to buy. I am wondering if there are any agents able to work with me in terms of emailing listings specific to me and taking pictures etc? Thank you
Deciding between 2 units in the same coop building, one is updated the other needs work?
Both are 2BRs with similar views and layouts, the first has an up to date kitchen and a bathroom that will need renovations down the road but is passable for now, the second unit needs a new bathroom before…
1st time home buyer looking anywhere in Fairfax County within the next 3-6 months. Should I work w/ a realtor or look at houses on my own?
I know people often engage a realtor to help them find a home, but since my search area is rather large, and time frame fairly relaxed, I am not sure that any realtor would like to go all over northern…
Are there any move in ready homes for around $125,000?
My husband has a prospective job in Colville, and we need to look for a new home in the area. Homes that I've seen online are not exactly move in ready.
there is a house on the corner of 3rd and pence st in Chewelah. does any one have info on that place?
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Can you get an FHA Loan with low scores?
My husband and I are planning on purchasing our first home, at first I had no credit and he had horrible credit. Our scores are 616/634/600 and 0/656/643. I read somewhere that you need to have a minimum…
Is this property still available for sale? I would like to see it.
claudia.cloud@q.com please let me know? I can pay cash for the place if the park will accept me and my 2 little poodles. Thank you, Claudia -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.t…
We are looking for a single-family home or condominium in Simi Valley under 325 thou
But preferably between 250-300. We are a family of three and want a home no less than 1,400 square feet, but preferably between 1,500 and 2,000. Are there any homes in the area matching this description? -- This…
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What is Houston best known for?
Considering people who have never been to Texas, let alone Houston, what should they know?
Has anyone run into double appraisals required by law for Conventional buyers if home has not met 6-month seasoning requirement for flippers.
Quicken loans had a sale price appraisal at $560K on Cipres Ave and even though we had a solid appraisal for $560K, they said the law required another appraisal, which actually came in at $570K.
Need help negotiating Fannie Mae home... way overpriced considering poor condition of the home. Want to bid $30-40k below asking...
I am interested in purchasing a Fannie Mae home in the Denver area. The home is listed around $180k, but the home was frozen and couldn't hold pressure (wasn't winterized). I would need to redo…
what are the HOA fees?
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Retiring in Louisville - a good choice?
I have recently retired from Qantas Airlines in Sydney, Australia after 24 years down under and am planning to return to the USA to live. I will be kicking off a road trip starting mid May to visit several…
does anyone know a bank that will finance land? i spoke to my credit union and BofA and they do not.
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We have a reverse mortgage now and would like to move to Prescott. Is there a way that we can move from one reverse mortgage to another??
It is important that we be able to take 40 % out of our existing mortgage to purchase the next home.
I want to buy my first home but my credit is not so good, it is in the 600's.
I want to buy my first home but my credit is not so good, i have been paying all of my good accounts in time since 2009 and was able to purchase my first car last year. My husband and I really want to…
where are homes 85,000 to 100,000 for sale?
looking to buy a home in the above price in Palm Beach or Crystal Beach, Fl
Hi everyone, My boyfriend and I are currently looking for a single family home but have a pretty tight budget of 150,000 Any Advice?
we Have two small children under 3, so we really would like to not settle for a condo.
Where near Ft. Meade would be a good place to buy an investment property?
I have a number of rentals here in Mass. I was thinking that the rental market near Fort Meade would be strong. Does anyone know about the rental market near FM? Which towns should I be looking at?…
how long this house is been on market?is this shot sale if ... then how long will take?
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If there are two homes, one in Ellicott city 21043 and Elkridge 21075. Physically they are half mile apart.Which one to consider?
The Elkridge one is a good builder and I might get a good offer. Ellicott city builder is ryan and it has a smaller yard and the same expensive. The elementary school differs and middle / high school does…
what high school for this community?
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Wondering what is the status of these properites.
Different sites say different things, not sure what is true. Would like to know if their still available. They are in my price range and would love to start home shopping asap. Thanks! Carol 15 NW…
Needs sort of ideas pls. What's the status?
We have put an offer with the listing agent as my realtor on nov 12 2012 with citi financial bank. it's been 2 months 2 weeks since we put the offer but today bank ask for sellers updated 2012 taxes,…
home renting vs buying
i am interested in house rentals in the north attleboro area, possible rent to own.
Looking for realtors with lease option homes in Naples, FL
We are looking to find lease options for homes n Naples, FL. Up to $4K/month, 4 beds, office, media room, pool and preferably with some land.
Will a family member transferring a mobile home title to me disqualify me for first-time home buyer grant?
A family member wants to 'give' me the title to his mobile home via title transfer (the mobile home is completely paid off and not attached to land). I have never bought a home before, and am…
How many owners must occupy a home to be considered owner occupied?
What percentage of names on the deed and mortgage need to occupy the residence as a "primary residence" for it to be considered owner occupied?
The house at 11644 has 2 buildings next to it. Do they go with the property?
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re 11 New St. property, is this commercial or residential????? also, is 10,000 sf correct?
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Is there a way to get a mortgage with little combined income(40k) but decent credit (710) with one person and no credit yet with the other person if?
We Are first time home buyers and put down a greater down payment for the FHA loan? We have about 25k saved up for a down payment but my income on the books is not significant-10k last year and my brother…
Interest is low and prices are affordable. Are loans available for buyers? Or are the guidlines to hard for people to qualify?
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Looking for a single or multi-family home, Are there any available?
Looking for a single or multi-family home, with 5 bedrooms, basement, 3 bathrooms in either Brooklyn or Queens. With a personal garage. A maximum price of $500,000 . Are there any available? -- This…
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