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How can we get our deposit back because we did not qualify for loan?
We made $3000.00 deposit for the house we made offer. We could not get the loan and our escrow expired. We signed extend 2 weeks escrow, paid $50per day. And still could not get loan. The seller wanted…
I have a 203k Loan that the contractor started work before permit.
What if my contractor told me "we should start work on the house the permit will only be a few weeks to get so i'll start now so we can be done quick". The permit has now been held up for…
Looking for 1 bedroom single family home for my cat and I
Will be relocating to Ventura, CA from Sacramento, CA for a new job. My cat and I are looking for a nice, safe, and comfortable place to live. We'd like hardwood floors and a yard to enjoy. Please help.…
Trouble with an agent in a short sale.
I offered a short sale back in late june. The seller accepted my offer 2 days later. The offer has yet to be approved by the bank. This is not unusual but my question is that the realtor representing me…
Looking to buy @ Positano w/ K.Hovanian in mid $700's - Q's1.builders rating? 2.Mkt. in Dublin for mid 700's? 3. basic new
construction vs resale home what are the typical standard features that builders provide in Dublin? Are resale homes selling in Dublin in the range of upper 700's to upper 800's? Is there a future…
buying after ch7
can i buy house 2 years after ch 7 even though house was only in spouse's name? I was not on the loan or deed or tax record. i want to buy in my name only. i've been monitoring credit score and pretty…
Looking for a 3BR and 2Bath Apt Near journal square area - within 10-15 mins walking distance and preferably new construction apt. Max budget $1700
Three of my friends are coming to JC for work purpose..I'm looking for 3 BR apt on their behalf and it should me near journal square area. Their budget is $1700 max.
Can't count on my lawyer!
We've been on a 4-wk long roller coaster ride trying to buy a shortsale in Rahway. We couldn't close on the original date so we were extended a week and everything was set for close Thurs 9/6,…
I am in search of buying two condos in Orlando area. Are there real estate agents specialized for this type of properties?
I am pre-approved for $150,000. I Intent to buy one condo for 40-55K and another one up to 80K. The 1st purchase will be in the next three months and the other in 3-6 months. The properties will be rented…
Average price of a new 1 bedroom
I'm looking for a brand new renovated 1 bedroom apt in Flatbush. What do you think a 850 sq ft new 1 bedroom would go for
How quickly after a short sale is approved do you close?
We are in the waiting period, waiting for the bank approval, on a short sale home. I am wondering once the approval comes in how long after is typical for closing? Our agent gave the bank until 9/24 to…
I am a college senior graduating and is already working part time and have a full time job offer. Where can I get a mortgage loan?
I already have a job that pays fairly well (60,000 ) and will be graduating coming December. Currently, I work part-time at said company and also is a part-time student. I do not have any credit history…
House flipping in NY/NJ/CT/PA
My friend and I are interested in buying foreclosed/low priced homes and flipping them. Since the market is slow/bad I would ask a more reasonable price for the home. Ie. If I buy for 50K foreclosed…
Help for an American citizen overseas looking for a mortgage company that will work with them in Las Vegas/Henderson NV?
My sister (American citizen) and her husband living in Tahiti are looking for a mortgage company to purchase a home in Las Vegas/Henderson NV. Amerisav will not. Any suggestions?
If there is a lein on someones properties can they be put up for sale?
My daughter has been trying to buy a house for about six months.It's a HUD house and she's had all kinds of hurdles.She got everything delt with,was about to get a closing date(within days) and…
How do I manage a short term property in disneyland.?
Is it a good way to make a second income.
Looking for duplexes in the Keller area or surrounding areas, are there any builders constructing duplexes for sale right now?
Looking for duplexes in the Keller area or surrounding areas, are there any builders constructing duplexes for sale right now?
111 Manchester Drive Mount Kisco, NY  Please read all the way through.. Serious question..need advice. This is a nice enough property but there
is a problem neighbor with a run down property full of junk parts and garbage. The persons family is well connected to town judges and they turn a blind eye as a result even though the home is…
Relocating looking to rent until our home is sold, Looking in Bayside Rockport or Ingleside area.
Hi my family and I currently own a 3 br home on 10 acres and are in the process of trying to get it sold. My husband recieved a new job in Ingleside and drove through Bayside the other day and just fell…
Looking for property in Bayside Tx
Hi my family and I currently own a 3 br home on 10 acres and are in the process of trying to get it sold. My husband recieved a new job in Ingleside and drove through Bayside the other day and just fell…
Looking for experienced VA Loan Officer in San Francisco, with multifamily experience
Hi, Do you know a VA Loan Officer in the San Francisco area with multifamily experience? I am looking to purchase a 2-4 unit property in San Francisco and live in one of the units as my primary…
Escrow Refund when property was sold at auction.
I have money in escrow in the amount of $3500 for a short sale I was involved in for the last nine months. Unfortunately the first mortgage lender did not want to wait any longer and sold the property…
current appraisals for Morganville/Marlboro
have appraisals been coming in more favorable in this area than in recent years? need to know for refinancing. what factors are taken into consideration in an appraisal is it strictly sold homes or do…
Whats the difference between sheriff sale and foreclosure homes and what would be the best route to take if i just want a home that can be fixed up
no morgagaes and it does have to be in great shape, because my husband will be doing the work..so it no problem
I have a 2 bedroom condo, I want to sell it , while market is low, my condo assco. won't allow any more renters, how can I sell this property
fast ? I want to buy a larger house/townhome while market is low, but would at least like to break even on the sale of my condo.
Brickyard Plantation?
What's the neighborhood vibe like in Brickyard Plantation. This is most likley going to be the place I want to buy a house. I've seen some houses for sale in brickyard that I really like and…
We are interested in MLS/Source ID: 80411.
My husband and I are retiring next year and we are looking for our retirement home. This home looks pretty promising, however I have a couple of questions. Is there any current photos of this home?…
How to get investor loan for a property in a community which investor ratio is over 51%?
Which bank and what kind of loan if I pay down 25%. Thanks,
I am a Real estate Investor
I am an investor who want to buy deeply discounted properties for rehab or resale. My buying price is around 65% of current market value. If you have any property which may fall in such situation please…
Who handles Canadian Investment Loans for residential properties in AZ?
Looking for great rates and 25-30% down payment requirements.
I am looking for a home to lease purchase (with intent to purchase in 6-12 mths). Looking in Queen Annes, Talbot & Caroline counties. Looking for
1500 sq. ft. preferably on 1 acres, 4 bedroom, 2 baths. we don't want a home that needs work or upgrading. If you have anything that fits this criteria would love to see pics/listing info. my email…
Loan company accusing us of late payments during refinance when they weren't
My husband and I recently did a VA IRRL streamline refinance and were told not to make a payment unless we were told to because it could effect the payoff. While doing this we found a new home to purchase.…
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