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How is area near Wilson Park in Mineola? I am looking at a house off Colonial Avenue next to the School by the dead end street.
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Purchase contract for non Realtor but active agent.
I am a new self-sponsered licensed managing broker but do not practice real estate actively. I am not a member of any Realtor association nor have MLS access. My question is 1) If I am eligible for Co-op…
Looking to purchase a 3 or 4 bedroom home in the Altoona or Hollidaysburg area.
Modern/Contemporary style would be a plus .prefer a level lot in the price range of $180.000 to $275.000. less if the home has potential and needs work and a little more if it's move in ready.
Getting a home loan
If i have bad credit can i get a 60k loan. I'm sure i can't but what would be and acceptable deposite to get a loan?
My son is currently renting in Altoona PA and has been offered to buy a house for $5000.He says the house
needs work and I advised him not to sign anything until an inspection can be done. He wants to go ahead regardless of what the inspection results are because he was told the house is worth $12,000 (appraised…
What are the best Florida cities to buy investment residential real estate in the 100k-120k range?
Currently looking at Orlando but flexible. also looking for property management. Interested in talking with realtors/property managers to start the process. Please respond if you have deep experience you…
As a buyer in NJ that bid on a Short Sale & the owner accepted, can the realtor still show the property & accept another bid?
(Since seller's approval of my bid (cash offer), it's been 2 1/2 months and we're still waiting on the bank's approval.)
Lease to own housing information/or agent needed, for a 5 bedroom
in Rockwall, Fate, Royse City, Wylie or Rowlett. Priced under 160k. Our credit scores are were they need to be to buy a home, but we have some minor collections that's holding us back. If anyone…
Any information about The Trails HOA in Roselle?
I am seeing some negative comments online, but only from a couple of people but it still has me really nervous. We are considering buying a detached home in that division
I've been self employed for 6 months now. should I buy a home asap since my 2 yr tax returns will show work history?
I have worked for the same company for three years. I made 84,000 in 2011 but stoped working for the company to pursue self employment in july of 2012. Should i try to buy a home asap since my last 2…
Why is this home only being sold for 25,000?
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I just turned 21 years old and have never filed taxes before, can I still get approved for a loan?
I have never filed taxes before because I made less than 5 thousand a year until last year...I started a new job in April of last year and have made about 40,000 so far. I have good credit (around 680…
What is the best bank to go through for a VA or FHA Home Loan with a middle score of 588? Buying in Roseburg, Or.
This is one acre with an existing mobile on it. We want to remove the existing mobile and build a house.
Considering a move from CO (excellent public schools) to UT...
and am concerned about the public school ratings in SLC - can someone offer perspective on the quality of public schools in Park City? (3 elementary aged children). Thanks, Cam.
How can I buy a nice foreclosed single-family home near Casselberry, FL, for about 35,000? I want to be near the Orlando VA Clinic for medical care.
Could I get a buyer's agent to help me? How does that work? Should I buy a lot, and get a pre-fabricated house built, and have a well dug? What is my most economical way to buy myself a home, 3b/2ba?
Can I apply FHA 3.5% down payment loan?
I am going to move to USA to stay with my husband in San Francisco. He has been working in San Francisco for 1 year. We are going to buy a house or condo in san francisco or nearby cities. Do we qualify…
I'm looking at a condo that's been on the market for close to a month now. Right now the price is $69,000. What would be a fair asking?
price? I'm a first time home buyer and I am going to go through two government programs that will help with closing cost and the down payment. I have a few thousand dollars in savings but some are…
In short sale after the bank designate a BPO, normally how long it takes to the closing date? Being a buyer how important is to have my own attorney?
I have a realtor representing me but I don't want future problems after I buy the property as such violations, no permits, association fees, taxes etc.
Lakes and Birds - Neighborhood and Railroad Track Information Needed..
1. In the neighborhood of Falcon and Lark on Lowry Road, does anyone if it is hard to sell or get good price due to the railroad track nearby? 2. Where could I find the frequency of the trains on this…
Taxes on JC Condos?
I made an offer on a condo in the Portofino and then noticed that the taxes are $11,000 a year! The MLS for other buildings like the Mandalay and the Shore have taxes like 6000-8000 on a similar sq…
Are buyers really supposed to expect a "good deal" with short sales?
I am a buyer in the middle of a short sale, and I put in an offer just a few thousand below asking 7 months ago. Now, the bank has countered $75k more than my offer, saying that that price is what the…
Piggyback Loan / Second Mortgage to avoid Full Condo Project Review
Experts, I am in a process of buying a house in Jersey City, NJ. I was pre-approved with 10% down. Everything was going good with my mortgage process and just a day before closing, I came to know…
ARE THERE ANY FIXER UPPER OLD FARM HOUSES HERE? FOR RENT. WE HAVE 4 LARGE DOGS , OLDER DOGS NOT PUPPIES SO THEY ARE OVER THE CHEWING UP THING
MY HUSBAND IS A PROFESSIONAL CRAFTSMAN. WWW.ENIGMAART.COM CAN FIX OR BUILD ANYTHING. WE ARE NOT INTERESTED IN BEING NEAR SCHOOLS (NO KIDS) JUST A LARGE AREA OUTDOORS FOR OUR 4 LEGGED KIDS.
I had a short sale on my house about 6 months ago. Roughly how long do I have to wait to be approved for another loan for a house?
I'm a firefighter for 7 years and with the National Guard for 5. I'm deployed now. When I return it will be a little over a year since the short sale.
buying in jacksonville fl, how long do short sales take if the home has already been throught the short sale process?
The home I put an offer on has already been through the process and the bank approved a price of 105000.00. The person before me that made an offer backed out, and I came in and offered 105000.00. I am…
I would love to stop renting and purchase a home but between our student loans and car payments, we haven't been able to save money.
Is it at all possible to buy a home in CT without a down-payment? My rent in PA is almost $1300 and I'm getting rid of some debt, so I know I can afford a mortgage. Would be newlywed couple and first-time…
Best way to learn the area?
My wife and I have just retired and plan to spend some serious time exploring places where we might want to settle. "On paper" Sevier County sounds almost ideal to us for many reasons, but we've never…
where can I find a decent one story house in Newport beach or Newport coast.?
I sold my house so low:( and can not find any one story houses:( My budget is abut 1.5 mil. A year ago you could get a decent house around this price, Should I wait until spring?
I am looking at relocating from England to VA. Can anyone if there are property taxes and if so, what are the approx costs.?
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Can an internet appraisal replace an actual appraisal if the loan amount is significantly less than the value of the home?
Are there such services as internet appraisals? I was reading an article a while back and recall that instead of spending $500 for an appraisal you can spend $50 for an internet appraisal if the loan…
Greenhead problem in N Brigantine?
I am looking to buy a house in the North end of Brigantine that seems like a great deal but have been told that the beach has eroded badly, there are that Greenheads are a huge problem. Is this true?…
Agents- what are the available options as a buyer's agent when the appraisal turns up lower than the asking price?
How do you start the conversation with the listing agent and/or seller? What other steps do you take when dealing with a low appraisal?
Looking to buy a 4 BR/2.5 BA home in Bergen County around $550k with an easy commute to NYC with 35% down.
What towns would you suggest I look at that would give me the best value and reasonable taxes with a chance at value appreciation. On another note: Some of the homes I see that are within my budget…
I would like to buy a 1 Bedroom Co-Op to rent. I have done it before, but now i am being told that it is not possible. ??? the Fort
I can pay cash, and would probably have a family member by the end of next year--June grad.
Going rate for a 2-bd in Santa Fe Arts District
I have a duplex near downtown in the Santa Fe Arts District, what are the going rates for rent down there, for a 2-bd 1-ba with W/D and garage?
who owns the condo at 1020 15th st. #29G Denver, CO. 80202
Was wondering if it is listed or reo. and any liens against it. thanx, Greg
Can anyone give me details on the reports of neighbor problems/disturbing peace near 170 Pine St, North Tonawanda, NY?
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Can someone give me any descriptions of the theft/neighbor problems and disturbing peace near 395 Wheatfield St, North Tonawanda NY?
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Our family is moving to Park City area this summer - just starting our search.
Hello all! My wife and 3 year old daughter and myself are looking for a home in the greater Park City area. My wife will be commuting daily to SLC, and I will be telecommuting. Excellent internet access…
is this home location is good to live, any type of crime near by this area?
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is there ever a situation when a lender that has posession of a foreclosed property to rent the property?
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difference in price between 94087 and cupertino
what is the typical price difference between 94087 feeding into fremont high compared to cupertino / monta vista.
Is there a crime problem in the Arrowhead Lake community?
We are thinking of buying a vacation home in the Arrowhead Lake community. Is there a crime problem there? I've read some recent reports of people breaking into known vacation homes. Is this an…
I am looking at a house on Ventnor Ave and was wondering if that area is prone to flooding. The house is at 8003 block on ventnor ave. 7 blocks from
margate. Is this area known for flooding? I am also looking at a house on oxford ave in ventnor heights. Which area would be better? Thanks.
Thoughts on 37 Degrees North (Sunnyvale)?
Thinking of buying a 3BR townhouse in 37 Degrees North in Sunnyvale. Any advice about this property?
How does 1031 exchange affect buyer?
I want to purchase a property whose seller wants buyer to "coop in 1031 exchange". I understand the tax advantages of 1031 for the seller but not sure how it affect the buyer. Does this mean…
Can a 1031 exchange really work?
Considering purchase of rental property or second home in NC or MD beach vacation area. Can't afford beach front - walk to beach is best I can do. Will beach properties remain a strong investment when…
What is a state documentary stamp tax?
And does the seller have to pay that ? Also what would be the normal estimate cost of that in the state of florida?
Are there any homes in Bellwood, PA. for 40,000 or less?
Are there any homes for sale in Bellwood, PA. for 40,000 or less?
I heard there are issues with the water in Royal Beach...can anyone give me some detail on the issue .?
and how do I find out if the water for 5120 Royal Palm Beach Boulevard, Royal Palm Beach is affected.
Does any one know of three good contractors in the Destin Fl. area?
It is going to be a total remodel of a 1980's condo 3800sf
Looking for a rent to own house
I'm 22 years old and my boyfriend and I are looking for a rent to own house in sicklerville nj help!!!! Gotta be out by march
What is the area of 28 Cranbrook Rd, Tonawanda NY like?
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Is anyone familiar with the condos in Fairwood in Bowie, MD (12800 Libertys Delight Dr). What is a fair price?
to purchase one of those condos? Also, what website can I go to to search for programs for first time home buyers in maryland.
What is the area of 50 Floradale Ave, Tonawanda NY like?
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How much to remodel a 3800 sf condo in destin fl?
Built in 1986 a lot of mirrors need removed and a kitchen and a master bath redo
Trying to find a NACA approved realtor.
I was just qualified through naca and will be attending the purchase workshop on Thursday. The program requires me to use a naca approved realtor and I am trying to get ahead and find a realtor prior…
How much should I offer for a local bank owned property listed at $175? Also my buyer's agent has this
listing. Should I feel ok about his performing duel agency? Buffie
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