Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 936

How do you choose a home inspector?
How do you choose a home inspector? More important - What advice do Realtors give their clients when shopping for a home inspector? Are there 4 questions every homebuyer should ask?
i have a room to rent. can i list it here , if so, how? thank you
large room in trailer, furnished.. 450 a month everything included
What usually cost to hire Cleaning person and gardener monthly?
for the home size about 4000 SF with easy maintenance yard in TO ?
Must a Bedroom Have a Closet?
Cannot find anything in the building code that requires a closet for a sleeping/bed room. Is this an appraiser issue, real estate requirement?
Are we headed for a correction? Prices have gone up so quick over the past 5 months.
Homes under $300K are gone for the most part. The new reality is higher prices, but for how long? Affordability is the key, if people can not afford to own a home, then they will not buy.
can i have a realtor finance a house from the auction or any investor can do this for me?
i been living for many years paying rent and i want to buy a cheap house to live with my children
self employed: can "meals" (Line 24b) be deducted AGAIN by an underwriter during the qualification process?
Does Line 24b (meals) on my 1040 (SELF EMPLOYED) tax returns affect somehow my mortgage application and how much I qualify for? For instance: my gross adjusted income is $20.000. I am a truck driver and…
Are there any lenders which will provide 0 down VA financing on a home in redemption in MN?
We have good to great credit 720-780 and plenty of income. We are have signed purchase agreements on a new home (in redemption) and our current home. We easily qualified for the loan but at the time…
I have been offered a deal to purchase a house for $5,000 down with owner financing.
The mortgage and deed are in the previous owners name. When I questioned this, I was informed that the Seller purchased the house because the owners were in trouble. What is wrong with this picture?
i git $1300 a mounth i want to by a farm land i need help to find the farm that i can by
and for my all my falmy all 9 of us we want to feed the world
Looking to create some positive cash flow with 200k
I just got some cash close to 200k, looking to make this into some cash flow around 1k a month. What are the best option? I was think maybe buy a tri/duplex and live on one of the unit and rent out the…
What would be a good offer if the selling price for the last homes sold in 30349 zip code is 72K but they web site listing is asking for 150K?
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We are interested in a rent to own arrangement ,within 5 yrs, are sellers usually ok with this or should we just wait until we are truly ready to buy?
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What are "Reserves Deposited to Lender" for?
I have a good faith estimate summary. I understand the "pre paid" items that are paid in advance (1 yr homeowners insurance). I know I pay 1 year in advance and then I will continue to pay every…
high DTI and below VA residual guideline
My husband and I are trying to qualify for a VA home loan. Our DTI is over 41% and our residual income is below 120% of the residual guidelines. Can our VA home loan still get approved? Thanks in advance.
what can you tell me about this area?
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I do believe that 1970 Sheridan Dr in St Augustine is way over pricet it does not have eoungh land to have that price on it.
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Listing Info for 6549 Malaluka Rd, I have asked for info on this listing and have gotten no response. Is there another way to get any info on it?
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Realtor with VA home experience ?
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usda loan credit score 657, 637, 616
my credit score is 657, 637 and 616, I make $37000 a year , only student loan debt payments $119 a month. I think my credit is lower because I don't have much credit. I did have a credit card about…
What is the total price for 102 W. Paul, and how much is the Down Payment
My son is intrested in buying a home, in his home town of Allen, Oklahoma -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3055635014-102-W-Paul-Allen-OK-74825
Are there Newer Homes in Ecro 250K -400K over 2800 ft2 with 4 bedrooms 3 bath and 3 car garage - swimming pool optional?
Looking to move in 2 months, will work in Ecru, would like to lvie within 10 miles in a nice neighborhoot, finance is not a problem -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.co…
Unpaid Judgment help
I have a judgment against me on my 3 credit reports that popped up last month. The original creditor, Triumph Partnerships LLC sold the account to RJM Acquisition, then RJM resold it to Jefferson Capitol…
foreclosure notices
I have a foreclosure notice , but it does not have the banks name or the loan servicing name on it. so who would be foreclosing on me other than the lawyer who sent it
How close to the river is this? What is the HOA assesment? What is the status of the reserve?
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Homeowner's insurance options in Uptown
I am interested in buying a house in the Uptown or Garden District areas. Are there any alternatives to Louisiana Citizen's in these particular areas? Also, how can I qet a quote on homeowner's insurance…
Bears Den...did look, after reviewing "contract" decided no, severely restrictive/scary.
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have signed contract on a short sale, now sellers realtor is attempting to bump my offer with one that does not yet have approval? is this legal?
I had offered on a short sale, seller countered, i accepted all terms of counter, signed and returned contract through my realtor, when she sent in contract, sellers realtor said he had a new offer and…
Any idea how good are Murray Elementary & Wells middle schools in Dublin, I know they rank at 7 on Greatschools.org
Just looking for some feedback from anyone who knows more about these schools.
Providing a DU verses an LP
The seller wants a DU and my lender wants to do an LP. Is this the same thing or can the seller say I'm in breach of my conract because I didn't provide "exactly" what they wanted.
SPDS/CLUE, WAIVE. BEING SOLD AS/IS WHERE/IS. What does this mean? Thank You
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I'm a 20 year old college student attending texas state in san Marcos have a decent paying job. I make about $1200 a month and don't have
many bills but my credit card and electric bill Im staying at an apartment and I pay 420 a month but I don't know If I should sign again or look else where. My boyfriend all will be moving in as well…
Creating Alerts
When searching properties in various cities, a "CREATE ALERT" pops up, and I click on it. However, that sign does not appear for all cities. How do I create ALERTS for these cities? I don't…
Why is HomePath taking so long to accept an offer?
We recently put an offer on a HomePath foreclosure. We have learned that we and another offer are the finalists. The listing has been changed to contingent-no show, but we haven't heard whether we…
wondering if i should buy a town house in oxnard in the price range of 100k to then rent out,
wondering if i should buy a town house in oxnard in the price range of 100,000 to then rent out. what are the requirements other than the need for an adult over the age of 18 to sign. what is the average…
I'm looking to purchase a home with my fiancé. My credit is not very good, and he has no credit at all. What would be best way to go about it?
I would prefer that we both be on the lease. However, if it would make more sense financially, we would not be against one of us or the other being on the lease until we can get to a point where it is…
we are considering buying a 2b, 2b mobile home. want to self insure . don't want expensive taxes and insurance?
this would be for a winter home only. suggestions. don't want significant annual expenditures
Does listing agent by law have to show seller the buyers contract before the contract acceptance deadline in colorado?
i lost a home because listing agent asked for a extra 12 hours and during that time slipped in her own offers while she bought some time for herself. and by the way doesnt any extension to the contract…
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