Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 940

Im a vet. got my Va certificate/ Pre-qual, and Im having a hard time trying to buy around the McDonough, GA area.
either all the houses I request info on is either off the market or pending sale, many offers...I just want to find a home and move in already! Please help me!.. ssg.avera@gmail.com
Rent to own agreement with our existing tenant in Nashua, NH?
We would love to sell our rental property to our current tenant. He is unable to get loan approval and we cannot afford to lose him as a tenant if we are unable to sell to another buyer. Is there any benefit…
A list price for a mobile home does that include any mobile park fees or HOA? Many homes in Canada Cove Ave are listed for less than $250K
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water table information for building homes
I am looking at property to build a house and am concerned about areas with high water table problems. Where can I find out if an area in SW Boise would have issues?
Will a lender approve me for a va home loan with a credit score of 580 , I have a steady income ..?
Made some poor past decisions , currently working to raise my score , but my current landlord has offered to sell me the house I'm renting and I'd really like to buy it
What do you wish you knew before buying your first home?
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Rent to own in Illinois
Im trying to find a rent to own house in the Cahokia/East St. Louis area? Where should I start or how can I find rent to own houses period?
Sellers aren't winterizing house. What should I do?
I'm in the process of negotiating a price on an old (1870s) house that has been vacant for some time now (owners moved to different house). It's cold here in the northeast, and we've already…
Working with a builder - Need help from a realtor
I made the mistake of talking to a builder directly and now negotiating the cost & options by myself. One of the realtors I worked with suggested that builders have set pricing and no negotiations. I…
What's the liklihood of a seller dropping the price if it doesn't appraise equal to or higher than the selling price?
I just signed the P&S and waiting for the appraisal. I know the property must appraise equal to or higher than the selling price in order to secure the mortgage loan but what happens if the appraised value…
I'm on H1B visa. I'm willing to buy a home. Will there be any difficulties or special conditions in securing a mortgage?
Both myself and my wife are on h1b. Able to pay 20% down. Credit score >750. Any direct information of loan office is appreciated. Thanks!
A family court judge appointed a lawyer as power of attorney on sisters listing of home,I am power of atty. on the mortgage account,who gets to act ?
The home of my sisters of which she is half owner of had a family court judge order a lawyer to act as p.o.a. on the listing of the home.I am her brother and p.o.a. on the mortgage account,thee is a foreclosure…
Can someone please tell me about property taxes in Lee County / Cape Coral?
I've read conflicting information as far as tax rates. Can you guys set me straight? Say I buy a house that is $200,000. What should I expect to pay yearly?
What do you guys think of Billerica ?
What do you guys think of billerica in general, specially around the nutty lake area ? We have been considering buying a property around the area. I would be really appreciate your opinion. Thanks
is this house still for sale?
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Hello! I'm looking for real estate investment opportunities in L.A. that fit the below criterion:
- property in a promising neiborhood, which is reasonably priced comparing to its neighbors. - easy to find tenants, low maintainence cost - favorable return on investment I'm looking for knowledgable…
Kitchen in the basement
Im planning to put an offer on the house in north Edison. This house has unfinished basement. The owner prior to current owner had finished basement with kitchen and full bath without permit. As part of…
Single family new construction or < five years old home in towns in south central NJ with good schools, and access to highways.
4 BR, 2 Bath, Affordable tax. Commutable to NYC, Trenton, Philly, Princeton, Edison.
I recently made an offer on a home with a pre-approval from a lender.
I recently made an offer on a home with a pre-approval from a lender. The sellers agent actually called my lender before countering the offer and asked the lender to pre-approve me a different terms.…
Is there any real estate investors out there that help purchase a home?
Looking to find an investor to help with buying a home. We have found a home that would be big enough for our family. Needing to rent it for a year, then we can get it financed. Don't want to loose out…
I've been searching for mos. looking to buy a home Dallas/Garland area $100,000 max budget with no success.
I've not been pre-qualified, I am a first-time homebuyer and looking to buy in 3 mos. I don't know my credit score, but my husband's is under 570. We are cash kind of people. In need of some REAL help…
I am divorced and the judge said ex was responsible for vehicle. Will lenders disregard that on my credit.?
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Anyone listing properties for sale with detached rental unit? home 3 bed...rental 1-2bed
or maybe furnished basement with separate entry. havent been approved yet but budget around 250k. preferably university area
New construction in Irvine: Laguna Altura or Stonegate? Which one is a better buy?
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which home wrranty insurance company would you recommend in southern california area?
which home wrranty insurance company would you recommend in southern california area? Thanks a lot!
Is one able to lease a property purchased in Coco Wood Lakes? If so, immediately, or is there a 1-3 year waiting period? Thanks for any replies.
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Looking for a 2 or 3 bed with a pool close to Atlantic ave restaurants and nightlife. 330,000 or under
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Buy a house in boca raton.
First time buyer. I live in California but we are planning to move any time soon there. How i can get started? looking for a 3b under 100.
How long does it take for a Guaranteed USDA loan to be approved?
We are suppose to close on Aug 18th..We have all inspections,appraisel,done,everything was fine..I have been approved for my loan and went through underwriting just fine..Everything was sent off to USDA…
Properties in Boca Raton, FL areas
I am looking at buying a condo in The Boca Raton area! I would also be open to West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach or other locations. I am wondering how people enjoy living down in those locations? Pros/Cons…
Attempting to reduce current APR
Purchased home in 2008 via short sale, paid $ 425,000 vs. previous owner of $ 790,000. Well Fargo reached out to me and refinanced in 2010@ 5.375 % - Current Balance of $ 320,000, I have invested an additional…
Hello, any specific info on Ashford Estates 29579? Is there HOA?
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Is the single family home rental in rochester still a good investment?
Add details about your question (optional)Im a first time home buyer and would like to invest in house rental. coule you please advise. My email adress is kwyclif@hotmail.com
Investment property
I am paying a mortgage and Heloc loan for last seven years. I want to buy an investment property with 20% down. How difficult is to get 30 year fixed mortgage from Big Banks Or credit union.
HELP?!? I would like to apply for a FHA loan but, I don't know if I qualify with an occupying co-signer without a SSN.
Please help! I'm eager to have a home. I have ok credit and 20% for the down payment. I would like to apply for an FHA loan and I believe I would be approved, but, my income is way too low to even…
I need A lender that gives FHA loans at a 600 credit score
hello I am in florida and looking to buy my credit score is 610 and i am looking to buy a foreclose house for under $50,000 thru fha, with about $2000 down. does anybody here know of a bank or lender what…
I purchased a home in Bradenton, FL, put all the money in (I am from Canada) and put my sister in Florida on title for 50%.
She was moving there to be with her grandchildren and I was trying to help. We were to share the house, but since then, there is no room for me and I have found out many lies that were told to me. I…
Should I get a realtor if I am planning on buying a new house from a builder?
My husband and I are first time home buyers and we are thinking about buying a brand new house that hasn't been built yet. I was wondering should we still get a realtor? Also are there any important…
Are there loans which does not require 20% down payment?
Hello, I don't have the finances to put down 20% on a home. I am looking to buy a condo/apt in Fremont, CA which might cost around 150k. Can I do that? Are there loans available?
Investment property outside but close to Manhattan
I am looking for a brick built property reachable easily from Manhattan in nice safe active unpolluted area that would allow me to rent out an apartment(s) and at the same time offer me small retail space…
I am looking for a Realtor who can help my wife and I find a condominum in Santa Rosa area.
We are planning to move to the Santa Rose area and are looking for a condominium with not less than two full baths, and two bedrooms. Price range from about $140,000 to $200,000 - new or "fairly…
How can I find out if a house is under contract?
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New Construction in 'gated community'
Did anyone buy a new construction in WPB and told it's gated and it's in there marketing materials but then go to find out they were hoping we would not notice that the gates were there for show only?
I was thinking of buying a condo in Groveland Florida to rent, and could this be a good source of cash flow income?
Is it easy to find tenants for condo properties in Groveland Florida? Thank you.
Effect of affordable housing around gale ranch
There are a large amount of apartments for low or very-low income families for rent around Quail Run Elementary, do you think this is going to affect the resale value of the homes (like Athena, Belmaison,…
I have my property on the market but If we see a good deal
can we apply for a 2nd fha loan? taking in consideration our original property still on the market and getting an other property that one will be our main home, renting then the one for sale
So it's ending with a bad appraisal?
We've been in the middle of a trying to buy a foreclosure for over 3 months. We just found out that the appraiser wrote a report that the property is in "poor condition." Mind you, it's a fixer upper;…
Should I use listing agent as buyer agent for a short sale?
Currently I am living in a condo which the landload is selling. This is a short sale. The selling agent said that I should use him as buyer agent, so that I can get the condo for sure. Should I use him,…
Back up Offer represented by the selling agent
How do we ensure that the Seller has seen our back up offer? We went with the selling listing agent to represent us (buyer). While we were negotiating the price the agent called and told us that the…
Balance Transfer/home buying
I want to transfer 8 credit card balances to 1 with a 0% interest offer. I have been pre-approved(prequalified) for a home via conventional loan financing. My.monthly payment for credit cards would be…
Are Co-op's in Manhattan fairly standard?
We are in the midst of purchasing a Manhattan apartment (we are from Ohio), and are blown away by the process..i.e. completion of an enormous "application packet". Now we await a board interview and approval,…
I am looking for a home.I qualify for around 70.000.is there any homes 40.-70.000.there let me know thank you.
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We are looking to have to short sale our mobile home and 2.5 acres of land outside Walterboro due to black
mold overtaking the interior of the walls and the floor surfaces. We are looking to rent or rent to own a house in Walterboro. Having a difficult time finding any vacancies and I'm sure there are some…
What is the first procedure if I have been approved for a VA loan?
I need to move in the next 5 months so I am not sure when to get started however I have been looking and keeping within my budget...
Can I contact the seller's agent directly?
We are buying a home via FHA. We are in the final stages and we cleared the underwriter with the condition that an engineer signs off on the foundation. My buyers agent contacted the seller to request…
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