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My friend is planning to short sale her house , and her realtor suggest to short sale it to her relative and then buy it back in 3 years. I am very
Oppose with this idea ,because I know she was giving her false hopes to earn her commission which will be double since ,my friend will be paying all the cost and nothing will come out from her relative.…
We are looking to relocate from Pflugerville (Austin) to an area similar in Portland Oregon.
I am a bilingual elementary teacher and my husband is a produce manager at HEB so both of our jobs are fairly easy to relocate (I hope). Is there an area in Portland that is bilingual/multicutural yet…
what would a 3 bedroom townhouse in great kills be worth. it is near the water
1 1/2 bath. flooded due to sandy. having kitchen redone
Im looking to purchase a house on Gaynor Rd in centereach. What is the neighborhood like and crime in that area?
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Should I pay the property taxes next door?
My neighbor's place, which has not yet been foreclosed upon has been abandoned and the 5 year old doublewide completely destroyed inside. The house is owned by a woman who's been dead for 2 years; she…
Would I save money with a direct lender/bank as opposed to a broker or correspondent?
I have read that cutting out the middleman can save money. With a broker it is the commission. I am not sure what a correspondent gets, could be the yield-spread-premium, and I was thinking of contacting…
Can you buy a home that's in "pre-foreclosure?"
We called the bank and they said they couldn't provide us with much information because it was in "pre-foreclose." Pretty much told me to keep watching their website for when it was listed with their…
Buying a home while spouse is in chapter 13 bankruptcy?
I have great credit but my husband had to file chap13 bankruptcy due to a private student loan his parents took out years ago. How can we purchase a home under these circumstances? We already own a condo…
With the new Expo line being built, what will be its affect on home prices?
I own a Condo in the Palms area and I can walk to the new CC station and will be able to walk to the National station. Would this help my condo value now and the long term when the entire line is finished…
Hilton Head Resort in Hilton Head Island, SC
I think I have narrowed down my search in buying a 2BR\2BH condo based on my requirements (gated community, pool, walking distance to beach, no assessment due or coming up, etc.) and wanted to get local…
Need an investor
I want to buy a foreclosure, My kids father has great credit but low income(ssi). I have income but my credit is not good. Is there an investor willing to buy the house for me and lease it back to me…
Can lenders charge 30 days of Daily Interest Charge when your closing is toward the end of the month?
I'm in the process of refinancing my home and the lender wanted to charge me 30 days of Daily Interest Charge. I wanted to know is there such thing as a 30 days charge of interest? Since they estimate…
We are trying to buy a house for more than 1 year now. We never considered Little Falls.
We just happened to see a house there that we imediately loved. Can anybody give any information about the township? Specially school system and the flooding areas?
First time buyer moving from out of state into Apex/Cary area. Are there real estate agents that are able to work with me out of area?
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
who I find a house that owner willing to finnance.?
my e -mail is ahahajarm@gmail.com
Looking for a "handyman special in Cape Coral
Contractor seeking a"handyman" special to re-model as his part timeresidence"snowbird"--------- in Cape Coral, Fla.
How to buy a REO with a clean title?
I am interested in a REO, and I heard that a bank usually cleans up titles of a property after it buys a foreclosed house. However, I also heard about a bank might not do a good title search. What should…
My question is I have called the Agent on Friday and left messages and a two txt messages and she has not called me back.
the house is 416 Case st Weatherford texas: On Oct 8th the Agent told me that they Owners are willing to do the Rent to Own and that she the Agent is stepping away and will just let the owner contact…
really interested in a land contract deal in st roch/new marigny area mydogturbo@gmail.com
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I am looking for brownstones to refurbish in Brooklyn- pre-foreclosures, foreclosures or normal sales. Any recommendations on brokers or sites?
areas- fort greene, crown heights, flatbush will consider apartments as well for refurbishment if good investment - only in condos or condops if you are a broker pls leave references and contact. thank…
In previous years the Wright Dunbar Village area seemed to be a nice area, but some of the houses now seem to be in disrepair.
Is this still a good area to live in? And do you think the housing prices are high for the area?
Is a condo a smart choice over an apartment?
I make about 30k a year and a young professional just starting out after college. I am anticipating being in Rancho Cordova for the next 5 years and would like to be close to work, which is off 50 and…
Looking to purchase property for investment with 100% down payment of about 200 K , what would u recommend considering rental return possibilities ?
Looking to purchase property for investment with 100% down payment of about 200 K , what would u recommend considering rental return possibilities ?
STATUS CHANGE ? status went from pending to assessor , what does this mean.
We recently bid on a short sale in jacksonville florida, the seller aggreed and the status of the home changed to pending. Then last week the seller submitted thier short sale package and I noticed today…
How do I find out if a house that was sold in December of this year, in Hesperia on Aleston st is owned out right or the owner is buying thru a bank?
My brother was approached my a man who says he is looking for someone to rent to own his house. I feel deep in my heart this is a scam. My brother and his family cant afford to lose any money. This…
INVESTING IN PHOENIX VERSUS LAS VEGAS. PROS AND CONS ... where can u make better cash flow and which has better potential for appreciation.?
Goal is to get between 1% to 2% per month of the purchase price in rent and an expectation of a reasonable appreciation of somewhere between 15-25% ( is that reasonable?) over a 5 year time period,…
What is the penalty for not disclosing something on a piece of property?
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Lennar Homes in Fremont
Hello - We are quite interested in buying a home in Fremont by Lennar Homes. The plan that we are particularly interested is the Wisteria. I am looking for some advice on 1 - Comparable home prices in…
3 percent down with no PMI? Is this possible?
Wondering what kind of options are out there for low down payment / no PMI loans for non first time homebuyers in the Raleigh area.
When will we get the "clear to close?" will we close on time?
We are scheduled to close August 18th, and we have only heard good things from the sellers side, that they're going to close on the home they're buying, so then we can close! ... Problem is…
Canadian Investor with 100k Cash looking for best investing.
Have 100k cash on hand(not sure if wanting to spend it all), looking to invest in some income properties for medium to long term. Few questions. 1) Is it better to purchase more and cheaper properties…
Teacher w/ FHA financing seeks aggressive, innovative agent with proven FHA expertise to help me compete/close deal in Scottsdale market. Suggestions?
A challenge: I am a teacher with FHA financing. I have been working with my current agent for 18 months and have been unsuccessful in closing a deal. I have unfortunately lost confidence in her, however,…
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