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We are trying to rent a home that we have already put the full deposit on and signed a lease for. We are working with an agent who is then working wit
the property's listing agent. It has been over a week and we still have not received a signed lease back from the owner. There is some delay in getting a certificate of occupancy. The problem is, our agent…
Condo Questions
I am moving to Portland Oregon in Sept and am thinking about buying a condo. i have a couple of questions. most places don't list their HOA fees. Most don't mention if pets are allowed. most…
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…
Who will finance a home for under 60k?
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Can anyone recommend a good realtor and/broker....I live in NY would like to buy instead of renting.
westom/pembrok I don't have employment for 2 years in fl. I'm working on my credit and I have 5%-7% down payment. Is there any program for someone like me.e area
Closing cost for a Co-op in Jackson Heights or Sunnyside?
Hello, I'm looking to buy a co-op in Jackson Heights (or Sunnyside). I'm trying to budget for closing cost. Would would be a general range in closing cost for the following: $200k-300K Co-Op Good…
We are looking to purchase homes in California. Do You Have A Property For Sale, or Wholesale?
We are looking for homes that are "Move In Ready", some that need rehabbin. We are searching for 3 bed/1-2 bath, all systems
How accurate is the monthly price breakdown that is shown on the houses? Is that the best case scenario price if you have excellent credit?
I'm assuming that if your credit is less than perfect that that price will go up. Is that accurate?
is there any homes under $150,000 for sale with two bedroom, acre size lots with large garages with out a lot of work to be done on them..?
I would like to drive to this area on the weekends and look around with my wife. If there is city water it would be a plus.
What are your thoughts on new construction in this market? Specifically west town area on Erie just east of Ashland.
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Can the seller threat us to cancel the short sale after bank apporval?
We offered a short sale house and the bank had approved it. Now the seller is threat us to cancel the sale if we don't pay him certain amount of money. Can he do that?
Pretty piece of property w/ electric and well already on it - so why hasn't it sold yet? Would it work as a homesite w/ place for horses? (2?) Thanks!
Looking for 5 acres in Boerne/ Champion/Smithson Valley HS areas. Must have decent restrictions but allow horses/ 4h projects. Looking to move my growing family out of SA and into the beautiful hill…
What is going on with Prairie Crossing subdivision? So many homes for sale is there a problem with homes?
I heard also that the school in Prairie Crossing may not be a charter school anymore? And what high school do the teens from Prairie Crossing attend?
Who will do a mortgage with a experian 536, and equifax 554?
Have medical collections ect. just recently made payment arrangement with the hospitals.. can get a verification letter of that from hospitals.. Rented same home $450 mth for past three yrs. on time ect.…
buying a foreclosures with renters in it
So we are interested in this house that has so called squatters in it. Squatters that upon first view of the house, didnt really pick up so you could tell they aren't motivated to move. This house is also…
I had an SBA loan for a business and I filed a Chapter 7 bk that was discharged 2 years ago. I am trying to obtain a VA loan
I found an article that states the claim can be dismissed with a BK. Do I have to pay off the SBA loan in order to obtain a VA home loan or does the BK remove my obligation to pay the loan?
We were working with an agent very briefly but were dissatisfied. He would show up with food on his clothes, fingernails untrimmed, with zero ...
...With zero information about the properties we wanted to see. He didn't listen to any of our requests, ignored me when we asked him to do anything. The only thing he did was unlock doors at houses…
I have contract on a homepath property the lender appraisal is lower than the asking price will homepath lower the price so we can close
I was due to close July 5th everything was good to go we were just waiting on the lender appraisal. I do have a contengentcy clause in my contract that the sells completion is contengent on the appraisal…
looking for Apartment buildings to purchase around Tri-state especially Westchester, Queens
Budget per 1 building around USD 3million ~10million. For investment purpose.
Which agent to use?
We received a stratus report that showed a listing we are interested in, but we also saw this house listed on Trulia. We reached out to the agent who had sent us the stratus report to arrange a viewing…
I am relocating to PA from NYC, I want to buy a home in the chestnut hill, mount airy area, I have great credit, but not much for a payment.
What would I pay for a 3 BR 2 BTH with garage for two cars and a nice size backyard? What are my options for the areas without much of a down payment? I'm not sure if I should purchase or rent? I…
this is the last attempt to get help I need a 2/2 double car grge
or 3,2 double car garage or single upto 1700 sq ft in orlndo or any surounding areas Orlando seems outa the question I dot know wheterh I qualify for loan , I do have cash need some help here to see…
i wonder if ditman a mix neighborhood
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I'm interested in finding a house in West Indian Village in Detroit. I don't believe I'll qualify for a mortgage as my credit is less than perfect..
Are there any homes for sales under a land contract ??.Thank You, Cindy 586-243-7979 or 586-944-0465
Re: 861 Meadows Dr - this house sold in Oct. 2012 for less. Why is it back on the market? Problems?
Is there some major problem with this property? -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1083372296-861-Meadows-Dr-Pagosa-Springs-CO-81147
ELLENWOOD, GA REO
CAN ANY AGENT /REALTOR PROVIDE INFORMATION FOR 4446 HICKORY PT ELLENWOOD, GA HOLLY HILLS SUBDIVISION. I HAVE BEEN WATCHING THIS HOME FOR PAST MONTHS, HAS A LOCK BOX BUT NO CONTACT INFO...PLS HELP.. THANKS
what are taxes for 1882 ashwood ln?
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I'm looking to be a first time home buyer around marion nc. Credit score is somewhat average, and I have no down payment. Where do I begin?
No money for down payment and a credit score on the lower average end. Do I have a chance?
How to calculate rent-own contract?
How to calculate rent-own contract I am looking to buy my dream house via rent-to-own method How can I calculate the rent price and the security credit price ? Here is the parameter: Today buying…
My wife and I work in downtown Manhattan and want to buy a home within a 45 minute commute to work. What towns in NJ / NY are best for our search?
We are willing looking to spend around $1mm, we don't have children yet but want an area with a younger population and a good school district. We are reform jewish and any community/temple in the…
I am trying to do a new real estate listing. I filled out everything. But it won't work... see note below
I am trying to do a new real estate listing. I filled out everything. It keeps saying " Oops! We have found some errors on the form. Please take a quick look at the marked fields above…
3185 DRISCOLL Fremont, CA 94539 -----this is a home in the MSJ area but it is next to the railway lines which in future will be the BART lines
-----this is a home in the MSJ area but it is next to the railway lines which in future will be the BART lines how much of a value impact will that be on the house
Hi, (40961 valero dr fremont ca) is on sale which is near the rail tracks and will have bart going from there too. Any advise on the price?
Will it impact the future price for the house? Also are you guys expecting more inventory in the summer time? That means, is it advisable to wait now?
what type of transportation is available to nyc?
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just FYI, move in month of May early to mid part optional ..
looking for at least 2bdrm/ 2 bath. Master: separate shower & tub... max rent $1300.00 ... black appliances/ hardwood/ carpet if possible
MCC tax credit question
I'm looking to buy my first home in Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow. Looking to get pre qualified and get the MCC Tax credit. Any mortgage brokers on here that I can potentially use for this?
Is 2223 Cedar Street still on the market?
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i am first time buyer what are the programs out their
my friend bought a house a couple years ago.so i my self is in the search for one.he said that first time buyer their is different programs.and he said also that they will give a $10,000 check for 1 time…
Contract termination after inspection
Hi, I recently had an inspection done on the home, it has some repairs. The repairs can be done by the seller but I am uncomfortable as the repairs are to the roof, HVAC and others. Can I terminate…
FHA Loan w/ Gift of Equity and 203K.
Hi, I am trying to purchase my fathers home with a gift of equity. I was told by a Mortgage Advisor recently that FHA guidelines require 15% down when you have a non-arms length transaction (which means…
Is the house at 6817 N. Adams still for sale?
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What type of costs do the buyer have to pay when closing on a house?
If I am going to buy a house in Omaha with a conventional 30yrs fixed loan, what does the buyer have to pay at closing beside the down payment?
An error was made entering the primary email address. I have entered the correct email address and still cannot get rid of the incorrect one.
I have tried to delete the incorrect address and have responded to the email sent to me to confirm, but still cannot choose the correct email as primary. Please respond to my assistant v.bolte@cbheritage.com…
i sawyou post this house several time, but it never exist.
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How much are the HOAs?
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I have a foreclosure because the bank who charged to my loan account too much coverage for the dwelling ( even $200,000 more than
than the amount of the loan) and before I could cancel get mine locally and even reason with them this is not what consumer protection laws allow now, in about 3.5 months later on less than 60 days late…
1037 Viewpointed Ln, Corona
Is it still on the market? Are they accepting offer at the moment? Thanks
I would like to see this house on either april 18 or 19 durning the after noon. please call 715-551-2100 to set up a time. thank you. Veronica
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WHAT COUNTY IS 5413 STALLWORTH DR IN IN CHARLOTTE NC?
i need the county that the address is located in
i like the condo apartment on 8602 glenwood rd, bklyn ny 11236, do they have anymore condo? for my daughter and me.
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are there any options for me?
i would like to know if there are any options for me? had a home foreclose in sept of 2010 at job for 19 years been renting for 2 years, 1240 per month am able to put down at least $5000 thank you
Are the taxes correct in this listing? It seems to be a bit high-
3805 E highway 67, Cleburne, TX 76031 -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3010241531-3805-E-Highway-67-Cleburne-TX-76031
Serrano vs Folsom communities. Need your perspective
1. PGE is way more expensive in EDH, at least 50% 2. Water is double the price and metered in EDH 3. Garbage/sewer rates are more in EDH as well. 4. Serrano HOA is the strictest and one of the most…
What is the most important features to you, when looking for your first home? Freshly painted? Move-in Ready? Fixer-Upper? Granite Counters?
Would love to know what you can't live without? Or what you are willing to sacrifice when looking for your very first home.
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