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Would a qualify for a home loan with this situation?
I changed jobs in July 2008, because of a better offer. I was with my previous employer since 2001. I literaly worked my last day with the previous employer and then my current employer the next day…
I am looking to relocate from New Jersey to Charlotte, NC. We are interested in purchasing a short sale or foreclosure as we will be cash buyers.
We want to be near great schools, as we have 2 small children. Looking to move around January of 2012. Thanks for any help/suggestions.
do agents never answer questions on properties?
I hae looked at several via Trulia and sent them to agents usually asking how much the HOA fees are and they never get back to you.
va loan with credit score of 602
Is it possible to usa a VA loan with a credit score of 602? I only have 3 accounts open one has had 24 months of on time payments and the other two are 12 months of on time payments. I'm looking to…
Found homes in Morganton also in Rutherforton co.
found several on you site..Very interested..Mt husband is in spindale renting. I am in Lincoln Ne Need an agent!!!!!
Offer accepted prior to a second one coming in, but now being told it may go to "best/better" scenerio between the 2, is this legal?
We put in an offer on a home, we were told there was a chance we may end up in a "best/better" scenerio if another offer came in at the same time. Our orginal offer beat the second offer, was…
buying in Williams Indiana
Was looking at a home In Williams Indiana just outside of Bedford. It is an older home and although it has had some updates it will need a lot more, to include a new roof.It has no air conditioning They…
Is there a site I can look at crime and schools in Spring Hill , Sarasota,Ft Myers Areas ? Looking to move to FLA within 6 mos or less Thanks
Looking for a 4 Bed with in ground pool in any of the areas I mentioned , Looking to spend 175 to 200 K Cash .
If I"m waiting it out for a short sale are there short term rentals that take pets available in Phoenix?
I don't live in Phoenix at the moment but want to move there to be near my son. No, living with him isn't an option. I'd like to rent a house without a lease that would rake my little dog.…
I sold RE in CA 20 yrs ago. I would like to know if it is still state law that a seller's agent must present another offer even if the
seller is negotiating with, or has accepted an offer from, a buyer ? Unless the seller has told the agent they don't wnt to hear any other offers?
We too are looking for a land contract with a 3 bedroom house on a min of 5 acres.
Area of interest is Clio, Otisville, Columbiaville, northern Mt Morris
Happy Easter to everyone! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Happy Easter to everyone! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Looking for an owner financed home in the $130,000 range, three bedroom, two bath, NE Albuquerque or west side, but too far west or south.
NE heights is preferred, but west side Taylor Ranch, Ladera, Paradise East are possibilities. 98th St., Rio Bravo are too far away from the mountain to be suitable. Send me the MLS number or property…
Are there any land contracts around Wattsburg ? Son and Daughter in Law, Mother and Father.Yearly total combined 92,000.00
Our income has gone quite high since the beginning this year. We have decided to split a 2 or 3 unit purchase but have 0 for down payment at this time.
What do I do about a squatter in the house at closing? Seller's boyfriend may decide to make things difficult as she leaves him behind.
The seller is leaving the country in a few days and leaving her boyfriend behind to dispose of the furniture. We are scheduled to close in about a month. As of now, he has no place to live when the house…
I want to buy a multi family home below 200k but I don't want to put my tenants in the worst area. How I now in what ZipCodes to buy?
I have about 50k in the bank with my family. We want to buy a property with at least two families and a finished basement. I want to be able to pay the mortgage and the taxes from renting the house.…
Do I need a down payment for an FHA loan?
I was curious if I needed any down payment to get and FHA loan because I hear them also referred to as "no money down loans"
We are considering moving to either Martinez or Pleasant Hill. (We are looking south of highway 24). As we have school age children, we were
wondering if the schools were better in one location of the other or if one city is considered more desireable than the other
How serious is asbestos noted on the Seller's Disclosure?
I'm interested in a property but the Seller's Disclosure notes asbestos in the vermiculite insulation. I did some research and learned that it was used by thousands of homeowners for walls and attics…
Purchased a home to discover a toilet doesn't work and no permit was pulled for remodel
I have recently purchased my first house and discovered just after I moved in that the seller's did not pull permits for adding a bathroom in addition to other things they should have pulled permits…
Hi all. Moving to Seattle area with Boeing in the near future. We are looking at the Bellevue area, but are having trouble finding neighborhood info
We have three elementary school-aged kids, so access to good schools and parks is critical. We would also like to be in a neighborhood with a lot of children. The more walkable/bike-able, the better.…
Hi! Is anyone interested to buy properties in Germantown or Rockville, Maryland?
Germantown is an affordable city for its environs, yet it's still considered part of the D.C. metro area - it's 32 miles away. It was designed around two man-made lakes and contains a wide range…
Effects of removing appraisal contingencies
We really liked a house and as the market is really crazy right now with multiple offers on a property , we decided to bid higher than the asking price and we removed the appraisal contingency. This made…
Buying and selling!!!
We (me and the wife) are looking to relocate to az and have started looking hard at the Peoria area! We currently live in Palm Coast fl, and will have to sell our house here prior to moving. We want to…
what does insurance cost in gulfport ms?
how much is insurance to purchase a home as a mortgage
Pros and Cons of Commercial Zoning
Say I'm looking at a SFH close to Saratoga downtown. The lot is zoned for both residential and commercial. What are the pros and cons of commercial zoning if I intend to occupy it as a residence?…
I have a growing family and am tired of renting. I have less then favorable credit. What are my options for buying a house?
Ive been working on my credit diligently and have not missed a single payment on ANYTHING in years( mistakes that were made in my younger years). I just want a chance at homeownership for myself and my…
A home is in trust among siblings and a parent and the parent dies....how would one of the children purchase the other ones part of the home?Steps ?
Is a lawyer necessary? Will we save money buying a home we have ownership in via purchasing another home...same price, via a owner?
How can I buy a house and have the seller to pay for my agent`s commission?
My husband and I want to buy our first house in the near future. We don`t have an agent yet, but we would like to have one, because I think we could really benefit from their experience to find a good…
What constitutes a bedroom in Los Angeles? Does a "walk through" room with no doors count?
A house we are interested in is listed as three bedrooms but you have to walk through the middle "bedroom" (which has no doors) to get to the third bedroom. Should this middle room count as…
Need advice on buying a home with "not so great credit"
My wife and I make decent money ($80,000 combined). We have no CC debt, no car payment, and have been at our jobs for years. We want to buy a home in the $100,000 price range and we would have 20% or more…
How is the Jonesboro GA neighborhood?
I've heard that it has deteoriated.
I bought a house 2 years ago and received an $8000 tax credit. I since have been married and have a child and my small home is not big enough.
I bought a house 2 years ago and received an $8000 tax credit. I since have been married and have a child and my small home is not big enough for the 3 of us. If my wife buys a home under her name alone…
Purchasing a property before it goes on short sale?
Found out recently that the property I put in an offer for (and was informally accepted) will be going through a short sale if it doesn't close within a month. Would it be wise to either haggle over…
rented ouw home in NC, want to buy in FL, is that possible?
I have a house in NC that was bought with my husband's VA loan, which has been rented recently and we have never been late in any payments. We knowlive in FL and will like to use my VA loan to buy…
We would like to spend a weekend in Port Charlotte & Punta Gorda viewing homes for around 100,000 in great condition, Any willing?
A move-in condition home in a safe area, quiet, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, nice yard. Would prefer conventional sale but consider all others. Are they available?
I want my searches for 37205 only
I set for 37205 only and I keep getting all - I AM NOT INTERESTED IN other areas
can i negotiate the price of a new construction home?
We are considering purchasing a new home with Ryland. Was wondering if anyone has any insight on being able to negotiate on the price.
What are the pros & cons of buying a coop vs condo in Washington, DC?
I've noticed the HOA fees for coops are much higher, but that seems to include property tax, correct?
Does signing a consent to designated agency bind you to the agent or the firm the agent represents. It appears all it really states is that you AUTHORIZE that person to act on your behalf. I found a…
bank-owned house,.the bank asked me to pay the associations fee that were not paid before
I am buying a bank-owned house, and the bank asked me to pay the associations fee that were not paid before the date the bank took property of this house, Should I pay this amount? How do I do protec…
Realtor charging a $295 administrative fee?
Hello- We are about to buy a home in the Philadelphia metro area, and, when reviewing the exclusive buyer agreement, noted a $295 fee that we would be responsible for. Our realtor explained that his…
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