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Who is the best (yes, really) realtor in the Center Point, Alabama area?
Thinking about selling garden home - paid for in excellent condition, one owner. Full brick, 2 bedroom/2bath, many updates (2 new handicapped toilets, refinished back porch, yard & fence (dawn/dust outside…
First Time Homebuyer Waldorf MD
I'm a first time homebuyer interested in getting a home in the Waldorf or southern PG area. My ideal property would be a single family 3 bed 2 bath home. I am a md state employee and qualify for a…
First time home buyer(s) question. We're engaged, I have a career, she is finishing pharmacy school.
Hello. My fiance and I are newly engaged and are planning on purchasing a home by the end of 2009. Currently, I have an established job with excellent credit. She will be graduating from pharmacy school…
8 showings in 11 days, and no offer
In the 84108 zip code, nice houses are not lasting long and selling fast. We have only heard positive, very positive, feedback about the house. We have had 8 showings in 11 days. Are we priced too high…
Can I use my own realtor to represent me after I've used a builder's (seller) agent to make my first offer, which was countered but not yet?
accepted? I'm looking at purchasing a new construction property that is to be finished in approximately 6 months. I stumbled upon the new development while driving around, and decided I liked the…
Looking for a property with some acreage in Weatherford area for $80,000 or below...
Any advice on real estate agents or websites to look at in particular? I would be relocating so it would be nice to have someone who knows the area and possibly foreclosures...
will most agents split their commission 50/50?
I am looking to buy a home in 95124 are over the next 3 months. Is it fair to ask an agent to split his her commission evenly? I do not have an agent yet.
Trying to buy first house out of state....need advice with loans types
I currently live out of state, but plan on moving to Phoenix in a few years. I want to invest and purchase a property now, before the market turnsaround. This will be my first home as I currently live…
can ssi client own a home?
Does a ssi client only occupy a rental property or can they own property if they have history of bankrupcey?
I WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE THIS HOME FOR THE PRICE LISTED. I AM APPROVED FHA LOAN WHO DO I CONTACT FOR THIS PROPERTY ?
Hi my name is Cynthia Tinney. I am interested in purchasing this home for price listed . Who do I contact regarding this property? -- This question is about this property: http://m.trulia.com/forecl…
my husband is working,but i'm not. i'm going to school and looking for job.i wondering can we buy a house if my husband earn around 28,000
/year he had not good credit,but i got some credit my score about 730. we thinking about buying a house because bigger family and we interested in this house,please give me some advice.
If I were to work in the Houston Med Center area, where would be a good place to buy a house ~175K? I have a 1 yr baby at-home wife.
I am prepared to commute by train - max 45 mins, door-to-door 1 hr, each way. First on the priority list is security for the family - some place the baby and mother can take a walk peacefully. Looking…
Do any of the buildings in Hillcrest allow small dogs?
I have a small shi tzu who is 10 yrs old and 14 lbs.
My wife and I are interested in buying a home in this are, we would be able to come up about 3.5 % down for 250k house but would have little for close
We both have over 700 fico scores Annual income of 110k What are our options or concerns? Is buying a home out of the question?
LAND CONTRACTS IN MICHIGAN?
Looking for a land contract in the Northern Grand Rapids,Mi. Area. Is there any places I can check for Land Contracts on the web for these areas/ Or someone that handles just Land Contracts in Michigan? I…
Why are the pictures in the listings so distorted?
Seems counter productive if the intent it to show what the place looks like. These pictures make if very difficult to visualize things and I find they are not helpful.
Looking for properties in Fort Pierce, Pt. St. Lucie, and Stuart areas.
I'm going to be in the area to look at manufactured homes late next week: probably arriving 9/14/12 and staying several days in order to select a home to purchase. I would really like to hear from…
Can i get approved?
Hi, im looking to buy a house in adelanto, i had a bankcruptcy about five years ago so my credit is not very good. i can afford around 5% down on the properties that im searching. what are my chances of…
I put an offer on a short sale on 8/31 and the offer was excepted by the seller. Still waiting for a ratified contract. The house is vacant.
What can speed up a short sale? I hear that if the house is empty, the short sale will go quicker. Is this true, why? How long does it take for the bank to receive the offer?
Why is my home being listed as a home for sale when it is not?
I looked up my address and found it on this site listed as a home that could be viewed per request by a local agent. It is not for sale, nor in foreclosure, so why is it there? It is also showing it…
Looking to buy only single family home ok if its an old home
I seen properties selling for 35k in the victorville, apple valley,and hesperia area and was wondering if that's true I am looking to purchase a single family home for up to 40 k cash
I am trying to purchase a home for around 50 to 60k in the high desert area but don't have good credit, I do however have 20k I can put down
I wonder if my father with good credit can b a cosigner even if he's on disability now,? Or my wifes father who is retired and on a pension be a cosigner?
To purchase a Forclosure or a Short Sale how much would be required on A VA loan for closing fees etc.
I am purchasing a home in Port Saint Lucie West but my loan officier told my real estate agent not to show us short sales or forclousers due to the fact that we have been renting and do not have the money…
Mold Testing Inspection Recommendations
Some prospective home owners are interested in mold testing. Is there some names you would recommend for this testing service based on personal experience?
What is the best town in nassau county for buyers with childrren?
I am looking for a single family house with 3-4 bedroom and at least 2 bath with good school district and affordable property tax.
We are first time homebuyers and want to buy a home. Credit has become an issue for us getting preapproved. Is there any lender who can help us?
My husband and I need to move out of current situation (we are first time homebuyers) and want to buy a home in centeral oklahoma (Norman, Choctaw, Harrah, etc). His credit is a 610 FICO, but we have…
I am a Canadian citizen , currently renting in Long Island, NY and would like to buy a property here
however it seems like nobody in this city dealt with Canadians before and my number of visits to the local Canadian bank branches here in Long island are waste of time. Does anybody know a professional…
We signed a contract to leave the fixtures (curtain rods) in the home.
The sellers took them. Is the seller, agent and/or broker responsible in small claims court?
How long does it take to pre-qualify for a loan...?
How long does it take to pre-qualify for a loan because it's taking my guy forever...is it okay to get pre-qualified by multiple mortgage companies?
I have a 203k Loan that the contractor started work before permit.
What if my contractor told me "we should start work on the house the permit will only be a few weeks to get so i'll start now so we can be done quick". The permit has now been held up for…
Looking for 1 bedroom single family home for my cat and I
Will be relocating to Ventura, CA from Sacramento, CA for a new job. My cat and I are looking for a nice, safe, and comfortable place to live. We'd like hardwood floors and a yard to enjoy. Please help.…
Trouble with an agent in a short sale.
I offered a short sale back in late june. The seller accepted my offer 2 days later. The offer has yet to be approved by the bank. This is not unusual but my question is that the realtor representing me…
Looking to buy @ Positano w/ K.Hovanian in mid $700's - Q's1.builders rating? 2.Mkt. in Dublin for mid 700's? 3. basic new
construction vs resale home what are the typical standard features that builders provide in Dublin? Are resale homes selling in Dublin in the range of upper 700's to upper 800's? Is there a future…
buying after ch7
can i buy house 2 years after ch 7 even though house was only in spouse's name? I was not on the loan or deed or tax record. i want to buy in my name only. i've been monitoring credit score and pretty…
Looking for a 3BR and 2Bath Apt Near journal square area - within 10-15 mins walking distance and preferably new construction apt. Max budget $1700
Three of my friends are coming to JC for work purpose..I'm looking for 3 BR apt on their behalf and it should me near journal square area. Their budget is $1700 max.
Can't count on my lawyer!
We've been on a 4-wk long roller coaster ride trying to buy a shortsale in Rahway. We couldn't close on the original date so we were extended a week and everything was set for close Thurs 9/6,…
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