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Hello, my cousin is trying to buy a house on a short sale. His credit score is 640, but he makes really good money $2000 weekly.
the problem he's having is he recently changed from W2 to 1099 taxes because he opened his own business and their saying that he has to wait 2 years now before they can give him a mortgage. is there…
Buying a REPO or TRADE IN , MOBILE HOME
We just purchased a acre of land. With our fixed income. We feel the right route for us to take, is to buy a double wide.. Even with this. I know we are looking at least. 50,000 or more.. For the home.…
I'd like to build a very modern house of about 4000' in Newton for under $1.2 M (exclusive of land). Is this possible?
I'd like to use reasonably high end fixtures, but the look itself would be minimalist. Can anyone recommend builders or architects that specialize in Modern? I'm having a hard time finding…
How will financing a car purchase before a home purchase affect me qualifying for a mortgage? How long should I wait between purchases?
I have a 750 FICO credit score and I am looking to pay a maximum of $250/month car payment and get a home that cost no more than $65,000. I used a calculator to estimate my DTI including car, mortgage,…
How can gorgeous homes valued at $200K in my area (Durham, NC/Hillsborough, NC/Chapel Hill, NC/Mebane, NC) sell for only $25,000.00 to $50,000.00?
Some selling at low prices are in poor condition. However there are several that are astonishingly pristine and high-end, sold for $39,000.00. How is this possible? We are looking for a home to buy in…
I am looking for lease w purchase option listings for the central KY area, excluding Lexington. How do I find these?
Exclude Fayette Co. We are looking for country privacy, with no or not close, neighbors.
Jumbo mortgage lenders requiring only 10% down?
Title says it all: Are there any Jumbo mortgage lenders that will lend for a home in Windham with only 10% down? I have heard of taking out a first mortgage for $417k or less and then an additional mortgage…
Buying a home cash
When buying a home cash what is the timeline for closing
Mortgages for Canadians
Lived in US for 13 years, have excellent credit and have recently returned to US. Mortgage broker just told me to qualify for a loan I shall have to show 2 years US tax returns. Have no problem showing…
Why after one is signed in and want to just check the heart to save you guys add more sign in to perform a simple request????
This makes no sense, and can be achieve after initial sign-in instead of giving a buyer more work. Get your creative computer geeks to make life easier not more B.S.
Why are your school ratings for Cornwall-on-Hudson inconsistent?
Add details about your question (optional) There is only one elementary school, and it is rated average in some ads and above average in others. Number of days listed does not make any difference in…
A new home with modern appliances (but no yard) vs a relatively older home (20 year old) with a good size yard
I am getting a newer house (4-6 years old) with no yard: its more like a detached condo) at the same price as another older house (20 year old), interiors renovated, big yard, bigger lot size. Both are…
Has anyone ever bought a home through Homesearch.com?
Homesearch.com has a lot of stipulations that protect themselves as a company, but none that protect a buyer. Is this company reputable? Should I bid on one of these foreclosed homes? Would an offer prior…
Life after a Deed in Lieu of Forclosure
How difficult is getting a home loan after a Deed in Lieu of Forclosure? What steps need to be taken to get and what are the best ways of accomplishing this?
how do i find a foreclosure specialist...who really knows how to negotiation?
so many list they do it but they arent specialists at all.. wont even consider asking less for the buyers.
what's the best area to finance a home broward or st lucie county
options new home i n stlucie county $222,000.00 or 1965 home broward county $185,000.00
Do you have any rent to own homes?
My husband's credit score is 665 and mine is 576, but some say that's not good enough for the FHA loan, I don't really know.
Need a home loan for a Jumbo Mortgage
Hi - Are there any great lenders out there who do Jumbo Mortgages with 5%-10% down? The home I'm looking at is 625k but I'd like to negotiate it down to $585k and put down 10% max. I have credit score…
I want to buy and move into my first home by my 30th birthday which is 3/19/17. When do I have to start the process?
I am looking into state and federal programs for first time homebuyers but they are all rather confusing to me. I am looking for a timeline.
What is the average % on making a offer on a home?
There is a home I love but needs kitchen updates, wood decking around inground pool needs to be re done its splintering and some sports are squishy, and I know the roof is going to have to be replaced…
Are there any Jumbo Home Loans with 10% down in the Seattle Area?
We are planning to relocate to the Sammamish/Issaquah area and targeting a home in the 800K range. We will be getting mortgage assistance through our company, but will only have 10% to put down. Is it…
We want to downsize move to a different state should we sell first or buy another house first.
We have about 100,000.00 in equity that we want to put down on a new home in Florida. We're in Michigan now. Would it be better to get like a bridge loan or something before we go looking or sell…
Commitment letter and Deposit
Seller would not except a contract unless I submitted a commitment letter within seven days. After the inspection report, it was revealed that the roof was bad and leaked. The pool and spa pump, and heater…
Buying after bankruptcy
My wife and I filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in New Mexico in 2013 after finding out how bad my company insurance was after our daughter was born. It was discharged in May 2013. We started talking to a mortgage…
Commitment letter and Ernest Deposit
I chose a home for purchase. The seller me a contract unless I submitted a commitment letter within seven days. After purchasing the home inspection, the roof was bad and leaked. The pool and spa pump…
I am a first time home buyer. How soon do I need to start preparing for home purchase.?
I am a first time home buyer. How soon do I need to start preparing for home purchase. For instance I am looking towards buying next summer. The only reason I am waiting to have enough savings for at least…
What is a good offer?
How much lower should one offer the listing price?
How do I find a hunting property specifically adjacent to State Game lands?
I am looking for a hunting property that borders state game lands within 2 hours from Pittsburgh so I can put up a permanent deer stand. I have tried googling with quotes around "borders state game…
Appraisal contingency when already planning to put 40% down?
I'm planning to put 40% down on a home purchase even though the bank would very likely let me put 20% down only. I'm having trouble understanding the impact of letting go of an appraisal contingency…
I'm a home owner and I'm also self employed! I have been running a successful daycare for 22 years! When I do my taxes I have a lot of?
write offs So my adjusted gross income looks like I make minimum wage each yr! I want to sell my home and buy another but the problem with financing is my income!! If I do my taxes with no write offs so…
First time buyer
Am I going to need a co signer since I'm a first time buyer and on ss d? I have a reasonably amount for a down payment and a fair credit score.
Does any one have a house like this?
I'm looking for 4 bedroom 2 bathroom with basement attic I would like a deck big yard pool and fireplace and island in my kitchen it has to have a fence and alowed dogs of any kind I will like it $60,000…
Can a lender pull a recent credit report or does it have to wait for the account to report to the bureaus?
Credit score is 640 but have recently paid down half of my cc balances. I want to preapprove for a loan but want a better rate at 680.
Looking for a VA home loan with 588 Transunion score, Husband is also a veteran and Transunion score is 599.
Is there a lender that will finance with these credit scores? We both qualify for VA home loan.
This is not a question. I have sent a page from your site.
http://www.trulia.com/property/3217220732-370-Linecrest-Rd-Ellenwood-GA-30294 An agent told me yesterday that this is 2 properties one for 60,000 and the second for 32,000. I have wasted a month on this…
Super Jumbo for Self Employed
Being self employed is really quite fun. I have been so for over 30-years and would now like to purchase the dream home. My bank won't even consider the loan even though they lend the business significant…
looking for a ranch
Any where between Poughkeesie NYC Brick ranch in the suburbs Price range around $200,000 -$250,000 Hope to hear from you. Thanks.
D u have trailers to buy .somebody I know wants to buy..
P ease let me know .location brookshire everything including..
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Deepak krishnappa wants to buy flat at greater Noida?
Hi All, I'm looking for a fully furnished 3 BHK residential flat in greater Noida or nearby areas with the amenities like swimming, golf course, shopping mall, etc . Kindly let me know how much…
After purchasing home in NJ WITH FHA loan found Termites contract showed charge for inspection
When I talked to the realtor they told me they never hired anyone to do the inspection that it wasn't done. The home was infested with termites I was told there's nothing they could do about it what are…
I have my eyes on a house and my appointment to get pre-qualified for a mortgage is tomorrow. As a first time home buyer with a moderate income but
healthy 700 credit score I am looking at an FHA loan. Is this resonable? The house I want is 88k and I have just enough in savings for a down payment of 4%.
Looking for first home go buy in Vacaville CA. I'm tired of throwing away and making someone else richer.
I'm looking for a 3/2 or 4/2 cheap home in Vacaville. Contact me email ( outlaw32159@gmail.com if u might be able to help. I'm on a set income and my wife is on oxygen all the time.my 2 daughters…
Pre-APPROVED buyers seeking a 'ready to move in' single story 3-4 bd, 2 bth home in South Temecula, CA
We're looking for a listing agent or broker with a NEW LISTING you'd like to sell ASAP. We are not working with a realtor & are willing to pay full appraised value & can close in 21 days…
I have a house valued at 100-120000. I would like to move to South Florida with my elderly mother.
The house will be paid off in 16-20 months. Are there any other options beside selling? I need to keep mortgage costs down, since I have a fixed income (retired). The house in FL cost around 250000. My…
Cureton vs Inverness on Providence vs Millbridge
Hi, I'm looking to buy a new construction home in the Waxhaw Union County area. Any thoughts on these three subdivisions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
First Time Buyer
I am a teacher and resident of Alabama who is looking for my first home. My credit score isn't the greatest (600) and I don't have any money saved up to put down on a home. I'm scared to…
Looking for an FHA one time close (OTC) mortgage lender in New Hampshire
Hi all, I'm looking for a mortgage lender that will allow me to buy my parents' land and build a small cabin on in. Please note this isn't the regular FHA loan or the FHA 203(k) or other…
My husband and I are looking for an Investor to purchase a home and lease it back to us for 1-2 years. We would then like to purchase it.
We already own a home but need a Ranch. We don't want to sell our current home. We will rent it out as income property. Who can assist, please?
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