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Which is better to buy, a townhome or a traditional individual house with a yard? Which will hold its value more?
I'm wondering what the trends are in purchasing these different kinds of homes. What are most people interested in, the convenience of a townhome or the stability and individuality of a traditional…
How do I delete listings?
I get inquires to homes that are rented. If I could delete them, I could avoid that annoyance.
Anyone have any creative ideas to generate web page hits?
I am trying to find ways to drive traffic to my site. Any ideas? I am currently posting to Craigslist. Any other ideas? my site is www.HanksHomesBG.com Hoping to hear of some creative ideas you guys have…
Pros and Cons of buying a manufactured home in a 55 plus community
I would appreciate hearing the Pros and Cons of buying a manufactured home in a 55 plus community. It seems attractive to live in such a community but I don't know enough about the pros and cons. Will…
How do I get a mortgage if I do not live nor work in the states but can afford one?
I would like to buy a home for my daughter who lives in the states. How do I go about it?
Objective is to earn rent between $1.2K-1.5K/m. Property should be newer & @Neighborhood where its easy to get a tenant How much investment needed?
Want to invest in rental property around Plano,Richardson,Frisco or Irving. As I stated conditions are 1. Rent should be between 1200 to 1500 2. Property should be newer 3. Resell should be relatively…
Options for a five year mortgage loan of <$50,000 for student with a fellowship?
Graduate student with a fellowship award that updates annually so cannot "prove income" three years out, which caused rejection from one lender already. Can put 20% down on a property and looking…
203k after forelosure and bankruptcy
Am I eligible? Leader said fha said no.
Point me in the direction of a good lender! or Realtor???
I am looking to buy my 1st home by February/March 2014, I have a lot of questions!
Are there any investor friendly Real Estate Agents in Hartford and/or New Haven Counties?
I am an experienced fix and flip investor and former broker. I will not be wasting your time. I need houses this week.
I just read an article that as of last month (Jan 2014), Florida leads the States in foreclosures........still.
This is not a good thing even for someone wanting to buy. Suppose one wants to buy in a 58 condo with HOA. That could mean the fees go up for some to make up for fees not being collected by others.
I am looking for REO properties in and around Brockton. Can someone help?
I am a RE investor looking to purchase multiple under valued homes so I can fixed them up and turn them over for profit. If I can partner with a strong agent to help me acquire these homes I will give…
how do I find lease-option houses in 85020, 85028, and 85032?
I need to move right away, need help now
looking for a lot foresport,ny
i am looking on snowbird lake for a building lot on the water side lot size does not matter anybody want to sell???
we put an offer on a house and had a counter offer by the seller. we then were told a realtor also was interested in the house and wanted to bid.
we were told by the listing agent that they would accept bids from both parties and the one who bid the highest would get the property. We bid $7,000 higher than the realtor who was bidding and we still…
Short sold our home two years ago. We are looking at another home and are able to put 20 % down. We cannot find financing other than hard money.
A friend is willing to carry the home for two years, question how do we finance the home at the end of the two years and not have to put another 20% down?
I am interested in the property: 640 Hibbs Rd, Lockbourne, Ohio 43137
I have been told that it has been in contract since December. Is that because of things that need fixed, or that the people trying to buy it - hasnt been able to finance it. How long is it allowed to be…
How can I get approved for a loan when divorce has caused issues with my credit?
My ex-husband was supposed to take my name off of 2 properties we owned. One was recently foreclosed on and the other is delinquent and he has filed chapter 13 bankruptcy. My credit is great but these…
What are the up and coming areas in East Miramar, Pembroke Pines, West Hollywood area?
I will be living in the above area for 3 years. Looking to buy a property for investment purposes, buy low, sell high, etc. Not looking for my dream home. Thinking $125K with an emphasis on a good deal.…
how do I remove an ad for my rental?
My property has been rented.
Have get your agent/broker submit the cancellation subject to returning your deposit ? loan agent must verify your credit report before submit offer?
Have your Agent or broker asked for loan approval? which the listing and seller need to look for before accepting offer.
how many homes are on the market on the lake?
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Separated, paying cash, keep hubs off the title
We've been separated 5 years, file separate returns and lead our own lives. Moving to Red Oak, TX in two months and paying cash. How to I make sure he's not able to make a claim against the property if…
I am looking to purchase a home by May when my lease is up. Interested in down payment assistance program
My credit score is around 650 which was checked around november when I just bought a car.
Free 1994 14'x65' single wide trailer w/ new pitched roof? Needs to be moved. Estimated cost $2000-$3000 within an hour of the Montpelier.
It's been on a slab and is completely tight and livable. Free but you pay the costs to move it (we can help with the arrangements).
NYC coop important bylaw and financials to look for
I'm going to meet with the listing agent and review financials and bylaws of a coop before making an offer. What should I look for in these documents? Also, does the monthly maintenance fee cover…
Do you need 20% down in order to avoid paying PMI?
We have 2 rental properties and our primary all with equity. We are thinking about selling out primary to relocate, but because of the market, we would be losing money on the property. Even with additional…
Past home buyers: What are the most important factors to consider in selecting an agent for buying a house in Palo Alto?
We are interested in hearing from home buyers (NOT AGENTS) on what do you think are most important factors to consider in selecting an agent for buying a house in Palo Alto and why. Being part of a big…
Relocating from VA and would like to know what is the best route in getting pre-approved when in another state
First time home buyers with a minimal cc debt and ready payoff vehicle loan. It is required to have a down payment??
Is a down payment a necessity?
Intended on using the money I have saved up for renovations, furniture, appliances, ect.
I need to plan on (1) getting back splash installed in kitchen, (2) blinds put up and (3) Implement some smart storage solutions.
For back splash, I have come across Mosaic Tile Co in Chantilly. Is there any vendor that you would recommend from you personal experience/any words of wisdom? For the Automatic garage door, I am planning…
what is the most family oriented neighborhood in west linn?
looking for a neighborhood that has families, and is within the 450000 range
Hello, I was wondering if I can apply for an FHA loan. I bk'd a home in 2007,lived in the same home while trying to get a difficult loan modification.
We were denied loan mod attempts. Lived in home for 5 years then was told by the bank we had to short sell or get out. so we short sold in 2012. Why did we have to short sell when the home was included…
I am an agent with Beverly-Hanks & Associates in Waynesville, NC. I was on Trulia last night and noticed that Sharon Morgan is shown as an agent.
Sharon passed away in Octoober 2012 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC. You can verify this by going to the Wells Funeral Home (Waynesville, NC) website. Could you let the right person know at Trulia…
What specific rights (deadlines, etc.) does a SELLER have to void a contract with repair contingencies, in order to sell to another buyer (listed on
an excision list upon listing with an agent) who has offered more money to the seller, with NO contingencies, buying house AS IS.
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