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Local vs. out-of-town bank?
We spoke with an agent at an open house and said that we would be in contact because we wanted to put an offer on the house. He made a fuss about being preapproved through an out of town bank, and gave…
Can we get our earnest money back from a builder if we haven't even been given a start date?
We signed a contract about one month ago and paid earnest money, we have yet to see blue prints or been given a start date.
I am pre approved for a 145k FHA loan. I am looking in the Jersey City -Journal Square area as I don't drive and was looking for an area that is
close to easy transportation to NYC for work. I have been looking and I a finding there are only 7 FHA approved condos somewhat in my range and there is no inventory. I have gone on the HUD website and…
Hi, I’ll be closing soon on a foreclosed property( in about 10 days).My realtor say that an attorney is not needed for closing in PA.
However for peace of mind (since it’s a foreclosure property) I’m planning to hire an attorney. My question is --is it too late now/ not needed. I already have a title company handling the…
I know I have over 13,000 in my 401k I would like to use it to get a 150,000 dollar loan I need help getting it and moving forward?
I want atleast 5 acres with a home but would ask for atleast 9 acres with home close to the Houston area for my company and family?
looking for a buyers agent that is willing to work with us. Greensburg and outlying areas, looking to purchase within 2-3 months.
contacted several agents personally, to no avail -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3110697840-487-Marguerite-Rd-Latrobe-PA-15650
I am looking at moving to Latrobe to go to school
I interested in buying vs renting will keep the house for 2-3 yrs... where is the best place buy....and how much to spend on a rental quality property????
we are re-locating to dayton. we know very little about the area. we have visited and seem to like west kettering and oakwood. any advice?
we are a young professional gay couple looking at houses in the 500k to 700k range. resaleability is important. thanks...
Currently reside out of state, looking for acreage in rural area 2.5-5 acres, will retire and relocate within 2 years, land contract purchase.
I am looking for advice on buying and investing in some acreage now and having it paid for when I relocate then build, or wait the 2 years and buy something when I get there? I'm not looking for a restricted…
Looking for an investment/weekend getaway condo.
Looking at Park Ave or Three Kings condos. Want to be close to PCMR. Do these locations rent out consistently during ski season? Want to offset HOA, property taxes, insurance, etc. with putting it in…
Can I change my agent if I have already submitted an offer for a property?
I'm purchasing a homepath property but my agent is new to town. She know very little about homepath and about our city. Because it is homepath, I have to submit my offer through an agent, but I feel that…
Please help me find a house
I'm looking for a three bedroom 2nathrooms and a basement around 235,000-300,000
What are HOA fees & taxes at the Ski Side Village Townhomes at Camelback for 2 & 3 bedroom places?
Is it really at the base of the mountain, i.e. you can walk to the slopes or there is a short shuttle ride? If not, how far is it to get to Camelback?
buying FHA home in PA. Lender is making me do repairs before I can buy it and there is no garentee from them that I will get the house, is that legal?
They are telling me that these are FHA guidelines and rules from the appriasers and underwritters at the loan company and no one(seller, Fannie Mae, nor Lender wells fargo) is garenteeing me that I will…
My lease almost up on my rent stabalized apt in the Bronx...
It would be more financially feasible for me to buy a place in early 2014 than it would be now...Would it be possible for me to negotiate a short term lease for a few months while I better prepare myself…
How to make a strong offer for Homepath?
I'm trying to purchase a house through homepath, right now the property is in a multiple offer situation. My agent told me to either keep my offer or submit another offer and wait for homepath to counter.…
I have had a home in the past in Virginia. We are looking to purchase a home in Homestead or Cutler Bay FL and were told about the MMAP program.
Would we still qualify for the program if we have never purchased a home in Florida? Are we considered new home buyers?
Can I become a Real Estate Agent in Florida if.......?
I'm currently a college student moving to Winter Park to attend Rollins College. I just began taking a real estate course online yesterday, as I would like to be a licensed agent. However, as I was taking…
How much mortgage downpayment is required to buy a second home in Calabasas, CA?
We are young working professionals with kids and have the mortgage on our primary residence paid off, no debt. Looking for a weekend home in Calabasas (about 70 miles away) as we love the city and surrounding…
Hello! My husband and I are looking to buy a home. He has the job and I have the credit (650). We are eligible for the guaranteed housing program.
How would we go about finding a realtor that can work with us to get us approved and a lendor who works with bad credit?!
Hi-- Im a physician in a large group practice with good income. The group structures itself so that we are all "self - employed"
I want to buy a second home for 350-450 in steamboat. I am told I only qualify for arms and high interest junk loans due to self employed status. This seems nuts -- high income credit 800 physician in…
Im interested in buying house in 19021 it has oil heat can I convert to natural gas heating system
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3016151199-406-Princess-Ave-Croydon-PA-19021
I need to know who has the deed to a property in Rossvill,Ga
My grandparents passed leaving a home in a will to my Mom only. My Mom just passed w/out leaving a will and my step father claims his name is on said deed. They have no children and I am direct descedant…
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