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If purchasing a home under 20,000. in cash, approximately how much would the closing cost be?
Buying a home with in Danville, Va, paying in cash and would like to know approximately how much I will need at closing.
Buying without Broker
I am looking to buy for last 2-3 months; but have frustration around agent who showed me the property at the begining. The frustrations are due to lack of communication, lack of clarity and also misbehaviour…
Can we get finance to buy a house with out a social security number?
My Husband and I want to buy a house in Las vegas NV but we don't have a social security number any banks that will finance us? we can put 50% down in cash
Hi Guys I am looking for a single house 3/2 in these areas Hypoluxo, west Congress Boynton beach, Boca for $140K. Is that feasible ?
I would like to avoid the Crosse pointe Elementary School. I would like Crystal lake elementary school on Gateway if possible. Thank you guys. NB Low HOA Please.
my husband and i are over 55 cant find ground floor condo that will allow my tiny 7lb puppy perfect credet cash buyer 2b/r 2 b at least 1,200 sf
prefer 33461, 33411, 33463 area we cant sell our house until we find a condo is there anyone out there who can help me, am pulling my hair out at this point love my baby cant give her up
Question regarding real estate tax assessment
The property that I am interested in is zoned as "commercial" but it is a 3bed/1.5 bath residential corner house. Are the taxes higher because it is zoned as a "commercial"? Also,…
Looking for a single family home in great neighborhood for a family of 3 and 2 dogs.
On a canal or river would be nice but not totally necessary. Looking for at least 2400 sq ft. Foreclosures and other financial disaster property is welcome. Have time to make a decision and go thru…
My husband and I want to purchase a home (350-420K max) in Nassau county. We have no credit card debt. But we
have a car loan in its second year of repayment and my 8500 student loan. We are currently in a rental. Between us we make 98K. We have a little more than 40K for down payment. I know credit plays a role…
Are there any advantages (Co-op - Condo) with one over the other as far as taxes, re-sale or maintenance.?
Do I need a lawyer or real estate broker to check on the properties financial situation, I have heard that some properties could be in bankruptcy court.
I am looking to buy a home in either New Castle county , de ( if taxes are cheaper) or in an area in n.j or bucks county, pa.
I'm looking for something in the 130k range, i want a single home. I would prefer a 55 active community. Sound like I'm asking a lot
Looking for farm house in excellent livable condition with good workable farm land 3 acreage (more is better) to lease opt in the Floyd, Radford,
Riner, Pearisburg, or Newport area. We are a responsible, finacially comfortable, retired military family who wants the perfect property to become aggriculturally indenpendant! Are you tired of seeing…
There seem to be so few houses that are for sale within the town limits of Floyd or within easy walking distance.
As someone who lives further away, I would like to know approximately or exactly how far the home or property is from the town limits. Also, I want to know if the house joins the main highway. Is the…
Single mom needs help getting into first home!
I am a single mom of 2. I have been paying rent for the entirety of my adult life, never late, no broken leases or evictions. I want to buy a house but I keep getting turned away. My credit isn't…
Question I did a loan modification about 2yr ago, due my my then 18month old son being in the hospital for a heart transplant I was unable to work my
hours and my husband was trying his best to hold down all the bill, but now all is well and now were a looking to move because he have grown out our space and need a bigger home, do we qualified for to…
Max DownPayment or Max Basis Points?
Since 5% down payment can get me a mortgage for 170K-220K loan, I am thinking of paying only 5% down payment, and using remaining cash for paying as many Basis Points as possible. Is that a good strategy?…
Trulia; when are you going to stop this spam?
http://www.trulia.com/voices/profile/Home_Buyer-Boulder_CO-10034456/ Every answer is the same and it's clearly SPAM. It's also an agent doing this which makes it completely unethical and a 100% lie…
Hi I am interested in buy or even renting a home in the Villa Medici complex in Ft. Lauderdale.
I read a post about an inspection that found Chinese drywall there. Has anyone else had the same issue in this complex?
looking for hope & faith too secure my wife and I [ fully disabled] 47 seven year old with two wonderful children. Son 17 yrs old and Daughter 16yrs
old. Since I've become disabled; My wife and have truly struggled and just try too do the best we can. Looking for a 3-4 brd - 2bth single family home[ double wide trailer home/ manf. home bgt. 70,000ths/…
Can we buy a house without waiting for the waiting period of a short sale?
I did short sale a last year with my wife not on the loan docs. I have a decent score of 670 right now with my wife at 750. We have a combined income of more than 140K.
buying a lot in Fountain Hills
I am considering buying some land in Fountain Hills to build on. Is there any info that can be provided on market trends? I am from CT.
Is there any owner finance property on the market in Hartford area?We are looking for a single family property,3Br..I have a 50-60k deposit.
My husband has a steady income from the UK, I have been living there for the past 8 years,so my credit was in active here. Thanks -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com…
would paying cash help in paying less than asking price?
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can you guys help me rent out a house i am interested in ? can you explain why i have to wait until the 21st.?
i called the number that was listed 805-587-4840 and they told me that i had to wait until the 21st to see if im able to apply.
Shared secured loan vs secured credit card vs unsecured credit card. Which is the best way to build my credit.
Can someone maybe explain the differences and tell me which would be the best option for my situation? First of all, I've never had any revolving credit and I'm being told that this is why my…
is it good to have short sale when trying to purchase a home?
do you have a realtor in florida that deals with naca program?
"Active with Contract" - Recommendations on how I can get a house already in contract. Can I tempt the sellers to take my offer instead?
I am interested in a home in Orlando that states "Active with Contract." I called the seller's agent today & they told me that they are still showing the property and accepting back…
I want to buy a home in a safe neighborhood in Orlando, Fl or Miami, FL. I am a foreigner, can I buy a home or can I just buy a condo or town home.
I do not have alot of money to invest but want to purchase atleast two properties each around USD 30,000.
Under the impression that this house had sold. Is it for sale now?
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contract addendum time limit past is contract still good?
I have a contract on my house. Buyer had the inspection done,submitted addendum requested several repairs. I replied stating he would have to buy as is with a 48hour time frame. I have not received a…
contract pending on house
made offer on home, then 2 hrs later a different offer was accepted and contract signed with a differnt buyer. Its driving me crazy because the house is still showing active and even the sellers realtors…
Moving to Raleigh area
My husband has just got a 1 year contract position at NC State that may turn into a permanent position. I was looking at the rentals available and it seems that for what we are used to living in (a nice…
whats the different with all lenders
well whats the differents when they loan you money for a home. their is so many of them .are their some that give you low payments that will be good need to know thx
Does anyone know anything about lots available in Sun N Lakes, Sebring? Such as what the lots might be worth,
if there are any that I would be unable to build on? I have been unable to find any current info on the area. thanks
I'm in the process of putting my home up sale, hopefully in the next 2 to 3 weeks. I will be buying on the contingency of the sale of my home.
I am wondering if there are other ways I can buy a home without the waiting for my current home to sell? I have a great deal of equity in the home now. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
Cancelling a contract within the inspection period without performing an inspection
I recently made an offer on a house. Within the 10 day inspection period, I delivered a timely cancellation notice to the seller. A few days ago a received a letter from the sellers attorney statting that…
I'm relocating to Middletown, NY from NYC. Which company(s) provide water and electrical services in Orange County NY
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I would like to lease/rent to own or even GA Dream Home Ownership program, or even foreclosure homes. Are there any suggestions?
I have been staying in an apartment for about as long as I have been working for my employer, which is about 9 years. I have been very faithful at paying my rent, but my kids are getting bigger and I really…
you might want to include the lot size
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Found a home w/ ad of "immaculate" placed a bid, seller counter bid, now accepted. I hired a inspector who has found termites, faulty
wiring, holes i in the roof which has led to water damage in a bedroom wall, window, floor and carpeting. Which was to have been replaced with same quality (extremely nice) water heater has faults, essentally…
can my friend and I each take out 50% of the mortgage to cover a house?
It's just myself and my friend that are looking to buy, no family for either of us -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1049185032-5930-E-Lorane-Rd-Reading-PA-19606
I was looking on your site in Fairfield Glade and was surprised to see manufactured/modular homes listed.
I take it this is a MH community within the Glade and not a park per se. What restrictions are there for a 30 ft mast for my hubby's amateur radio antenna? In the MH community what would be the total…
If I make a better offer on a property on a forecloser sale shouldn't my offer be taken
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Need assistance in renting out current home, refi current home, purchase new home
I am slightly underwater at my current house but would like to move. I would like to rent my home out and possible refi under harp (if I qualify) to lower my payment. I would then like to purchase a…
Hi,I'm interested in the house on W.creek rd,Ozark,Ar-I found the house a year ago and was wondering if you could put the pics up from 4/2012 it was
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hi wasnt the 712 marigold circle already on contract thats what i heard
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Looking to work with an experienced agent to buy investment properties
Hi, I will be in Las Vegas 5/17-19, and would like to work with an experienced agent to buy couple investment properties. I am looking for someone that's familiar with both the High Rise condo…
Westford/Acton school districts
I select a house that falls within Acton school district, however is located in Westford. How does the school admissions works? Should I still go to Westford school or Acton schools?
I guess when you wait a long time for a short sale approval from the banks you never know?
I have an accepted offer by the owner of a shortsale , but now after 5 months the bank has come up with a higher appraisal. I lost my opportunity on there homes and I feel that its so unfair, is there…
Where can we find a private investor to buy our home and then lease it back to us?
We are currently leasing a SFH in Irvine, CA. We moved into this house in August of 2012 with hopes to purchase this very home a couple of years later, when our credit would be restored and we would be…
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