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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
A few minutes ago
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Landlords are running a business and need renters to prove they can pay the rent on time every month. How can you prove in writing that you pay bills on time every month.
I hope you end up homeless because you people in Charlotte voted for the wrong person. ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
A few minutes ago
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Lease options or Rent to own are scams. You need to pay a huge upfront deposit + monthly rent + a premium in addition to the rent. If you don't buy or not qualified, the owner / seller keeps all of your money. No refunds. It's in their contract.

I hope you suffer under Trump. You people in 32779 who voted for Trump will have misery & what the hell were you thinking. Hope you end up homeless because that is what you deserve.
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Gwen Jones, Home Buyer in Phoenix, AZ
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Gwen Jones answered:
I have a business called rent guarantee that is willing to do a corporate application inmy behalf so that i cnb rent a house cause my credit score is to low i have no evictions and have been at my job ten years can you help ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
A few minutes ago
Kathy Burgreen answered:
No. Your loan is due and payable when you sell your home. The amount you collect from selling your home is gross sale price - mortgage loan - selling expenses = net profit.
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Ivanratnitski, Home Buyer in Kissimmee, FL
A few hours ago
Ivanratnitski answered:
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Robert Ritch…, Both Buyer and Seller in Crockett, CA
A few hours ago
Robert Ritchey answered:
It will not crash in the San Francisco Bay Area.... there is simply to much demand
to live in this area .... employment is good and plans for future expansion of
are still in planning stages. ... more
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Davidierdf, Home Buyer in New York, NY
A few hours ago
Davidierdf asked:
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Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in Woodland Hills, CA
Yesterday at 9:30pm
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Hello Ellen, the inventory for rentals in the mls is quite low and only one showing for Ukiah. You should check with for their rental inventory. It is the leasing company that is listed the rental in Ukiah that is a 2bd 1ba for $915.

The purchase start from 209k for 3bd 1.5ba single family home.

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to achieve any agent can email listings to fit your search criteria. Your email address is needed to set you up for the automatic daily updates.

You should study RENT vs BUY options as you may qualify to buy and pay less than rent in many local cities. You may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent.

Beware of the many rental scams out there these days on all sites. The scams are on all of the rental listing sites except one that us agents/broker use such as mls, multiple listing service.

You should not give anyone any funds or personal information without confirming with a licensed agent/broker or management company to find out whom you should be dealing with and the status of any address of interest.

If you decide you want to buy you will need to be pre-approved to be able to meet an agent to view and submit offers on any homes of your choice. You will need to gather documentation such as one month paystubs, two month bank statements, last two year tax returns, 1040s, 1099s, W2s and all schedules, copies of drivers license/ID and social security card for each applicant.

Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

You could consider a down payment assistance program such as CalHFA or Sapphire Grant which can cover your down payment and closing costs. You may close with minimal out of pocket expenses. You may consider the CalHFA from a minimum 640 fico score and the Sapphire Grant from a minimum 620 fico score.

You may qualify FHA from fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down up to 417k. You may consider 3% down conventional from a minimum 620 fico score or even 5% down conventional with NO Mortgage insurance (Lender paid MI) up to 417k.

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Norma.garza0…, Home Buyer in Albuquerque, NM
Yesterday at 9:26pm
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Jerydaplumba, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Yesterday at 9:08pm
Jerydaplumba answered:
Using chase for refi now. It is the worst experience ever. New jersey branch. Mortgage broker Fred Shapiro, he is incompetent and unreliable. Going on over 7 months now. He does not even answer phone calls. When he does answer the phone he is rude as hell. I have filed complaints with chase cooperate, the cfpb, federal reserve, BBB and several others. I will never recommend or use them again. Shopper beware. STAY AWAY FROM CHASE BANK. ... more
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Addemeter, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Yesterday at 8:56pm
Addemeter answered:
I just finished laying Morningstar bamboo from LL. 3/8" thick. We laid it over 3/4" t+g osb 1/8" luan and the Lumber liquidators silicon paper. Our floors were not flat, some pretty good humps from settling. The bamboo went down fairly easy. (My first hardwood floor laying project). We did use the 18 gauge cleats (a must with the hard bamboo you'll destroy the tongues and have a really hard time fitting the subsequent board in place if you use 16 gauge cleats) and a Freeman nailer from Amazon about 200 dollars. The boards you have to face nail must be predrilled. The hardness of the bamboo was causing my finishing nails from the finish nailer to bounce off the wood and hit me in the face. We were very pleased with the quality so far. We are a family with allergies and we haven't noticed any problems due to off gassing or anything else. The bamboo smelled amazing when we cut it almost like molasses. Hope this helps. ... more
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Vanessa Wils…, Renter in Elizabeth, NJ
Yesterday at 8:43pm
Vanessa Wilson answered:
Hi this is vanessa. How are you doing this evening. I'm looking for some educational tablet for my grandchildrens. I need about 5 of them . If you have any reasonable tablet I would appreciate very much. From Vanessa Wilson. You can rreach me at 9739816761. Thank you. You have a blessed evening. ... more
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Ecjohnson725, Home Buyer in San Diego, CA
Yesterday at 8:43pm
Ecjohnson725 answered:
Hello, our townhouse for rent is in walking to Carmel Mtn Ralphs Shopping center and Nordstrom rack shopping center. Please let me know if you would like to view it, 858 382 5888

Thank you
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 Deanjones, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Yesterday at 8:31pm
Deanjones answered:
You could use search engines to look for locksmiths within your area. The best thing with searching online is that you will get hits fast and easy, and also get to choose who to go for. In addition to this, you can look into a locksmith’s reviews online, meaning you never have to leave your car or home. ... more
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Littlebird.b…, Home Buyer in Huntington Beach, CA
Yesterday at 8:06pm
Littlebird.blue62 asked:
You jump from $50K-$100K besides I don't want to live in the rich snobby area I prefer middle class
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Dhirajchhabr…, Renter in The Colony, TX
Yesterday at 7:29pm
Dhirajchhabra2 answered:
please check out my house :
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