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Alan May answered:
An FHA loan will allow you to put down as little as 3.5%, and there are conventional loans that will allow you to put down as little as 3%.

There are first-time homebuyers programs that might let you put less down, but the requirements vary... talk to a local loan officer. ... more
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Lisa.t.mooney answered:
You have to make him/ her meet board members I believe to see if they will accept person to buy after that I believe you need a closing lawyer to help. I have a question how did you find a buyer I may have to do same as well, three years a realtor had listing and almost went to closing but it went belly up. ... more
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Sif02 asked:
I recently purchased the house about three months ago and I'm interested in getting a home equity loan to finish out some home improvements. My house appraised about $12,000 more than…
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Providencia Medina asked:
Excellent credit and no debts. I am interested in 1400 East Ave, Rochester. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms apt,
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Homebuyer asked:
My husband and I are interested in a SFR HUD Property listed in Las Vegas, Nv.

Since on HUD properties the amounts paid to the listing and selling (buyer) agent do count and can make…
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Kondreck asked:
I am also interested in the average price of renting a 3-bedroom home in Belleville,NJ.
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raymon333 asked:
I am looking to sell my home in The Villages. I found an agent and negotiated a 5% commission. I was ready to sign the contract when I noticed a $198 warehousing charge plus she wants to…
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Cintronmilton1951 asked:
I'm buying a home for 32,500 but I was told that I needed a 203k loan so I could fix the property.
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Xodebby01ox answered:
My home went to auction March 2nd it was sold but I haven't seen or heard from the owner would you know why this is March 26th
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Stephen Brueggerhoff asked:
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Nolanhamm answered:
I am a veteran with 730 credit but my wife has 600 credit. We want to buy a home but dont know if we can get approved for a loan. Anyone have any suggestions. Would rather not remt for another year when i can buy a home and make my monthly payment under 1000. ... more
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Scott Godzyk answered:
It depends what you want estimates of. First most lenders will charge a similar interest rates, similar closing costs by law and the BIG difference is how good is the service one company gives as opposed to another. Once you sign an offer, made loan application, you are kind of stuck with that bank who has approved people such as appraisers and closers. Do all your estimating before starting the home search ... more
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Scott Godzyk answered:
Nothing is automatic. You need to discuss that with your listing agent. If you want to show, then show. The first option should be to chose the offer that is the best and has the best chance to close. Counter on contingencies. Focus on closing the sale, not a back up offer that could upset buyers who dont have a chance to buy ... more
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Scott Godzyk answered:
You could call the agents manager if you question the advice. Can also check with a lawyer to make sure. You dont want to be wrong on the 17 days. We do not have that here in NH.
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Scott Godzyk answered:
If you are getting a mortgage, the bank will hire their own appraiser which the buyer pays for. They will not use the sellers or a buyers appraisal. That is a great difference in value. You would have to look at the comps each used and add or deduct to fogure who is right and who is wrong. Some one is really wrong. Appraisers can be and are wrong. Most often because they are from out of area and do not know the values. Location/neighborhood can matter here, there and every where, A buyer agents job is to assist you in determining the value and what to offer so a buyer does not pay for an appraisal before making an offer, that is rare and almost never happens. The criteria should be sales within the last 6 months, within 1 then 3 then 5 miles if you have to expand. Should be within 20 years in age and 20% in size and similar in condition. Add or deduct for age, size, lot size and garage. ... more
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