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Alysse Musgrave answered:
We can help you with a lease-option in Houston (different than rent-to-own). Contact me for more information at alysse@helpubuyamerica.com


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Alysse Musgrave
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Alysse Musgrave answered:
Hire an Exclusive Buyer's Agent to represent you, not a regular buyer's agent. EBAs represent homebuyers only, so there is no conflict of interest to jeopardize your negotiating position. Contact http://naeba.org for a referral to an EBA who will give you valuable advice, not a sales pitch.

Buying a Home? Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You! Follow the link below.


Alysse Musgrave
Consumer Advocate/
Exclusive Buyer Broker
http://HelpUBuyAmerica.com

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Alysse Musgrave answered:
A lender can't really do anything for you without a loan application, including lock in a rate. Sounds like there's a miscommunication here somewhere. It's probably best to have your loan officer clarify this statement.

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Alysse Musgrave
Consumer Advocate/
Exclusive Buyer Broker
http://HelpUBuyAmerica.com

Best selling author of Buying a Home: Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You!
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Alysse Musgrave answered:
FHA will approve loans with a 580 credit score and a 3.5% down payment. However, interest rates and the cost of financing are based on the lender's risk. The higher the risk to the lender, the higher the cost to the borrower. Wait until your scores are around 640 before you try to buy a home.

Buying a Home? Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You! Follow the link below.


Alysse Musgrave
Consumer Advocate/
Exclusive Buyer Broker
http://HelpUBuyAmerica.com

Best selling author of Buying a Home: Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You!
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Ryanmiskovic asked:
Hi all,
I closed on a house in December. The initial appraiser indicated in his report that for FHA compliance I would need to repair the master bedroom ceiling, install insulation over…
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Derek Jones answered:
As a new agent you are going to want a couple things:

1. Training. You want to pick a brokerage with some sort of new agent training program.

2. Fee's. As a new agent I wouldn't worry too much about getting a high split as most new agents don't close that many deals their first few years. No point in getting 100% split if you aren't closing any deals. Additionally you may want to find a brokerage with low or no monthly fee's as all the fee's can add up once you factor in mls/association fee's.

Check out the major brokerages in the area and interview a few. Remember that you are interviewing them, not the other way around.

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Derek Jones answered:
All open houses aren't going to be on Trulia/Zillow. You'd want to find a site that links to the mls to find the most accurate info.
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We would like to move out of state.my hus band has been in the same line of work 47 years.they all say you.have to have a job to get a loan then other say no you don't but the problem is of course they want to no how you are paying the loan would social security work. ... more
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