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Viraaj Patel asked:
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They assessed the foundation and it passed but I wanted to make sure these are not major. Apparently every house has settling cracks…
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obyanyan asked:
whose responsibility is it to get an architect to do the drawing since the fees can be worked back into the loan?
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Phillybiddy answered:
That's a 'low income' situation? What a laugh! How about a real low income situation. A senior citizen who has social security income of $700 a monthand $20k to put down. Let's see what kind of magic formula you have for that. ... more
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Amandalyn Garcia asked:
We’re expecting a call from them Friday and I’m not sure what to expect. This is our first time buying a house and we will be using a VA loan. We will be doing everything from out of…
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Harrietstwora answered:
What expenses will I have as buyer of a property in an all cash sale in the state of Georgia?
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Kathylakritz answered:
You need to have several realtors visit your home and give you their opinion. Nobody online can answer your question because whether or not to do renovations depends on neighborhoods, value of homes, etc. Example - since you seem to be in Worcester, MA, let's say you owned an older home in Weston or one of the wealthy suburbs near Boston. Renovating homes there will add value no matter how much it costs because buyers will spend that much for a renovated home because the neighborhood has strong home values (very expensive). However, if the same home was located in Springfield or perhaps Worcester, it's a different story altogether. Doing a renovation may not pay off when selling because home values are much less in central Mass. ... more
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shawnylou answered:
for one it will not go through with out a down payment .
to hold the house you need earnest money . That is between 1000.00 on up . Usually just 1000.00 .
The mortgage company , and banks then see if you have the down payment in your bank , match your living costs to your pay , check to see your credit ratio ,

If you have 20% down payment on the house you are buying , that needs to be seen in your savings or checking acct .
example : a house that is 250,000 / down payment about 50,000. , This needs to be in there before you put a bid into that house.

Now you are going to be making payments on 200,000. loan.

you can put as much more money down , after you do the 20 % .

also note : do not go out and buy anything big, like a car while this is going on. Wait after ..
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Kathylakritz answered:
Do NOT sign or agree to this. The buyer is totally wrong. What the seller needs to know is a realtor's commission is split with their broker and the seller has no idea what the split percentage is because that is between the broker and the agent. Therefore, it's in the seller's best interest for the buyer to pay cash for the down payment and wait until closing to receive his / her commission. If the buyer doesn't have the cash, too bad. ... more
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Priday answered:
We just installed Morning Star Engineered Bamboo from Lumber Liquidators. It has a bit of a different look and we preferred the Engineered. So far we are loving it. The first night I came home in high heels and walked on the floor without incident. We hired our own flooring installers that we knew personally and chose the medium cost under-layment. We had oak flooring, carpet and linoleum. They tore up the oak & the carpet, but were able to install right over the linoleum. They also put screws in the sub floor where we had noticed squeaks - no more squeaks. Everything is level and it is beautiful. Formaldehyde is found in many products that are used around the house. This flooring doesn't have any smell to it, so I think we are safe and I do have allergies, but I haven't noticed any problems. By the way, any wood laminate flooring would probably be glued to the under material, whether it be a form of plywood or MDF, etc. So, the only way to avoid glue would be to nail down solid hardwood, I would think. ... more
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Wadner Cortez answered:
In order for it to be the second unit, it must have its own electric meter, as well as its own address. you should have the certificate of occupancy with all the house papers if not you can go to LADBS and ask them for a copy of your files (10 cents a copy) if you need someone to help you with that and convert that garage into a second unit with legal paper work check the website reference ... more
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Kellimauric.km asked:
information. If you check the Sandusky county auditor website you can verify this sale never occurred. It is hurting our selling price with this false sale listing. Please remove this…
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Jesse Darrow asked:
I understand the landlord has to give you 12 hours notice before entry. My landlord "requested" entry at 11PM for the following morning at 11AM. I didn't even see the notice until the following…
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Kathylakritz answered:
Mobile homes need to be on a permanent foundation and not located in a park to qualify for a mortgage loan. It also needs to be double wide and built after 1976. If the mobile home is located in a park or not on a foundation, the home only qualifies for a "chattel" loan - not a mortgage loan.

Lenders on this website only work with residential homes or mobile homes on a permanent foundation. They cannot lend on mobile homes. Typically, mobile homes must be paid for in cash and registered with your state Department of Motor Vehicles.
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