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Tue Nov 14, 2017
Larnitwa Neki Scott asked:
Sat Jan 28, 2017
Aaron Lovett answered:
I work with a couple of lenders who can work with 620 or higher credit scores. It depends on income, job history, and other factors, but those lenders are out there.
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Wed May 4, 2016
June Buerkle answered:
If you signed after the time limit ..... the other side could say you were late and refuse to accept it; but you can't say "I was late so we don't have a deal."

When you signed after the deadline, you effectively created a new offer with the same set of terms and if they accepted the late signature, the deal is still enforceable against you. ... more
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Thu Oct 22, 2015
Kmac172 asked:
I want to know if there is any down payment assistance for me. We make over 90,000 a year together, we are married. Family of 3. Only I will be applying for the loan . Credit score over…
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Mon Sep 14, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
I would suggest checking out the Rentals section of Trulia, or There are some great filters that you can use to help you find whatever specifications that you're looking for. Best of luck to you! ... more
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Tue Aug 4, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
Hi, how are you?

I completely understand where you're coming from and would love to talk with you. While credit score is one of the factors in getting approved, it certainly isn't the only one. We can discuss all the things you're looking for when buying a house, look at some properties, and talk to my chosen mortgage experts about options for you.

Please give me a call at 615-822-8585. Thanks!
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Tue Jun 9, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
Brentwood is a great option with beautiful, safe neighborhoods and a lot of things to do. If you're looking for something more affordable, however, you could look in the Antioch area. It's a good middle between the two.

Please let me know if I can help you find something! Best of luck to you!
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Thu Apr 30, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
I would get in touch with Trulia Help Center about this. They provide fantastic customer service and should be able to help you quickly. Unfortunately, as an agent, I don't really have access to fix that sort of thing. Here's the link:

Best of luck!
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Thu Apr 30, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
20% is not mandatory. It is, however, the number that you need in order to avoid mortgage insurance (which is really just a waste of money). So, if you're not able to provide that down payment, you should be fine, but you will have to pay the insurance.

Best of luck to you!
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Thu Apr 30, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
I'm not a mortgage expert, but it sounds like you need to consult another mortgage officer. Why are you stuck with this one? If you explain the situation, you should be able to switch, depending on who you're working with. At the very least, I feel certain that you should be able to talk to another mortgage officer to get a second opinion, even if you can't hire another one.

Sorry I couldn't be of more help!
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Wed Mar 11, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
You should be, yes! Check out this information:
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Wed Mar 11, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
Forbes provides a great list of ways to improve your credit score quickly:

I would focus on removing debt and increasing your credit score. Best of luck to you! ... more
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Wed Sep 24, 2014
Barbara Reagan answered:
I am not an attorney, and am not licensed in your state, so the advice you received from Brian Copeland and the other Tennessee Realtors is advice that should carry strong weight. But much of question - on whether you can rescind your offer after the seller accepted it - will really depend on how your offer was written and what contingencies, if any, you have built into the offer. However, you should talk to your Realtor/Broker to find out what your options are before taking any actions to try to unilaterally terminate the contract - after all, it is a legally binding agreement. You may also want to speak to a real estate attorney familiar with your laws to see what options are available to you as well. Good luck to you.

Barbara Reagan
Long & Foster Realtors
Richmond, VA
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Wed Aug 13, 2014
Karen Peyton answered:
At this point, it is best for you to seek legal advice. Many states have air-tight laws that protect the rights of tenants. In those states, any notice "improperly" served for payment and/or eviction will render them useless and the number of days from one (notice) to the next to start again. The type of attorney you need is one who handles landlord/tenant matters which may also be "Google-able" under "evictions."
Best of luck to you.
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Thu Jun 12, 2014
Becky Ramos answered:
I'm sorry tree he question you asked must be from another thread. Could you go back to your original question?
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Don Tepper answered:

They're not supposed to accept your offer.

They'll accept the best offer. If one doesn't go through, they may--or may not--accept the offer that (in their opinion) is second best. And that's not always the second highest.


First Offer:
$100,000. 20% down. Good credit history. Minor contingencies.

Your Offer:
$98,000. 10% down. Weak credit history. Major contingencies (such as selling your present house).

Third Offer
$93,000. All cash. No contingencies; buying in "as is" condition.

A lot of people would choose that third offer, even though it's $5,000 less than yours.

A seller can choose to accept, reject, or counter any or all offers.

Hope that helps.
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Rob Foglia answered:
There is no statistic that necessarily says what every agent charges in terms of commission. To put it very simply, since we're all small business owners, if there was a "standard commission" that agents charged, we'd be guilty breaking of anti-trust laws and of price fixing. However, if you're looking for help selling, I'd be happy to let you know my fee if you contact me. ... more
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