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Fri Mar 17, 2017
Brenda Nagle asked:
Sun Mar 23, 2014
David Selleck answered:
developing 2 individual lots with approx. 2.5 acres @, off woodland and way hollow. Private, wooded w/mature trees. Not your subdivision situation with an elevated view you may like. Willing to sell lots or build to your specs. All utilities available. Pricing negotiable, in the 200 - 250K range. Could be convinced to create only 1 lot. If you are interested email David ... more
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Wed May 1, 2013
Monice Ming Tong answered:
As of now, there are some existing home available and there are also new construction. It really depends on what price range you are looking for.
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Thu Nov 29, 2012
Dan Tabit answered:
Ownership is a matter of public record. Check with the county website that the homes are in.
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Sat Mar 12, 2011
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Hi Momma5

Clearly, a job loss 23 years ago is not affecting your credit now.
You should view your credit report to see what is the cause of the poor score.

It possible you are a victim of ID theft and have not realized it.

Your options are to either offer a bigger deposit and get a stellar recommendation
From your current land lord along with a co signer who has good credit.

Clearly, turning in statements from the bank that you are financially sound will help.

But a job loss 23 years ago will be laughed at and maybe an outright cause for
Rejection. You are better of then saying you are looking into why your score is low
Then that 23 year reason.

Good luck.
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Tue Nov 3, 2009
Jill Stehnach answered:

I have worked in Sewickley for years. My office is right in the village. I assume that your townhome is in the Manor. If so, there have been 16 sales in 2009, but currently there are 13 active properties and 1 that is contingent. This year we have seen the highest inventory in the manor that has occured for a number of years now. With that, buyers have lots of choices and price/condition become even more important. I too would not advise you to rent, as it is rare that an owner can get a renter who will be willing to allow the property to be shown often. You then face the problem of what condition the tenant will keep the property in during those showings. Remember you do not get a second chance to make a first impression. I would ask how and where your agent is advertising your home. Provided that your condition is good, and your price is on target, then strong marketing/advertising will be the most effective in producing a buyer sooner then later. You need more then a sign and an occasional ad the company may provide. To answer your last question, I do not see huge changes on the horizon. Properties that are priced well, are in good condition and have strong advertising still continue to sell. If you would like more assistance, do not hesitate to call. ... more
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Sat Jul 19, 2008
Luke Allison answered:
I'm not sure I fully understand your question. Are you looking for a construction loan or is the house being built and you are responsible for the permanent loan? If you are needing permanent financing, then you need to find a conventional or FHA loan where you can essentially float the interest rate until whatever time you are nearing the end of the build. There are many lenders that require you to lock your loan at the time you take the application/send it to underwriting thereby giving yourself 2 months time where rates could improve but you are set.
At Flagstar, we float the loan through the entire underwriting process, so you could techinically be floating your loan for up to 6 months while you wait for you home to be finished. You can lock your loan at anytuime between when you apply and the time your loan is clear to close.
If you'd like, you can call me to discuss your options and what it is you are looking to do. I am in North Carolina but can originate loans in all 50 states. Thanks for your time.
Luke Allison
Flagstar Bank
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