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Thu Sep 14, 2017
Imitationiversonqueen asked:
Thu Aug 31, 2017
Mrmeans986 asked:
I am trying to buy a foreclosed home.
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Thu Dec 8, 2016
Maricris A answered:
Hello,

We didn't get enough information about your problem to resolve the issue. Please provide us with complete property address and we will be happy to assist you.

Regards,

Maricris
Consumer Care Advocate
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Wed Nov 9, 2016
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Speak to your lender immediately! The $1600. cruise won't have an effect on your credit report BUT it's up to the lender to decide whether they want to fund your loan and this depends on your debt to income ratio. If your debt to income ratio increased since you applied for the loan, the lender can cancel the loan and tell you that you don't qualify anymore.

Reason enough to call your lender asap. Lenders do verify everything again the day before closing.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Be mindful that square footage costs do vary and don't account for exact location and other considerations, therefore it's in your best interest to also review recently sold similar properties in the immediate area; so you really should ask your agent for a market analysis... ... more
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Wed May 7, 2014
My NC Homes Team answered:
These buyers fall into one of two categories in general. either they don't qualify for traditional lending and/or their very un-savvy. Rent to Own Sellers all fall into one of two categories: either they have a property that they can't sell for one reason or another (former crack house, terrible condition or location, next to a fracking well etc) and so in desperation their offering rent to own. the other group are very savvy investors who actually have no intention of the buyers unlucky enough to work with them to ever own the house and create a "contract" that heavily favors them If by chance the Buyer actually does meet the terms the seller's OK with it as they took complete advantage of them. Having been active in real estate for 35 + years I have never once seen a rent to own be anything other than rent at well over market rates. I would tell any buyer this is an urban myth regardless of what anyone you talk to tells you. ... more
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Tue Apr 1, 2014
Neha Jaggi answered:
Have you had an agent come out to do a market analysis for you? Since it is spring time now, many more people are out and looking for houses and it may be a good idea to see how much you could sell for. Also, it depends a lot on which lender you have spoken to! Feel free to contact me and I can give you a list of different lenders that are local who will be extremely helpful! Also I will be happy to do a free market analysis for you! You can contact me at 803-351-9462 or neha@themathercompany.com ... more
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Tue Jan 28, 2014
Ashley Flott answered:
New Friarsgate is not a bad place its family oriented and has its own recreational for the kids and its own tennis courts. It is quiet and is surrounded by award winning schools. I think is a great area to live if you are interested I can send you more information as well as some interesting properties. Give me a call and I will love to help you.

Ashley Flott
(803)603-5369
AshleyFlott@gmail.com
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Wed Aug 7, 2013
Justin Watts answered:
The lowest new construction cost per square feet is $52. This price is for a standard home with the cheapest builder around. For a custom builder it will be more around $100/sq.ft.
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Fri May 3, 2013
Dan Simon answered:
Anne,

The price will vary and depend on the size of the home, if it slab or crawl space construction etc...... the price should range between $100-$200. In 2013 the state of SC has changed the CL100 (termite) report, they are only valid for 30 days. If you are the seller it would be good to have a CL100 inspection prior to listing your home. If you have a termite bond consider using a different company for the inspection. As a buyer's agent I always recommend that the buyer hire and pay for their own termite inspection.


Best regards,
Dan Simon, Realtor®
Carolina One Real Estate
Direct #843-303-1464
dsimon@carolinaone.com
http://www.dansimonrealtor.com/
www.CharlestonHomesForYou.com
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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Jennifer Weir answered:
It was a beautiful neighborhood when my family lived there between 1993-1997, the only reason we moved is because of my dad's job being transferred to NC.
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Tue Nov 13, 2012
Cindy Kidd answered:
I have connections with several loan officers that I would be glad to have make contact with you. I suggest you talk to them about whether refinancing is the right option for you.

My caution to you would be to look at your current debt to income ratio, decide whether you can handle both loans at the same and if you'll be able to justify the closing costs on the house for the refinance and the actual closing. That would result in making the cost of your home even higher than it already is. You could possibly end up with a house that's difficult to sell if you're trying to recoup all of those costs.

You might want to get a market analysis or appraisal done on your current home to see if you want to invest additional closing costs into the equation.

Please let me know if I can be of assistance to you with name of loan officers or information about the current value of your home.
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Tue Aug 14, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
You probably cannot; but it doesn't matter:
You cannot just transfer the Title to your name, you would have to take the LOAN too.
And you couldn't take the Loan, because he is Upside/Down, and the Appraisal would prevent that from happening.
You would have to qualify for a NEW loan, and someone would have to pay the Bank for the difference.

Homeowners have been trying to short-cut this situation for 3-4 years now:
Beware if someone tells you that they know how.

Your friend has basically 4 choices:
Keep the house, (somehow) and wait till it comes back up,
Shortsale the house
Let it Foreclose,
Do a Deed-in-Lieu

Good luck and may God bless to you both
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Sat Nov 19, 2011
Howard Rose answered:
Hello Hoggl,

Visit www.homeswitharose.com, there you can search homes for sale with MLS #'s. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at any time.

Howard Rose III
Retired Military Realtor,
Keller Williams Realty
803-767-7219
hrose@kw.com
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Fri Aug 12, 2011
Leah Henderson answered:
Hi Mariadena,
I'm not sure where this is as mentioned previously. That said, I'd be happy to mapquest the address for you. Also,
I'd be happy to work with you to find the home of your dreams.

Leah
566-0023
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Mon Sep 6, 2010
Cindy Kidd answered:
That home states that it has a 2 car detached garage. If I can answer any other questions that you might have about this home or any other homes in the area, please do not hesitate to contact me. ... more
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Fri Jan 16, 2009
Bill Eckler answered:
Tabitha,

Who contacted you with this information? This is definitely unusual and sounds like there is much more here than meets the eye.

We would suggest requesting your agent to look into this by being in touch with the bank for supportive information. Or do this leg work yourself and request information on the current status of your purchase offer.

Good luck
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Thu Nov 20, 2008
Sj209 answered:
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