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Johnnie Godb…, Home Buyer in Riverdale, GA
Johnnie Godbold asked:
Why am i getting email on houses scheduled for aution, I am not interested in going to an acution to bid on a house. I am interested in house for sale in addition i am runing a nonprofit organization and would be interested in purchasing a building for the homeless program, if you have any thing like that in the 30296 area that would be…
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Can a listing agent be penalized for lying about putting in an offer on a property for a buyer just so another buyer (with cash in hand) can purchase?
Honesty and integrity are not negotiable, but unfortunately proving the lack of it may be more trouble than it's worth.
If you want to pursue this, you can start with the ... more
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Sheldon Jami…, Home Buyer in Mount Vernon, NY
Sheldon Jamies asked:
I had a counter offer from Fannie Mae on a property sold "AS IS". I had 48hrs to accept or decline. I accepted the offer and my realtor sent the form to the listing agent before the deadline. I received an email from Fannie Mae 7 days after; informing me that they JUST received the offer. I am worried that the listing agent may…
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marquis_ward, Home Buyer in Dayton, OH
marquis_ward answered:
how can i get a mortgage loan for 15,000-30,000?
I,m looking to purchase home for 15,000.00. Am a first time buyer, my credit is 580 to 620. I need a lender ASAP
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 2, 2014 Foreclosure in 30296
Cornelius Re…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Cornelius Redding answered:
I see that homes goes off the market in the winter time, can I still put a bid on the home that is gone off the market.

Let me introduce myself, I'm Cornelius Redding a license Realtor in Atlanta Ga under Better Homes and Gardens Metro Brokers Inc. Our goal is to help buyers/sellers successfully co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2014 Home Buying in 30296
Jeremy Orton, Real Estate Pro in Twin Falls, ID
Jeremy Orton answered:
i want to buy in the clayton county area however, what credit score is required for a hud or bank owned home
Honestly I would just talk to a lender. A good lender should be able to quickly direct you in the right direction. Certain bank owned homes do qualify for special financing but I woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Home Buying in 30296
Marietta Tay…, Real Estate Pro in Fayetteville, GA
Marietta Taylor answered:
Would you say this is a rough area?
There are several websites available where you can check out the crime statistics in any given area. Visit www.mylocalcrime.com or www.neighborhoodscout.com.
1 vote Share Flag Sat Sep 15, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 30296
Diamond82, Home Buyer in East Point, GA
Diamond82 answered:
What is the turnaround time for a redisclsed GFE on a conventional loan and will it prevent closing if it's not returned by the closing date. It
My congentecy clause was for the appraisal if it came back lower, when the seller agreed to lower the price the admendment didn't say anything about the time allowed to re-disclose and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 14, 2012 Home Buying in 30296
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
is there a lot of crime in 30296?
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 30, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 30296
Daniel, Other/Just Looking in Baton Rouge, LA
Daniel answered:
Are there any grants out there for move-up homebuyers at this time?
I think what you should really ask yourself is:

If you have no money, why are you wanting to buy another / larger home?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 11, 2012 Home Buying in 30296
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Any Home loan programs for not -so good credit?
The best thing you can do is to talk to a local mortgage banker. Mistakes dont' stay on your credit report forever. It may not be as bad as you think by now. A lender will be ab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 2, 2011 Home Buying in 30296
Lee Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Lee Taylor answered:
looking for a cheap starter home, but i am wondering if anywhere will give me a 12k dollar mortgage loan
Good answer from Anna. $12000 is such a small mortgage amount, perhaps a hard money lender will help if your local bank will not.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 22, 2011 Foreclosure in 30296
Solomon Gree…, Real Estate Pro in Duluth, GA
Solomon Greene answered:
how long do you have to wait if you have a short sale on a property, or do a deed in lieu before you can apply for another mortgage loan? Thank you.
Hi Faith,

A few lenders were asked this question a couple of years ago and their answers at that time may be found below. As I'm sure you know, this industry has changed drasti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 18, 2011 Financing in 30296
Ken Cook,  in Atlanta, GA
Ken Cook answered:
my question is about homepath mortgage co. { fannie mae} my understanding is that pmi is not included in the mortgage.who pay homeowners ins. an tax?
Our Homepath program is not that much more expensive than a standard Fannie loan though the rate is higher and would be glad to compare prices for you with any other lender who offers t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 7, 2010 Home Buying in 30296
Michael Hamm…, Real Estate Pro in Suwanee, GA
Michael Hammond answered:
Is the Laurelwood Subdivision in Riverdale GA a safe environment?
The best way to get your question answered, Curtisn, is to call the local police department and let them tell you whether or not Laurelwood is considered safe. Or to have them give you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 17, 2010 Home Buying in 30296
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
This is in addition to the question i already asked, my other 2 sources, are my daughter lives with me so we have her income, secondly, i get a
Not knowing all your specifics regarding finances, credit score, etc.--If you haven't done so yet, do consider visiting with any qualified loan officer(s) first--see if you do qual ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 19, 2010 Financing in 30296
C2 Financial…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
C2 Financial Loans answered:
can i get financing for a house, if i am re ceiving unemployment, but have 2 other sources of income, with good credit?
What are the two sources of income that you're currently receiving?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 18, 2010 Financing in 30296
Hank Miller, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Hank Miller answered:
about to acquire 3bedroom town house along bernado drive in riverdale for 40grand.is it worth it?
Could you sell it tomorrow if you had to? What's your agent telling you - and are you seeing the data?

Hank Miller, SRA, ABR
Associate Broker & Certified Appraiser
Prudential GA Re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 22, 2009 Home Buying in 30296
Solomon Gree…, Real Estate Pro in Duluth, GA
Solomon Greene answered:
Is it possible that I could qualify for the $8000.00 and the $14,000 down payment, which would bring by

Word came today that $4.6 mil of the $5 mil allocated toward the $14K down payment assistance program has been reserved. Check the blog below for updates on available down ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2009 Home Buying in 30296
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