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Mon Jun 12, 2017
Johnny Gomez answered:
This is Johnny I already signed up for rent to own and fixing my credit I just don't understand why I keep calling these properties they don't understand what I am talking about and then the website keep taking me to a credit card to pay again I don't understand that how many times you have to pay them I really don't think the listing is up to date. ... more
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Wed Jan 4, 2017
Shadi answered:
Many agent will do it at a low rate to help you through the process to be safe, also a title agent would be required in the case. or you may fall into quit claim deed issues in the future. The main part you provided a property and a buyer, paper work is worth around 1-2%. The main part is commission requires a license. ... more
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Fri Jul 22, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
Very likely; however, having said that, you can always ask the property management company or the landlord.

Best,

Susie Kay
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Sun Mar 29, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
Give me a call and I can connect with you my lender.

Susie Kay
Realtor & Certified Home Stager
United Real Estate
469-371-2899
www.dfwdreamhomes.net
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Tue Mar 17, 2015
Lori Hicks answered:
Interviewing a few realtors or asking friends, family or co-workers for referrals would be a good start. Work with someone you make a connection with and have them set up a housing search so you can get an idea of what the market is like and what you can expect. You can never start too early. Good luck! ... more
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Tue Oct 21, 2014
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
Godwin Ibekaku answered:
Short sale will last as long as the lender is willing to extend time before it is recommended for a foreclosure. And based on my own experience selling short sale properties and working on a project in the short sale department of a major bank have given me an insight on how the process works which is by reducing the price until you have an offer to present to the lender.
With short sale transactions, you need a Realtor who has information and knowledge.

You are free to contact me to assist you.

Godwin Ibekaku
Real Estate Broker
Omega One Realty
NewDfwForeclosures.Com
469-855-4566
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Fri Nov 1, 2013
Dana Lindberg answered:
You will need an experienced 203k Consultant who can evaluate the property, and identify FHA requirements, and guidelines. The 203k Consultant should be able to prepare a cost estimate and Contractors bid package.




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Dana Lindberg
CFS Mortgage - http://www.cfs203k.com
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Wed Oct 30, 2013
Larry Olsen answered:
Well it seems your question has been answered if your looking in Dallas or east of Dallas I would be glad to help you locate a home please give me a call.

Larry Olsen
469 688-2862

larryolsen@kw.com
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Mon Oct 28, 2013
Dixon Wong answered:
Hi Deb,

This wont be an issue.

You can wire the fund to the Title Company for closing. And you or your parents can also do remote closing.

Please let me know if I can help you with your home search.

Dixon
Realtor
www.findyourtexashome.com
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Thu May 30, 2013
Jason Rist answered:
I find houses for individuals such as yourself. What is it that you are looking for? What area, sf, baths, bedrooms, price range, age of house, etc

For you, Zillow is good info.
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Thu Jul 19, 2012
Arianne.baker answered:
So wait i have to buy your house with my tax money?
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Fri Oct 1, 2010
Dallas Texas answered:
Are you talking about leasing a townhome or purchasing a townhome?

1. Townhomes are multi family dwelling each have their own property design some have no yards while others have yards.
2. Most townhomes yards are nothing more than a "weed wacker" and the HOA would take care of the front.
3. Few townhome communities take care of the fenced and enclosed areas.

If you are searching to lease or purchase contact my office where I can interview determine what are your better options. If you are searching to purchase you need be qualified for a loan which governs how a realtor can represent you.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com
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Wed Feb 10, 2010
Don Tepper answered:
You've got to provide a link. I tried searching on Google and didn't find anything.

I'm a Realtor and a real estate investor and I've never heard of it. It smells awfully fishy, though. You buy the house and some company pays you monthly installments. For what? To buy it from you? Or to rent it? Presumably, though, they're saying they'll cover your monthly mortgage with their payments.

That can work in certain cases--a sandwich lease-option, for example. Though most such techniques don't work on new/recent purchases. And a lot of people lost a lot of money on preconstruction sales in Florida and Las Vegas that promised exactly that sort of arrangement. You'd buy their newly constructed condos (or in some cases single-family homes) and they'd guarantee payments for 12-24 months. Problem is, the properties were terribly overpriced, and when the time ran out (for those communities where the developer didn't go bankrupt first), people were left with hugely overpriced properties that they couldn't rent.

Again, post a link to provide us more information, and we'll give you a better evaluation.

But at this point--since you "haven't got all the information on how it works"--I can promise you that no one can assure you that it "would be safe to take a chance on."

Post the link.

Hope that helps.
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