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Mon Jan 29, 2018
Claudia Muller answered:
Old answer.
30% down with two years of bank statements for business income or standard 2years W2s and current paycheck stubs.
We look at credit scores down in the 500s,
Claudia Muller
NMLS 234057
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Sun Dec 31, 2017
Ramirezman15 answered:
What or which agency administratves mellow roos?
For instance, a buyer wants to know exactly what mellow roos pays. For schools, streets and what else. Areas w/o mellow roos are taxed for school bonds. Does school bonds or funding paid through the mellow roos? ... more
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Wed Oct 11, 2017
Robert Yearsley answered:
definitely the view, every time. I have lived in many homes, and a view uplifts your heart and makes you feel expansive. Must go back to caveman times, standing on a ridge surveying your domain ... more
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Thu Aug 31, 2017
Welshdove answered:
I too have come across this stigma, I am a older person with limits funds, and minor disabilities. It seems that the words "Section 8" makes you out to be some kind of monster. For me, I cherish the properties that I have liven in... it is my home and for that I want to take care of it, and have a safe and quiet home. So I report problems, and put in maintenance request so that things do not become problems and for that some management label you and ignore you. I wish that properties would understand that not ALL SECTION 8 People want to destroy and steel and make trouble, but live a safe and quiet life in a home that does not need fixing all the time. Life is hard, we do not want more of it. ... more
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Thu Aug 24, 2017
Maryjolongyear answered:
The city building department. When a home is built, a building permit is required.
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Mon Aug 14, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you pick up the phone and talk to a local realtor to assist you.
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Tue Aug 1, 2017
Any private money lender/hard money lender should be able to work with a 65% loan to value. Private money rates are currently around 8-10% depending on the lender and situation. Much higher than conventional but the loans are easier to obtain and can fund much faster. ... more
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Mon Jul 17, 2017
Bllanosjr answered:
Usaa is amazing. It's the agents that we're forced to use that needs better training. They now very little, and I ended up doing most of the work.
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Mon Jun 12, 2017
Yes, yes and yes in CA you may consider 5% down Jumbo with a minimum 720 fico score from 424k up to 1.5 million and 10% down from a minimum 680 fico score and up to 2.5 million.

Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Broker - Sr. Loan Officer CA only
Veteran and VA/CalVet Loan Specialist
Credit Repair Advice At No Cost
ALL Loan Programs Available
24+ Years Experience
BRE# 01140252
NMLS# 297251
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Thu Apr 6, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
It's up to you whether you'd like to hire an agent to represent you or not. There's always pros and cons on every transaction.
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Mon Sep 19, 2016
We offer 3% down LPMI conventional financing for primary residences in all 50 states. We can compare LPMI vs. BPMI to determine what is the better option for you. I'd be happy to help.

Shane Milne | Lending in all 50 states | NMLS #81195 | 949-322-3616 direct
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Fri Aug 26, 2016
Nazy.moradkhani asked:
Hi. I listed my property for Rent on Zillow and it propagated it to Trulia. Now I want to make changes directly on Trulia, mainly to the images. How do I do that. changes on zillow are…
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Mon Jan 25, 2016
Jananderson answered:
If you are house hunting, or planning to sell, in the Omaha, Nebraska metro area (located near Offutt Air Force Base) we have a Military Assistance Program that not only meets, but exceeds the USAA Movers Advantage refund, and no one benefits other than the buyer/seller. Feel free to contact us directly;
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Wed Dec 23, 2015
Arpad Racz answered:
Hi Jenny,

I would agree with Susie. It is tough to predict the market with any certainty.

Kind regards,

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Wed Apr 22, 2015
Simon Watson answered:
Try the Dirtbokers

Ron Carter
Office: (925) 279-2222
Fax: (925) 279-1098
DRE License #00428869

Simon Watson
Keller Williams Realty-East Bay
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Mon Apr 28, 2014
Joyce Chiu answered:
All I can say is that I have been a resident here in San Ramon for more than 10 years, you cannot go wrong a home or a townhouse in San Ramon. Due to lack of inventory, that is driving the prices up. I can honestly say that while prices are up, rates are still very low. Best suggestion is to take a look at some of the homes in San Ramon and see what fits your needs and your current lifestyle. One of the advantages of a Single family home is most won't have HOA (Homeowners Association Fee) All Townhouses will have them.

Hope this helps. Call if you have any other questions, glad to help!

Joyce Chiu
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
The new lender will utilize 75% of the rent schedule the appraiser calculates. This will be used as extra income for qualifying for that rental.
You may put as little as 15% down on an investment property.
You will need to show 6 months cash reserves of PITI for each property.
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Thu Apr 3, 2014
Brian Nguyen answered:
Yes, this is a possible option for you. You may be able to take out cash from your IRA for a down payment, but the penalty may depend on your age since there is an age restriction to pulling out money. Also, there are other low down payment mortgage options that you should consider if you want to avoid taking out money from your IRA. FHA mortgage have options as low as 5%. Either way, the best thing for you to do is to speak with a knowledgeable lender to see if you can get started on financing a new home. If you need additional assistance, feel free to reach out. Good luck!

Brian Nguyen
Sr. Mortgage Banker
NMLS # 659743
Phone: 949.667.2887
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Tue Apr 1, 2014
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