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Home Buying in Akron : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Aug 7, 2017
Mollyack asked:
Conventional loan, 20% down. No ability to explain the situation. Lived on life insurance for a year until I could start working again.
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Sun Jun 18, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
You will need that money to close and yes, you can be sued. What do you mean the money is not available to you anymore? I would advise contacting a lawyer but then you don't have money for a lawyer either, correct?
Bottom line - you signed a contract. You're expected to honor the contract. If you don't, the other party has a right to sue you. Buyers can cancel a contract under the following conditions: a home inspection, if a lender refuses to finance your loan, or an appraisal. If you passed the deadline for the home inspection and appraisal, you can't go back. However, if the lender is financing your loan, how is it you don't have the money to close?
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Mon May 8, 2017
Liviaharris3 answered:
I bought a home as is and then I found a well on it are the people who sold the house to me are they responsible for taking care of the well due to the fact I did not know it had a well
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Sat Apr 15, 2017
Jlskerrett answered:
I had the same exact issues with mine! It was a disaster on so many levels dealing with local a federal bureaucratic red tape!
Too many levels of mismanagement!
HUD thinks they're a classified dept....They exist but don't exist....Bad enough you have to deal with goverment regulated banks to begin with so Good luck getting a straight answer or any info from HUD or they're BS contractors...They have gone over board with they're policies/guidelines & how to follow the policies/guidelines! Never again! ... more
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Mon Nov 7, 2016
Jibran Ali answered:
in Sharia LAw, initially bank ownes the property, till the time you pay the full and final monthly instalments.
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Thu Sep 8, 2016
Mcbrideserena asked:
When getting a home loan, which is more important, your monthly income or your credit score?
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Fri Jul 15, 2016
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Sat Apr 2, 2016
Core.puscle answered:
akron is taxing me to death
an appraised home at 94k - taxes are 2500 a year- proposperous!
i live in the NW district
i am quite frankly-tired of supporting the tax base while i work at reduced wages because i decided to stay here in akron
i am quite frankly tired of supporitng new "community centers" that are yet to be filled with akron students
i am tired of paying for the difference in taxes that foreclosures are creating in these neighborhoods
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Fri Jan 22, 2016
Mydoxens asked:
want all photos removed
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Sat Dec 26, 2015
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Fri Dec 18, 2015
Dfinnigan720 asked:
Looking to emigrate back to the US next year from England, Can you please give me some advice on financing a home in the Akron, Ohio area. I would like to find a suitable 2 bedroom home…
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Thu Sep 3, 2015
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well if it's a cash only home then that would probably indicate the home is not suitable to be financed in it's present condition
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Thu Aug 13, 2015
Dianne Haire answered:
Our home is estimated on all other websites for over $500,000 but Trulia has us estimated at $239,000. HUGE discrepancy!!! WHY???

201 Equestrian Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029

Trulia from what I can find out is headquartered in China. The other websites are within the United States of America.

We had both tax assessor and appraiser and they both were over $500,000 with the appraiser at $560,000. Trulia, you need to repair your software! Zillow is much closer of an estimator.

Lenders and appraisers do not even look at internet valuations, so they say. You can log into these websites and try to fix their errors, but the computers does not change or update their valuation of property. Good luck getting anything changed on this website!!!!
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Thu Jun 25, 2015
Brittany Rodman (Fusillo) answered:
Follow this link:
http://www.akronohio.gov/cms/site/924ccb6640130a6b/index.html

Emails:
Beth Diefendorf, Community Development Technician BDiefendorf@AkronOhio.gov
Rick Testa, Demolition Inspector RTesta@AkronOhio.gov
Carl Davis, Demolition Inspector CDavis@AkronOhio.gov
Ronnie Ransom, Property Management Laborer RRansom@AkronOhio.gov

Phone number 330-375-2696
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Thu Apr 30, 2015
Casey Stewart answered:
If you haven't heard back from your credit union, it's not necessarily a bad sign -- possibly bad service. I'd recommend talking to a few lenders anyhow to see what programs they offer. Try a major national bank and one or two local banks -- if you go through this process with a few lenders within the same 30-45 day period, it shows up as just one inquiry on your credit report.

Good luck with your home search!

Thanks,
Casey
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Fri Mar 20, 2015
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Yes Doctor/ Physician loans are still available! Hi, my name is Matt Albert (NMLS# 658999) and I am a Doctor/ Physician Loan Specialist with Citizens/ Charter One Home Loans. I have been specifically working with physicians for over 12 years. We cover licensed medical physicians, residents, interns and fellows, which include MDs (Medical Doctors), DOs (Doctors of Osteopathy) along with DMDs and DDS (including Dental Surgeons, Orthodontists and General Dentists). We provide financing of 95% up to $850,000, 89% to $1 million (**exceptions possible**) AND 89% to $1 million for one time close construction Doctor Loan, all with NO PMI! We offer our Doctor Program in the following states:

Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, D.C., West Virginia. **Additional States are possible on an exception basis.**

If I can be of any assistance please feel free to contact me for details as we are NOT allowed to share guidelines of the program in online forums.


Matt Albert
Physician Loan Specialist
Mortgage Loan Officer
NMLSR # 658999
Citizens Charter One Home Loans
Phone - (336) 471-1825
Fax -(844) 574-2618
matthew.albert@charteronebank.com
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Tue Feb 10, 2015
Brittany Rodman (Fusillo) answered:
If you are still looking to move, contact me and I can better help you with this issue. 330-774-5282
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