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Thu Jan 7, 2016
Michael Decman answered:
FHA as low as a 580 score.

Mike Decman
Cherry Creek Mortgage
630-427-4668
mdecman@ccmclending.com
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Wed Jan 6, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
Have your current agent contact your previous agent to remove the old listing information. Your previous agent should have taken care of that when the listing ended.

Then you can have your "new" agent create a replacement listing on Trulia and other real estate sites to market your property for you. ... more
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Mon Jul 6, 2015
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Fri Mar 27, 2015
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
It can be a long process to process all the short sales on the market. The problem with that is timing. If you can wait, you can usually find a deal. If you can't I would not suggest a short sale.
It depends on your situation.
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
It could take a few days to a few weeks to hear back. Best is to just stay in contact as often as possible and keep asking.
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
Cenlar is the servicer of the mortgage and would be the party to sign off on the short sale approval on behalf of the end investor.
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
Best if you can provide an address. Then it would be easier to help out.
thanks.
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
It depends on your income qualifications as well. There are no 1st time homebuyer programs that I am currently aware of, state or federal, so that really does not matter at the current time.
3 years BK discharge should be ok - but you may need 20% down.
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Wed Oct 1, 2014
Michael Pittman answered:
You can always list the property with a reputable Realtor that is experienced in handling rental properties.
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Wed Aug 13, 2014
Bob Brandt answered:
Hello again Joanna....Hope your family is well. Call me anytime for your questions....
847-230-7303
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Sat Aug 2, 2014
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
This is a question for an attorney, however, the discharge in bankruptcy does not eliminate the lien and the bank has the right to enforce the lien. They can still foreclose.
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Sun Sep 1, 2013
Bob Brandt answered:
Contact a CCIM rated Realtor in the area for the best help.
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Wed Jun 26, 2013
Bob Brandt answered:
I personally like it when agents actually answer their telephones in person and I can talk to them and not an assistant or voicemail.
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Wed Jun 26, 2013
Ann Marcheschi answered:
I think it depends on the situation. It varies with the circumstances involved in your individual situation. You should talk to a good attorney. If you would like the name and number of a few I can help. I work with several good attorneys in the area. Send me an email at ann.marcheschi@bairdwarner.com and I will get their info out to you. ... more
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Fri Jun 21, 2013
Bob Brandt answered:
Schaumburg has first homes starting at about 30K for a studio condo.
Some first time buyers have waited and saved a lot longer, choosing a 300k+.
Average it all together and I think about $137,500. ... more
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Thu Jun 20, 2013
Debby Bullock-Benfield answered:
Definitely contact a reputable lender that is experienced in credit repair. Do this prior to paying off any debt or creating any new debt. The tri score pull is tricky and you need to know how to gain points and how you lose them. Best of luck! ... more
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Thu Jun 20, 2013
Ann Marcheschi answered:
Check out the Trulia Pro Plans http://www.trulia.com/truliapro
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Wed Jan 30, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Visit a neighborhood several times to get a sense of belonging. Check out area statistics; real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods; so, you should check out demographics on your own to assure your comfort level can be reached. ... more
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