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Home Buying in Allen County : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Jul 3, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
It depends on the type of loan. I would suggest that you pick up the phone and call a lender or two.
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Fri May 19, 2017
Carmstrong31 asked:
We are going FHA route because of my husband credit score it is a few points shy of the 620 and we do not have a lot of time to get the mortgage on our home cause the seller is getting impatient…
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Tue Feb 28, 2017
Rob Messner answered:
We learned the hard way some of the cons of waterfront property. We built our dream home on a river in Charleston SC. We moved in and put a lot of our stuff in the open air basement of a elevated home until we were ready to move it upstairs. We quickly found out that all metal items rusted and all fabric developed mold and was ruined, and wood warped and rotted. Our builder used drywall in the basement as well which got well and began to break apart and mold as well. So now our only option is to close off the basement to be able to use it for storage. Paint and stains didnt hold up well either and you can expect to do a lot of repainting and staining as it will wear out quicker with the moisture. ... more
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Sat May 7, 2016
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Mon Apr 25, 2016
Ashley Rader asked:
My husband and I are very interested in purchasing land and a modular home, from what I've heard, it is almost impossible to find a lender willing to do that type of loan. We have never…
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Tue Mar 29, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
There really isn't anything you as the home buyer "can" do. Speak with your agent about what you "want" to do, given the timeline necessary to deliver clear title.
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Fri Mar 25, 2016
Julie Sipes asked:
My credit score is 826 and I have $ 60,000 saved. Can I borrow an additional $ 60,000 even though I just started receiving the disability pay?
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Sat Mar 19, 2016
Amanda Christiansen answered:
We have plenty of experience with new construction. Feel free to give us a call at (260) 704-0842 for a chat about your needs. Thanks!
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Sat Mar 19, 2016
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Sat Feb 27, 2016
Laylove460 answered:
then with 4 bed and 2 bath
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Sun Nov 8, 2015
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Fri Jul 17, 2015
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Tue Mar 3, 2015
James Jodoin answered:
Excellent. First I would look up your states education requirements. They can usually be found online on your local Department of business regulation website or bureau of licensing. You can also contact your local or state Board of Realtors who will most likely offer the classes needed. Theres more to it than that but I would start there. ... more
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Wed Jan 21, 2015
Greg Adams answered:
The prime time is March thru June. Last year if the home was nice it would get 2 offer sometimes. Hope that helps. Greg Adams 260-433-0844
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Wed Jan 21, 2015
Greg Adams answered:
Waf, If you are looking at homes in the spring you will find that they sell very well if they are well cared for and in good shape. The winter tends to have homes on the market that are picked over. ... more
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Wed Jan 21, 2015
Greg Adams answered:
There are many opportunities for rental homes in that price range. Some might need some repairs but could be worth it.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
Jason Bowen answered:
If you are working with an agent, please be sure to follow their advice over mine, as they are your local professional. Sometimes parties to a deal can start to make it so legalistic that they scare each other away. If you trust your inspector(s) and their report(s), then rely on that information to decide if there are any problems that would cause you to walk away. It sounds like there has not been, as you may be interested in taking the seller's counter offer to cover 1/2 of the repairs. In my state we don't use "release of liability", but we put it in terms of having satisfied the inspection contingency. They may want release of the "liability" of any repairs now & after closing. For the question of "is it common" you need a local professional. I can help you locate a local agent if you don't already have one. Does the seller have an agent if you don't? If so, ask that agent what they mean by the "release of liability". ... more
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