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Sun Aug 17, 2014
My NC Homes Team answered:
Without the contract you signed with the Realtor to reference I can't say for certain but with over 25 years of experience as a full time Broker I can tell you I've never seen a contract that required the buyer to pay their Realtor anything to their Broker if they terminated their purchase contract during the diligence period. This is your right . ... more
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Mon Feb 10, 2014
Ryan Birdsong answered:
I agree with below....Trulia information is rarely accurate. s.f., values, ect. are incorrect on a regular basis. When you list your house it will get picked up by Trulia and whatever information you have in the listing is what they will post on their site. Sometimes CAD is also incorrect and we use appriasals all the time to justify s.f. Please let me know if you have any other questions or if there is anything I can do for you.

Ryan Birdsong
TDECU Real Estate LLC.
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Wed Dec 4, 2013
Joshua Marriott answered:
There are a few properties that meet that criteria. Give me a call or shoot me an email so I can give you the details.

Joshua Marriott
(979) 418-1781
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Tue Oct 9, 2012
Chrystallamb answered:
my question is do they share info with each other. meaning seller agent knows how low seller will go and buying agent knows how high buyer is willing to go. and buying agent wants us to put in a higher bid to get higher commission. am i just being paronoid ... more
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Mon Aug 20, 2012
Luba Shukers answered:
Cindy: I would suggest you get a pre-approval first , then you can see what you are qualified for before you seek out a realtor. I am happy to give you a free consultation to explain the process and help you to qualify, if you want to email me at "" or call me at 713-516-7423.

luba shukers-NMLS# 74887- 10 yrs of experience( featured in the June issue of TexasMonthly - 5 Star Mortgage Award)
Fairway Independent Mortgage
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Sat Apr 21, 2012
Good morning Hilda,

Rent To Own is a better deal for the Seller than it would ever be for a potential Buyer.

The basic concept is finding a way to "force" savings towards a down payment by including a portion of the monthly rental that goes towards that savings. Well, heck, you can do that on your own. And when you have saved up enough for a down payment, if that takes a year or two or more, YOU get to decide on the price you're willing to pay for the house at that time. With Rent To Own you'll be locked in both to the house and to the price, even if it takes you 3 years to save enough through the forced savings of the rent payments. What happens if three years from now your life situation has changed? Maybe you need a bigger/smaller home. Maybe your employment has relocated. Maybe your credit or income is insufficient to qualify for a mortgage loan.

Find a way to save up on your own; not with Rent To Own.

Sit down with a local Mortgage Banker and get yourself prequalified, too. You may find you're better qualified than you think you are, and, if you're not, at least you'll know how much loan your income and credit qualify you for, and how much you have to save towards down payment and closing costs.

Trevor Curran
NMLS #4040
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Fri Apr 20, 2012
Brian Carter answered:
As you can see from the answers below from Susana and Rosann it is most definitely a buyer's market, however, the caveat is; its mostly investors who are buying these foreclosure properties. If you have the means to do so, do your research and try to get a home that may need a little work, it could have huge equity potential when the market completely turns around.
If you don't have the means to buy right now, rent as cheap as you can and save until you're ready to buy. I hope this helps.
Brian Carter
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Fri Jan 13, 2012
A credit pull is roughly 3 - 5 points. No set number..... Some credit profiles are damaged more than others by credit pulls.
The good news is that any subsequent credit pulls over the next 30 days will all be treated as one. So if it needs to be pulled again, no penalty!!

Tom Burris
Mortgage Banker
(214) 763-4629 cell/text/nights/weekends(Really!!)
Lending all across the entire Great State of Texas!!
NMLS# 335055
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Mon Dec 5, 2011
Annette Levinson answered:
Your score is unmortgagable. Your score show that you do not have the willingness to pay your bills on time. That is 1/3 of the qualification for a mortgage. Pay your bills on time for 1 year and you will have a better score.
Good luck on finding a rental with that score.
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Wed Nov 30, 2011
Marie Souza Team answered:
Hilda - Why don't you contact a local lender? They will tell you exactly what you need to do to get into a home of your own.
Best of luck -
The Marie Souza Team - Top Selling on Cape Cod
Cape Cod Real Estate Services
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Mon Mar 7, 2011
Susana Wilson answered:
Transfer value refers to the book value of the asset in the Bank's books, i.e. the remaining balance of the loan.
It can be high if the previous owners that defaulted on the loan did not make many payments against the loan, but if they made lots of payments, then the transfer value will be low.
Market value is the price at which an asset would trade in a competitive auction setting. Market value is often used interchangeably with open market value, fair value or fair market value.
But, you usually cannot buy a property until the seller puts it on the market.
Hope this answers your Question.
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Mon Mar 8, 2010
Rosann Tate answered:
Always good to check out with the offical web site of the local and county deptments. They all have great record systems. i am a local Angleton person and have lived in Brazoria county off and on all my life. It has never been know for a high crime rate. It is still a small town in the shadow of Hoston and Galveston so you have the best of both worlds. Everything a person can want is less than a hour away yet you live in a small town with great schools. ... more
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Mon Mar 8, 2010
Rosann Tate answered:
I have lived in Brazoria county for over 50 yrs work for Sweeny school drist. for 15 yrs. Have grand children in Angleton school dristrcit. If I can help you with any question feel free to ask ... more
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Mon Mar 8, 2010
Rosann Tate answered:
There is not a real problem with air pollution. the fishing is great in the area. I was born in Dow hospital and have lived here in the Brazosport area of over 50 years. Be glad to answer any mre question. Lots of rual area with in 15 mins. of the plant ... more
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