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Thu Jul 13, 2017
Moniquepatterson12 asked:
Tue Nov 1, 2016
Woodrowbradley199819 asked:
Thu Aug 11, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
I'm curious. What is the point of your question? If all of your equity is tied up in your current house, then it's kind of hard to buy a new house without selling your current home. Unless you have a lot of cash lying around, then sure. Go buy your new house first. But most people don't have that luxury. Most people need to sell their current home first, and use the $$ from that to put down on the next house. This can be done simultaneously if you have the right agent working for you. ... more
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Mon Jul 11, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
PS. May want to delete your phone # so all the crazy people don't call you!
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Wed Jan 6, 2016
USDAMTGHUB answered:
Yes, Baker is an eligible area. Please contact us below if you have questions. The program is great for home buyers that have little money to put down. Still 100% financing for eligible home buyers.

USDA Mortgage Hub
100% USDA Rural Housing Loans
Serving all 50 states
Ph: 800-691-8826 (7 days a week)
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Mon Sep 14, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
You can look up the property on the county public records website.
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Sat Jan 4, 2014
Let's discuss your loan scenario in more detail. Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been in the mortgage business since 1987. I am happy to answer your mortgage questions, 7 days a week and review your loan scenario.

Until then, I look forward to hearing from you.

Bart Gabe

800 315 8803

NMLS# 20743 - my licensing information - link to look up my license number
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Mon Aug 12, 2013
John Mondello answered:
Hmmmm. Still don't see anything Tammie under 6353. Here is a link to all foreclosures available in Baker.,CONDO,MULTI,LAND,MOBILE,INCOME,COM,RENTAL/listingtype/Foreclosure+Bank+Owned/

Hope this helps.

John Mondello, Realtor
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Mon Dec 3, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hey Lee-

If you find the listing on Trulia, you can contact the listing agent who will be able to help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an agent, just click on the yellow button on the property's Trulia listing and you will be able to start a dialogue.

Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can help with anything else. I am happy to be a resource for you. Good luck with the search!

Ali, Trulia Voices Community Manager
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Thu Sep 27, 2012
nmsterling2280 asked:
I was wondering were there any options, to buying one on workman's compensation, or will they allow me to maybe buy an inexpensive one and put 10,000 down on it to get started.
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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Lisa Bourgoyne answered:
I agree re the credit scores. It is best to work with a good mortgage broker. I have had clients in the past with credit scores in the 500's and they worked with the client to get the credit scores where they needed to be . Sometimes it is little things you can do to get the scores up.
As to no downpayent, the best loan is a Rural Development loan. This is a government loan with no downpayent. Baton Rouge and Baker are not included, but all surrounding areas are. Central, Zachary, and all in between.
Hope this helps and good luck!

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Mon Mar 22, 2010
Get-smart answered:
If your house hasn't sold, you have a few options; try to find a retail buyer on your own, contact the best realtor in your area or sell your house to an investment company. Although there are pros and cons to each suggested you will have to determine your current circumstances to determine what is best for your goals. ... more
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Sat Aug 23, 2008
Dana Schuster answered:
Your best option is to contact an agent & them the agent find you some listings w. this option available. if you would like to call me at 985-640-6889 I can explain the process in more detail. The basics are that you sign a lease purchase agreement w. a specific time fram usually 1-2 yrs. By that time,you will have gotten your down payment together & can go to aq bank/mortgage co. & get financing w. them. You will hqave agreed to have the down payment established by the time the agreement is up. The terms vary from trasaction to transaction. it depends on the seller's terms. usually a deposit is required. in Louisiana.we also have bond for deed. There are a lot of lp & bfd's available right now due to the sluggish market. ... more
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Mon Aug 18, 2008
craig mirambell answered:
There arent really programs, but if you check with a Realtor, there are sellers that may offer a lease to purchase options.
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Tue Jun 10, 2008
Hunter answered:
Hi Delia..

I hate to steal your thread..But I have a home for sale in baker, with a HUGE master suite and bath, A HUGE walk in closet, and office/workout room off the master bedroom. It has 2 other bedrooms, and a HUGE apartment style room off the back. About 7 years ago, the house was completly remodeled and put up to date. The house has a open floor plan along with a seperate washing room, and the wireing and plumbing for another bathroom in the "Apartment." It is the perfect house for someone looking to get a bigger home. I am only selling to get something smaller. If intrested, please e-mail

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Thu May 1, 2008
ERIN answered:
one misconception home buyers and the general public have about builders is their return on profit. small-med-large builder's will see an average of 8% of profit. this always suprises my clients as they assume builders would make a larger profit. helpful info as you plunge into the process.
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