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35242 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon May 8, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
The Advice (question and answer forum) is open to the public. Any question or reply you post on Trulia will be seen by everybody who looks at it.

What I have to laugh at is the realtors who ask stupid questions that they should ask their broker / Office Manager. There are also plenty of agents who pay monthly advertising fees to Zillow and Trulia. Those agents have personal reps from Zillow and Trulia. If an agent in the office needs help - it would be much better to ask one of those agents personal reps from Trulia on an issue regarding the website or listing. This way the agent doesn't appear stupid on an open forum. ... more
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Thu May 4, 2017
Azima asked:
When they requested tax transcripts from IRS they received code 10 and couldn't close on time. It was scheduled a week ago. They finally solved the problem. Sellers extended contract for…
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Sun Mar 5, 2017
Wjoelwhite asked:
The information for my house is not correct. 5 bedrooms not 3 and etc. How do I update it? I have used the edit feature but it does not update. How do I get the information about my house…
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Wed Feb 22, 2017
Tomjank asked:
East of Birmingham...W/in 1/2 hr. of Meadowbrook area....Nice curb appeal...3 B.R.s...2 baths....Hardwood floors (some carpet)...Prefer open concept... Furnished 'model' home,…
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Tue Jul 19, 2016
Danabduell asked:
We bought our first home 10 years ago, and are looking to move; however we don't have money for a down payment what options are out there?
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Mon Jun 20, 2016
Invstnlfp answered:
I am state and federally licensed to write mortgages in 31 states for a top direct lender in the mortgage industry who offers conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA loans. We keep your info private not broker it out and we go down to a 550 credit score for VA and FHA loans.. Are lowest score we accept for government loans are 550 when most lenders require a 620 and brokers a 580. You have to have two years of income with a score over 550 with bankruptcies discharge date 2 years and over. We have basic guidelines and a pretty easy process. Feel free to text me or call me anytime up to 10:00pm Eastern with any questions.
Brian Young 214-797-3479
NMLS 902687
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Mon Aug 31, 2015
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Thu Feb 26, 2015
Katherine Jolliffe answered:
I have this number you could try for customer service. 1.888.565.3652 not sure if it will work but they should be able to get you to the right person.
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Thu Jan 15, 2015
stewkley answered:
Isn't this fraudulent? Isn't Trulia responsible for what it publishes on its website especially after it has been informed that the information is incorrect, then deliberately ignores requests to change it? ... more
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Thu Oct 9, 2014
Steven and Connie Jacks answered:
A great way to find exactly what you are looking for in a timely manner is to work with a Realtor who also watches the market for new and upcoming rentals on your behalf. Let me know if I can be of service, I would love to work with you. ... more
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Mon Sep 29, 2014
Benjamin Epps answered:
A reasonable option in this situation is to look for an individual that is renting their home. Drive around the neighborhoods that your are interested in and call the "for rent" signs.
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Tue Nov 26, 2013
David Mason answered:
Currently there is a four bedroom/ two-and-1/2 bath home in Broken Bow, near Meadowbrook, for $1450/mo, or a three bedroom/two-and-1/2 bath in Inverness for $1700/mo. If you would like details on either of these, or a copy of my list of rental management companies, please contact me. ... more
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Tue Nov 19, 2013
ryateslenders answered:
If you qualify for the HUD back to work program then you would need to wait 12 months after the FC and have reestablished positive payment history. FHA loans require a 580 I can refer you to a lender or two that may be able to help you. ... more
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Thu Oct 24, 2013
Kay Ray answered:
If your home is listed with a Realtor it automatically goes out to every agent in this area of our MLS. We participate in IDX so we share with every other Realtor in town. Not to mention it goes to which is Nationwide.. At Coldwell Banker Green & Company we have numerous multi media sources to get the word out, not to mention many other hubs like Trulia and Zillow and about 100 others. When we list a house and put the information into our MLS it is automatic.
If I can help you let me know. As for just "posting" your house MLS is the only way I know how to do it.
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Tue Oct 8, 2013
David Mason answered:
I have a list of rental management contacts that I provide, which I can send you via email as a PDF file. It has several clickable links to information about renting and homebuying which you may find to be of interest. Contact me for details.

As for the school system, Spain Park is part of the City of Hoover schools, and as such, you may wish to consult the Hoover Board of Education regarding their school boundaries ( The boundaries may not be what you think they are, and are subject to change due to student census, so it's best to consult them directly to see what suits you.
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Mon Sep 23, 2013
Kawain Payne answered:
Great question.

Down payment and closing cost are two different things buyers have to have funds for. You can ASK the seller to pay some or all of your closing cost. Keep in mind we are in a bit of a seller's market. Offers asking for closing cost help may not favor well against those not asking for help. That being said AYTHING is possible.

I wish you the very best success in your home buying quest!

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Tue Apr 9, 2013
Lori Weidenbach answered:
There are certainly several things that would work for ya :-) as a matter if fact I've probably showed them. I've got a few folks looking in that area so I would be happy to help ya :-) my number is 205-369-5725. Good luck!!!
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Tue Nov 27, 2012
Jeff Champion answered:
Call or email me. I have info on this property.

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Thu Oct 13, 2011
Scott Godzyk answered:
It would depend, if your initial offer said your purchase was contingent upon mortgage approval, and then you signed an addendum saying the deposit was non refundable, i would think it is non refundable no matter what happens to your mortgage, of you signed them both at the same time, then it is questionable. The best person to ask is an attorney when it comes to the law and contracts. i dont know why someone would sign it is non refundable unless they were paying cash and had no chance of chaninging their mind. if you were forced to sign it, that is another issue for the lawyer to work on. . good luck ... more
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