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Calallen : Real Estate Advice

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Mon May 15, 2017
Llc1966 answered:
Nice 3 bd rm semi-furnished (sectional couch,coffee table,end table,dinning table, desk & office chair, choice of 1 or 2 bed rm sets) home with central air/heat w/lg privacy fenced yard, covered patio, mature fruit trees and building w/Ac in Calallen on quiet cul-de-sac. Appliances and Washer & Dryer included. Kitchen has Dishwasher & Disposal, Dishes, SS Appliances and Granite counter tops.Vaulted ceiling, Fire place and Built Ins in Living rm. Lg Master bed room w/walk in closet and bath rm. Blinds on all windows. Ceiling fans in bd rms & liv. rm. Garage w/automatic door opener. Utilities are not included. One year lease with Security Deposit of $1,650.00 and 1st Month's Rent of $1,650.00 is Required. No cats! Non-Aggressive dog (kid friendly street) ok w/pet deposit only & you must pick up treasures left in yard! I will take care of maintaining (cut,weed-eat,edge) yard, live less than 1 mile away and check property often. Available for lease now.Contact Lisa or Gary at 225-268-9483 or 361-215-3105 for viewing :) ... more
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Tue Jun 10, 2014
Yanoska Diaz answered:
Private money does not care much about your credit score as long as you have a big down-payment, typically not less than 25%.
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Fri Mar 21, 2014
Hello there,

It is not expressly required that you have a 2 year history of overtime in order to use it to qualify for a mortgage. However, as you have found, it is an uphill battle and requires an experienced lender that can use discretion in this type of situation. Please contact me if you have not had any luck and I will be happy to take a look at everything and discuss it with my underwriter so that we can really know whether it will work or not.

I am available to help you at your convenience if you wish.

I also offer credit score improvement programs for free while we work on your mortgage.

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Robert L. Hanson
Gladewater National Bank
First Time Homebuyer Specialist

Direct: 240-752-7549 Cell: 301-651-7822
NMLS# 695929

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Thu May 2, 2013
Good evening Amberluvsroland92,

First steps:

Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request to answer your questions with regards to the types of loans and maximum loan amounts you could qualify for.

Line up a Home Inspector. A good home inspector will scare the heck out of you: that's what you pay him for! But you'll concentrate on the fundamentals of the property: roof free of leaks, plumbing, heating and electrical up to code and in good working order. Again, when you make an offer and you have your Home Inspector ready to go, your offer will be considered with much more interest by a Seller because you truly have your "ducks in a row" and your preparation demonstrates your serious attitude about conducting the purchase transaction in a timely manner.

Find an experienced Local Realtor who works in your desired shopping area. A serious pro Realtor will refuse to show you homes until you are Prequalified for mortgage financing. Don't take offense! That Realtor doesn't want you to be disappointed and wants you to have a smooth experience as you shop for your new home.

Put together your Team of real estate professionals and shop 'til you drop!

Trevor Curran
NMLS #40140

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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Marshall Rivas answered:
There are many homes for sale in that area that are 3/2. What is your price range?
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Sun Feb 17, 2013
Mike Alexander answered:
This property does not have HOA association.
It is a nice home though.
If at all interested in looking, let me know, and we will go look.
Mike Alexander
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Wed Jan 30, 2013
Karl Tomlinson answered:
Hello Henry,
I will be happy to make arrangements to show you this property on Saturday.
It appears that taxes are current.
Please contact me to discuss.
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Sun Jul 22, 2012
Robertmadrigal answered:
i beleave that Corpus Christi is a great city to invest in.. the city is growing steady and hasnt stopped..There are new big projects that will be coming and the realesate will pick-up.. i have been investing in Corpus Christi for 3 1/2yrs now.. i also work with other investors here and im always looking to meeting and working with new people...when I find a project I run it by the people i network with and ask if they want to get involed...i would like to give my email and if you have some intrest please contact me never know i'll probly find a property u want to make money on..thanks Robert Madrigal... ... more
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Thu Oct 21, 2010
Steve Trubatisky answered:
Hi Joe,
Thank you for your question. If your comparing insurance cost from other States to Texas, then you may find the cost if insurance to be higher. This is due to our being in a Coastal area. In the coastal area of Texas many lenders require Windstorm insurance and Flood insurance, in addition to the standard Home owners policy. In other parts of Texas the homeowners policy includes insurance for the roof in the standard policy. The best bet is contact some local insurance agents in Corpus, and your home loan lender to see what insurance is required. Then shop around for the best price.
FYI. The State of Texas handles the Windstorm insurance, so the price will be the same for this insurance. For Flood insurance, you will get a policy from the National Flood Insurance Program. Also rates are set for this insurance. If your home loan lender doesn't require Flood insurance, I would recomend you purchase a policy. We get a lot of rain in the Corpus area. It is a good idea to have the flood insurance just in case we get a lot of rain and your home gets water in it. I hope this helps answer your question. If you need a Realtor to help you find a home, I would enjoy helping you find a great home in the Corpus area. Click on my profile to see my contact information.

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Thu May 8, 2008
Sharon Bence answered:
Shawnna the market in Corpus Christi is a lot slower than last year. Are you lisitng your home with a Realtor? There is a better chance of sale with a Realtor because they are the professional Marketeres for your property. Realtors are trainedand Licensed for that partiualr reason. If fr sale by owner you must Market your home everywhere you can think of. If you do decide on listing with a Realtor consider my services. ... more
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Fri Apr 25, 2008
Dallas Texas answered:
The busy time across the country for families moving are April - Aug. You can contact a local realtor determine via MLS approx. 3 year history the average days market when the majority of the sales took place in the 3 year time period ... more
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