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Thu Sep 21, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
You need legal advice which we cannot give. Contact an attorney for an appointment bringing with you the contract of sale.
Who's liable? That's what the attorney will tell you.

Good luck! ... more
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Tue Aug 29, 2017
PattyB asked:
Loan was denied due to CAIVRS. Once investigated, a CAIVRS suppression approval was submited to a HUD HOC. How long does it take them to clear CAIVRS?
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Mon Jun 19, 2017
Brittany Shishido asked:
Fri May 19, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Disability income is accepted to buy a home, HOWEVER, the price of homes costs more than what your disability check pays. Unfortunately to buy a home, you need a larger income or plenty of cash in savings. If you don't have this, then you need to rent. ... more
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Tue Feb 14, 2017
Koriekatsuo asked:
Roof is 17 yrs (life=15-20), water heater is 18 yrs (life=10-12), furnace is 17 yrs (life=15-20), and AC is 17 yrs (life=12-15).
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Sun Nov 20, 2016
Trisha Holling asked:
I cant get a home loan until december 2017. I found a HUD home fixer upper. I would do a lease to own on it. Will Hud do lease to own?
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Wed Nov 2, 2016
Kary Krismer answered:
One supplement to my prior answer is some lenders allow holdbacks for repairs--but that might be an issue if the buyer is planning on doing the repair.
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Tue Nov 1, 2016
Kary Krismer answered:
One thing you can do is notify the ISP/email service that the fraudster is using. That will cut them off at the knees if they cut off the account.
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Thu Oct 27, 2016
Baileyr2380 answered:
how much closing cost should i expect on a small land purchase under 15,000$
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Sat Oct 22, 2016
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Fri Aug 5, 2016
Kary Krismer answered:
Pricing over assessed value isn't an issue because there will be an appraisal (if one hasn't been done already).

As to the rest, it's not the down payment that is an issue. For virtually any type of loan except rehab loans the property does have to meet certain minimum standards. The needed improvements can be minor (CO detector) or major (new roof). Even if the buyer has enough cash to pay for the house without a loan, the bank is not going to make a loan without the house qualifying for the loan. ... more
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Tue Jul 12, 2016
Kary Krismer answered:
My standard answer is you need to consult an attorney, and this is perhaps a good example of why. There are a lot of possible situations with different results.

The biggest issue is uncertainty over what would have occurred. Would the seller have agreed to all the proposals, some of them or none of them? It only some or none, would the buyer have backed out or just gone ahead with the deal? Would a lender require any of the requested repairs? Was there some defect in the formation of the contract that meant there really wasn't an enforceable contract?

There are just too many possible scenarios to know the buyer's recourse for the agent's alleged mistake.
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Thu May 26, 2016
Diane asked:
Now, the pictures of my home are back and I am very angry with Trulia!!!! They are no longer on Zillow, per my request. Whom do I talk to?
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Fri May 6, 2016
Kary Krismer answered:
I'm not sure how your MLS works, but the problem most likely is that the MLS does not have a field for MIL units, and thus Trulia cannot pick them out.
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