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Home Buying in Coventry : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Apr 26, 2017
Johnormaellis asked:
Fri Aug 12, 2016
Thatsqueenmarci2u asked:
Are there programs that are willing to help someone like me a single mom and disabled with limited income
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Wed Aug 13, 2014
Scott Godzyk answered:
It depends what your contract says, if you signed it without reading or understanding, then it is on you. This should have been discussed when you signed and then again when you made that offer. The agent though shouold have read it to you and made you understand, Contact their managing broker to let them know this was not done and you cant afford to pay it. If they dont agree you may need a lawyer ... more
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Fri Jan 31, 2014
Josh Greenwald answered:
Get in touch with me by email joshg@alumni.brown.edu or phone 401 527 1994. Let's talk about your situation. Best, J
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Sat Sep 14, 2013
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Mon Aug 6, 2012
Liz Kettelle answered:
In general banks are eager, however, they definetely want highest and best for property. Typically the longer it stays on market , the more eager they are to get it off the books. Time of year does not necessarily play a role , but days on market more than likely does. if you are competing with other buyers on a specific bank owned property, then rememeber banks like offers with the least amount of contingencies and always like a fast close.
Liz kettelle
Re/Max Central
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Mon Aug 6, 2012
Liz Kettelle answered:
Credit and income both are very important factors in geting a loan, however, employment and other items are also considered. It seems you may qualify for a RIH ( Rhode island Housing loan) but your best bet is to speak with a knowledgeable loan officer and if you do not qualify yet, they should be able to give you tips on how to prepare for getting a loan down the road. i would be happy to refer you to a qualified Mortgage person.
Liz Kettelle
Re/max central
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Thu Dec 29, 2011
Marie Souza Team answered:
Bob - Depending on what type of loan you get, then yes, the bank will do an inspection and an appraisal. Some loans are very strict (no loose handrails, failing roofs, holes in tubs etc). Your experienced agent should know what type of loan you are going for & guide you to homes that would meet their approval.
The Marie Souza Team - Top Selling on Cape Cod
Cape Cod Real Estate Services
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Mon Dec 19, 2011
Susan Lehmkuhl answered:
Tax advantages from purchasing house are attributed to the year in which you a purchase a home, so buying in January won't' affect your taxes until the following year. Best practice.....take your time, with a qualified realtor, to find the home that best fits your needs and wants. ... more
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Mon Dec 19, 2011
Bill Fooks answered:
We have a number of properites. On average you utilities run about $1.25 per square foot per year. This all depends on useand type of system, but it is a good average.
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Sun Dec 18, 2011
Marc White answered:
I think you reposted this question, if not please consider rewording it so we may better assist you.
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Wed Nov 30, 2011
Brooke Hengst answered:
Dear Bob,

I would definitely sit down with a local mortgage professional to run numbers not quite so much based on "what will you give me" but "what can you afford comfortably".

I remember when I bought my first house the lender said "Well I can get your approved for way more..." than what was comfortable however we wanted to buy as much house as we knew we were comfortable with.

Good luck!
Brooke Hengst
REALTOR, CDPE, The Elite Team
Your Castle Real Estate
bhengst1@gmail.com
(720) 988-5952
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Tue Nov 29, 2011
Jeanie Gorrie answered:
Hi,
I am a realtor and was recently told that FHA is lowering their credit score requirements. That being said your score would more than qualify. There is more to it, debt to income ratio,...stated income.. It is wise to check with a local lender. I am happy to suggest some. I have a wonderful 2 bed, 1.5 bath house in Coventry for $165,00 and the sellers are motivated. Please feel free to contact me. Best wishes!
Jeanie Gorrie Residential Properties email jgorrie@residentialproperties.com
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Mon Jul 19, 2010
Erin Diaz, Broker ~ Owner answered:
Hi Artsy
This home is 1154 square feet and the association fee is $355.00 per year. I have emailed you with this information as well! Feel free to call with any other questions you may have!

Erin Diaz, Broker ~ Owner
Beaches & Backroads Realty
(401)491-9890 Office
(401)862-9492 Cell
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Mon Jul 19, 2010
Erin Diaz, Broker ~ Owner answered:
Evening Rose!
The listing agent should be able to answer that question for you rather simply! They will be aware if there is flood insurance on the property currently and additionally should know if it is in a flood zone. If you need further assistance I woudl be happy to help!

Erin Diaz, Broker ~ Owner
Beaches & Backroads Realty
(401)491-9890 (Office)
(401)862-9492 (Cell)
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