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Tue Mar 28, 2017
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Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

We have mortgage programs that's go down to a 589 credit score.

I would need more details to determine what you would qualify for.

If you have any other questions or need help with this you are welcome to get in touch with me. ... more
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Thu Jan 19, 2017
Malcolm Lawson answered:
Hi Robin. Where are you looking for a two bedroom in? I see you are from NYC but I think you posted this in Maryland.
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Tue Jul 19, 2016
Tajuana King answered:
Good morning,

My name is Tajuana King and I am looking to move asap. I'm currently living in the District Heights area, but my husband can't grill, theirs no pool for my little one to swim in and I'm just ready. However, my credit is not good at all but me and my husband have been employed on our jobs for 3 years now. Do you have something available. If so, how many rooms, is their a washer/dryer in the unit, can we grill there, is their a swimming pool. ... more
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Tue Nov 5, 2013
Dadavisg answered:
If you are worried then you should not consider this area. I find it to be safe as it has its own police department and they pretty much know all of the neighbors and the trouble spots. Unlike a neighborhood that depends on PG police. ... more
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
Terry McCarley answered:
Is your property listed with a licensed real estate professional? For Sale By Owner listings are not allowed to be marketed on Trulia.
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
msantiago2277 answered:
Hey, I am looking to rent an apartment/condo in National Harbor for a year. I know the market isn't great there. Do you still own the property there? If so are looking for a renter?
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Sun Feb 10, 2013
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Wed Dec 5, 2012
Natalie Dean answered:
Hi Yvonne,
I agree with my fellow colleagues regarding the speculative nature of real estate. However everything in real estate is somewhat speculative and oftentimes the factors that are used to spur growth or track trends is dependent on the infrastructure that is existing or is future. The more jobs that produced and income that is generated through retail and commercial means the greater the chance of home values increasing over time. How quickly that will happen, that is where the true guess work would come in. Currently you can track any home sale price increases in that area based on what happened over the last 4 years as the National Harbor came out of the ground and grew in popularity not only among those living in the DMV area but also as a tourist attraction. Like one of the gentleman said the increase has been dismal, but that is the real estate market as a whole over the last 4 years. However within the past year we have started seeing a stabilizing and small incremental price increases.
If you want to track the trends easily go to:
http://www.washingtondcluxuryhomes.net/mimarket/zip/20745/

All the Best!
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Sat Jan 14, 2012
Kim Crawford answered:
Hello Cissy brown,

I would be more than happy to answer any questions you have regarding this property or others. Please feel free to contact me at any time.
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Mon Mar 9, 2009
Alqamar Malik answered:
Hi Mrs B....You got it..YES you can go on the deed/title to the home and your husband will be on both the note and the title...Give me a buzz if you need a good reputable agent to assist you guys in finding that perfect home.

Thanks for your question...it was a good one!
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Sat Feb 21, 2009
Alqamar Malik answered:
My office is approx 3 miles from the new National Harbor....I can answer this question for you with a few more details concerning the unit....Give me a call or email or you can visit my website.....Thanks for your question Bettye
301-423-9200 Ms. Malik
info@alqamarmalik.com
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Sat May 24, 2008
Richard Peebles answered:
What was the contingency you missed?
Where is the property?
Have they already rented it?
Let me know, depending on your answers you may still have a chance!
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Tue May 20, 2008
Don Tepper answered:
Sounds like your agent is giving you good advice. Check all the other questions here on Trulia from people who made offers on short sales, and they're waiting months for a reply. And remember, when the reply comes, it may not be positive. It's really a gamble. And there's seldom a way to speed up the process. So, bottom line is that if you're really interested in a short sale, you should be prepared to wait for months, recognizing that even then the answer may not be positive.

You might consider expanding your criteria a bit. First, you may find some good deals that aren't short sales. Just owners having to compete against short sales in their neighborhoods. And don't rule out foreclosures. If a short sale fails, and a foreclosure occurs, then the bank owns it, and it comes back on the market. Buying a foreclosure isn't a piece of cake, but people I know (including a number of people who work the Maryland foreclosure market) say that foreclosures, in general, go quicker and more smoothly than short sales.

Good luck.
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