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Frederick : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Jul 18, 2017
Matt asked:
Sat Apr 22, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Sorry but you need to rent. You are in no position to buy anything. Why don't you take steps to improve your credit instead of asking a stranger to co sign for you.
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Thu Apr 20, 2017
Rcreineck asked:
rate will go below 51%. It seems that you will never be able to sell it until you pay it off and offer a contract for deed?
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Thu Oct 13, 2016
Chauncevette answered:
There are places that go by your income. I don't know if you have children but if not you could rent a room. Frederick is a high cost of living place unless you are getting a job that pays well you don't want to live here. It can break you. I regret ever moving from Virginia to Frederick but now I'm stuck trying to work my way out of things. Anyway, I am barely holding on to my apartment. I have a two bedroom condo and I am looking for a roommate. I am a 45 year old professional in the medical field, blk female, 5'4". Email me at ... more
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Sun Sep 25, 2016
Perrottalaura asked:
I see that the listing for my home at 4836 Hargett Lane Frederick MD shows only 2 acres of land and that seems to be impacting the estimate numbers. We have a total of 14.3 acres, across…
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Tue Aug 2, 2016
Rosemarie Smith asked:
My husband had to short sale his condo and when we tried to get financing they said we had to wait three years. It will be three years in December. Some conventional building mortgages want…
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Fri Jul 8, 2016
Barbara Trimble asked:
The foreclosure was due to extreme financial hardship. We put it up for sale through a realtor but it didn't sell. It finally went through the foreclosure process and after several…
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Tue Jun 21, 2016
Jenn Moore asked:
Can anyone provide guidance for how I can expect taxes to be assessed on a brand new construction home?

The first possible scenario is us building a home in a community that doesn't…
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Thu Jun 16, 2016
J625111983 asked:
I have been through a bad period the past five years. A divorce that dragged on for 5 years and led to two foreclosures - one of a rental property and one of the primary residence. To deal…
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Sat Mar 26, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
Allie, are you an agent?? If so, you should be able to find the listing in your local MLS. Also, you know the listings you see here aren't necessarily accurate, nor up to date? Especially the "foreclosure" listings?? I wouldn't be relying on anything you see on these websites. Your MLS is your bible. ... more
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Tue Mar 22, 2016
Jondoyle24 asked:
Theres an odd title issue thats may not be undoable (its complicated but in relation to the previous and original owner.. and it could take a LONG time to resolve fannie mae may not accept…
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Sun Jan 10, 2016
Amelia Robinette answered:
you have to have some proof that you're able to make the payments. you must have some kind of income, interest income? investment income? or are solely living off the cash in the bank?

mortgages are based on debt to income ratios, so no income = only debt

you might want to check with the bank that holds your cash assets, some wealth management groups have mortgages available to their high net worth clients.
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Thu Dec 24, 2015
Scott Godzyk answered:
The seller does not have to sign any offer. The bank will not allow a sale unless the sales prices meets a certain percentage of what the seller owes AND is at or within what the current market value is. The seller does not have to counter offer, but your agent should speak to teh listing agent to find out what the bank will accept. ... more
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