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Fri Apr 28, 2017
Mary answered:

Thank you for contacting us. I apologize for the inconvenience this has caused you. Your listing will automatically syndicate to Trulia from Zillow after 24 to 48 hours of activation from their site. You will no longer receive an email confirmation once it's already posted. Instead, you will receive a verification email to verify the ownership of the property. Please extend your patience as this is Trulia's way to keep the site safe. Currently, your property is still not posted on the sites.

Let me know if you have additional questions and I will be happy to assist.

Thank you for using Trulia!

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Tue Jul 12, 2016
Maricris A answered:

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Sat Jul 2, 2016
Ozlynn.nicole asked:
Me & my fiance are purchasing our first home with a FHA loan, but recently we ran into a problem. She needed tax returns back 2 years. My fiance has tax returns for 2012 2013 & 2015…
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Mon Feb 15, 2016
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Wed Apr 29, 2015
Charles Jones VA Specialist answered:
Your question is far too vague for a proper answer. Missing is what type of portion ..1% or 99% are both portions. Also, is sounds like you might have siblings that own other portions? Perhaps, someone in charge of the will might have a different view point than you and not wish to have the home sold? But certainly equity can be used as cash in many cases but not all,, There are loans out there even for, zero down, Your best bet is to talk to a loan specialist. But know In real estate ,Everything is done via numbers so make sure when you talk to a loan person you can explain the numbers and circumstances to him/her. They are and need to be very detailed people. Good Luck ... more
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Don Tepper answered:
Good answer from Elizabeth.

Another option: Rent a property listed on the MLS.

Or if you want to check them out, knock on the next door neighbor's door. Introduce yourself, explain that you're considering renting the property, and would like to know a bit about the owner.

Hope that helps.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Myron Leboeuf asked:
How long will it take before i can buy another house i have a great job divorce out of the way .2 years of my life ruined my life with my credit i am doing this lexington law sense then…
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Mon Jun 2, 2014
Here are the guidelines regarding Bankruptcy and USDA Loans.

USDA Loan Chapter 13 Bankruptcy – 1 year into making payments on time and you are re-establishing credit.

USDA Loan After Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – 3 years after discharge under normal circumstances and 2 years if there were circumstances beyond your control i.e. death of primary income earner, loss of job, medical bills.

USDA Loan After Foreclosure Foreclosure must have been dismissed for more than 36 months measured by discharged or dismissal date.

I lend down to a 580 middle credit score on USDA loans. If you need a USDA loan, let's discuss your loan scenario in more detail. Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been offering loans since 1987. I am happy to answer your USDA mortgage questions, 7 days a week and review your loan scenario. Until then, I look forward to hearing from you.

Bart Gabe - Lending Nationwide Since 1987

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Wed Mar 5, 2014
Kandy Theriot answered:
Renata is on the East side of Houma. I would estimate about 70 miles from Port fouchon

You would need to look in Golden Meadow, Cut Off or Galliano to be close to Port Fourchon
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Fri Feb 14, 2014
Gwen Barrilleaux answered:
Background checks are not required when purchasing a home.
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Fri Feb 14, 2014
Gwen Barrilleaux answered:
The lenders have confirmed that rural development loans are still in effect . They are great loans for someone just starting out. The loan is 100% financed and all that you have to come up with is closing costs. Also you may be able to get seller to pay some of the closing costs. ... more
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Thu Feb 13, 2014
rjackson answered:
Yes you can qualify for a mortgage with a 623 score. we offer free consultations and applications. please call me at anytime 985-868-7554 or cell 985-855-2159.
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Thu Jan 9, 2014
Robert Hanson answered:
Hi Carlton,
I can work with that score as long as you meet other qualification requirements. If you have your documents in order I can make a determination and pre-approve you today as it sounds as if timimg is important here. In my experience, local banks won't usually work with that score, but if the bank that you do business with is a local community bank or credit union you MIGHT have some luck. I do a fair amount of business referred from local banks and credit unions that don't have the flexibility that I do.

Reach out to me and I can let you know exactly where you stand quickly!


Robert L. Hanson
Gladewater National Bank
First Time Homebuyer Specialist

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

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Tue Dec 17, 2013
Annette Lawrence answered:
What would have been a more effective response?
Many very clearly articulated the nature of these lease/rent options and it did not matter.
Britttany, instead asks Kandy, "Where's it at?"
Are we to be resigned to the fact you can not protect people from themselves?
Should instead, these questions be diverted into a false consultation situation?
Are there OTHER legitimate reasons for a buyer to consider lease-to-own other than circumventing credit requirements?
Could they simply be looking to switch to a rent only program?
Perhaps, comments from real estate professionals is interpreted as, "They only want to 'sell' homes and have no knowledge of other options." Does the message of warning require some connection to a solution other than fix your credit?
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Sun Nov 17, 2013
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Mon Oct 21, 2013
Sarah Veillon answered:
You can always call the listing agent and ask for a copy of the property condition disclosures.
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Tue Oct 15, 2013
Sam Griffin answered:
Most rentals involve some sort of background check, but not all. That background check often involves checking the credit score however that’s not always the case. Down payment and monthly rate can be affected by a credit score but it will be up to the landlord/management company. Have you considered buying rather than renting? Often the payment to buy can be equal to or less than a rental payment.
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Wed Oct 2, 2013
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