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Home Buying in Irving : Real Estate Advice

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Diane Briggs, Real Estate Pro in Irving, TX
Thu Dec 26, 2013
Diane Briggs answered:
Hi Maria,
I'd like to learn more about your situation as well as your real estate objectives. Please feel free to contact me, and I am happy to help point you in the right direction, and find you a home.

Diane Briggs, REALTOR®
Asset Realty
(214) 289-0093
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Sat Dec 14, 2013
Kenneth "Kenny" Bebensee answered:
I agree with Lynn. It is your money so you will have to determine what your risk level is and isn't. Hire any 1 Realtor to assist you and follow their advice.
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Sat Dec 7, 2013
How bad is "bad"?

If you have a score down to a 580, FHA is possible with us. If you have a score down to 500, we also have a program but it does require at least 20%.

Let's discuss your loan scenario in more detail.Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been in the mortgage business since 1987. I am happy to answer your mortgage questions, 7 days a week and review your loan scenario.

Until then, I look forward to hearing from you.

Bart Gabe - 800 315 8803
Lending Nationwide Since 1987
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Dixon Wong, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Dixon Wong answered:
Hi there,

I would be happy to help you finding your home.

For a limisted time, I can get you a free move (within the DFW area) if you buy or sell via me.

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Pat O'Reilly, Real Estate Pro in Irving, TX
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Pat O'Reilly answered:
This is where a good local Realtor can help. No one knows exactly what will happen in the future but a good local Realtor with experience will (should) know the trends. Not all Realtors are the same. I would choose wisely. ... more
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Thu Nov 7, 2013
Kenneth "Kenny" Bebensee answered:
Contact any 1 Realtor and work with them only.
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Sat Oct 26, 2013
Kenneth "Kenny" Bebensee answered:
Then pick any 1 Realtor and work with them only on finding what you are needing in your price range.
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Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Tue Oct 22, 2013
Brian Nguyen answered:
This really depends on what you can afford and what type of home loan you choose to finance your home. For example, an FHA loan only requires 3.5% down and a conventional loan can be anywhere from 10%-20% down. Usually, if you put more money down then it can help your rate go down, but it also comes down to how much you can afford along with closing costs. Either way, the most efficient thing for you to do is to speak with a lender directly. Lenders like myself would be glad to speak with you to help you get the loan that you need. Well if you have any other questions or need a loan please contact me through the information on my profile page. I hope this helps and good luck! Brian Nguyen Sr. Mortgage Banker NMLS # 659743 Phone: 949.667.2887 ... more
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Ron Ellis, Real Estate Pro in Flower Mound, TX
Sat Sep 14, 2013
Ron Ellis answered:
If a seller has an a home inspection done prior to placing his home on the market, any issues found can be repaired by anyone including the home owner and/or unlicensed or non-certified technicians. Repairs for inspections performed during the home buying process have to be completed by licensed and certified technicians. ... more
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Dana Lindberg, Both Buyer and Seller in Phoenix, AZ
Sun Sep 8, 2013
Dana Lindberg answered:
203k loan is designed to help home owners who are in need of financial help for home repairs, renovation, and even new purchase.Check out for more details.
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Dixon Wong, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Thu Jul 11, 2013
Dixon Wong answered:
Hi Shelby,

After reading your situation.

I think there are a few area you can look into - Valley Ranch in Irving, Coppell and Las Colinas.

All these area have good school and its right around your budget for a nice home.

You can visit for homes in the area.


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Kim Nwachukwu, Real Estate Pro in Irving, TX
Sat Jun 29, 2013
Kim Nwachukwu answered:
The Hackberry Creek Country Club is separate from the HOA. The HOA dues do not include the use of the country club amenities. Nice neighborhood, but just like all neighborhoods, it has its own issues. Your agent should help you with your questions - where is your agent? ... more
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Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Bruce Lynn answered:
I'd probably stay with Frisco.
Dependis on your price range.
May depend on if you want to rent or sell.
The places between are Irving, Coppell, Carrollton, Plano.
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The United H…, Real Estate Pro in Mansfield, TX
Thu Jun 6, 2013
The United Home Team Vet Joseph Fernandez answered:
Typically the buyer will initiate the offer itself. I myself have had a Seller initiate an offer to the buyer multiple times and have had great success. As a listing agent if you speak to the buyers agent and you feel as though the feedback is strong and the buyer is just being a slow mover I would initiate an offer first (SELLERS SIDE) now keep in mind you have to give to get. As the Seller if you present an offer I wouldn't expect to see full sales price and nothing towards sellers contributions. Hope this helped.

Keller Williams Realty
Real Estate Consultant
3xUS Army Veteran
Joseph Fernandez
Cell: 817-975-7258
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Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Tue May 14, 2013
Bruce Lynn answered:
Did you ever make it to Texas?

If you still need help finding a new home to purchase or rent, please let us know.

Also let us know where you ended up and how you like the area.
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Pat O'Reilly, Real Estate Pro in Irving, TX
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Pat O'Reilly answered:
Let me know if you have any questions about the area. I live in Coppell and have been in the Irving/Coppell area since 87.
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Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Mon Apr 1, 2013
Bruce Lynn answered:

Just a note to follow up with you and see if you ever bought a condo or townhome?
Prices are starting to go up again, so if you haven't purchased yet, now may be a great time to consider.
Rental demand is very high and many of the places rent very quickly.
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Pat Wyckoff, Real Estate Pro in Irving, TX
Mon Mar 25, 2013
Pat Wyckoff answered:
Sale prices are influenced by a number of items including neighborhood, builder, age, school district, lot size, lot description (with a view or corner lot), and finish out. It is hard to determine what your house should be priced at without seeing it. We have seen a recent upswing in pricing and the last two houses I have listed in Valley Ranch have had a contract less than 10 days and were sold at the highest price per square footage for their neighborhood. Although many buyers might initially submit a lower offer to see if they can get a "deal", a house that has been properly priced and prepared for selling normally get close to asking price. I perform an in depth market analysis based upon comparable sales in the last 6 months to help my sellers decide where their house should be priced. I would be happy to speak with you about listing your home if you would like. My office is the Valley Ranch office of RE/MAX. If I can assist you I can be reached at 972-402-4114. ... more
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Kim Nwachukwu, Real Estate Pro in Irving, TX
Fri Mar 22, 2013
Kim Nwachukwu answered:
McKinney and Las Colinas are 2 different markets altogether. You won't get that deal in LC - and bringing Sanders another builders deal won't help you either. The other builders house isn't their product. Sorry, but I completely disagree with what Lowell Sterling said about pricing, the mortgage lending part he stated is accurate, but the pricing part is way off the board for the Las Colinas market. ... more
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Realtor, Home Buyer in Little Rock, AR
Wed Mar 20, 2013
Realtor answered:
I'm a broker - please don't do this yourself. I don't want anyone to find out what we is of no real value, especially now that the internet has freed much of the informaion that used to be our stock-in-trade..

I want to keep making tons of money for doing essentially nothing. Please don't sell or buy wihout me!!!
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