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Home Buying in Johnson County : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Jun 7, 2017
Eric W Vander Werff answered:
Could you use a program like FHA that allows for a credit score down to 580 and has some more flexibility? I help folks in that situation all over the country. Maybe your situation would work now, maybe not - but I would recommend a well reviewed loan officer to review your credit, income, assets, etc and double check what you may or may not qualify for. ... more
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Tue Jun 6, 2017
Erik Jon Dunwell asked:
It is on the corner of 95th St. and Lowell, there is a 4 way stoplight here, the house sits on the southwest corner. I would love for someone to tell me who owns it or how to find out who…
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Mon Feb 20, 2017
Mmehrwin asked:
If a builder informs you after signing a contract and handing over earnest money that they feel that the home will not appraise at purchase price, does that constitute non performance and…
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Fri Nov 25, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
You sure can, but they do not have to give you any informations
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Mon Nov 21, 2016
Neil Roxas answered:

At this time, unfortunately, we currently do not have listings for rent to own homes. You may try your luck though and search our website using the Keyword section of the search filter which can be found in the All Filters button. However, these listings are extremely rare.


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Thu Jul 28, 2016
Krystiane Perez asked:
We finally got approved on a short sale but now are waiting on closing date but at the day before our offer was accepted they sent a Leo stating the bank was S witch lenders so now we have…
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Tue Jul 26, 2016
Joe Borelli answered:
While any FHA lender is technically capable of funding a 203(K) loan, many avoid it due to lack of experience and expertise. As there needs to be coordination between various parties, it'll be much easier to work with a local lender for a smoother process.
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Thu Jun 23, 2016
Deb answered:
I don't typically recommend buying points or paying bank fees. Have your loan officer do the math for you. Example $250,000 loan amount 4.75% = $1304 P& I $250,000 @ 4.875% = $1323 P & I the difference $19 per month - if the cost of the point as an example is an additional $2000 in closing costs, that takes almost 9 years to recover that $19 per month in additional costs.. keep the $ ... more
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Thu Jun 23, 2016
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Wed May 4, 2016
Katherine Reed answered:
If you are still looking then I've got a couple of lender contacts that could take your info and see if you qualify for KHAP or other programs. Send me an email at and I will get you in contact with a great lender. ... more
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Fri Apr 1, 2016
Karen and Paul Catania answered:
A house goes 'pending' when an offer is accepted by a seller and escrow is opened. In the 1st couple weeks all disclosures and inspections are done between buyer and seller to decide to move forward or cancel. Personally I wouldn't look into pending sales too much. I keep a watch over them just in case they come back on the market but your focus should stay on actives. ... more
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Tue Feb 23, 2016
Dhcol asked:
Any Kansas or nationwide lenders for 553 credit score with several 30-60 lates in 12 mos? Debt-to-income low, rent on time for 3 years. Auto loan with 1 30 day late in 12 months. Worked…
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Wed Jan 6, 2016
Amelia Robinette answered:
The seller usually cannot market the property for sale until you're released from your contract, that's pretty compelling. You're not gonna buy it, so if they really want to sell, they need to release and get it back on the market.

have your agent check to make sure it's not back on the market, might be time for your agent to get his/her broker involved.

Seller is just being a jerk IMO, you should contact an attorney and perhaps have a strongly worded letter sent to the seller.
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Thu Dec 31, 2015
Alysse Musgrave answered:
Seniors can definitely get a 30 year loan. Best to contact a reputable mortgage broker in your area to explore a cash-out refi or a home equity loan.

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Tue Nov 3, 2015
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Sat Jan 24, 2015
Kathy Tuschhoff answered:
Hi, I'm a local realtor, I live in Paola so I know that Miami County and Southern Johnson County area really well, if you are still looking for an agent give me a call 913-266-6603 or contact me at ... more
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