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Robert Hanson, Real Estate Pro in Olney, MD
Thu Sep 22, 2016
Robert Hanson answered:
If you are trying to use a VA loan for the new property there are issues.... Are both of you veterans by chance?

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Prosper Real…, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Wed Sep 21, 2016
Prosper Realty answered:
FHA 203k loans are excellent opportunities to get a home cheap that needs some work done to it. I know personally some of our clients have gone through Home Loans For All for 203k loans as well as VA loans. They have direct access to a massive network of lenders and quite a few lenders that specialize in helping people with challenged credit. I'll include a link to their website.

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TENNISPROHOU…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Tue Sep 6, 2016
Perhaps, you can take a look at Inzopa. According to their data, VA loans in TX have been done for consumers who have credit scores from 533-809. I believe 580 is currently the minimum, but most lenders will help you with your credit score so that you can get into a home. You should be able to get pre-approved with a little bit of credit repair.

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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Wed Apr 20, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
It's best to consult with the local police department for the most updated and accurate crime info.
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Milagros Ann…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Fri Mar 11, 2016
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Joshua Marri…, Real Estate Pro in Southlake, TX
Sat Aug 15, 2015
Joshua Marriott answered:
Yes there are multiple down payment assistance programs. They vary based on your needs & credit score.
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Jackie Morri…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Tue Nov 25, 2014
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Sun Nov 23, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Rent to own is really not a good idea, therefore consider fixing whatever is preventing you from purchasing outright. Rent to own can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money, therefore do inform yourself well, and consider consulting with an attorney who specializes in real estate beforehand. If you haven't done so yet, visit with any licensed loan officer, see if you can buy outright, or simply continue renting until a purchase can be made. ... more
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Tue Oct 28, 2014
Don Tepper answered:
Very low. And your credit score indicates that you may have unresolved financial issues. Clean those up before making a commitment to buy a house.
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LeRoy Willia…, Home Buyer in Alamo, TX
Thu Oct 23, 2014
LeRoy Williams asked:
Is credit a concern for VA assumables. and how do you find such homes.
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Tommy Burris, Real Estate Pro in Baton Rouge, LA
Thu Sep 25, 2014
Tommy Burris answered:
Your benefit does not expire.

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James Wehner, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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Mike, Both Buyer and Seller in Temple, TX
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Mike answered:
Maybe you should reconsider buying if you don't have a down payment. The cost of ownership is higher than just the monthly payment, and many don't realize that until a pipe breaks under the house or the roof needs replacing and it's not covered by insurance.

Also, the money to buy the house is more than just your down payment. You have to have your down payment in addition to various fees and costs that you will be paying at closing. If you find a zero-down program, you still have to have the fees and costs for closing.
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Urbon Thomps…, Home Buyer in Harker Heights, TX
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Urbon Thompson asked:
I've talked to the housing agent at Lennar and after all was said and one and I priced out a house, it seemed like a bunch of fees were being tacked on, things like 4000 dollars for garage…
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us2kupes, Home Buyer in Laurel, MT
Tue May 6, 2014
us2kupes answered:
My partner and I owned a Majestic Home in Jarrell and they didn't do the warranty issues, we wew lucky if they called back . Dennis Johnson doesn't like gay people or overweight people, he called my partner a few choice names. He lived beside us for a couple months and was a jerk.
The wall in the garage didn't come all the way down to the garage floor so they filled it up with spray foam.The HVAC system was too small for the house per thre AC companies and Majestic wouldn't do anything about it, another warranty issue. We will never buy from them again.
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Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Terry Bell answered:
Having rental property can be a good investment and/or income, but it is also a responsibility that many people are not up to. There are many tax issues that you should discuss with your accountant that can affect your future selling of the property if you change your mind. I suggest that you consult with some property managers and your accountant first. ... more
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Pamela Moore, Real Estate Pro in Killeen, TX
Mon Sep 9, 2013
Pamela Moore answered:

The acreage on that property is listed as 5.12acres. Let me know if there's anything else I can help you with.

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Michele Isome,  in Killeen, TX
Thu Aug 22, 2013
Michele Isome answered:
Hi, I spoke with you last night and I just want to get a little more information from you to start your home search please call me at 245-247-4508. I have left a message on your voice mail. ... more
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Gary Lingenf…,  in Harker Heights, TX
Fri Jul 26, 2013
Gary Lingenfelter answered:
Contact your state real estate commission to find out the education requirements. Find and talk to several real estate brokers and some agents to get a feel for what goes on in your local market. Find out he cost and number of classes you'll have to complete to take your state real estate exam. Then be prepared to come out of pocket for local,state and national dues. Probably figure on up to 90 days before you compete your first sale(depends on your ability and mentoring you receive. ... more
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Dallas Texas, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TN
Wed May 29, 2013
Dallas Texas answered:
Bruce is correct NO lender will approve a loan UNLESS the appliances are there AND in working condition. All lenders know that. Did they remove the appliances for storage perhaps?

Recommend have it authored in special provisions for the contract if NO appliances are present on property.

IF you are searching for BRAND NEW appliances more than likely your offered could be declined. Most of these homes are purchased "AS IS" .

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