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La Porte : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jun 25, 2017
James Reardon answered:
Wells Fargo does them. I just closed a deal with FHA for a beautiful manufactured home for a client here in North Fort Myers, Florida. If you live in Florida then Suncoast Credit Union also does Manufactured homes but don't require a $100k loan minimum like the big banks do. ... more
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Fri Jan 24, 2014
Linda Battle asked:
Wed Jan 1, 2014
MissCarrieG27 asked:
We are looking for a house to rent near laporte. We have a large dog so we'd like a yard with a fence. Paying up to 1300.
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Mon Dec 16, 2013
For Sale answered:
Address is 6127 W 300 N, LaPorte, IN.
4 beds
2 baths
2400 sqft (approx)
2 car attached garage
large detached garage (about 2 to 4 cars)
large out building / barn
5.6 acres
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Mon Aug 5, 2013
katreenaschaeffer answered:
We are getting ready to rent out our 900 sq ft, 2 bd/1 bath cape cod in La Porte. It will be ready September 1st. We close on our new house this week, so if you needed it sooner, I am sure we could have it ready. Currently re-painting it. $700/month...pets welcome!! Pics will be posted tomorrow. ... more
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Fri May 17, 2013
Christine McDaniel answered:
Hi Lisa,

I've worked with Mike Forrest on 203K loans. He works with 20 different banks as a mortgage broker and can shop around for the best rates. His number is 708-268-9411.
He can let you know what you need to do to get into a buying position.

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Mon Feb 11, 2013
Ted Esquibel answered:
Jeremy, we offer a no document loan, but it requires 35% down. We don't pull credit and require no financials from you to obtain our financing. It's open to distressed properties as well, so you can find a fixer upper and utilize our financing. As long as the property appraises for the purchase price on the contract and you have 35% we can help you out.


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Wed Oct 24, 2012
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Tue Oct 4, 2011
Darlene Mannia Jesch answered:
Please call our rental manager at County-Wide Properties. Her name is Sue and her phone # is 219-604-1066. She may be able to help you. Good Luck.

Darlene Jesch
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Thu Mar 3, 2011
Gerard Dunn answered:
You should speak to a bankruptcy attorney about discharging all of your debts and collections. With a little luck and due diligence - your scores will rise enough over the next few years where you can eventually get a loan.

Your only shot with that score is an owner financed property.

Good Luck!

Gerry Dunn
Associate Broker
Serving Maryland, D.C and Northern Virginia
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Wed Mar 2, 2011
Ronda Van Voorhis answered:
I am not a lender but from what lenders have been advising us you sound like a great buyer! In the past year 620 was the magic number. Although with some money down that number has been recently opened up to lower scores.
I would recomend you speak to a lender and find out what product best suits your needs. You did not mention how much money you are putting as a down payment, this will help determine mortgage options. FHA is typically 3.5% down payment, and convention loan products vary depending on how much money you are putting down.
The rates are still remaining very low. This is a good time to buy a home.
I agree with Jim with his recomendation of Jennifer Smart. I have used her for my clients over the years. I also can recomend a few others if you are interested.
Feel free to email me personally if you have any questions about home buying. I have 10 years experience selling homes in La Porte County.
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Mon Feb 21, 2011
Lisa Moore answered:
Sat Sep 4, 2010
Peter Wilson answered:
I know of a nice 2 bd with a finished basement (3rd bedroom in basement) in LaPorte for $800. 2 car garage, wet bar in basement, 2.5 bathroom, fenced in yard. If you would like to see it, let me know. ... more
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Mon Aug 17, 2009
Theresa Prim answered:
Dear Manzent, I've been a full-time agent for 8 1/2 years, and have closed many foreclosures and short sales in my carreer. I was the creator of the Foreclosure Super Tour at my agency and now have 5 short sales in the pipeline with a short-sale negotiator on board with me.

I feel the best way to find out if my level of service and intelligence meets your needs is to speak personally, whether in person or over the phone.

Please call me if you are interested at your convenience.


Theresa Prim

219-575-0181 cell email
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Mon Nov 24, 2008
Susan Matson,GRI answered:
Texas does not. I moved here from Michigan 4 years ago. The only thing they recognized was my GRI for credit hours.
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Wed Nov 12, 2008
Theresa Prim answered:
Hi Kristina, I can help you with that...Or you can hire an appraisal. Usually the lender for the refinance hires the appraiser anyway.

Let me know if I can be of service.

Theresa Prim ... more
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Tue Nov 11, 2008
Theresa Prim answered:
Hi Kristina, It's Theresa Prim at Century 21 1st team.
I researched the home you are asking about, and I do not find that home active in the Multiple Listing Service. I do notice that it sold in 2003. Is this a home you drove by and it's now For SaleBy Owner?

I would love to answer your question

My cell is 219-575-0181 or direct e-mail is

Talk soon,

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