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Home Buying in Moore : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jul 16, 2016
Tabitha Wendy Smith asked:
they also won't count his second job because he hasn't had it 2 years and I work part time. there are no decent homes in the 70 grand range.
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Mon Feb 1, 2016
Dan Tabit answered:
Nonnie,

Rent to owns are rare and even more rarely are they a good deal for the renter/buyer. The vast majority of rent to own renter/buyer's never end up buying the house. They are a great deal for the landlord/Seller as they get to collect large up front deposits and over market rent only to do it all over again in the same house. I consider it basically immoral and predatory in most cases.

Resolving credit issues isn't rocket science and a local mortgage lender can and often do assist buyers with this. Many things you can do yourself, others the lender can direct or assist you with.

Most people in this position are far better off renting the least expensive place they can stand to live in and save up some down payment, get on a budget and fix their credit. Once you are qualified, you can select any listed property in your price range and you've fixed the issues that hurt your credit.
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Wed Jan 6, 2016
Amelia Robinette answered:
There are ways to get there - some a pretty drastic, but doable ideas for pretty much everyone.
http://novahouseandhome.com/2016/01/05/saving-for-a-down-payment/
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Mon Aug 10, 2015
DenaS asked:
We are wanting to buy a home for the first time and I was wondering if there are any programs to help us out with closing cost, down payment and or any other assistance needed. We are new…
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Tue Jul 7, 2015
Niki Higgins answered:
Hello, The bedroom and bathroom information on your home comes from the Cleveland County Assessor. You can contact them to correct the information on your home.
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Tue Feb 3, 2015
Jesse & Peggy Wright answered:
Tabitha,
I would suggest you speak with a local lender, I would be happy to give you a few contacts, just let me know.
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Wed Nov 12, 2014
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Mon Sep 15, 2014
Dan Tabit answered:
Mabain,
Agents search capability is much greater than what public sites offer, so working with a great agent will be the first step to narrow your choices.
Now with each criteria you add, you will narrow the results tremendously. The good thing about this is that you may find the one or two homes which fit your criteria perfectly. On the other hand, you are limited to what an agent inputs into the system and the accuracy of that input.
I like to start with a very specific search when the specific requests are understood, but then remove filters providing greater results so that my buyer can understand some trade offs they may be willing to make.
Some of the details like the gate in the back yard may be too specific for any search, but it doesn't hurt to ask.
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Thu Jun 19, 2014
Sharon Castles answered:
Hello Tabitha,

Just last week I helped a couple purchase their first home in Moore. There are many programs available for 1st time home buyers. I would be happy to help you!

Best Wishes,

Sharon Castles
Agent at Metro First Realty of Edmond
Edmond, OK
License: 160042
(405) 592-4747
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sandra Cooper answered:
Good Monday Morning!! My name I Sandra Cooper with Stellar Realty. we are a local top producing company in SW OKC/Moore. We work a lot with relocation companies, military and civilians and others. We would love to serve you and show you the Stellar difference! I would love to dedicate my time to find you your next dream home. SW OKC has many beautiful areas and some great new developments that are gated or will be once finished. I would love to send you some properties and get more info from you so I can better serve your needs. Please email me your private e-mail to:

Sandra@stellarrealtyok.com , also

Please check out our website at www.stellarrealtyOK.com

or call me direct @ 405-812-5507
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Thu Jan 2, 2014
John Phillips answered:
I am sorry but this home is no longer on the market:
If you are looking for a foreclosure I will be glad to help you in any way i can just contact me and i will go to work for you

Thanks
John Phillips
413 0791
jphillips81@cox.net
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Wed Jun 6, 2012
John Phillips answered:
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John Phillips, Agent, Oklahoma City, OK
Good Afternoon:

There is not an Age limit on buying a home, You do how ever need to be at leat 18 years of age:

If I can help you in any way please contact me and i will be glad to help you find a home that will fit your budget and your needs:

Thank you
John Phillips
Re/Max Preferred Properties
405 413 0791
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Tue May 8, 2012
Josh Barnett answered:
Carla,

I agree with Scott on selling your home first as the builder will not pay market for your exsisting home. If the contract locks your exsisting home in with the purchase of the home you have contracted to be built, you could possibly lose both homes if you do not purchase the contracted home being built. Make sure you can trust the builder and check their references prior to hiring them.

Answering the original question, drive the neighborhoods you want to live in and call the builders off of their signs in front of the homes you see yourself living in.

Hope this helps,

Josh Barnett, Realtor
Metro First Realty
The1ListingFee.com
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Tue May 8, 2012
Josh Barnett answered:
Verna,

Call Kurt, owner of Financial Concepts Mortgage, at 405-722-5626, he will be able to tell you exactly what you will be able to with your current financial situation.

Hope this helps,

Josh Barnett
Metro First Realty
www.The1ListingFee.com
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Thu Apr 9, 2009
Paul and Greg Rosino answered:
Never act FAST! Get the facts, investigate (like going to the County Assessor page and the other suggestions stated) . Be an educated buyer and you will be a satisfied buyer! All the responses have been excellent. Realtors can help but ultimately the money you spend is yours, the neighborhood you live in will be yours, and the home you buy will be YOURS! Once you have the facts and information then you can make a quality offer, and feel good about the situation and hopefully enjoy the process of home buying and ownership. ... more
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