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Tue Feb 28, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
Lenders use your monthly debt picture to apply ratios and determine a housing payment. Contact a lender and have them determine what you can afford.
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Fri Dec 2, 2016
Angelica P answered:

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Mon Mar 2, 2015
James Wehner answered:
Since you wouldn't be adding any additional square footage to the home, it wouldn't add to the value of the home. Converting the room into office space may appeal to some buyers, however reducing the master bedroom closet space would most likely be seen as a negative feature to most buyers. When showing homes, I've experienced many buyers comment on the lack of master bedroom closet space rather than needing additional space for an office.

Are you looking to sell this home shortly after the modification or is it for extended personal use? If you don't plan on selling any time soon, I would convert it for your use, but keep in mind that you should strongly consider converting it back for resale purposes.
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Sun Dec 7, 2014
Richard Hanten answered:
Contact Keenan Tighe with EverBank
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Tue Jul 1, 2014
Steffy Hristova answered:
What company is your relative with? If she is with the same company I am, we may be able to help you jointly. I can very likely help you with the purchase - we need to talk, research the property and find out what is possible. ... more
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Tue Jul 1, 2014
Steffy Hristova answered:
I will be happy to help you, James. I market the property, find a tenant and write the lease.
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Sat Apr 5, 2014
Valerie answered:
What are the breeds of your dogs? How much do they weigh? Phoenix area housing is quite "discriminatory" toward certain breeds or pounds.
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Tue Apr 1, 2014
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Fri Mar 28, 2014
Bianca Bennett answered:
Are you looking to buy/rent?
I can help !
Residential Real Estate Professional / Prestige Realty
Bianca Bennett / 602-570-7898
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Fri Mar 28, 2014
Bianca Bennett answered:

I do rental properties as well. Feel free to contact me.

Residential Real Estate Professional / Prestige Realty
Bianca Bennett / 602-570-7898
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Fri Nov 1, 2013
Bianca Bennett answered:
There are cons and pros to the rent to own option.

I assume you cannot qualify to purchase a home at this time. If you can negotiate a selling price and a time frame with the owner upfront on the property that you intend to rent with the option to buy, you can actually get a good deal out of this.

Please feel free to call or email me if you have any questions about this, I would be happy to help!

Best Regards,

Real Estate Professional / Prestige Realty
Bianca Bennett / 602-570-7898
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Thu Oct 17, 2013
Aaron we offer non warrantable condo loans.

I am happy to answer your mortgage questions. Feel free to contact me at 800 315 8803.

Bart Gabe
800 315 8803
Lending Nationwide since 1987
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Tue Jun 18, 2013
James Wehner answered:
i would recommend calling a pool company ask them how they typically remedy this situation.

You may be best draining the pool, and acid washing the surfaces. Most pools that turn green tend to stain the pool surface.

There are many companies in the valley who reasonably perform pool draining and cleaning.

Good luck!
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Thu Mar 21, 2013
Sean Heideman answered:
I work with a lender that provides a "Second Chance Loan" where you can purchase another home immediately after a foreclosure or short sale. Please give me a call for additional details.

Sean Heideman, Broker
Position Realty
Office: 480-213-5251
Fax: 866-232-2256
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
Matthew Desaulniers answered:
Landlords and Property Managers take many things into account when deciding whether to approve or deny an applicant. Credit scoring is one of the most prominent factors. Generally, many landlords will work with individuals who do not yet have established credit. However, they are undoubtedly going to want to see job stability and 2-3 Times the Rent Amount in Monthly Income. If you have a prior landlord that you may have rented from they could also be used as a reference. When applicants have limited credit history, an immediate red flag is any balance owed to another apartment community or an eviction. These are both things that can appear in a consumer report.

I recommend pulling and reviewing your credit history, even if it is limited, prior to applying for an apartment. That way, if there is any negative entry you can either work to resolve it or prepare an explanation to your potential landlord.

Best of luck on your rental search :)

Matthew Desaulniers
Direct: 602-845-9440
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Tue May 31, 2011
Sonny Shrivastava answered:
You could absolutely list your property for sale as a Short Sale and get an investor to purchase the home and rent it back to you. But only if your bank does not ask you to sign an "arm's length" affidavit or does not include language in your written short sale approval stating that this must be an arm's length transaction. If presented with an arm's length affidavit, you very well could change the language of the affidavit to disclose the future tenancy, sign that and send it back to the bank.

I closed a short sale with a similar situation and with an arm's length affidavit. The seller made the additional disclosure to the lender about the prospective tenancy and the lender did not mind. In fact, the negotiator at the bank told me "the investor requires these arm's length affidavits, but we don't really care".

List your house as a short sale and disclose everything to your lender. If they agree, you're gold. If not, you are no worse off than when you started. Win-win.
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