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Home Buying in Round Rock : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Aug 10, 2017
Alan May answered:
If you're obtaining a loan, your lender will conduct an appraisal. Even though you're planning on putting 77% down... the lender wants to confirm that the property is really worth what you're paying.

With that large a down payment, it's possible they'll conduct a "drive-by" appraisal (just to determine that the house is really there!)... but my guess is that most lenders will still require one.
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Mon Aug 22, 2016
Atxaviermartin answered:
It is possible, in case you or your husband qualified for a VA loan. I know a consultancy, arrange a VA loan with zero down payments.
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Tue Apr 12, 2016
Loridecker69 answered:
I need help to find a house to rent that has 4 bedroom 2 bathroom and allows pets with lows pet deposit and zone for waters middle school in Portsmouth Va. in the zip code 23707. my price range is 800 -1.200 a mouth ... more
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Wed Jan 20, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
A public record could be your tax card, recorded deed and or past mls. When a home is bouhgt or sold, the deed and mortgage is recorded in your registry of deeds or county courthouse. All the info is public information that can be searched. ... more
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Tue Dec 1, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you pick up the phone and call a local realtor to assist you.
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Tue Oct 20, 2015
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Fri Sep 18, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you call a lender or two and find out whether they can help you. Typically lenders that I have talked to require 20% down; however, the number isn't set in stone. Your experience, the length of time you've been investing, your portfolio, etc may effect their decision.

I hope this makes sense.
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Sat Aug 15, 2015
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Sat Aug 15, 2015
Joshua Marriott answered:
Step 1 pick a realtor with experience in foreclosures.
Step 2 get pre-approved for a loan or provide proof of cash funds
step 3 pick your home
step 4 BUY

I would be set you up with an experienced foreclosure specialist. ... more
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Sat Aug 15, 2015
Joshua Marriott answered:
You want to find a knowledgeable agent in your area who can walk you through the process. If you are not comfortable with your agent or you don't have one I can recommend one for you.
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Sat Jun 6, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
Rent to own is hard to find and is usually to the benefit of the landlord. I suggest that you have an attorney involve in this. If you are interested in purchasing a home but have low credit score I would suggest that you improve your credit and then purchase a home.

Good luck!

Susie Kay, Realtor
Certified Home Stager & Senior Real Estate Specialist

United Real Estate Dallas
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Sun Apr 26, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
Then the home is probably larger. Are you the home seller or the home buyer? If you are the buyer then take it. If you are the seller when you first purchased the home what did your appraisal say? Did you add any addition to the home? Garage and porch are not supposed to be considered living area.

I would suggest that you discuss with your realtor as she/he knows the detail of your situation more than we do.

I hope this helps. Please give me a thumbs up or choose best answer if this helps you.

Take care!
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Sun Feb 22, 2015
Brandon Fahlman answered:
Angie, I would follow the link below. It gives you a financial analysis of renting vs. buying.

If you think that buying is a good option after visiting that website - talk to a loan officer and get the numbers from them.

Run the updated numbers through the website and see the results of the financial analysis.
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Scott Bradford Team answered:
A net sheet that has all of the costs involved including commissions pay off of current loan and all other closing costs can be provided by a licensed realtor. This should be provided to you up front and with any contract offers that you receive.

Scott Bradford
RE/MAX Capital City III
Round Rock, TX
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Thu Feb 5, 2015
Gary Birtles answered:
It really depends on the builder and what features you want. It is hard to give an average because prices are so varied. Just know that the tend to be more costly than regular builds. I suggest talking with a few builders about what you want and they'll probably be able to give you a more accurate answer. ... more
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Wed Jan 7, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you work with a local realtor to help you find a property with no HOA. Let me know if you are still looking for an agent in your area.

Susie Kay
Realtor & Certified Stager
United Real Estate
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Thu Nov 20, 2014
Yazmin Perez answered:
Hi there. The KB Home Siena community has the A-2755, A-2881, and A-3125 floor plans with master up. They also have a coming soon community called Forest Grove that has the L-2888, L-3410, L-3604, and L-3974. Hope that helps! ... more
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