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Sharon : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Sep 3, 2014
Antoinette Boyer answered:
my husband and I looked at a few house in Sharon. the prices on zillow were the same as the listing prices the agents cited. every other house in that area is vacant or falling apart. when the steel mill closed several years ago, the place never recovered. same thing is happening in new castle. ... more
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
Melissa Goss answered:
call the town... give them the address and ask for the true tax without exemptions... they will have the figure for you
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Wed Aug 21, 2013
Jchristy answered:
Could you email me at JanTN37920 @ about the B Street house? I am interested in learning more about this house. Thank you!
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Sun Jul 7, 2013
John Baglier answered:
Hi in Tennessee:

The offer of 154K sounds a little low, but an offer is an offer. The closing costs will be according to the cost of the house. Transfer costs in Sharon are 2% which the seller and buyer split based on the price of the house. Title Insurance again based on the price, probably about $900.00. Depending on what lender you choose and the fees that the lender charges, atty fees, etc. The Real Estate Taxes are then prorated and escrowed by the Bank as well as Interest and PMI. Then there is the home owners insurance that will have to paid for 1 year and then escrowed by the Bank.

Terry Berchtold
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Wed May 29, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

Are you looking to rent or to buy?

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Thu Mar 28, 2013
smile_nette asked:
Involved, tried to asked the atty and he said that we cannot back out. Can I still back out?
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Sun Dec 9, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Since rent to own properties may not be listed as such, consider working with an agent of your own. Keep in mind that 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... ... more
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Mon Sep 10, 2012
Allison Fishwick answered:
Yes, there are options for people with less than perfect credit. It typically costs more or requires more to be put down.

Speak to a reputable lender in your area. They will not only be able to let you know your options (what loan types are available or if you are preapproved) but if nothing else can give you goals for improving your picture and eventually buying.

If you call a lender and they don't give you the time of day, call a different one!
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Wed Apr 18, 2012
Kenneth And Krista Mckelvey answered:
I am actually in the same situation. i dont know your financial situation but i am on disability and they see that as a plus for a perm income. I am going through a guy who tries his very best for people in our situations. i have only 1500 to put down. I will give you the guys information but i think he only does in sharon, pa. maybe he can give you some references?

ERA Johnson real estate
1620 E.state street hermitage, pa 16148
Office: 724-347-4011
cell: 724-301-4510
home: 724-981-1448

you can go to your bank if you have one or shop around for a PREapproval of how much you can get loaned by whatever company you are going through. i seen this was from 2009 but thats ok. i feel better knowing i answered. lol. i hope you have found a home if not I hope this has helped. good luck.
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Tue Sep 21, 2010
Ian A. Wolf answered:
I am not sure I fully understand the question. However, I am going to assume that you are asking if you can get enough money for your home to sell it without it being a short and you satisfy all liens does that mean you can buy another home. Assuming you are actually in foreclosure, you will be behind on your mortgage, which will mean you will have mortgage lates on your credit. This will prevent you from being able to buy a home right away. However, with the proper credit repair and professional advisement you could expect to buy a home again within a couple of years. There is even a program to buy a home immediately after a short sale. However, without knowing more particulars it is difficult to say what would really be possible for you. As previously mentioned, cash can buy you a home always. Bottom line is, it is possible to buy a home, but time frame will really depend on a proper evaluation of your situation. Hope that helps. ... more
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Wed May 7, 2008
Ranjit asked:
several homes are on sale and are on market for a long time. Howmuch discount I can ask for 5%,10%... Thanks
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Sun Feb 24, 2008
Dale Archdekin answered:
Hi Joe,
Your mortgage company should give you what is called a "good faith estimate" that is a legally required document that outlines all the fees associated with your loan. This will have all of the closing costs on it, so there is no guessing what they will be.

In terms of paying absolutely nothing out of pocket at closing, that's a long shot. But if you have excellent 680 plus, you are able to finance 100% of the purchase price plus the majority of your closing costs. Things have certainly changed in the market. But 100% financing is still available to those who qualify. The pricing just isn't as attractive as it was a year or two ago.

The buyer and seller can not exchange any money outside of closing. All monies that change hands related to the transfer of property must be documented on the settlement sheet you will see at your closing. So talk to your mortgage company, see what the maximum seller's assist or other type of credit they can get you is, and ask for a good faith estimate so you aren't guessing at how much your closing costs will be.

-Dale Archdekin
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Mon Oct 22, 2007
Pam Winterbauer answered:
Hey Chuck....You may want to contact a local Realtor in you area so they can help you with the process. We Trulia's are not allowed to solicit you and follow the Community Guidelines.
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