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Mon Feb 6, 2017
Jeffrey Pajer answered:
Carols answer is the worst! First of all there is no setting as she refers to it. There is a header "setting" that falls under the more tab. All else she refers to doesn't exist! At least I couldn't find any of it. And I'm quite familiar with UX .... I'm finished with the app. It's a POS. Use Zillow. much much more intuitive and transparent. The fact that Trulia has done nothing to allow its users to delete and control alerts is A HUGE FAIL. ... more
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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Maricris A answered:
Hello,

To post your home for sale by owner on Trulia, click the link below and select “Submit listings for sale.”

http://www.trulia.com/submit_listings/

You will be redirected to our partner site, Zillow. Once you’re on Zillow’s posting page, please make sure to select “For Sale by Owner” under the address field. Once you activate your listing on Zillow, it will appear on Trulia within 24 hours.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/


Regards,

Maricris
Consumer Care Advocate
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Thu Apr 14, 2016
Lawrence Davis asked:
Mon Dec 28, 2015
D Deck answered:
Everytime you save unsubscribe it reverts back to full subscriptions. I have just blocked you entirely as SPAM!!! Fix your site!
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Wed Nov 25, 2015
Frank Biganski answered:
To answer your question, there aren't any website that will provide you with just rent-to-own properties, but I would strongly urge that you NOT pursue a lease-to own in our area.

I've read and worked with rent-to-own contracts, and they are scary to say the least! The contracts are written in a manner that requires the buyer to obtain a mortgage at some point in time in the future, as the owner will not foot the entire mortgage for 15 or 30 years! And if the buyer doesn't have the credit to buy the home using a regular mortgage in 1, 3 or 5 years, then it's goodbye to the house and all that time, the investor had you making his mortgage payments for them.

I've often seen that these lease-to-own properties are in areas that are not selling, slow to sell, or need a lot of TLC. The investor may have bought the property with the hopes of netting a huge return but when it doesn't sell, most investors will turn the property into a rental.

My advise is wait until your credit score reaches at least a 620 (640 to play it safe), and then consider using a standard type of mortgage to make your purchase. There's some great mortgages available to first time buyers that requires very little down payment (see www.vhda.com). And in my opinion, regardless of the chatter going on about interest rates, I think rates will basically remain unchanged in our area over the coming years.

In most neighborhoods, values have remained the same for the past 2 years as well, with only a few select areas appreciating (mostly priced above $275,000). Although this isn't the best resource to use, navigate to Zillow's Zestimate as it'll provide you with a generic idea on market conditions in any neighborhood and zip code. Again, not the most accurate, but it's close enough to show that you will have opportunity to buy a home in the future, should you not be ready until 2-3 years from today.

Please feel free to call me any time, and I'll be happy to discuss this in greater detail. And also navigate to my website, where I provide a ton of additional information and resources as well.

Kind regards,

Frank Biganski, Residential Real Estate Agent
(757) 303-0517
http://mrtownhome.net/
Reliance Realty, Inc.
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Wed Nov 25, 2015
Frank Biganski answered:
Since I see this page still appearing in the searches, I wanted to post my information in case anyone is looking for an "experienced" short sale agent. The question is very valid and sellers often just hire an agent based on a verbal statement as to how many short sales they've complete, and that is a grave mistake. I can print out and show you actual Multiple Listing Sheets that will prove that I personally close an average of 12 short sale listings each year, and I've been closing short sale since late 2009.

If a home seller has two mortgages and/or an FHA mortgage or an uninsured conventional mortgage, or has taken out an equity line of credit, I always enlist of the services of a real estate closing attorney and paralegal. Their fees are paid by your lender at closing, just as the real estate commissions are paid by your lender. Real estate attorneys obvious remain informed of the ever-changing FHA short sale rules, and they have the tenacity and experience to negotiate with the tough investors often associated with uninsured conventional mortgages.

Navigate to http://mrtownhome.net/short-sale-info/ for comprehensive information about the short sale process, and always feel free t reach out to me anytime.

Frank Biganski, Residential Real Estate Agent
(757) 303-0517
http://mrtownhome.net/short-sale-info/
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Wed May 20, 2015
Lilaora answered:
If you are eligible for a VA loan, you may be able to find a lender without a bunch of overlays who will consider a 580.

The best plan would be to identify actions to bring credits scores for both of you to > 640. The forums at myfico.com have some excellent contributors who probably can help you build a plan of action.
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Thu Apr 30, 2015
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Thu Apr 16, 2015
Tiffanybradshaw77 asked:
I need to find a 4 bedroom house asap in Suffolk,va and its neen hard trying to find one. I've tried looking in the list they provide and also by myself. Could someone please help me?
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Tue Dec 30, 2014
Jean-Leon Magnotto answered:
Sounds like a question for your agent or an attorney. I would question the wisdom of going into a sale like this unrepresented... Good luck !
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Mon Nov 24, 2014
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Mon Nov 24, 2014
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Wed Jul 30, 2014
Suzanne Dunlevy answered:
Hi Brenda,
I have a listing that hits many of your items. It's in the Riverview neighborhood. I'm holding it open on Saturday, Aug 2, 2:00-5:00pm.

In the meantime, if there is anything I can do for you, give me a call!

Suzanne
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
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Wed Jun 11, 2014
Cross_allyson answered:
The neighborhood is in a area where it is hard to get in and out of the complex. Overall the location is not very desirable
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Wed Apr 9, 2014
eugene.gibson77 answered:
My credit score is in the 500 and my Wife is in the 600 somewhere awesome years on the job, I'm not working due to an injury. Had a house in the past that was foreclosed on. Is it possible to get a rent to own home without being lied too. ... more
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Sun Apr 6, 2014
Jamica Browne answered:
I am a local lender. With some more information I can let you know pretty quickly what you qualify for.

Feel free to contact me anytime.

Jamica Browne
Mortgage Consultant | NMLS #: 129320
6701 Democracy Blvd #401
Bethesda, MD 20817

d: 301-660-3292 | f: 855-595-4233
Jamica.Browne@caliberhomeloans.com apply online at www.homeloanofmyown.com (Full Application)
Licensed in DC, MD and VA
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