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Home Buying in Sugar Land : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Sep 14, 2017
Melissa Bryan answered:
Here is one of the many sources of foreclosed homes: https://www.hudhomestore.com/Listing/PropertySearchResult.aspx?sState=TX&sLanguage=ENGLISH . You can also check with VA, USDA, the banks themselves, etc. You can do a search on the local county appraisal district websites for owner name "Bank", etc. However, as Susie suggested, I'd recommend working with an agent who can protect your interests during the transaction. Be sure that your agent has experience in finding foreclosures that are NOT listed on the MLS if you're looking to buy something with equity already in it. In general, even the banks and government entities will want to sell very close to market value. The value is often in the sweat equity that you put into the home, improving the condition from "below average" to "average", for example. Happy hunting! ... more
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Thu Jul 20, 2017
Alysse Musgrave answered:
I have an agent (Exclusive Buyer's Agent) in Sugarland. Visit http://helpubuysugarland.com to get in touch with Sharon Ernst.

Buying a Home? Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You! Follow the link below.


Alysse Musgrave
Consumer Advocate/
Exclusive Buyer Broker
http://HelpUBuyAmerica.com

Best selling author of Buying a Home: Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You!
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Fri May 5, 2017
Shenni and Sufiya Soofi answered:
Hello E,
If you are still searching for a home in the Sugar Land/Missouri City area, please send us an email at soofirealty @ gmail.com. We'll be happy to assist.
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Sat Mar 18, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
You should have checked the tax card before making an offer that would have showed this. Listing sheets do say subject to error or omission. If the house appraised for your purchase price or higher, than there is no harm if you still love the house. A buyer should always confirm data on their own and never take what is there without verifying. A 1 minute of time investment by your agent could pull the tax card. If the home is appraising under your purchase price, then you should try to negotaite price. ... more
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Sun Oct 9, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
Tom,

Real estate is very local so I would suggest that you work with a local realtor to assist you.
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Fri Apr 15, 2016
Alysse Musgrave answered:
They are lenders, not collection agencies. It's pretty uncommon for a consumer to be able to buy a home directly from the bank but contact each firm to learn more about their process.

Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You! Follow the links below.


Alysse Musgrave
Consumer Advocate
Exclusive Buyer Agent

Best selling author of Buying a Home: Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You! US, Texas, and Spanish versions available.
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Fri Apr 15, 2016
Swapna Patel asked:
I have found 5-10 houses that I want to purchase for investment purchases but they are all owned by NationStar or Americas Wholesale Lender which the best i can figure are more collection…
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Sat Feb 27, 2016
Ejsherrod answered:
Which sub divisons are in walking distance to the city parks in Sugar Land?
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Tue Sep 29, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
Typically you are not responsible for the deductible but you will need to read your contract again.
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Sun Aug 30, 2015
Rick Stevenson answered:
I wouldn't get that home and get into that potential headache. There are so many potential issues, honestly, unless you absolutely HAVE to have that place, I'd move along to the next house. Then again, I really am not all that good when it comes to dealing with huge headaches like what you're potentially facing. If you don't mind it, then sure get the house. ... more
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Sat May 23, 2015
PaulMolinaroEsq answered:
Nothing surprising in this post... the news is out, lenders have figured out a new way to game the system... take money from Uncle Sam by promising to use that money to modify loans... get money from the borrower during a trial modification... deny the permanent modification... and sell the property... consult with a local attorney in your state to see about suing if you "pass the test" of your trial loan modification does not turn into a permanent one

- Paul

Paul J. Molinaro, M.D., J.D.
Attorney at Law, Physician, Broker
Fransen&Molinaro;, LLP
980 Montecito Drive, Suite 206
Corona, CA 92879
(951)520-9684

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Sun Apr 5, 2015
Rashadraynor answered:
Judy kay can you contact me I'm also looking for a home in Sugarland my budget is between 190k and 270k. 8063410523
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Mon Jan 19, 2015
Gabriel Trevino answered:
My honest opinion is to stay away from foreclosures! 99.9999% of the time the homes are in bad condition. There is a reason why homes go to foreclosure. The owners simply can't afford it anymore. So if they can't afford the house, they can't afford the upkeep. Maybe the owners lost their job and are losing their house. The owners may be so upset by it, that they vandalize the house before they go and/or take everything from the house, from the toilets to the ice cube trays. The homes are also sold "as-is" and the banks won't make any repairs.

IF you are looking for your first home, then do it right, and find a house that is in good shape with little to no repairs needed. You home is not just an investment, but your sanctuary.
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Thu Dec 18, 2014
Noelle Hsieh answered:
There are a couple of ways to go about purchasing auction properties. Traditionally, auctions take place on the first Tuesday of the month--rain or shine. The turnout to these auctions are very high, and many people get so caught up in the bidding rush that properties will be bought at retail value or higher. You can also take a look at auction sites to see if they have any 'web only' auctions in those zip codes. Those properties are more difficult to find. The most important thing to remember when purchasing auction properties is to verify what liens will be transferred to you when you purchase. If you overlook it, the lien(s) can easily eat up any profit you expected to make.

Best of luck!


NOELLE HSIEH

Realtor
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HomeServices
Anderson Properties

281.529.5174 Direct
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Tue Nov 11, 2014
JamieUSR answered:
Try to contact some Realtor in the area for information that you would like to obtain about foreclosure list.

OR you can visit some real estate websites. These websites have an updated lists of those properties you are looking for. Trulia can provide that information too. Just go to the search Bar and type Forclosure list in Sugar land. ... more
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