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Thu May 5, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
You need to speak to your loan officer. We don't know details of your situation. It's very common for a lender to have one person not be on the loan because they can't qualify. Both parties need to qualify if you both are going to be on the loan. However, you BOTH can be on title to the house. Again, talk to your LO and have them give you a detailed explanation. ... more
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are a for sale by owner the post is not allowed, you can however try blogging about the property; if and when you do list with an agent, he/she can post it for you, ask; or consider any flat fee realty company that feeds into the site. ... more
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Geoff Ommen answered:
Generally speaking no. Foreclosure homes in that price/condition rarely qualify for a loan. You need to speak with a mortgage broker to understand what your best opportunities are for home ownership.

Geoff Ommen
Broker Baird & Warner
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Sun Jul 6, 2014
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Mon Sep 9, 2013
Corey Christy answered:
unfortunately the taxes in allegheny county are all over the board and there have been recent reassessments that didn't help the situation. the taxes on the home on 2nd ave are only $1890, but the house next door may be $2600- hard to say. my advice would be to have a search set up for you and view as many homes online as you can- that way you can get a good idea of the norm and decide if that area is right for you- there are of course neighboring areas with much lower taxes. ... more
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

Check out local rental listings here on Trulia:,FL/x_map/

Ali, Community Manager
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
The lenght of time will depend/vary by pricing, marketing, condition, etc.; therefore consider listing with a broker. As for selling/buying at the same time--it may be possible, for a personalized answer visit with any licensed loan officer; be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously. If you need additional assistance feel free to contact me directly. ... more
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Mon Feb 2, 2015
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
Increasing and having multiple offer situations. Nice homes are flying off the market quicker than buyers can get in. One of mine last week had 7 offers in 48 hours. The market has changed because of fear of raising interest rates and the fact that prices are low and rates are low; a combination that has never happened in history. ... more
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Wed Nov 12, 2014
Team Mike & Dave answered:
Feel free to send me an email if you would like help looking! My office is right in Blue Bell
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Thu May 9, 2013
Dan Chase answered:
The correct answer is maybe.

The truth is it depends on your credit history and income. The pre-foreclosure would probably hurt you a lot. The only way to know for sure is to talk to a loan officer near you. Any bank or credit union should be able to help you out.

SSI is as solid an income as any. In fact $1,000 from SSI is worth more than $1,000 from working is towards a mortgage . The reason is you do not have to pay taxes on it unlike earned income.
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Heather Skowronsky answered:
My suggestion would be to find a real estate agent to work with. Agents have the most up to date info regarding homes that are currently available. With the market being as crazy at it is, a lot of the websites out there can't keep up with the changes in status. It doesn't cost you anything to work with an agent but the benefits are huge. Hope this helps! ... more
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Fri Mar 21, 2014
Joe Schiller answered:
go to the cook county assessors office and they will tell you
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Wed May 1, 2013
Mak624 answered:
We are under contract with a seller who lives in The Vineyard in Vero Beach. We are getting no where as far as getting a copy of the most current budget from the home owner. Is there a way to get the HOA Pres. name? ... more
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Dominic Picione - The Incorvaia Team answered:
It's always good to consider tax rates when buying a home. I actually wrote a blog article to help buyers look up and calculate their tax rates. Please go to my blog article on Trulia to get the information you need:

I would be happy to help with any other real estate questions or needs you have...

Dominic Picione
Keller Williams Realty
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Trulia Customer Service answered:
Hello Victorcarino!

Nathan from Trulia here. To access our heat map simply scroll down the property page until you see a header that states "Local Info". Once you have located the map select the crimes tab. This will display the heat map in relation to that specific listing. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any further questions or concerns, our customer service team can be reached at 1-888-466-3501 or

Thank you for using Trulia!
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Thu Nov 20, 2014
Tracy R Robinson answered:
Hello Newbie

Applying and receiving a home mortgage us nit related to your husband visa status. Like every other person applying for a mortgage, you have to have good credit and of course your visa status in good standing. Best of luck to you and your family.

Tracy Robinson-Realtor
62 South Main Street
Yardley, Pa. 19067
Office phone: 215-493-0200 ext 1087
Direct phone: 267-395-0251
I Would Love Referrals From You
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Faith Nielson answered:
We have a sports complex that is located between Yearling Middle School and North Elementary School that includes a community pool, tennis courts, baseball diamonds, football field, basketball courts, racketball courts and a large wooden jungle play gym. There are also soccer fields nearby. There is a skate park as well in the city limits. Several walking trails near the lake and waterways. Hope that helps. ... more
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Wed Jul 27, 2016
charles butterfield answered:
Thank you for your question:

Banks will generally count 75% of the rental income for a property that is purchased for investment purposes.

Thank you,
Charles Butterfield MBA
Real Estate Broker/REALTOR
American Realty
Cell Phone: (408)509-6218
Fax: (408)269-3597
Email Address:
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Sat Jan 18, 2014
Linda Grey answered:
The best thing to do is contact a Realtor in the area that you are looking to buy and they can set you up to be emailed any listings that come up meeting your search criteria and also assist you with finding a local lender. In my area of Florida homes with acreage will run more than what you are looking to spend so I would guess that if you are looking in WPB the cost would be higher.

Best of luck in your home search and purchase.
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
You can contact the listing agent who will be able to help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an agent, just click on the yellow button on the property's Trulia listing and you will be able to start a dialogue.

Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can help with anything else. I am happy to be a resource for you. Good luck with the search!

Ali, Trulia Voices Community Manager
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