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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Dallas Texas answered:
Against professional code of ethics make a comment. Recommend hire a real estate consultant

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant
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Sat Apr 13, 2013
Don Sherman answered:
Good evening,Audrey
You can purchase a 2 unit building with a regular FHA mortgage since you will be occupy one unit.Depending on income, you may be able to use a program to get you a 3.25% rate .
Please contact me to discuss specifics.
Don Sherman-SRES
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Sat Dec 10, 2016
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
If you don't know how to swim, then this would be a good investment! If you know how to swim, it gets very hot here and you can enjoy a pool in your gorgeous back yard 6 months a year! Or 12 months a year if it is heated. ... more
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Thu May 9, 2013
Pia Albanese answered:
I am a certified relocation agent with Prudential California Realty. You may contact me, letting me know the details of your search. Neighborhood in LA you are looking into, single family home or apartment , and price range.

My contat info is as follows:

Pia Albanese
Leading Edge Society
Prudential California Realty
9696 Wilshire Blvd. 3rd floor
Beverly Hills, Ca. 90212
(310)248-6478 (bus. dir.)
(310)621-1557 (cell)
Parlo Italiano, Jé parle Français, Hablo Español

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Wed Jul 24, 2013
Dianne Andrews answered:
You should look at a lot of homes and start asking questions about how old is this , that, pest report, look at the general condition of homes, and evaluate each home and its price, like on an excel spread sheet. You will eventually find that you can pinpoint which top 3 homes provide you the most value. Once you have narrowed it down to the house you like, ACT FAST, aggressively, then order a home inspection report, this will tell you everything wrong about the property, and a pest report if the house does not have one already. If there is significant work to be done, get estimates from contractors , then you should try to negotiate the price down, or have the seller get the work done, preferably you do the work, so there is no problem of quality of work done. Information is power, go compare houses! ... more
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Tue Jul 1, 2014
Ray Wrobel answered:
Not a problem. There are a lot of nice homes priced to sell. I would recommend contacting me and I can start searching for you right away. I don't currently have any rental homes, sorry about that. ... more
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Mon Jul 29, 2013
David Hanna answered:
Hi Katie-

I do this for other investors outside the US. I am available
to discuss this via email or via phone.

Dave Hanna
(773) 732-9123
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Wed Oct 30, 2013
John Souerbry answered:
Your question is very surprising, because there has NEVER been a dream of universal home ownership in America. If we take the term "universal" litterally it means "everyone" - and that has never been, and never can be, possible. Home ownership is much like "full employment." There will always be people starting out who need time to build up wealth and income so they can buy a home without over-extending themselves financially. Home ownership is a dream that is made true by individuals and families who work hard, save, and EARN the ability to own a home. That route is not for everyone, therefore not everyone can - or should - own a home. ... more
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Sun Dec 18, 2016
Matt Bukovy answered:
Yep. Wintrust Mortgage.

Call me at 847-939-9411


Matt Bukovy
Senior Mortgage Consultant
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Sun May 5, 2013
Lon Mapes answered:
Hi Pyro Princess,

Best thing to do is search the MLS. You can access it from our website below if you like and sign up for automatic notifications when rentals fitting your needs come onto the market. ... more
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Sun Jun 30, 2013
Julie Horvath answered:
Hi Zorger,
I would be happy to help explain some of the details around applying for and getting approved for a mortgage. My first question would be, why are you looking to go through FHA? With those credit scroes, you should be able to qualify for a Fannie Mae backed loan which will have a lower monthly Mortgage Insurance payment associated with it than through FHA.

Please give me a call as I would love to work with you as you purchase a new home for your family.
Julie A. Horvath
Northpointe Bank
Area Manager
555 Metro Place North, Suite 320
Dublin, OH 43017
NMLS ID: 563029
866.901.3570 phone
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Kirk Duckwall answered:
Please Call with what home you are talking about?

Kirk Duckwall
Edina Realty
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Thu Apr 18, 2013
Christopher Pagli answered:
You don't need more then one agent. What you should do is make offers based on the past 6 months comps and what you truly feel it's worth based on other similar homes you have viewed. Bidding wars are rampant in my area this spring so it could just be that there are other more attractive offers or maybe your offer isn't strong enough. I would have a conversation with your agent to discuss your concern.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Patrick Sell answered:
FHA and VA loans only require 2 years from date of chapter 7 discharge. USDA loans require 3 years, and Conventional loans (owner-occupied) require 4 years. Investment property loans require 7 years. You can reach me at for more information. ... more
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Tue Jun 18, 2013
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Wed Apr 10, 2013
Chris Ognek answered:
I would certainly shop around but don't apply to more than 4 lenders, more than 4 credit hits will start to hurt your score. Expect the fees to be higher on lower loan amounts. Its not uncommon for some lenders to set minimum loan amounts of $60,000 or so and its because the costs of doing the loan exceed the revenue they generate, especially now in Northern Virginia where everyone seems to be trying to buy a home.

An option to deal with the fees is to have the seller pay more closing costs. You may need to raise your sales price a little to compensate and keep the deal together but in the big picture of things, its probably not worth losing the house over a few thousand dollars. The way prices are shooting up, you'll have that back in equity in a matter of months.

I'm not sure what homebuyer's choice mortgage is, unless that is the mortgage company name, but VHDA is a 100% financing loan program as well as USDA. Those are the only two 100% financing options I know of right now other than VA. Hope that helps.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Abel Mendoza answered:
Check out my website for rentals in Anaheim and ask me any questions regarding specific neighborhoods. I work and live in Orange County.
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Tue Jan 19, 2016
Heather Paul answered:
Hello, first and foremost you should be asking your Realtor these questions. They should be the one providing you with all these many questions. Also try contacting the Los Angeles County Rent Control Board, they can answer most of your questions too.

This website should help you also:

Have a great day,
Heather Paul, Broker Associate
Coldwell Banker
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Sun May 12, 2013
Patricia Isom answered:
Your income is only one of the factors when purchasing a home. Lenders will also look at your credit. If you would like I have an excellent lender you could speak with to see if you qualify. You can contact via email @ or via phone @ 254-640-4371 ... more
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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Elena Talis answered:
It depends on the lease. If she is in a middle of a year lease you should talk to her and find out on which conditions she will agree to move. It is much easier if she is on month-to-month. ... more
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