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Wed Nov 17, 2010
Caroline Choi answered:
Hi Don, I would recommend finding out more details on the loan to see if it is transferrable/assumable. Check with the mortgage holder. If it is, you would have to qualify for the mortgage and proceed from there. Best of luck.

Caroline Choi
Broker Associate/Realtor
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Mon Aug 9, 2010
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
You can find a REALTOR to help you. I can email you a list of properties in Brockton and help you find the right agent in your area.
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Wed Aug 11, 2010
Greer Swiston answered:
Are you working with a real estate agent? These properties do exist in Brockton ... are you looking for single family or condo?

I'd be happy to sit down with you and discuss your options. ... more
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Fri May 21, 2010
Shane Cormier answered:
Good Evening Felicia,

Rent to owns can be fairly difficult to put together but are not impossible. Obviously there is alot more to it from a contractual standpoint, and a little more expense for lawyers fees and such, but they are doaable.

What area are you looking in...I currently have a few listings that may consider a lease with option to purchase. Tell me what you are looking for and perhaps we can get you into something that suits your needs.

Thanks for your interest.

Shane Cormier
Century 21 Tassinari & Associates
1-800-656-1342 x 1119
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Tue Nov 1, 2011
Emelia Sanchez answered:
Your modification was not denied you just don't like the results. You have heard incorrectly they do not have to give you the "MHA" you have to qualify for it. Chase ran your numbers and based on your income and debt determined you didn't qualify for it but you qualify for their internal modification showing they are willing to work with you. It is your choice to take what they are offering. Do not waste your money on a loan modification company to tell you that you qualify for MHA just because that is what you want to hear they just want your money. You can usually re-apply if your financial situation changes. ... more
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Sat Mar 13, 2010
Heidi Zizza answered:
So sorry how unfair!!! Call an Attorney for the best posssible advice or stop paying and try a short sale.
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Thu Feb 11, 2010
Scott A. Nelson answered:
If you check out This Old House they have a whole section on it, evaluating the surface, leveling, subflooring, floating vs. non-floating as well as other issues specific to this type of install. Alot will depend upon if it's a basement vs. a an upper floor and the conditions involved. It would also be good to get the advice of several hardwood floor installers.

Hope that helps,
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Thu Feb 11, 2010
Dan Derito answered:
Hi Felicia, I'm sorry about your predicament, but each case is different and this isn't much information to go on. Do you have a lease? Has a foreclosure date been set? Is this a house or an apartment, and is the owner around? Feel free to contact me do discuss the particulars and to review your options. Dan Derito/ Keller Williams. ... more
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Wed Dec 9, 2009
Betsy Woods answered:
HI Tracey, the best advice I can give you is for you to get in touch with 2 or 3 local agents in your area and have them give you a CMA (comparative market analysis). This will include all similar homes to yours that are currently on the market, under agreement, and recently sold. From there you will have a better idea of how much to list your house for. I definitely would stress that it's best to use a local agent because they will be more familiar with your particular area. Good luck with the process! ... more
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Mon Nov 23, 2009
Yannis Tsitsas answered:
MLS info is UAG, scheduled to close 10-31-09. If you need more info, please either have your buyer's agent contact the LA or contact me. Good luck in your search. Yannis
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Mon Nov 23, 2009
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Tue Apr 17, 2012
Sean Dawes answered:
Try posting some free ads on craigslist? But make sure you follow the rules and do not spam the website. I guess the best area for you to post would be real estate services.

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Tue Sep 22, 2009
Scott A. Nelson answered:
Your best course of action is to sit down with a trusted mortgage professional. Ask friends, family, colleagues, respected members of the community, financial institutions where you do banking, trade associations for the name of a mortgage professional they've used recently and been happy with. They can best advise you because there's so much more to a mortgage than simply how much you make. That's a very important part but just a part of the whole picture.

Alot will also depend on your current expenses, credit record, and your type of housing interests as well as your income & lifestyle estimates for the near & long term.

I hope that helps,
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Thu Sep 17, 2009
Daniel Castagna answered:

As long as your income warrants a mortgage, you are fine. but if your debt ratio is too high, I do not have any programs available to you. If you want me to go over your debt raio with you, i dont mind. Just send me an email or give me a call.

Danny Castagna
Sr Loan Officer
E-Mortgage Management
800-793-9633 x 185
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Sat Aug 1, 2009
Scott A. Nelson answered:
You should probably contact city hall or through the buybrockton website.
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Thu Sep 17, 2009 answered:
Savings plus Service

If you are looking for someone specific just google their name and interview them. Ask for their statistics with home buyers (average discount they negotiate of list price and how many deals they have done where they ust represent home buyers versus deals where they represent sellers and home buyers, etc). You dont want to work with someone who has a high number of representing the buyer and seller in the same deal. Red flag. ... more
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Fri Sep 11, 2009
Andy Sapra answered:
if the lien attaches to the house then it will need to be paid at closing otherwise it will stay as a cloud on title for the new owner as well.
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Sun Jun 21, 2009
Andrew Adams answered:
I would be curious to look at both appraisals and see what the differences are. Unfortunately, HVCC prevents the loan officer from arguing the appraised value. You may ask your loan officer to discuss the appraisal with the underwriter and provide the original appraisal to compare. That is a pretty big difference.

Why did the original lender deny the loan?
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Mon Jun 1, 2009
Rob Goodwin, Broker/Owner,ABR,CRS,e-PRO,GRI,SRES answered:
Good evening Fillmore:

This is a great site to keep an eye on interest rates:


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Fri Sep 11, 2009
Margaret Goss answered:
Liz - States have different rules, but usually you can put an offer in on any property up until the day it closes. The selling agent's duty is to present all offers to the seller. Particularly in this market when many homes that were under contract come back on the market for various reasons, it certainly won't hurt to put a back-up offer in. ... more
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