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Home Buying in 29601 : Real Estate Advice

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Sun May 4, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
For a personalized answer visit with any licensed loan officer, there are other factors besides credit that determine mortgage qualification; however most lenders prefer 640. 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. ... more
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Wed Mar 20, 2013
Beth Wietrzykowski answered:
There is a USDA disability loan available. You have to contact them and fill out paperwork in order to get it. There may be others--your best bet is to contact a mortgage broker. They will be able to point you in the right direction for any discounts, assistance or other help for a mortgage.

As far as the modification--I'm not sure that will be in a mortgage. That is another great question for a mortgage broker. If not, there are likely other programs available to help with specific modifications for your home.

Once you do get into a home, you will also qualify for homestead tax relief which will greatly reduce your yearly property taxes.

I know a great mortgage broker. His name is Reuben Rogers and you can call him at 864-787-9607.

Please feel free to email or call me with any questions you may have regarding Reuben or getting into a home. My email is and my number is 864-884-6018.

I hope this helps!

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Thu Mar 21, 2013
Christy Grear answered:
There is a map of the Greenlink routes on the Greenville website at Call me at 864-385-0205 with any additional questions.
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
J Michael Manley answered:
Great, we are excited to have you. I would say your first step is to talk to a lender as they will be more educated on current interest rates and payments. I would be more than happy to send a list of them in our area. Also, when you get here we will take some time to sit down and educate you on our market, the process, and do a search for homes. Please feel free to contact me by phone or personal email listed below.

Anna Catron
Lead Buyer Specialist
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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Joseph Roraff answered:
You'll need to get approved for a loan first. Find a good mortgage lender in your area and ask them to help. This process may take a week to a couple months. Then find a realtor in your area you can trust. With a budget in mind and a good realtor you can find the perfect home for yourself! ... more
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Fri Feb 1, 2013
Johnny Lee answered:
You may contact Valerie with Upstate Mortgage for more details answer to your questions and possible resolve. 864-232-3830
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Fri Feb 1, 2013
Cindy Maclay answered:
Yes there is! If you buy a home that qualifies for Rural Housing, there is no downpayment. Also, If you find a HUD home (foreclosure) and qualify, you can put as little as $100.00 down. Please contact me and I will be able to assist you in your housing needs.
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Mon May 6, 2013
Stephen May answered:
Heather, I am a Greenville native and have sold real estate in Upstate SC for the last 10 years.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss your timeline and needs. Thanks


As always, the quickest way to reach me is via mobile (346-2570).

Steve May
Prudential C. Dan Joyner - Pelham Road Office
Mobile (864) 346-2570
Efax (864) 679-5745
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Fri Feb 1, 2013
Hi Brenna, The first step is to contact the mortgage officer either by phone or in person. After obtaining the necessary information from you and looking at your credit, your mortgage lender will do a pre-qualification letter for you and let you know the price range you should shop in before you start looking at neighborhoods and models. Once you and your agent meet with the builder or builder's representative, the lender can prepare a price specific letter to accompany your offer. ... more
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Mon Dec 3, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Have you asked your agent the question and expressed your concerns....
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Mon Aug 13, 2012
Jon Schweigert answered:
Yes it is, subject to certain conditions. The zoning amendment that now allows this was passed earlier this year (3/6/2012) to make it possible. You can go to and drop down to the Planning Commission to see Amendment/Ordinance # 4469.

Hope this helps.

Jon Schweigert
South Propertgies LLC
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Fri Jun 29, 2012
Judy Buss answered:
I believe there's a website called "gosection8" and they have a variety of homes on it. Try it, you may find something you're looking for.
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Thu Jun 21, 2012
Johnny Lee answered:
This measurement typically does not include closet. You may want to clarify prior to moving forward.

Johnny Lee
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Tue Jun 12, 2012
Roland Vinyard answered:
Basically, they guarantee the loan and are doing their due diligence to satisfy themselves that the loan is a good one.
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Wed May 16, 2012
Joshua Calvert answered:
There is a lot of potential for some serious gains if you finance the sale of your own home. Of course, the only way that owner financing works is over the long term. If you're looking for a quick pay out then this obviously isnt the route for you. You can make more money in the long run with owner financing because any interest the buyer pays is going straight into the sellers pocket rather than the banks. So, if your house is paid off and all you are in need of extra long term income then yes, I would recommend owner financing as an option! ... more
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Fri Apr 13, 2012
Nima Buva answered:
I represent many buyers clients and have specialization in representing in foreclosures and short sales. I would be glad to help the clients referred by you and will pay you handsome referral fee. call me anytime at (864) 634 8670 or email me at ... more
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Mon Jun 18, 2012
Robert D Hughes answered:
Jerry it depends on the home you want to build and modifications you want to make. No Architect will be inexpensive. Some-times builders have specific plans they follow and may be cost effective for you. You may also want to check out opportunities like this:

Best of luck. Check out all available resources and verify they will accomplish your goals. After all you will be spending a great deal of money correct?

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Sun Feb 19, 2012
Sandy Clayton answered:
That is about $88/sq ft. I know builders that build $68-115/sq foot, so it just depends on what types of finishes you are doing. You are definately in the ballpark!
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Thu Jul 23, 2015
Gregorio Denny answered:
Was your name on the mortgage when it went into foreclosure; If so, did you disclose the prior foreclosure? A divorce decree can say whatever it likes but it cannot modify the original terms of your note. if you were on the mortgage, it's your obligation regardless of what the decree says. I don't know if you will be approved or not but these are the discussions you should have with your loan officer. If you have a foreclosure in your name it very well can cause you to be denied. What shows up on your credit report? What does your loan officer say? ... more
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Wed Feb 16, 2011
Bill Eckler answered:
Best wishes with your move.....The amount property values have dropped largely depends on the home, neighborhoor, and community in which it is located. To generalize and provide you with information would likely be misleading. Your best approach is likely to connect with a local real estate professional for their guidance.

Best wishes,

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