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Home Buying in 75007 : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Tina Thomas answered:
You're first step is to speak with a mortgage broker. They can not only tell you if you qualify and what you qualify for, they can also guide you on how to improve your credit score. Once you are pre-approved, contact a Realtor like myself, Tina Thomas, to broker the deal for you. Good luck! ... more
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Mon Mar 18, 2013
Lucy Puniwai answered:
Hi Sam!

What price point are you considering as purchase price. What percentage of ROI do you expect?
Will you manage the property or hire a property management company?

Single family homes, in my opinion are in highest demand. As a former resident of Carrollton, I chose to live near Creekwood High School - the school was 4 years open - my son graduated from there.

From a purely personal position, I was extremely grateful that I chose that location. My son graduated in 2002 and has made life long friends. His entire "group" went to college and they enjoyed their college experience. I believe Creekwood provided my son and his friends with an excellent education.

I am not "steering you" in anyway - I am speaking from my own personal experience.

Feel free to contact me for future correspondence.

Lucy A. Puniwai
(214)783-6416 – Cell/Text
(682)224-8050 – Fax

In God We Trust
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Thu Jun 13, 2013
Dallas Texas answered:
Professional code of ethics prevents any Realtor respond to that question. Recommend do your research narrow your search area work within your buying or lease budget

Contact my office today where I can show you many amazing homes work with your family specifications.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
Multimillion Dollar Sales Producer

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Wed Jul 10, 2013
jean pasvar answered:
Neither it is a single family home. It is currently under contract and waiting to close.
Are you looking for something in the Carrollton area?
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Mon Apr 22, 2013
Elizabeth Morgan answered:
It can be a challenge to find help! You might want to try another lender. Lenders have different sources for funds. They can each have different criteria. There are ones who will help guide you through the process. Let me know if you would like the names of a couple of lenders who I have closed recent transactions with clients other lenders did not help!

Elizabeth Morgan, Realtor
Fathom Realty
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Mon Apr 22, 2013
Terry McCarley answered:
Did you have inspections done prior to purchasing the home??? Your inspector should have provided you with a report on the condition of the property including the roof.
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Wed Aug 13, 2014
Tommy Burris answered:
Is current job in the same line of work as your degree from school?
What was the Oct 2011 job?

Tom Burris
Mortgage Banker
(214) 763-4629 cell/text/nights/weekends(Really!!)
Lending all across the entire Great State of Texas!!
NMLS# 335055
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Sat Aug 18, 2012
Dixon Wong answered:
Hi Shawn,

I can help you with the Title Company I worked with. I have digitial signature program that you can sign lots of contract remotely.

You can email or call me at 214-519-9493 or

JP and Associates
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Mon Apr 22, 2013
Barbara Coker answered:
Yes you can. You aren't required to use the bank. They just want a shot at your loan.
Barbara Coker
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Thu Jul 11, 2013
Christopher Ohlig answered:
Ye,s only one spouse can get a mortgage, however both will be required to be on the deed to the home. Texas is a Community Property State" which means that both will equally own the home even if only one is responsible for the mortgage. One person on the mortgage is good if you are trying to keep income separate in order to qualify for additional investment properties. For more details, contact Hexter-Fair title or Mike Mairs at Prime Lending. ... more
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Thu Feb 16, 2012
Barbara Coker answered:
The Texas Department of Housing and Community Assistance (TDHCA) has a Down Payment Assistance Program which loans up to $10,000 towards down payment and closing costs to qualified First Time Homebuyers (Vets don't need to be first time buyers). You don't have to start repaying that loan for 5 years, and it's at zero % interest. Income limits are 80% of area median income. In the Dallas area, that would be $55,280. There are a few other qualifying issues, and you must take Homebuyer's Education. Would this work for you? I am a licensed mortgage broker, making loans all over Texas. I can be reached at NMLS# 228545. ... more
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Wed Aug 6, 2014
Andrea Brooks answered:

Are you planning to buy in McKinney? There are few areas left there that will qualify for a USDA loan. If you'd like more info please feel free to call me: 469-450-1326.


Andrea Brooks
Keller Williams
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Fri Feb 1, 2013
Tamika Goree answered:
Good Evening Shantel,

The best person to answer this question is a lender. With lending guidelines always changing, a loan officer will be able to tell you how long you will have to wait after an economic hardship on a student loan. Please feel free to contact me if you need some referrals for lenders. I'll be more than happy to email you their contact information. I hope to hear from you soon!

Make it a Blessed Day!

Tamika Goree, Realtor®
Halo Group Realty
Direct: (972) 697-1178
Fax: (214) 509-6917
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Wed Aug 10, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
John is correct about his comments there are restrictions.

Contact my office if I can assist . You need to qualified for a loan 1st start to search for any home

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
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Mon Feb 21, 2011
Jane Grant answered:
Anthosm: A buyer's agent's commission is paid by the seller. You are wise to get your own buyer's agent as they will be working for you and can show you all listings in your price range and search criteria. The seller who hires the "Listing Agent", to work on their behalf pays the buyer's agent fees!
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Mon Jan 16, 2012
Michael Russell answered:
I suppose you could skip the stair climber at the gym if you used all three floors everyday :)
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Mon Jan 16, 2012
Bruce Lynn answered:
Just depends....I like the feel of two story homes. Some people say one story is more efficient for power.
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Tue May 13, 2014
Tommy Burris answered:
I think the trend is moving towards buyers/;borrowers are getting pre-approved BEFORE finding a realtor.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013
Brian Rayl answered:
I would love to give you some advice on Carrollton. I currently live in Carrollton and there are some great communities here. Depending on the amenities you want and if you are interested in home owner associations, you could have a lot of options.

Visit my website at I have a free home search tool there, or you can simply contact me by phone or email and we could go over what it is that you are looking for and I can send you some potential homes.

Brian Rayl, REALTOR®, e-PRO
Keller Williams Elite Dallas Park Cities
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Fri Aug 27, 2010
Roy Dawson answered:
Possible the home is under contract with a contingency to close. Thanks, Roy Dawson with keller Williams
realty. Carrollton, Texas 972-661-1498. Call me to help you buy! ... more
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