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Tue Jul 21, 2015
Dixon Wong answered:
Hi there,

In Texas....you at least to have 630 to able to get a home loan.

But in Cali might be different.

Good luck

Dixon
Realtor
JP and Associate
www.findyourtexashome.com ... more
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Mon Jul 30, 2012
Annette Lawrence answered:
Are you aware of how school ratings are calculated and presented on Trulia?
How about are you aware of the factors used by the Texas Education Agency?
IF they are not IDENTICAL in the method, how can they be discrepant?
Does the number of students taking the SAT or ACT reflective of anything meaningful?. What you really want to know are the scores to these college entrance exams! Are they shown?

Your best bet is to determine the measures most useful to you in making such an evaluation. Then call the school. These PHD's have made an art of evading direct questions.
Best of success in finding your answers.
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Andrea Brooks answered:
It will depend on many factors such as the number of stories, age of the hvac system, does it have a swimming pool, type of insulation, etc. There simply isn't an average that can take all these factors into account. Energy efficient windows will make a difference but again, quantifying that is difficult considering all the other factors that might impact the over all efficiency of the home. ... more
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Tue Jul 24, 2012
Hunt Holdridge answered:
Have you considered First Time Home Buyers Assistance from the City of Plano. They offer Buyers additional money for closing costs and purchase. Its definitely something you should look into before purchasing a home in the City of Plano.

Contact me to discuss and I can get you the application.

Kind Regards,
Hunt

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Hunt Holdridge
HUNTAHOME, LLC
Office: (214) 866-0050
Mobile: (214) 457-1639
Email: hunt@huntahome.com
Web: www.HUNTAHOME.com
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Wed Jun 10, 2015
Hunt Holdridge answered:
Depends on BPO.

The value of the BPO will be a strong determination if they try to change the offer amount. Any appraisals could take 4-6 weeks to get back and formulate the proof and validity of accepting 95k. Expect 90 days.

Cheers!
Hunt



Hunt Holdridge

HUNTAHOME, LLC

Office: (214) 866-0050

Mobile: (214) 457-1639

Email: hunt@huntahome.com

Web: www.HUNTAHOME.com
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Tue Aug 29, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Yfeder,

I'm not sure what you meant, but as renters you do not pay property tax, the property owner will.
I'll be happy to show you some properties for lease if you are not currently working with a realtor. Feel free to call me.

Thank you!

Susie Kay, Realtor®
GRI, CHMS, SFR
Residential/Commercial/Investment
English-Indonesian-Hokkien
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United Real Estate
III Lincoln Centre, 5430 LBJ Freeway #280
Dallas, TX 78240
469-371-2899
susie_k@att.net

www.dfwdreamhomes.net

Servicing your real estate need is my priority!
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Wed Oct 17, 2012
Sandeep Balse answered:
Based on MLS data:

1, The HOA dues in Cypress Point (~1550/yr) are much higher than Willow Bend West (ranging from $300+-$500+/yr)
2. Cypress Point feeds into Barksdale elementary while Willow Bend West feeds into Centennial elementary. The middle, high and senior high schools are same
3. In the last six months Willow Bend West had more sales - 6 sales. The avg sale price in Willow Bend West was around $122/sqft based on last six months of sale data. In Cypress point there was only one sale and it was a foreclosed home at ~$88/sqft

These are just some stats on HOA, Schools and Selling Prices. I'd drive around the two communities individually to explore further and prioritize per your needs. Hope this helps.
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
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The guest house with the separate meter is on the same lot? Survey shows this?
I don't see a problem.
The guest house having it's own meter doesn't affect title in any way so I would say to go for it.

Tom Burris
Mortgage Banker
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
I never thought about that!

The only thing I can tell you, is that I've never seen a charge for a credit report.
Come to think of it, the rent money is probably taken out of the Escrow for the 30 days, so there is no credit involved.

Hope that helps

Good luck and may God bless
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Ashley Purvis, ABR answered:
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Joe Flores answered:
Well it depends on the price point more so than the zip code. According to the data provided by NTREIS (North Texas Real Estate Information System) if the list price is below 165K then its 93% -
between 165K - 219K its 95% - between 220K - 319K is the same 95% - and above 319K is 92%
Feel free to contact me if you need additional stats about Plano. It is an awesome city to live in.
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Fri Mar 8, 2013
Dallas Texas answered:
No professional can speak on the behalf of another company. Best confer all your questions to the second lien holder

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Mansukh Makadia asked:
Wed Feb 20, 2013
Brian Rayl answered:
Rent to Own in Texas is very risky. There has been a lot of legal issues and a lot of sellers have had major problems. Most investors these days only do straight out owner financing and not rent to own.

If you ARE looking to rent to own, the option period will be VERY short. The max in Texas is 6 months. If you think you will qualify to purchase a home in 6 months, then it is better to just wait and build up your down payment.
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Andrea Brooks answered:
Hi Noel,

I think you'll be pleasantly surprised with how much home you'll be able to afford here in Plano! We regularly work with relocation clients and have the resources you'll need to smooth the transition.

Feel free to give me a call or email at andrea.brooks@kw.com. I would be happy to send you a relocation package with information about our great community and housing market.

Look forward to hearing from you!


Best regards,

Andrea Brooks
469-450-1326
Keller Williams
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Joann Jackson, Realtor answered:
Good Morning;

There are several areas in Dallas that have comparable homes, but price could be a factor. Please email me directly at joann.jackson@verizon.net or you call me at 214-697-0819 so we can discuss more in detail..

Have a good day...

Joann K Jackson
Keller Williams Realty
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Mon Feb 25, 2013
Roxanne DeBerry answered:
Great Question!. However, the question should be what is the difference of purchasing a foreclosed home versus a homeowner offered home. In the case of a homeowner offered home, you will receive a sellers disclosure that will detail any issues with the home, you will negotiate on fixing any of these items during the process of purchasing the home. Bank owned properties do not have sellers disclosures and in most cases the home is sold in the condition the home is in. In both cases you should have an inspector go through the home to let you know their opinion. On the homeowner home you will negotiate and on the bank owned home you will figure the cost you personally are willing to make on any of the reprairs and figure that into the price of the home. The bank owned home may be a great deal if there is already built in equity and the repairs are within the limits you are willing to pay.

You should use a realtor to help you make your decision on either type of home. They can give you a CMA or Comparative Market Analysis so you can assess the value of either home. It really boils down to understanding the differences and what you are willing to accept. Thank you for allowing the realtor community to answer your questions..
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Fri Mar 6, 2015
Michael Brownstead answered:
Please contact me, I need more info.

Mike Brownstead
Ebby Halliday Realtors
214-872-0400
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Tricia Delgado answered:
1. you would need the help of a CPA concerning the taxes. 2. Yes, there are rules that the title company must complete. Please call to discuss. Then I can do the complete research for you. Are you a student? Are you looking for a job? Will you be paying cash for a property? 972 896-5986. I look forward to helping you with this project. ... more
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Elizabeth Morgan answered:
There are some homes on the market for around $120,000 in the Plano/Richardson area. Click on my photo & send me your email, text or call to tell me your criteria so I can send you some listing reports. ... more
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