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Wed Mar 13, 2013
Tim Moore answered:
Home owners insurance will vary depending on the value of the home minus the land value. An oceanfront home might be $200,000 with a $50,000 house on a $150,000 lot and the home insurance is based on the $50k. Another house might be next to a city dump and the lot is worth $20,000 and the house is a mansion worth $180,000 making the insurance more costly. So you can't answer your question as asked. We need to know the home value, not the lot and home value. ... more
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Wed Sep 3, 2014
Vino Alonzo answered:
In San Antonio, we have Time Warner, AT&T, & for some areas, GVTC.

Vino Alonzo, Loan Officer
NMLS# 184279
Castle & Cooke Mortgage
210-685-7642
valonzo@castlecooke.com
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Sun Mar 24, 2013
Sarah Moore answered:
Good afternoon and thank you for your post. My lender will be getting with you to go over different scenario's. In the meantime what area are you looking at, how many bedrooms do you need, square footage etc. Thank you for your reply. ... more
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Al Tillman answered:
Your 99% there with an internet connection.

Google search: San Antonio Crime Rate Statistics

http://www.sanantonio.gov/sapd/CrimeandCallInformation.aspx

http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/tx/san-antonio/crime/

http://spotcrime.com/tx/san+antonio

http://www.watchdog.com
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Mon Dec 22, 2014
Ron Thomas answered:
I understand that they look at serveral things:
The total amount of DEBT as a ratio, Debt to Income: So you want to reduce the Debt.
But they also look at the debt to the limit ratio, particularly on Cards; so you want to have a $200 debt on a $1,000 Card: If you paid this off completely, that card would not report on you, at all, and you want that favorable report.
Good luck
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
Jason Campbell answered:
Stuff like this... we are directing everyone to talk with a real estate attorney. It's really the only way to get real answers to your questions, have your entire situations looked at and the right advice at your fingertips.

Trust me on this one.. I'm seeing too many folks getting burned right now by not talking to the right folks. A good real estate attorney is worth their weight in gold!

Jason
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Tue Feb 26, 2013
Al Tillman answered:
Go here!

http://www.ApartmentData.com?SiteID=44014
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
Martin Valera answered:
This could be a difficult question to answer but different property managers have different criteria for being approved. Most look at credit and criminal history as well as employment and previous rental history. I would be open and upfront with property managers and explain your situation before you make an application and you might have a shot. Another option would be to offer a double or even triple deposit if you are turned down. However, your best bet might be to deal directly with a homeowner who is leasing their own house. It might give you time to repair your credit and build a good rental history. ... more
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Sun Mar 3, 2013
Jose Novelo answered:
Welcome to the Alamo City. I can help you, but I need some more information, pleae contact me to start the process.
Thanks and Good Luck.
Sincerely,
Jose L. Novelo
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Fri May 3, 2013
Vino Alonzo answered:
Hi Thalia,

Your first step would be to get pre-approved. I can help you with that. I can help you by assessing your situation. I can review you and your boyfriend's buying power and see if investing in a small home is an option. There are many advantages to owning vs. renting. Let's see what we can do for you.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Vino Alonzo, Loan Officer
NMLS# 184279
Castle & Cooke Mortgage
210-685-7642
valonzo@castlecooke.com
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Diana Tawil answered:
It is possible, I would be happy to email you a report if what is available. Give me a call or send me an email.

All the best in your home search.

Diana Tawil
Realtor
210-4090340
dianat@thehornco.com
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Gregory Touchstone answered:
Here I am.

Short sales are a special situation and depending if you intend to pay cash or finance will determine how much leverage you have on the price, but you must also consider how far below market it is already marked down and days on the Market.

The banks are pretty savvy but there are still ways to make things happen in your favor.

You can take a look at my recommendations and see that I have worked with Short Sales clients previously.

More questions ? ? ?

Gregory Touchstone
Keller Williams Realty
210-660-2834
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Tue Feb 26, 2013
answered:
Not unless the fiance is also a Veteran.

You would have to be married to apply jointly.

Now... this isn't to say that you cannot apply now..... you just can't CLOSE on the loan until married if you apply joint.

Did that make sense?
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Tue Feb 26, 2013
Brenda Mullen answered:
Hi Travis. Give me a call. I am versed on the VA compromise sale and may be able to help you out.

You can check out my blog as well as I have a few articles about short sales military or otherwise.

Brenda Mullen
Realtor
RE/MAX Access
210-807-0819
Brenda.mullen@sbcglobal.net
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
First of all; thanks for serving!

Have you gotten your Certificate of Eligibity from the VA?
Have you sat down and talked to them? (they are there to help!)

Do you understand the higher rates on VA loans?
Do you understand the Funding Fee and how it can artifically raise your Monthly Vig?
Do you understand that Sellers have to bend over for a VA Buyer?
Have you talked to the Navy Federal Credit Union? (yes, you can.)

Good luck and may God bless

ps, yes, you buy SS and REO's. (they just have to pass the VA Inspection)
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Thu Feb 21, 2013
Jose Novelo answered:
The only problem is I do not know what's your budget, if you have a job in San Antonio, Have you broken leases or have you been ever evicted? From there I can help you better.
Let me know.
Good Luck.
Jose L. Novelo
(210)455-7635
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Tue Feb 26, 2013
Laila Abdulla answered:
Marie Crabb, Realtor
M.A., St. Mary’s University
Exquisite Properties, LLC
13526 George Rd, Suite 106, SATX 78230
(210) 494-1695 office
(210) 326-2355 cell
http://www.ExquisiteSA.com
She is a Trulia Realtor as well as Zillow registered agent. She is professional, honest, hard working and above all has experience with foreclsoure and short sale. http://www.zillow.com/profile/Marie-Crabb/

I have lender relationship with Marie to help her clients get pre-qualified for a mortgage loan.
Please visit my website and zillow link http://www.zillow.com/profile/Labdulla/ to learn more
I would like the opportunity to help you find the right mortgage for the best rate and lowest closing cost in San Antonio and anywhere in Texas!
Good Luck.
Laila Abdulla
210.535.1739
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Tue Feb 26, 2013
Terri Saari answered:
J Pacheco

Hello. I am 22 years retired Air Force and have lived in San Antonio for 17 years now. There are lots of areas near Ft Sam that are very nice. It all depends how much you want to spend and what you are looking for in a home. If you are buying or renting and how long you depend on being here. I know being in the military you don't always know how long you are going to be here, but sometimes they do give you some idea of a tour time.

If you would like to give me a call or an email, I would be happy to help you find a home. I have been a Realtor since I retired 8 years ago and have helped numerous military personell transition to San Antonio.

Welcome to SA!

Terri Saari, Realtor®, Retired United States Air Force
Certified Relocation Specialist
Company Trainer
210-887-3477 Cell www.WelcomeHomeToSA.com
Texas' FIVE STAR Realtor 2012 and 2011 as seen in Texas Monthly
Platinum Top 50 Award Winner 2011/2012 Finalist
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Wed Jun 22, 2016
Gordon Deering answered:
This is a fairly good neighborhood. I have sold houses there.
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Dallas Texas answered:
Typically if a person has a judgement purchase real estate could be declined by a lender. Recommend speak with a mortgage broker direct there MIGHT be options

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant
Multimillion Dollar Sales Producer
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com

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