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Home Buying in Humble : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Oct 15, 2013
Kevin Sechelski answered:
Feel free to email more information about what it is your looking for!

Kevin Sechelski
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Tue Aug 13, 2013
David Feliciano III answered:
There are some beautiful and affordable homes along Beltway 8. Call, Text, or email me so I can get you more information about the area as well as a better idea of what you are looking for. 832-445-4036.
I look forward to speaking with you!
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Rosie Browning answered:
Hi there. This home is under contract and currently in OP status until 2/28/13, expecting to close mid March. Keep your eye on this property--you never know--it might come back on the market! ... more
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Thu May 30, 2013
Jaqijoy answered:
We put down a deposit on a D R Horton home in " Craft Farms" in Gulf Shores. My realtor assures of the quality , due to building codes of the area, due to hurricaines.
I am a bit worried too. Esp. after reading neg. comments online re: quality of D R Horton homes.
If you find out anything negative - please share it with me.
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Thu Jan 22, 2015
Cathy Trevino answered:
Yes, our team is very familar with Fall Creek
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Mon Dec 17, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
I am going to assume you are not really meaning foreclosure but rather a house than went through a foreclosure process in the past. It would now be owned by someone, likely the bank that bought it making it a bank owned home. Those are easy to buy and any Realtor can assist you in purchasing it. As with buying any property follow the 2 step rule:

Step #1 = speak with a lender or loan officer to see if you can borrow money

Step #2 = take what you learn in step #1 and speak with a Realtor to help you find a property to buy
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Wed Jan 16, 2013
David Feliciano III answered:
Call me im a realtor in the humble area so I can take a look at situation. 8324454036
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Wed Aug 29, 2012
Dallas Texas answered:
Yes you can more than likely you would pay double to triple deposits plus 1st months rent

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

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Fri Aug 31, 2012
Tina Lam answered:
For agents, it's no surprise: a commission.
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Wed Aug 15, 2012
Michael Roddy answered:
I can address my experience with DR Horton homes in the Houston area . . . they are a builder that has been around for a long time and have survived the cycles in the real estate market overall. My clients have been satisfied with the DR Horton homes they have purchased and I have not had any issues on the resale market. From community to community and state to state where DR Horton builds (any builder for that matter) it will depend on the supervisor running the project and how they communicate with you and how they supervise the subcontractors. Obviously, any home you consider purchasing should be inspected by a licensed inspector and you should be provided with a report of the inspectors findings. I would recommend finding a good, qualified inspector and spend the money to get a very thorough inspection. If you are building a home with DR Horton (or any builder) you should inquire if you can have phase inspections performed. This means, the inspector will show up at different phases of the construction to assist with informing you of any possible issues in the process up to that point and for you to discuss any findings, by the inspector, with your builder supervisor and have these concerns addressed. This should help to eliminate any oversights by the builders subcontractors and correct the concerns prior to the builder proceeding with the building.
As you discuss builders with different people, you will hear good and bad with virtually all of them. Do your homework, talk with others who have purchased DR Horton homes in the area you are considering and get their feedback along with having any home you are considering inspected and inspected well. It will be worth the peace of mind.

I hope this helps and all the best on your new home.

Michael Roddy, REALTOR
Houston, Texas
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Thu Aug 9, 2012
Carolyn Adams answered:
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Mon May 14, 2012
David Feliciano III answered:
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Mon May 14, 2012
Nanci Zimmerman answered:
If you are worried about it then hire an inspector to ensure each phase of the house is properly done. I am sure you will see there are many people that complain about new home builders all the time on the internet. DR Horton is not the only builder that has complaints - google KB Home, Pulte Homes, Mercedes Homes, Scott Felder and on and on andon etc....

DR Horton is a reputable builder and there are many advantages of buying a newly constructed home. One being the warranties on construction, roof, appliances, etc.

Best of luck
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Sat Dec 10, 2011
Guy Gimenez answered:
Texas laws regarding long-term (those exceeding 180 days) lease options are heavily weighted against the seller and the penalties are horrendous should a seller not abide by the letter of the law. As a buyer, you'd be fine but your landlord should think long and hard before considering this sale option. However, there are always better options available for both buyer and seller. ... more
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Tue Jul 5, 2011
Lola asked:
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Wed Jul 19, 2017
Team Foisy answered:
Hello Janie,

Congratulations on your decision to buy a home! I truly believe we are in a great market for homebuyers!

While I am not familiar with DR Horton in Texas, I can tell you that their homes in the Orlando area are of quality comparable to those of other large production builders. You can take a few steps to protect yourself with regard to this purchase:

1. Hire a qualified, licensed and experienced home inspector. They will typically be able to sniff out potential issues with a home. Also, see if there are other homes which have recently sold in the neighborhood and ask those buyers what their inspections turned up. If there is a well or septic tank on site, it makes sense to have these inspected as well. It may also be required by your lender based on your loan type.
2. Hire a licensed termite/wdo inspector. They will check for any signs of insect and/or fungal damage and wood rot, potentially saving you hundreds-if not thousands-of dollars down the road.
3. Ask the seller to provide you with a home warranty and termite bond, if applicable. Both of these will provide you with some level of protection should any issues arise down the road. They are usually renewable on a yearly basis as well. If the seller will not provide these for you, factor them into your offer price and purchase them at or soon after closing.

As for the resale value, check the comparable sold properties in the neighborhood-that will give you a very good idea of what the market demand, and thus the price, of these homes is. It will also help you decide on an offer price based on the market value for the home.

I hope this helps!
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Sat Aug 27, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
Your buyers agent will assist you with these answers, Realtor can't make a comment UNLESS they represent you could be misleading info w/o knowing all the particulars

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
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Tue Oct 1, 2013
Steve Ferguson answered:

I work with clients with less than perfect credit all the time. Your scores are going to need to increase in order to get you qualified to buy a home but FHA loan programs still offer credit score flexibility and only require a 3.5% down payment. Give me a call or send me an email when you have a minute so we can discuss your loan options. Thank you and have a great weekend. ... more
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Thu Sep 3, 2009
Alphonso Moody answered:
Hi , Al Moody , 21606 Trilby is listed at $97,000 . If I can help call 281-964-8043 or e-mail . Thanks Al Moody Champions Re Group
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Tue Jul 19, 2016
Eric Funk answered:
In NJ, the following would be the case: the listing agent showed you the house and was therefore the procuring cause of your offer. The agent that didn't show you the house and just submitted the offer is not owed a commission as they are not the cause of you buying the house as they didn't show it to you - even retrospectively, by the sound of it. ... more
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