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Home Buying in West Lafayette : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Feb 28, 2013
ssw215 asked:
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Sun Oct 7, 2012
Cara McLean-Rolfes answered:
You may want to try and get the loan yourself instead of using both onthe loan at the time of closing you can always add him to the deed by doing a quick claim deed at the clossing table! Most financial institutions prefer a 640 credit score! There are some places that will help you in raising your credit if you are willing to get your loan there! Please contact me if you would like my direct line is 765-714-3569 or my email is or my website is ... more
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Thu Apr 19, 2012
Ness answered:
Yes I knowm of a 4 bedroom 2 1/2 Bath Fireplace 2 plus car garage Fenced in backyard along with a in ground Pool ..Contract sale If you need any questions answered feel free to call me @765-532-0610 ....832 Sussex ct Lafayette,IN 47909 ... more
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Thu Apr 19, 2012
Robert Bartshe answered:
There are some "Private Money" Lenders out there, however they will most likely charge you a 30-45% down, and at a 10% interest rate. I say, save some money, work on your credit, and when you are above a 620 go for traditional financing. ... more
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Wed Apr 25, 2012
Stacey answered:
3511 Pine Needle PL, West Lafayette, IN 47906 is brick and cedar wood exterior. It is built in 1973, so it doesn't meet your age range, but has tons of 2006 - 2012 updates! It looks like a brand new home. New exterior and interior painting, remodeling on the interior, new hardwood floors, sunroom, laundry room, office, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, 1/3 of lake included, on corner lot and cul-de-sac. Quiet lot and 1.3 acres. It's a nice home and very well built and maintained. Open House, sunday April 22nd from 1pm - 3pm. come check it out! ... more
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Wed Apr 4, 2012
Sarah Fruehling answered:
Hi Sandy, you may lease your property to 3 unrelated individuals, this applies to all properties in Tippecanoe County, whether it's within the city limit or out in the country. There are no special zoning required, most likely, if you're buying a single family home or a condo in West Lafayette, they are zoned R1, just for your information. Your two sons are counted as one entity, so technically, you may rent out to two other unrelated individuals. You will need to apply for a rental certification through the City of West Lafayette (even if your property is located in the Klondike/Harrison district and not the West Lafayette schools district), there's usually a $500-1000 up front fee to this (cheaper if you can provide a recent property inspection report), the city will review this information and possibly send out an inspector to make certain the home meets all requirements as a rental. You will then be issued a rental certification sticker to be displayed at the home. There's a renewal fee of $200 every year or two. Hope you'll find this information helpful. Feel free to contact me for further assistance in purchasing a property in West Lafayette. Thanks and have a great one!
Sarah Fruehling
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Mon Apr 16, 2012
Ashley Knust answered:
we have a house listed at 5 point intersection close to west lafayette..that we are trying to sell. it has 3 bedrooms but only one bathroom. Does have a basement however and lots of character, it was built in 1933 and full of character! Bathroom and kitchen remodeled and hardwood floors throughout! let me know what you think!! ... more
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Tue Sep 7, 2010
Volmom answered:
We have for sale a 5 bedroom home in Univ Farm with an IN-law suite addition( with a separate entrance). We are selling by owner, and just on the market 2 days ago. It might work for you. ... more
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Wed Apr 18, 2012
Blynn answered:
We are selling our home by owner, 1830 Sheridan Road, which is 0.6 miles from Purdue campus, Northwestern Heights Neighborhood Association, mature, wooded neighborhood with many younger families moving in. We are also in the West Lafayette School District. Buses transport younger children to their schools from around the city. Our house is just within the limit for the high school buses. The main grocery stores are about 5 min by car from here, 3 major ones. ... more
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Sat Oct 6, 2012
Lynn Hults answered:
we are selling our home on 2432 DePauw Drive in west lafayette, IN for sale by owner. it is about 3 miles from vine street and Purdue University. it usually takes us 10 minues or less to get to purdue. we are close to a walmart, bank, pharmacy, dry cleaners and grocery stores-all less that 5 minutes away. we love living in our area-there are mostly families and it is quiet. we can move anytime, our house is fairly priced and listed on for more information. please feel free to contact me if you are interested or just have further questions. we are actually moving to either CA or GA . coming from CA these prices in the midwest must look pretty good!
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