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Lake Nona area Randall Park and Storey Park Innovation Way
I live in the Waterford Lakes area and am interested in the Lake Nona area. I'm interested in Randal Park and Storey Park, leaning toward Randal. I like the neo traditional look of the communities…
What does ILO mean?
I am looking to get my mother into a new home in our manufactured home community. The home she is in recently suffered a sewage leak and I am negotiating with management (her home should never have been…
Fire hydrant in yard of house
I saw a house which I liked. But there is a fire hydrant in the back yard of the house. So who owns the back yard then? Is this owned by the fire department / city? How can I get details about it? Should…
I'm currently doing a rent to own home. I have been repairing my credit while we rent to own. The selling price is under $50,000 and I'm
having a hard time finding a lender. The rental company has been pushing for us to get the mortgage and I have been trying and I think I've exhausted every option. So any advice is welcome! Second…
conventional loan with a 588 credit score
Conventional loan with a 588 credit score Me and my wife is having a very tough time trying to get approved for a conventional loan with her not so good credit score of 588 and my score is a 760 but I…
Conventional loan with a 588 credit score
Me and my wife is having a very tough time trying to get approved for a conventional loan with her not so good credit score of 588 and my score is a 760 but I need her income with my income to qualify…
If a condo has been listed and sold as completely renovated and we find after we buy that it was only partially renovated...
The plumbing was old and the the kitchen and bathroom wiring was new but the junction box for building is the original from 1956. Didn't run ground wire but added 3 prong outlets. They also didn't add…
whats the process/requirements to get pre-approved?
I'd like to know the requirements needed to get pre-approved for a home loan
Wheat seller needs to tell the home buyer
Does seller who is also a broker have to disclose the sex offendets living next door, or on the same Street
Short sale/foreclosures realtor
Hi, I am looking for a realtor in the Manalapan/Marlboro NJ area who is experienced with short sales/(pre)forclosures. Knowledge with VA loans a plus. Thanks
My realtor made a verbal offer for me on a house. It was verbally accepted, contract written, funds verified fulfilling my obligation
Now seller won't sign saying "X" convinced to ask for more $ even tho not a party to sale. This all in email communicationl and I want to know if I can hold seller to this agreement.
Interested in finding out if there are any jumbo loans with less than 20 % down? Want to purchase a home in the $750K to $850K range in Michigan.
Purchase in GR. I have great credit, high income and would like to get in for 10% to 15% down.
Earnest Money Effect
In a seller's market with multiple offers which may be very similar on bid price, does it help to put more earnest money (Eg: $5K or $10K vs $2K or $3K) to show the buyer is extremely committed. What…
should all homes have downspouts and gutters or eavestrough?
Purchasing a home in Florida but it doesnt have any downspouts or gutters. The home inspector pointed it out so should I have the builder install some?
RP Funding, have you dealt with them?
It wasn't until after we began the process with RP Funding (Robert Palmer Funding) that we discovered there were some complaints. Would love some reassurance that they DO close loans on time. Also, if…
Non US Citizen- Work Visa
Hello, I actually do have a ton of questions. I am 28 years old and interested in buying my first home. My legal status here in the US is a renewable Work visa, I am not a US Citizen. My bank gives me…
How does it work "NOT TO SHOW" pictures of our new bought house on your website? (
We bought a house last year in Shelton CT 06484, our house pictures still available on your website for anyone to review. Pls remove them for privacy concern. Thank you.
How long does it take for someone to close on a hud home, (owner occupant).?
We placed a bid on a hud home but were outbid. The winning bid won in April and we are listed as a back-up offer. It's been 2 months now. Should we assume that the other person is going through with…
For about a week now ( /-) my saved searches haven't been holding the parameters that I enter. In addition I haven't been able to save
properties. I've deleted and replaced them a couple of times but the next time I look at them they're missing parameters. When I try to save a property, it just keeps clocking.
For sale by owner Finance
I have 18,000 cash down
Angila homes, are they a good builder?
Are they a good builder? Any homeowners of this builder?
Can a verbal offer to sell/purchase be binding if email documentation accompany as verification?
I had a realtor check on house. Email discussions ensued with an offer being made. Seller countered in email, buyer countered in email and seller accepted. Contract written with no changes, funds verified…
Can a verbal offer to sell/purchase be binding if email documentation accompany as verification?
I had a realtor check on house. Email discussions ensued with an offer being made. Seller countered in email, buyer countered in email and seller accepted. Contract written with no changes, funds verified…
How hard is it to remove mold from basement? I found bedroom closet on main floor with mold as well. Outside, some parts of the brick wall seems to
have what I assume is white mold. Is this a house something one totally avoids or what can anyone suggest?
How to buy house with bad credit?
Is there help for first time home buyers with bad credit but long job history, rental history to buy a home. If so, which is best way to go?
I live in Virginia. My builder is telling me that there were changes to the hoa docs that I signed prior to closing that rescinded the requirement
that all corner lots be sodded front and back. As a result he's stating he doesn't have to sod the lot now. However he never submitted a revised copy of the hoa docs for my approval prior to…
Should you get a home inspection on a brand new home if it has a one year warranty?
Should you get a home inspection on a brand new home if it has a one year warranty?
Do you recommend paying for an inspection on a new construction home?
We will be using a VA loan, I know they will do their own inspection and we planned on paying for our own inspection. However someone told me that it is not needed for a new construction home bc they…
Construction loan lenders
Can someone notify me of lenders accepting 10% or less downpayment on construction to permanent loan. I do not own the lot yet. Thanks
CBS Construction?
We have done some research on CBS construction and it sounds like it would be a good idea considering the possible storms. The question we have is that we see lots of properties that are described as…
Regarding oil and gas industry in the rural properties around College Station, are the mineral rights still linked to most property deeds?
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im a Virginia beach first time buyer who feels over my head about purchasing a renovation property with a 203k loan.
My wife and i have been shopping around and have found what is literally our dream home in the Virginia beach area. However it needs a large renovation. I'm ready and have a basic grasp on the 203k…
My friends put earnest money down on a lake house that had not been surveyed to determine if it was in a flood plain.
The signing was one month away when the sellers realtor hired a surveyor. My friends made it clear to the sellers that they would not sign until they knew the outcome of the flood plain survey. Two weeks…
The "save" function on my account no longer works. Everytime I click 'save' nothing is saved to my list. This has been going
on for a week. I tried deleting some of my past saved homes thinking I may have too many, but this did not fix the problem.
How long after failed closing until contract is null and void?
House closing failed because seller refused to make agreed-to repairs (signed addendum) and chose to do other repairs instead. Mold issues. Seller did not alter addendum, and remediation did not come…
If my husband and I earn a little over 100,000 per year W2 wages but I have too much debt with a low credit score and he has no debt with a credit sco
of about 630, are we able to purchase a house for around 200,000 without coming up with 20% down?
First-time buyers with low credit scores - can we qualify for a mortgage?
Never owned a home (we've rented for 18 years with great payment history), gross annual income is $89,000.00, never declared bankruptcy, car repossession in 2012 because of job loss, financed another…
Requirements for FHA purchase of a 2nd Home
I have a home that is purchased through a conventional loan. I am wanting to purchase a 2nd home through FHA which will be my new primary residence. I am planning on renting my 1st home. If my debt to…
Getiing Pre-qualified Before House Sells
If buying another house is contingent upon our house selling, should we go and get pre-qualified for a mortgage loan? We have an excellent credit score.
Is is more economical to buy a co-op in NJ than a home. I have Social Security and no pension and a substantial amount of cash. Thank you
I'm am thinking of buying in an adult community. I am 63 and disabled. Thank you in advance for your help and information
Are there any downpayment assistance for 1st time home buyers in NJ?
Hello! Does anyone know of any downPayment assistance program in NJ. I am looking for a single family home in the bergen/hudson county area in NJ. Any help would be greatly appreciatex. Thanks
What kind of down payment, closing cost, inspection fees, and realtor cost am I looking at?
I am looking in the high 100 thousand to low 200 thousands, My credit is in the low 700's, I am I first time home buyer, I have good income with my steady job of almost 4 years. I live in California,…
Disclosure statemenr
We have been looking at a house in New Orleans. The house was renovated after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In doing my research I have found out the the renovations where done with permits from the parish.…
buying a new home with ssd and va disablity as income
My husband and I are currently in a home we purchased with a VA loan. When we bought this home we both were working on good jobs now 6 years later we both lost our jobs and my husband now is on ssd besides…
i cant get to my saved homes
and it keeps spinnng when i tryt to add more, what happened
How reputable is Mstreet homes?
Looking into the possibility of purchasing a new construction in Summerwood area with mstreet homes. I noticed they use (maybe still do), build homes out in Dallas. What kind of reputation do they carry,…
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