Home Buying—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 981

What disclosures does a seller have to provide to a buyer about any liens on a property?
I live in NY and am looking to buy a home in Danville, Va
under attorney review
we ask if appraisal is less then purchased value, we can cancel contract unless seller reduce price, but they don't agree. what should I do?
Why Is There Not A House Picture Along With The Map Of 2100 11th,ave.?
I Like To Take A Look at The house's On The Web Before I Drive All Around To See If I Am Interested -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3071027193-2100-11th-…
Husband and I are looking to relocate from NY. Does anyone have info if the Police Departments in the area take NYPD transfers?
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do you have any mobile homes or house to rent in Hermon?
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Does "all appliances" include the washer and dryer in California?
We listed "all appliances" specifically to be included in the sale but did not specify washer and dryer. The selling agent is pushing back that they are not included. Who's right? Btw, all kitchen appliances…
Seller red tagged for work without permits in Oakland
I'm in escrow on a house in Oakland and was days from closing when a complaint was filed with the city for work that was being finished to clear the pest report. The city came out and left a red tag on…
how do I go about getting a home loan?
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Is it legal in california for a landlord to ask for tenants birthday?
we are trying to rent a house the statement was on application regarding it's not legal in some states to ask birth date, wanted to know if it's legal in california
Schools in Preston View subdiv of Plano, TX
I'm looking for rental property ( single family detached) in West Plano and wondering what schools are considered good. Any comments on Daffron (E) and Robinson (M) schools?
10 - 15% down on investment property?
Hello, I currently own a 2 family home for 4 years now and there is a good deal I have come across to for a 3 family house. My credit is excellent and I have no car loans or any debt besides my home which…
11 Cottage Street Belchertown off the market?
We were interested in 11 Cottage Street but it went under agreement before we could move. Now it is listed as off the market. Did it sell?
My husband and I are looking for our first home. He has bad credit and I have no credit. Is it possible to get a loan without a huge down payment?
My husband and I are looking for our first home. He has bad credit and I have no credit. Is it possible to get a loan without a huge down payment? We are looking for a small home less than $100,000. We…
looking for VA approved homes for sale
going thru VA for loan -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3108583411-5400-Little-River-Neck-Rd-72-North-Myrtle-Beach-SC-29582
What wrong with this? You guys move this house to Clearview from Bronx? Wrong address?! Unbelieveable...
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can i buy a home if im not legally seaperated?
can i buy a home of im not legally seaperated?
Quiero comprar casa de 125K en Baltimore County, MD. Mi FICO es 620, el prestamista dijo q no puede ayudarme. Necesito segunda opinion.
Hace cinco meses el prestamista vio mis documentos y dijo que yo podia obtener un prestamo de hasta 150k o mas. Cuando encontre la casa que me gusto, dijo que mi credito era muy bajo y debia esperar dos…
Can i be guaranteed jan/feb/mar rental if I buy in cape coral?
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what are the average rents for apartments in Cape Coral?
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Are there any agents out there that would be interested in helping us out?
My husband and I are looking to buy a home in PCB to permanently move in to in approximately 5 years, however, we are interested in buying now with the possibility of renting until that time. We currently…
Property is "Under Contract" or "Pending" ?
Does that mean no one else can place an offer on the property?
Is it possible to offer a cash deal on a home that is in active contigency?
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What is the ground rent and Is it in one of Potnets?
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Cherry Hill Village--Building/Buying
Are there options to build larger homes in Cherry Hill village or are those options gone? I really like the neighborhood but we are looking for something a bit larger than what I am currently seeing built.…
Is it rude to work with more than one real estate agent when looking to buy?
We haven't decided on towns yet (just starting to look at houses in general), and it seems some realtors have better information on certain towns than others. I've done some research about mortgages, so…
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Good or bad???: mistakes in the size/description
This is my Escrow situation: by public/city records this condo has 1br; by mls~ 2 br; in reality ~ it is 2 br loft! We are in escrow, appraiser inspection is ordered. What comps will he take? Anyone…
What is the status of this property? Some sites show sold others show still for sale.
This property http://www.trulia.com/property/3114069924-146-Southbridge-Ln-Fairfield-CA-94534#photo-1
Lending 2 years after a short sale
More than 2 years after a successful short sale, with 660 scores, we are denied loans because GMAC required that we exceeded 120 days late to qualify for the short sale. GMAC noted "pre-forclosure had…
How significant it is to extend HARP Program for 2 years?
HARP program is about to expire this Dec. 31, 2013 but it was announced to be extended for 2 more years.
How long after a short sale can I purchase (qualify) for FHA loan?
My short sale was finally completed in March of 2010 however the lender forced me to go behind in payments to begin the process. Then the loan got sold twice and I was ignored, lost the buyer and finally…
what is next when getting in escrow?
well i am a first time buyer so how long will it be for they to ask for my closeing cost.what should i know because i heard you going to sign like a milllion papers thats too much to read.plus i need to…
Im currently renting and I own a property that Iam paying taxes on, but needs major renovations before CO. Im tired of rentng, why do I do. ready2buy
It was a family home so, I paid the back taxes to save the property and the deed is in my name. So, Im eligible for the different incentives that is offered from state etc. How do I invest, with no money…
We are a gay couple from singapore.
Looking to buy a landed home in Madison, Connecticut for under usd$30000? Full cash payout. need to be a convenience store, near the expressway.
Is now the time to sell property in Honesdale PA before the oil leases visually ruin the area? Seems most people jumped on the bandwagon and sold off
rights without neighbors knowing. I fear my property values will be going down and this won't be the area people will want to move to.
LOST 450000,hm 2 rentals all beach.30yrs job 100000 yr.marr 30 yrs,bought 5 homes.HH,BEACH, massive stroke! retired 2400 mth disab, 3 forclosures .
no bank ruptsy.CAN I BUY WITH DWN? creative never missed mort pay 30yrs!! million hcred before. -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3117600192-3758-Eve-Dr-Jacksonville-FL-32246
We own in Oxnard and would like to move to Cam in two years. We pay $2700 a month in mortgage and are hoping
to buy something in Cam paying a mortgage of $2500...will this be wishful thinking?
Before and after school programs in Yorkville Il.
We are considering moving to yorkville from oswego. However, we are struggling to figure out what to do about before and after school daycare. Any advice would be appreciated.
Why are there no comps for this property?
I've been looking at the comparable property section on many homes in the last couple of days and the listing I'm looking at now doesn't show that section. Why?
I'm looking to buy a house in Albuquerque and I've been told to stay away from the SW side of town due to poor housing quality. Is this accurate?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1085802506-656-Cottontail-St-SW-Albuquerque-NM-87121
What's the cheapest way to refinance from FHA to VA?
I made a home purchase using FHA since I was unable to meet VA occupancy requirements. Now, however, I will be moving back stateside and able to occupy my home personally, which is why I want to refinance…
Why are so many people moving out of North Olmsted?
I have recently seen quite a few homes for sale in North Olmsted and was wondering why would people want to move from such a nice area.
As tenants in a unit of a 3 unit building that has recently been put up for sale, I am interested in buying. Where to start?
My husband and I have lived in an apartment for ~10 years in SF. The building isn't listed until next week or so, but it is up for sale. The price is within, but at the top end of what we can comfortably…
How can I find out about 309 Lincoln Ave South Cherry Hill, NJ --we want to know more more more about?
anything about the area, neighbors, life, convenience, negatives before making offer and does anyone know the ins and outs. We are very curious to know more about how it is to live in that area where people…
Any input about the park palace, garden state park property in cherry hill?
We are planning to buy a property in park palace, garden state park, cherry hill. Townhouses ranging from 380-450 K . The price is on the high end for 2100-2700 sq feet area. Please advice.
Is Brookland Park a high crime area. I notice the houses in this area and Highland Park are dirt cheap. What is the reason why?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3105576414-1106-E-Brookland-Park-Blvd-Richmond-VA-23222
I'm inquiring about a home I saw advirtsed in the Good news.
secluded 10 acres, 4 bed, 2 baths, pond, insulated shop
How can I find out who owns a property?
No one lives in it for over a year now.
Renting a home in Hurst, Euless, Bedford
Is there anyone out there who is willing to help me find a home to rent in the Hurst/Euless/Bedford area? I've called several listing agents and have been unable to get a call back. Thanks.
Looking for CA lender that can lend with the following issues:
* Current CAIVRs claim (HUD rep indicated I fell into exception process (HUD 4155.1 4.A.7.e (Divorce) and I am eligible for an FHA loan) * Low FICO (
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