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Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
How much down payment do you need to give in order to purchase a second house? We bought one last year in July.. How close/far apart can they be?
Hello infantesam, it depends on if you are buying a second home/vacation home or a rental. It is from 10% down and up depending. Your qualifications will be determined by your credit pr ... more
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Lauren Shaw, Home Buyer in Bradenton, FL
Lauren Shaw answered:
Moving my family from Chicago to Arizona. Looking at Gilbert, Chandler and Mesa areas. Will have about 225K cash to purchase a house. Any ideas?
I am not a realtor like the others who have commented on your question so I can be very honest. Lived in Gilbert for 11 years after relocating from the East Coast due to a job transfer ... more
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nkcampbell20…, Home Buyer in Summerville, SC
nkcampbell2009 answered:
how do I edit a typo in my agent review?
Log Into Trulia
Search for the Agent and Open Up The Agents Profile
Click on Reviews
Click on Write a Review
A box will pop up with your review listed and you'll be able to make cha ... more
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klloyd, Real Estate Pro in Lewiston, NY
klloyd answered:
Whats the housing market in Niagara Falls, NY like?
VERY,VERY AFFORDABLE...CONTACT ME..I HAVE SOLD MANY,MANY HOMES IN NIAGARA FALLS.KLLOYD@REALTYUSA.COM
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jwiz214, Home Buyer in Lynbrook, NY
jwiz214 asked:
can you give school taxes per yr?
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Randy Tanner…, Real Estate Pro in Wellington, FL
Randy Tanner & Lindsey Racher answered:
I am searching for a home or condo but cannot have any stairs so must be ground floor or elevator. How do I filter for that?
Hi Steve,

Are you working with a realtor yet? If not, I would choose one that would be of interest to you. They can set you up on an MLS search and use your criteria.

Regards,
Li ... more
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webb.gerald, Both Buyer and Seller in South Haven, MI
webb.gerald answered:
I am a teacher in South Haven. I need a 12 month rental home, however I can't find anything but nine month rentals. Do you have any suggestions?
We have a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom available for long-term rent.
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the740agency, Real Estate Pro in 20774
the740agency answered:
Paying negotiated amount of collection debt
I know this is an old question but in case someone else comes across this...

Paying off old debt can in some cases decrease your credit score.

In this particular case, before payi ... more
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Denise Moota…, Real Estate Pro in Ipswich, MA
Denise Mootafian answered:
If you ever get a contemporary one floor house under 650 please let me know.
Hi Maureen,

I just posted a home on Great Neck that can be single level living for $549,900. It is really a ranch but has spectacular views. It does require some cosmetics though...w ... more
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Riccardo War…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
Looking for an Investor friendly Mortgage Broker in the Sacramento area, who understands Credit Repair.
i got you...


Riccardo Wardlow
NMLS 219402
Cross Country Mortgage
630-670-8266
Specializing in Illinois and California
RATED A+ WITH THE BBB

*We do Conventional loans down t ... more
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JACOB MOSS, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
JACOB MOSS answered:
Looking to purchase my first home/investment property realtor needed please!
Hi Bella,

I am deeply involved in the real estate investment market here is . As a part of our team, we have an agent who is actively searching dfw for off-the-market and hip pocke ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Is the buyer responsible for paying a percentage of the brokers real estate fee in a short sale?
1. You don't owe your real estate agent a penny. Use the $5,385. for moving expenses.
2. It's illegal and unethical to ask a prospective buyer for a commission fee without anything ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
What does VA Assumable mean?
Hi Sfclwilliams,

Thank you for your service.

VA assumable loan means you assume the existing VA mortgage without a change in it's terms. For example: If the current VA mortgage is ... more
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Jeff and Kaye…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
Hi, I have a question that I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have been having some issues with an agent. First let me give you a little bit
I guess I am also confused. If the seller got the estimate and the seller is doing the repairs, as long as they are done correctly, what do you care how much he paid for them. If you ar ... more
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Jeff and Kaye…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
When it comes to buying a home, what are the 5 most important qualities you look for in a Realtor?
I would look for the following:
1. Honesty/integrity
2. Experience
3. Good testimonials or references on them
4. Knowledge of the area
5. Good listener - someone you can feel comfo ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
What is the lowest amount of down payment usually required if you have a 900 credit score?
Hi Robert,

It depends on the loan program and the type of property.

For example:

1) FHA requires a down payment of 3.5%.
2) VA doesn't require a down payment
3) USDA is also ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
How do I get out of a reverse mortgage?
Hi Randallky2k,

You can refinance out of it and into another mortgage or you can sell your home.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profi ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Are the condos at 5400 W 34th St W, VA approved?
Hi Rhowy41,

Thank you for your service to our country.

Unfortunately the HOA for that condo is NOT approved with VA. There are only 6 condos approved for VA in Bradenton, FL. You ... more
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