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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
can i get a loan or not?
Hi Verher84,

Tony is not completely right, FHA does not require the collections to be paid off even though you have a total of over $2,000. The actual FHA guidelines gives lenders th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 6:56am Home Buying in Houston
Harrison Wol…, Real Estate Pro in Hallowell, ME
Harrison Wolfington answered:
Can I get VA loan while still paying off Chapter 13? I am retired Navy officer and am using chapter 13 to pay off medical debt
Find a good local real estate agent and have them put you in touch with a VA lender!
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 3:33am Home Buying in 77004
Kanishka.ban…, Home Buyer in Houston, TX
Kanishka.banerji answered:
Thoughts on KB homes? I've read bad reviews, mostly from other states, but fell in love with a model home....Advice?
Cityside Homes i a terrible builder to own your home from. Reasons are as follows -

1) Their sales staff are rude and unresponsive
2) The owner's wife who manages the HOA is extreme ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 22, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Zeolilly, Home Buyer in Fort Worth, TX
Zeolilly answered:
What is the difference between FHA and Conventional Loan?
The downside is the MIP premium that now will be there for the life of the loan.

But you are forgetting one BIG advantage of FHA over conventional and in my opinion it is going to be ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri May 22, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Shellymaei, Home Buyer in Fort Worth, TX
Shellymaei answered:
Finds out FHA loan denied the day of closing
The closing process can be argued as the most critical part of a real estate transaction where the most amount of things can go extremely wrong. This is where that professional team wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 21, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Buying a home near rentals, a good idea??????????
You will need to discuss your concern with your realtor. Ask how many rentals out there in the subdivision. If it's 4 out of 100 homes is nothing. How are the appearance of the neighbor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 15, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Bklynpark515, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Bklynpark515 answered:
What is a good credit score to buy a house. I have fixed my credit and been saving for a down payment.
700 an up is a must try an have over an above down pyment amount dont do more than 15 years fixed no matter what they say always buy as 1st time buyer 2 family or 3 Its a must.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 13, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Kevan Pewitt, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Kevan Pewitt answered:
Negotiate with home builder
I am curious if you were successful in negotiating with the builder to lower the price? I am assuming this was an inventory home and not a home you were having built.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Kevan Pewitt, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Kevan Pewitt answered:
Can you buy a home using a Section 8 Voucher if employed full time?
I believe the Section 8 Vouchers can only be used for rental assistance.
1 vote Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Kevan Pewitt, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Kevan Pewitt answered:
I requested a list of lenders from my agent. He sent one name. What do you recommend.?
I would also recommend asking your friends and network for recommendations if any of them have recently purchased a home. They can give you fresh advice on lenders that currently activ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in 77077
Kevan Pewitt, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Kevan Pewitt answered:
I posted my condo for sale and I can't seem to go back and add pictures to the post.
I am assuming you are an agent. If you are a HAR member, the photos should load over from the HAR feed. You can also Click Edit Listing then Add Photos from your My Listings link in y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in 77042
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Can seller back out without his wife's signature?
You need a lawyer. Your contract probably does not permit the seller to back out and chances are it says they agree to comply with all reasonable requirements to complete the sale.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in 77077
Quinntonia G…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Quinntonia Glover answered:
Can I get a Loan for land and to build, if have 619 middle score and 20 % down ?
Hi Rick,

Try http://fcloans.com/elizabethsalathe. If you need an agent to help find you land I will gladly help.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Ritajains, Home Buyer in Tucson, AZ
Ritajains answered:
Can I get a VA loan for a second home if I currently have a conventional mortgage?
Numerous circumstances exist that allow the borrower the opportunity to qualify for an additional VA loan following a foreclosure, bankruptcy or short sale. In fact, the VA has not set ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
Listings of good and affordable home inspectors in the Cypress area.
When searching for a home inspector, visit their website and ask them how detailed their report is going to be. Some home inspectors may charge a little more, but the report may include ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 6, 2015 Home Buying in Cypress Corner
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
what is good score to buy a house?
Hi Mafalda,

It depends on the lender and the loan program. For example: I can do FHA & VA loans with a 580 score but need a 620 score for a conventional loan.

Take a look at the r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 6, 2015 Home Buying in Houston
Mark Brown, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Mark Brown answered:
I inherited house with 3 siblings. 2 of us both want to buy out others. What is the fairest way to solve buy out dispute and avoid bidding war?
Get three appraisals and use the average to set value. Divide it by 4. You have your buyout.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in 77057
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