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Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78750
Jim Morelli answered:
My husband and I would love to buy a home in Austin, but we have student loans combining over $100K. Do we have any options?
Contact a reputable mortgage broker to see what you can qualify for. It will all boil down to credit score, debt to income ratio and cash reserves. You can try John Campbell with Suprem ... more
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Theo Shayo, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Theo Shayo answered:
Relocating and looking for a long term rental in Steiner Ranch. 4 bedroom, 3200 fsf.
Sandra, i am a fulltime realtor who live in Steiner Ranch Area as a homeowner. I know this area well, I can give you insights please email theohomestx@gmail.com.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:29pm Rentals in Steiner Ranch
Kathleen Hor…, Real Estate Pro in 78634
Kathleen Horne answered:
I have a median fico score of a 580 and I am first time home buyer in Austin Texas. I also just recently moved here and started a new job in the
Hello, There are lenders who can still help you with a 580 fico score, particularly if you have some money for a down-payment. One program requires only 1/2% of the purchase price. As a ... more
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Keith Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Keith Silverton Custom Homes answered:
We are thinking of moving from San Jose, CA to Austin in the near future. Could you please help us figure out which areas I should consider?
Hi Saira,

All below are good but something I have not seen mentioned is communities on the north side of Lake Travis. The school system Lago Vista ISD is very good and small approxim ... more
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Helen Merritt, Real Estate Pro in 78735
Helen Merritt answered:
question about Manor, tx east of Austin Texas.
Good afternoon, I noticed your question and wanted to find out where you will be working. I certainly understand the need for being close to the airport and downtown. There are some nic ... more
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Denise Lewis, Real Estate Pro in 78758
Denise Lewis answered:
Looking to buy investment property
Myo,

For your price range, Northwest Austin and South/Southwest Austin would be the first areas I would suggest. These areas have your better increase in sales and leasing rates and ... more
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Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78750
Jim Morelli answered:
We are new to Austin and also first time home buyer. Any suggestions on how to choose lender?
I would stay away from big box banks as they all have a reputation for not closing on time. Internet lenders have the same reputation. Find a few local mortgage brokers to interview the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 4:32am Home Buying in Austin
Amanda Walla…, Renter in Savannah, GA
Amanda Wallace asked:
I'm need someone to sublet my 2 bd/1 bth luxury apartment with only 4 months left in the lease. Fenced yard/Furnished Optional! No Deposit! I need someone to sublet my apartment at Ethos (4 months left). You are tucked away on 55 acres of woodland views and have 4 miles of hike and bike trails! It's an extremely unique living…
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Amanda Walla…, Renter in Savannah, GA
Amanda Wallace asked:
I'm need someone to sublet my 2 bd/1 bth luxury apartment with only 4 months left in the lease. Fenced yard/Furnished Optional! No Deposit! I need someone to sublet my apartment at Ethos (4 months left). You are tucked away on 55 acres of woodland views and have 4 miles of hike and bike trails! It's an extremely unique living…
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Raquelspooper, Renter in Austin, TX
Raquelspooper answered:
My girlfriend and I will be moving to Austin in June of 2016. I know it's ways away but we will be there on the 4th of July to look at Subdivisions.
I would suggest subletting an apartment or condo for 6 months while you learn your way around Austin and figure out where you really want to live. The Rosedale neighborhood near Burnet ... more
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Michelle Har…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Michelle Harris answered:
With a salary of $34K/yr and 0 down, what is the max amount of a house I can afford? What would be a monthly payment? My credit score is 701.
FHA MORTGAGE LOANS ARE EASY TO QUALIFY FOR BECAUSE YOU CAN:
• Purchase a home 12 months after a chapter 13 Bankruptcy
• Purchase a 24 months after a chapter 7 Bankruptcy.
• F ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 29, 2015 Home Buying in 78757
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
I am a landlord and leasing out a house in South Austin. Can anyone recommend a good Tenant Screening Service that runs credit reports and verifies?
Try NTN (National Tenant Network).

Good luck!

Susie Kay
Realtor & Certified Home Stager
United Real Estate
469-371-2899
www.dfwdreamhomes.net
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 28, 2015 Rentals in Austin
Peggy, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Peggy answered:
My wife and 9 year-old are planning to move to Austin. Which surrounding Austin areas have the best school district and home value?
Get your hands on the April, 2015 AUSTIN MONTHLY magazine. The cover story is on the best schools - public and private - in Central Texas (Austin and surrounding communities). I could ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 28, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Kim Carnagey, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Kim Carnagey answered:
Where should I start?
The first step is to contact a loan officer as there are many different aspects that go into determining the price range you should be looking at and how much down payment that will be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in 78745
Lisa Anderson, Real Estate Pro in 78759
Lisa Anderson answered:
Hello. Good morning my doubts are many but all wrath on wheel. In June we will be in austin to start a new life in beginning my doubts are looking for
Leave your wrath; bring water!


Lisa Anderson
9442 N Capital of Tx Hwy, ste 2-150
Austin, Tx 78758

www.cbunited.com/lisa.anderson
https://twitter.com/razorrealtor
512.585.075 ... more
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Marilyn Wald…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Marilyn Waldrop Glendenning answered:
Any opinions about Circle C vs. Shady Hollow?
Since both areas have really great schools, it would be worth several trips to Austin to drive through both areas at different times of the day to see how you feel. Both areas are highl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in 78739
Marilyn Wald…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Marilyn Waldrop Glendenning answered:
What can we do to make a home more attrative to buyers? Is staging a good option?
I strongly recommend staging a home but if you are limited by finances, there are multiple levels of staging that might work. Many buyers simply are not able to visualize how to place o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Selling in 78728
The Heart of…, Real Estate Pro in 78738
The Heart of Lakeway answered:
What are the areas with best growth potential and rental returns?
Theheartoflakeway.com
Great schools shopping dining golf and the lake. Call if i can help
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in 78749
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