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Yesterday at 12:59pm
Melvin List answered:
As long as you loan in owed by Fannie or Freddie and was purchase before May 31, 2009 you should not have any problems. You can go directly to your current lender or find a new lender. I would love to help but I only lend in Florida. ... more
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Yesterday at 11:06am
Melvin List answered:
That is a lender overlay. I would reach out to a mortgage broker that has lenders with no Overlays. I would love to help but I only lend in Florida.
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Yesterday at 11:03am
Robincarl6064 answered:
My great grandfather sold 60 acres of land in Alabama to my mother and father. In the warranty deed, there is a clause that states, "less than except" 10 acres. As I understand it, the 10 acres were excluded in the purchase. My parents have passed, does this mean that as an heir, the 10 acres are excluded to me? ... more
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Mon Apr 24, 2017 answered:
KB Homes stole $500 earnest money from us. We were in the preliminary stages of the loan process for a new community in Mesa, Sonoran Ridge (off of Southern and Sossaman). We had not even been to our KB Home Design Studio appointment, and were realizing the cost of the home had increased by $30k. We requested in writing (using one of KB's own forms) a cancellation, followed by cancelling the Design Studio appointments. When we followed up on our refund we were informed, "The builder" has decided not to return the deposit, because the loan was approved within the first 30 days. However, we were still in the PRELIMINARY stages. Final contracts were not drafted, and the slab was not even poured on the dirt lot. ... more
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Mon Apr 24, 2017
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Sat Apr 22, 2017
Kara C asked:
I am a veteran that is looking for a 1 bed 1 bath near University of Houston, that will allow me to bring my two cats with me. Washer and dryer hookups are preferred, since I already have…
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Fri Apr 21, 2017
Dan Gaylor answered:
I am a Real Estate Broker and I would suggest working on your credit and getting the score up and try FHA financing or VA if he is a Veteran because they are more lenient on credit ratios. You failed to mention if you also are employed and if you are your credit may not be as bad and 2 buyers are better than one. The bigger down payment the easier the loan.

Presently an $80,000.00 per year and your salary if you are employed with some cash to work with you can get some owner financing and do not have to use a bank. For instance with 20 % of the purchase price you might get a Realtor to find some owner financing for you. You could most likely get a $200,000.00 property with $40,000.00 down or a $100,000.00 with about $20,000.00 down. Payment on $200,000.00 -down payment ($40,000.) at about 5% for 30 years would be $751.55 per month plus taxes and Insurance. Payments on $100,000.00 -down payment ($20,000.) at about 5% Interest would be $429.46 per month plus taxes and Insurance. CALL A Realtor and they can help you.
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Fri Apr 21, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I'm not sure what you are trying to ask. I would suggest that you discuss with your siblings openly.
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Wed Apr 19, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you work with a realtor to assist you.
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Tue Apr 18, 2017
Dominik Szabo answered:
Dear Mr. Zychowski,
We look forward to having you in Houston, Texas. If you like Polish culture, there are many Polish events, festivals, and delicious restaurants here.

There are 2 international airports in Houston, Texas.
As a real estate professional I would be in the best position to help you find the perfect home for your needs.

My contact details are below and "Witamy w Houston-nie."


(832) 844 1724

** Professional, Courteous, and Informed**
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Mon Apr 17, 2017
Steven Stoneburner asked:
Mon Apr 17, 2017
Steven Stoneburner asked:
Update the photos on inside
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Mon Apr 17, 2017
Steven Stoneburner asked:
We re added it under the new MLS number above the old number is 49480954
Please go to the new MLS # and add the new photos, seller is upset
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Wed Apr 12, 2017
Selene Crow answered:
Uh, that's not true McNitt and Geffon, there are PLENTY of places around 600 in the inner loop, even some closer to downtown. Maybe not ones that a greedy realtor can find, there's your problem! ... more
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Tue Apr 11, 2017
Jimfair22 answered:
I got hurt at a friends home. She won't give me her homeowners insurance name
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Tue Apr 11, 2017
Adrite answered:
Owner Builder Network, Alberto, 281-356-9050. Been in business awhile. Many nice houses built.
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Sat Apr 8, 2017
Sigungdan answered:
Hi Tyler,

A good question that my wife and I have been debating the last couple of years as we start dreaming about retirement. We currently live near Everett Washington, with Paine Field, home of Boeing, with several big aviation events annually, a couple of great airplane museum collections where one of my coworkers spends her free time as a CFII and both B25 & DC3 pilot for the Historic Flight Foundation at KPAE. The community has great GA piloting organization including a very active chapter of the Washington Pilots Association and of course Brice's FATPNW (check it out on Facebook :-). And for about 5 months out of the year, the most awesome flying weather and places to fly.... coast, mountains, islands, and without the high altitude concerns of the Rockies or the misty sky's of places of the south eastern US.

So why are we considering other locations. Well, for the other 7 months of the year flying can be a challenge because of weather .... it is so beautiful and green here because of clouds and rain in the long winter off season. The perfect answer might be to become migratory snow birds spent winters in south Texas or Florida or Prescott Arizona, when the thunder storms and squall lines are gone, and then spend the summers in the Pacific Northwest .... where for a few months it is the best place in the world for GA.... though it is not the cheapest place to live....

So there are my thoughts on pros and cons. Still trying to sort it out myself, so if you find the USA GA Shangrala, let me know.

Fly Safe.
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