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FAQ

Home purchase financing

What is the minimum down payment required when buying a home in Dallas?

With a traditional loan using Social Security: Down payment is from 0% (first comorators), 3.5%, 5%, or 20% depending on your taxes and other factors required by the bank.
Down payment/down payment with ITIN number: from 5%, 10% or 20% depending on your taxes and other factors required by the bank.

Is it worth buying property in Dallas?

Considering the advantages that Dallas presents, investing in real estate in this city is an attractive option for those interested in enjoying a more affordable cost of living, a warmer climate and numerous professional opportunities.

What financing options are available for homebuyers?

Several financing alternatives are available to homebuyers, including traditional loans, ITIN financing, and the owner-to-owner financing option. Each of these options has specific requirements and criteria that must be carefully evaluated by the homebuyer.

What are the requirements for applicants with an ITIN number?

Applicants with an ITIN number must present a valid ID, two recent bank statements, ITIN letter, business reference letter, W2 or 1099 taxes for the last two years, work history for the last 2 years, and pay stubs for the last month (if not filing taxes with the 1099 form). In addition, a down payment ranging from 5%, 10% or 20% is required, along with an additional approximate 3% to cover closing costs.

What requirements apply to owner-to-owner financing?

Requirements for owner-to-owner financing can vary, although they typically involve a down payment ranging from 10% to 30%. In addition, valid identification, such as an ID, license, passport or registration, is usually required.

Home buying process

How to calculate the amount needed to buy a house?

The calculation of the amount needed to purchase a home is made by multiplying the price of the home by the percentage required as a down payment, adding approximately 2% to cover closing costs, which include taxes, insurance, title and other expenses.

What are the essential steps in the home buying process?

To buy a home, a buyer must follow these steps: determine a budget, save for down payment and closing costs, get pre-approved, choose a real estate agent, visit homes, submit an offer, pay a deposit and option fee, do an inspection, get an appraisal, and finalize the closing.

How can I determine a budget for my home purchase?

To buy a home, the buyer must analyze his or her income and expenses, consider the type of financing and closing costs.

Do first-time buyers make a profit?

Yes, first-time homebuyers have access to a wide range of grants, loans and financial support that greatly facilitate the homebuying process. This assistance ranges from down payment support and closing costs, to tax credits or educational programs linked to homeownership.

What is the importance of choosing the right real estate agent?

One of the most important aspects of the home buying and selling process is choosing the right real estate agent to be the buyer’s representative and advisor. He or she must be reliable, professional and aligned with the buyer’s needs, preferences and objectives.

What happens during the home inspection?

The inspection is performed by a certified professional, who prepares a detailed report with possible faults or defects requiring repair or maintenance. During the option period, the buyer and seller may negotiate any necessary repairs or price adjustments based on the inspection report. If there is no agreement, the buyer may cancel the contract.

What happens at the closing of a home purchase?

The closing is the final step, where the buyer signs the documents, pays the closing costs and receives the title and keys to the home. If the value and loan match, there is no further negotiation.

Investment Properties

What types of investment properties do you offer on your website?

The platform offers cash investment residences, valued at $200,000 or less, located in and around Dallas County. The range of options encompasses a significant diversity of investment properties.

How can I find a suitable investment property for my needs?

The website offers a variety of investment property options. The user can employ the available search tools and filters to refine the results according to specific criteria, such as price, location and property characteristics. In addition, real estate agents are available to provide personalized advice.

Do you offer resources for novice real estate investors?

Yes, the platform offers resources and guidance for both experienced investors and those taking their first steps into the world of real estate investing. Available agents are experienced in working with novice investors and are prepared to provide advice on key concepts and the property investment process. In addition, detailed information is provided on the requirements and steps necessary to make successful investments.