Join 3,494 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

14 posts tagged with house and a. (View popular tags)
Displaying 1 through 14 of 14. Subscribe:

How often does the freight train pass by this house I wanna buy?

How often does the freight train pass by this house I wanna buy? is it annoying? I wanna buy a house near here and I am curious how often the trains pass by, if it will be annoying or not. Can anyone find a schedule of the trains that pass by so I can go stand there while it passes by and see how annoying it is? Does anyone have history or advice on living near train tracks?
posted by lijiaxiaoniu on Apr 20, 2014 - 26 answers

How do I find a Mortgage Broker?

I live in Vancouver and I'll be looking to buy a condo this year somewhere in Coquitlam or New Westminster. I've never bought a place before and have literally no idea what I'm doing. I'm told a Mortgage Broker is my best bet but how do I choose the right one for me? [more inside]
posted by JenThePro on Jan 2, 2014 - 6 answers

Help me find a lender!

Filtering through lenders for a mortgage in a home building situation. [more inside]
posted by phox on Mar 29, 2012 - 4 answers

house affordable for us?

Can we afford the house? [more inside]
posted by ljs30 on Feb 14, 2012 - 56 answers

to to buy or not to buy a house now

Do you think that buying a house right now is a good move or is it extremely risky? [more inside]
posted by ljs30 on Aug 26, 2011 - 24 answers

get deposit on house back

Are we entitled to our deposit for a house we put an offer on but canceled the sale due to the electrical wiring? [more inside]
posted by ljs30 on Jul 8, 2011 - 13 answers

trying to buy a house

Should my wife and I buy a house near some not so well kept houses? [more inside]
posted by ljs30 on Jun 12, 2011 - 20 answers

Should I pay cash for a house?

Under 30 with a 16-month-old. Getting $750k from insurance settlement. Have $65k in a money market from previous settlement, $10k in my Roth IRA, and $13k in my 16-month-old's 529. Should I pay cash for a house? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 24, 2010 - 19 answers

Buying a house on a busy road

I have been trying to buy a house in the inner-west in Sydney, Australia for several months. Contrary to what's going on in the rest of the world, Oz houses are effing crazy high and have jumped between $20-$100k (esp in my area) in the past year. I have found a good house for a price I can do - but it's on a fairly busy road. Would you want to go to there? [more inside]
posted by mooza on Oct 13, 2009 - 20 answers

WHo benefits from an over appraised house?

Buying my first house: Who benefits from the over appraisal? [more inside]
posted by will wait 4 tanjents on Sep 6, 2009 - 18 answers

Making a smart offer on a house

How do we make the most strategically sound offer on a house, and how to best estimate the monthly costs (mortgage+taxes+insurance+PMI)? [more inside]
posted by whatgorilla on Mar 29, 2009 - 13 answers

what's a schedule a?

What the heck is a "Schedule A" in real estate? [more inside]
posted by crazylegs on Jul 23, 2008 - 4 answers

Please offer suggestions for my house over a winter vacancy

I will be vacating my house for a few months over the winter. Aside from some house plants there will be nothing organic in the house to worry about. I was planning on turning the heat down to near 40. The house is not particularly well insulated so, if we get a serious cold snap,which is entirely likely,I would like to be prepared. I was thinking of turning off the water from the basement so the pipes will be empty,therefore not freeze. Is there any danger in this? Have you any other suggestions?
posted by citybuddha on Jan 2, 2008 - 4 answers

How to win a seat in the House of Reps?

What is involved in running for a seat in the House? Right now there is an uncontested seat in my district, (AR-03) Arkansas, going to Boozman (R). He has a lot of financial backing and and a solid religious support base but he is also batshit insane. I am a 32 year old network/computer specialist that works for the university with no previous political experience, I am pretty good organizer and a fair public speaker and would do well on web activism. but I am not sure if this would even make a difference in a real congressional race as I have no $$$, if there was another candidate I would support them, but this guy is running unopposed so somebody should do something!
posted by los pijamas del gato on Mar 21, 2006 - 24 answers

Page: 1