Actually VA does allow repair / renovation costs to be rolled in to the purchase or refinance loan amount. The problem is lenders aren't offering this option right now.
I would suggest that you pick up the phone and talk to a lender or two. Let the lender tell you what your options are.
Since you are located in Corpus ... more
There are many options available. Call a bank and let them know your situation. Be upfront and they can direct you to the right ... more