Would be happy to help you find the right home- You would have No problems with such a nice size down payment-
please check my website at : HTTP://WWW.shortsense.com -
it will give you the list of all homes - condos in the greater Los Angeles area-
it should give you a good feel of what is available in your price range-
I would be happy to set up a showing for any thing you find interesting-
If you would like to contact me I am originally from Australia and went through the same process myself as a "foreigner' when I purchased my condo here. I was a real estate agent in Australia and am now based in Los Angeles.
We can talk to you about your options and depending on your situation recommend some mortgage brokers that would best suit you.
A number of my clients are international investors.
What area are you looking to purchase?
310 254 5543
Here is the list of requirements for you:
-must have social security number
-any credit in the US? We can pull credit from Canada very easily.
You will be looking at a nonconventional type of loan (Adjustable Rate Mortgage) with rates a bit higher than what you are seeing posted on the internet.
I am a Realtor specializing in Los Angeles property. Please feel free to contact the mortgage broker below to discuss obatining a loan, just let him know I sent you and you will be very well taken care of. After you speak with Aaron contact me directly to discuss your criteria and we can get started on your search.
555 Anton Blvd, Ste # 150
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-775-5353 Ext. 109