May I suggest that you speak to Janie at Florida Sunshine Mortgage. I just spoke to her on your behalf and she wanted to know if you have at least a 720 Canadian credit score and can prove income. If so, then you will soon be able to acquire a 5.5% adjustable with either 40% down or a 20% hard $ + 20% hypothetical CD by July 1st. If this sounds like a possibility for you then you can start shopping at http://www.swfloridahomebuyer.listingbook.com with me as your buyer's agent and guide to the best investments on the Florida Gulfcoast MLS.
My contact info is below or at my website and you can reach Janie at 239-945-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy to help you find your piece of paradise in SW Florida.
Sarah Garrett, Realtor
ALLIANCE REALTY GROUP
"Chosen Best in Client Satisfaction 2006-2009" by Gulfshore Life Magazine
Office: 239-274-6637 x 3030
I am a licensed mortgage broker in Florida and can try to help.
Call me Monday at 877-282-5789
Just to clarify, I am not Canadian. I already live in Estero,. but am renting a single family house here since arriving in the US.
My credit score is (Vantage) is over 720, but as we only arrived in the US in August last year, credit history is still short.
As a business owner here in Ft. Myers, I can proof income, but again one tax return (broken year) and bank accounts (demonstrating financial health). Have no debt- business was paid for in cash and also two 2010 model cars were purchased cash.