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Irenelori, Home Buyer in Ontario, CA
Irenelori answered:
Is there any VA home loan lenders that will approve someone with a FICO of 577?
Lenders scrutinize borrower credit to determine whether they present an acceptable level of risk. The Federal Housing Administration insures mortgage lenders against default, allowing t ... more
2 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2015 Financing in 76544
Donna Robert…, Real Estate Pro in Madison, WI
Donna Robert Birschbach answered:
How long does it take with ecredit advisors to raise the middle score of 560 to 620?
The best advice comes from the loan officer. In some cases you have to sift through the process of getting documentation and getting it logged on the system....this sometimes can take ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Home Buying in 76544
Shanell Wats…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Hood, TX
Shanell Watson answered:
I am a military officer located in Texas with a credit score of 595. I have a few errors that I've submitted though Im not sure if the credit
Hi Im Shanell Watson, an Real Estate Broker with Realty Executives. I work with a lender who can get a VA loan approved with a 580 score. Please feel free to call me directly on my ce ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Credit Score in Fort Hood
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
i am looking at getting a pre qual for a va loan. My wifes scores are are over 700 but mine are 675. will this be a problem for good rates?
Hi Brownd379,

Thank you for your service.

No, your credit scores are great for a VA mortgage and won't really negatively affect the interest rate you qualify for.

As for the sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Hood
Alan Tompkins, Real Estate Pro in 76522
Alan Tompkins answered:
Killeen / Fort Hood good opportunity for real estate investments?
There are a lot of opportunities here. I am invested in this market. I would prefer to discuss with you as a client your overall strategy and I would make recommendations on your spe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Market Conditions in Fort Hood
Barbara Coker, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Barbara Coker answered:
I was pre-approved by mortgage lender and when it came time to do the purchase they said I wasn't good for that amount but for $60,000 less.
As they said below, we really don't have enough information to give you a good answer. For example, interest rates have gone up about 1% in the last month or so. That might have pushe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 12, 2013 Financing in 76544
Ms. V, Home Buyer in 76544
Ms. V asked:
hi. my husband is a veteran, and we want to buy a house using his VA. His credit scores are in the middle 500s, however, we have paid all debts, other than vehicles, off. We have a few inaccurates on his credit, as the items were paid over a year ago, and i am trying to get them either disputed or paid in full letters. His income is…
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 30, 2013 Financing in 76544
Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
I am a Texas Veteran and have never used my VA. However,
As I understand it.... You always made your mortgage payments on time and the bank sold your house out from under you?!?!?
If you can prove that to an underwriter, you can get a VA loa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 30, 2013 Financing in 76544
Shanell Wats…, Real Estate Pro in Killeen, TX
Shanell Watson answered:
Is shopping close in Ford Hood to Harkers Height?
Yes HWY 190 is one of the major highways in and out of Fort Hood and you can essentially go in any direction and pass up 3 or 4 local cities within 15 mins of each other.

Think of Fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 31, 2012 Shopping & Local Amenities in Fort Hood
Mark Chovan, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Mark Chovan answered:
Are there any house with trees?
This is pretty general, can you provide us with a specific city?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 30, 2008 Home Buying in Fort Hood
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
How long is a prequalification good for before you actually use it?
My guess is these days you loan officer might pull another credit report when you actually make the application and underwriting will pull another the day of closing or day befor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 5, 2008 Home Buying in Fort Hood
Karen Shrock…, Real Estate Pro in Irving, TX
Karen Shrock-Jones answered:
My husband and I have a credit score of around 600, a recent inquiry by a VA Lender said 585 (I thought it
The Texas Veterans Land Board is a terrific and under used source for veterans.

A good mortgage broker or banker should be able to offer you several options and assist you in underst ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 8, 2008 Foreclosure in Fort Hood
Diantha Shaf…, Real Estate Pro in Killeen, TX
Diantha Shaffer answered:
I currently live in Virginia and am moving to FT Hood, Texas in June. I would like to own the house and start
You want to own a home in June and asked when the best time to apply for a loan is. The best time is now. There's no downside to starting the process right away and the upside is that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 3, 2008 Financing in Fort Hood
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