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Monique, Home Buyer in Lafayette, LA

Could my grandmother who lives in Ohio purchase a home for my husband and I? We do not have great credit. We will be paying the mortgage

Asked by Monique, Lafayette, LA Mon Jul 18, 2011

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Its depends on her debt ratios and the amount she will be putting down since it is not her primary residence. Call Todd Guidry @ 337-280-3163 ask him for advice. Tell him Brandon Sent You! Good Luck and God Bless!
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Hi Monique,
I've helped others in your very same situation. As long as your grandmother qualifies for the mortgage & has the required downpayment she should be able to purchase for you. Keep in mind that the house will be in her name even though it will be you & your husband paying the mortgage. There are several good mortgage lenders that can help you. Tessa Boustany at NOLA Lending 337-291-4780; Sara Blanchard at Intertrust Mortgage 337-408-5107 or Chris Chutz at Family First 337-993-5626. You can tell any of them that I recommended you. If you need any further information I will be happy to help you. You may e-mail or call me. Also, please visit our website http://www.vaneatonromero.com
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Great question for a lender, she would need to qualify. Talk with a local lender, if you dont know of any, start with her bank.
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Yes, she can purchase for you if she qualifies for a mortgage, unless of course she is paying cash--if utilizing a mortgage, your grandmother should visit with any loan officer to determine qualification...
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Sure. If she's got the money and the credit, there shouldn't be any problem.
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