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Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Worried about getting loan funded.
I do not think so but I would let the lender know.
I bet they already know about this.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Home Buying in 53203
Laura Scheel, Real Estate Pro in 53130
Laura Scheel answered:
Can I get a loan on just my credit score or do they have to include my wife's credit score also?
Hi, I know a great lender in the Milwaukee area that can go down to 580 scores. I agree with the other response that it depends if you need her income in order to qualify. It also looks ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 9, 2015 Home Buying in 53226
Katie.schoen…, Home Buyer in Milwaukee, WI
Katie.schoenung asked:
recommendations for 203k general contractors in Milwaukee wi FHA 203k contractors
I'm in the process of doing an FHA 203k (full) loan on a property. I was looking for recommendations for contractors that are willing to work within the program.…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2015 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Richard Moen, Real Estate Pro in Watertown, WI
Richard Moen answered:
How do I get more information about foreclosed homes shown on Trulia that don't have an address listed?
Dave,
There are currently 84 homes listed in 53212 zip code. As for foreclosures on the public sites without addresses, Dan is absolutely correct, Realty Trac wants your money. Many ... more
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Richard Moen, Real Estate Pro in Watertown, WI
Richard Moen answered:
I'm trying to buy a house through an fha loan
A great lender will be able to advise on what is best to do to get your scores up and the fastest. I have one if you want to pop me an email. rmoen@remax.net
That being said, foreclos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Ola, Renter in Hyattsville, MD
Ola answered:
Can I request a home inspection before making an offer?
I know a website called preofferinspection.com that offers something like this.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 9, 2015 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Mandy Fritsc…, Real Estate Pro in Wisconsin
Mandy Fritsche answered:
Looking for legit rent to own or land contract 3 bedroom home, or traditional loan (poor credit at present). Any suggestions where to start?
If you are still in the market... We are able to consider financing a home down to a 580 middle credit score. And 1 year our of Bankruptcy & Foreclosure under the certain circumstance ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 11, 2014 Home Buying in 53227
Miekeba Jones, Real Estate Pro in 20903
Miekeba Jones answered:
Does Wells Fargo really approve loans with scores as low as 500?
H Lalahony38, adding your name to your husband's credit card will help you score.
You should really speak with a few lenders to see what the lender's suggestions will be.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 23, 2014 Credit Score in Milwaukee
Larry Bernst…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Larry Bernstein answered:
Looking for lender in Wisconsin. Credit scores of 582,682 and $69,000 income.
I have access to loan programs for credit scores down to 580, even lower with 10+ down payment. I can also help advise what you need to do to improve your scores. Feel free to contact m ... more
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HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
Looking for a lender in Milwaukee Wisconsin. 582,682, and $69,000 income
It's possible to get subprime financing with those scores, but it'll be very expensive. Sometimes it's better to wait and improve your financial position before you buy. Try to get your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 18, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Douglas Lens…, Real Estate Pro in 53132
Douglas Lenski answered:
What is the average length of time a house is on the market in Milwaukee before it is sold?
A home priced 10% over market value gets 2% of the traffic for that price point. A home priced at fair market value gets 60% of the foot traffic and a home priced 10% under market value ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Daniel Sever…, Real Estate Pro in 53719
Daniel Severson answered:
does non purchasing spouse need to have a clear CAIVRS in order for the purchasing spouse to qualify for FHA?
CAIVRS will be ran on all associated parties, but if you have payment arrangements, you should be set.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014 Home Buying in 53226
algaeguy, Home Buyer in Milwaukee, WI
algaeguy answered:
What is going up on Erie Street next to MIAD?
If you mean the building across the street from MIAD, it is two50two, a new residence hall plus apartments plus retail space on the first floor. http://www.miad.edu/2014reshall
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 16, 2014 Home Buying in Historic Third Ward
Erika Barron, Home Buyer in Milwaukee, WI
Erika Barron answered:
Hi I'm Erika barron 414 89769 49
What is the address.... Thank you
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The Yoo Team, Real Estate Pro in Madison, WI
The Yoo Team answered:
Will homes in the West Allis uphold a good resale value ten years from now?
Hi Sunny,
I'm currently based out of Madison but I went to school in Milwaukee and my husband is from Milwaukee as well. Let me just start out by saying that you'll find that Realtors ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 31, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Laura M, Real Estate Pro in New Berlin, WI
Laura M answered:
Can a seller/bank refuse to honor a contingency in a home buying contract?
I'm not an attorney but...
If the offer to purchase was written correctly and the bank accepted the offer you are with in your legal rights to walk away. They don't have a legally enfo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
Laura M, Real Estate Pro in New Berlin, WI
Laura M answered:
I have excellent credit (800) but I'm starting a job this month and have been out of work for six months. Do I have any mortgage options at all?
Hi Kevin,

You could a a lease with option to purchase if you don't get the mortgage or a favorable rate. I've worked with several clients and this option has been successful in getti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
norciakim, Home Owner in Jersey City, NJ
norciakim answered:
I had an FHA inspection fail for peeling paint on the garage. Lender states work needed to be done by a Lead Based Certified painter. Is this True?
I have crackled paint in garage does this mean its lead paint, not thinking as I was painting with dry lok I saw some sections that the paint was chipped or crackled does this mean it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 10, 2014 Home Buying in 53214
Anna Nacar, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Anna Nacar answered:
Any down payment assistance available for a FHA loan?
The biggest issue I see is with your credit scores. For most loan programs (basically all) the minimum required credit score is 620. FHA minimum is 620. Do you know which agency it was ... more
2 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Home Buying in Milwaukee
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