Although the home owner (seller) may not want to assist with closing costs on a transaction...especially in today's market in Contra Costa County. ... more
As mentioned below, currently MI expires in five years and when loan to value drops to 78%
Effective June 3, 2013 MI Will No Longer Expire!
http://portal.hud.gov/hudpor ... more
(1) Searching for a home in a market with VERY limited inventory in your price range
(2) Intense competition from investors with cash
(3) Multiple offers on almost prope ... more
Your closing costs would be very minimal because you buy the property cash. (no broker fees, no lender fees, no processing, no lender insurance policy, no appraisal, etc...) ... more
"If I charged a 1% origination fee that would still leave $11,500 credit for closing costs."
Extended amounts of time, questionable information, and frustration are common elements in a "short sale" experience. It is the exception when things happen otherwise. ... more
There are seveal good internet sites, forelcosure radar and fideltiy has a good one was well. These are not comprehensive lists and if you want the most complete ifnorm ... more