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Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
credit repair
Before paying money, talk to a lender. Very often they can know ways to improve your score and they won't charge you anything. They will be able to tell you what needs to be done ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 19, 2011 Financing in Austin
Scott Butcher, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Scott Butcher answered:
Are there any hard money or private lenders in Austin,Tx for purchase of land need to close by Nov29th.?
Call or email me Monday. While this isn't my specialty, I am able to broker hard money loans if your interested. I have a hard money lenders that I refer clients to on occasion f ... more
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Dyron Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Dyron Taylor answered:
Is there any other way (besides NACA and Owner financed homes ) to get a loan for a cliet who doen't have a Social Security number ? THANK YOU
Hello Dany,
Bank of Popular, I think will still do loans for people without a social security number. One requirement that I know is that they have to put 20% down. Google the ... more
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Christy Schw…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Christy Schwartz answered:
Is there anyone that can help with the refinance of a primary residence for someone that is self-employed, and the LTV is around 60%?
This is possible. Is the LTV with the cash-out remains under 85% we are able to help them. It depends on what their current credit score is for approval. Wiping out all the credit card ... more
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Max Brand, Real Estate Pro in 77868
Max Brand answered:
Is there anyone that can help with the refinance of a primary residence for someone that is self-employed, and the LTV is around 60%?
Private market only with extra high interst rate. Your client is dreaming. Stop spending like you are the federal government. Send him to DaveRamsey .com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 18, 2010 Financing in Austin
Brenda Feria, Real Estate Pro in 23233
Brenda Feria answered:
New Homebuyer
You need to have an FHA Case Number before October 4, 2010 or you will pay more for your MIP (mortgage insurance premium). It can be up to .9% more. A rule of thumb is 3% for closing ... more
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Linda Zimmer…, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Linda Zimmerman answered:
With rates on 15 year mortgages below 4%, are your clients opting for a 15 year terms instead of 30 years?
My clients are still going for 30 year fixed because they like the lower payments.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 11, 2011 Financing in Austin
Eric Blossman, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Eric Blossman answered:
I´m looking for a Lender that can do 0 score loans with alternate credit lines.
Hello Ricardo,
As you probably have found, these loans are really difficult to get done. Some lenders may not have a minimum fico requirement on some of their government loans, but t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 22, 2010 Financing in Austin
Robert Green…, Real Estate Pro in 08003
Robert Greenblatt, MBA answered:
Looking for hard money rehab loan in East Austin.
Hi Greg. Contact your local chapter of the National Real Estate Investors Association. These groups are designed for local investors.

Robert Greenblatt
Keller Williams
Cherry Hil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 18, 2010 Financing in 78721
Jason Peebles, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jason Peebles answered:
Please Help
Clayton,

I would recommend Gracy Title. They are a Stewart Company and have been around for many, and I do mean many years (since 1873)! I have worked with Kristy Smallwood, an esc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 7, 2010 Financing in Austin
Rudy R. McDo…, Real Estate Pro in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Rudy R. McDowell answered:
Are there any lenders in Austin that will work with a 595 middle score for a VA loan?
Hi, Ad

Most lender require a min FICO of 620 and up now. Speak to a knowledgeable and experience LO when it comes to credit repair for assistance in raising your score. Could be so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 9, 2010 Financing in Austin
Perry Hender…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Perry Henderson answered:
Hard Money Lender in Austin, TX for MFR
Hard money lenders usually require 60% ARV plus they want to you to pay 4-6 points plus 12%-18% interest. In today's market.... expect tighter rules as these guys are being solicit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 20, 2010 Financing in Austin
Jackie Rankin, Real Estate Pro in Fort Worth, TX
Jackie Rankin answered:
This question is for other agents or lenders. When do you say "no" to buyers who want to participate in questionable financing?
Shawn if you are questioning yourself about the deal and when it's time to say "no", then it's time to say no! Is one deal worth you possibly losing your license? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 27, 2010 Financing in Austin
Josh Kohl, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Josh Kohl answered:
Are there any mortgage brokers doing loan mods in Austin?
I thought only the actual bank can do a loan modification, how are brokers able to do this?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 26, 2010 Financing in Austin
Naima Sumner, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Naima Sumner answered:
If you are making an FHA loan and the appraisal comes in less than the agreed price can the seller request another appraisal for the house?
The appraisal has to be done by an approved FHA appraiser. The likelyhood that the appraisal will come in different is very slim. The owner can always ask for another one but he will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 8, 2010 Financing in 78759
John MacArth…, Real Estate Pro in 20853
John MacArthur answered:
The appraisal came in $11K lower than we were financing.
The appraised value has no direct link to the price the home was listed for by the agent. The price was determined by the seller. In your situation, the seller can agree to lower the p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 12, 2010 Financing in 78759
Perry Hender…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Perry Henderson answered:
are there any hard money lenders in Tampa or Florida that loans up to 65% - 70% of ARV?
Hard money is still there but you are going to have to agree to use the hard money valuations which typically are not "market value". Good luck with that one.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 8, 2013 Financing in Riverside
Ritch Haenke, Real Estate Pro in 78731
Ritch Haenke answered:
What are the chances for a person with bad credit to buy a home in Los Indios section of Austin?
Iggears:

Hello. Great area of the real estate market in Austin. Los Indios has a lot of really great features and its locaiton is top notch.

Your question has a it depends ans ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 13, 2009 Financing in 78729
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