On an FHA loan, to avoid having to pay the annual/monthly MIP (it's called "MIP", for "Mortgage Insurance Premium", on FHA loans because they are self-insured,and "PMI" means ... more
Have you spoken with a Mortgage Professional yet? I do not have enough information to answer this question however, I will add that FHA is a great program that will allow ... more
Besides price/square foot and commute as your criteria, what are your other criteria?
Do you have school-age children in which case school districts may play a role? ... more
As long as you have maintained those payments in good standing and the rest of your credit is cle ... more
A con is that you will not get a history of that property that a normal physical seller can give yo ... more
How strong was the Offer?
How long are the Contingencies?
Standard in Calif. is 17 days for the Loan Contingency.
Why do you have be out in 18 ... more
Here's what it COULD look like. Only your lender and the escrow offi ... more
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If there is anything else I can help you wit ... more
On a serious note, you will want to disclose that it was a problem, but a problem you took steps in fixing. Disclosure protects you in ... more