I believe it depends what your current immigration status is. If you are a permanent resident, I believe it's not a problem to get financing.
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It just isn't that simple. Just getting a permit in Malibu is ridiculouly expensive with geology, soils and water and septic tank viability plus a plot plan. Then there is the Coastal Commission. I notice that even Dwell Magazine couldn't get a house started in Topanga. On your salary you would end up broke and possibly in debt for nothing. Think twice, no make that four or five times. And I might mention that the realtors do not help with bad land (unbuildable). After a lot fails to qualify for building it is back on the market waiting for the next fool to come along. You would be a lot better of buying an already built condo in Los Angeles. After they cleaned me out I moved to Colorado. Azul... more