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Sheryl Arndt answered:
Yes absolutely, you may qualify FHA from fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down up to 424k. You may consider 3% down conventional from a minimum 620 fico score or even 5% down conventional with NO Mortgage insurance (Lender paid MI) up to 424k.

Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

Do you have down payment and closing costs or do you need down payment and closing cost assistance programs?

If you are buying a primary residence you could consider a down payment assistance program such as CalHFA or Sapphire Grant which can cover your down payment and closing costs. You may close with minimal out of pocket expenses. You may consider the CalHFA from a minimum 640 fico score and the Sapphire Grant from a minimum 620 fico score up to 424k.

You will need to be pre-approved to be able to meet an agent to view and submit offers on any homes of your choice. You will need to gather some documentation for each applicant.

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to achieve any agent can email listings to fit your search criteria. Your email address is needed to set you up for the automatic daily updates.

The purchase in 92316 zip code start from 219k for 4br 3ba single family home.

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Efcarabello asked:
We are looking to purchase our neighbors home. First thing we do whenever we purchase a home is have an appraisal done on it, we don't mind spending the money just to ascertain information…
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Michellecundiff94 asked:
its me and my boyfriend under 30,000 in an area i could possibly walk to work so i can sell my car something nice in low crime area
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Susie Kay answered:
You would have to discuss this with your agent. Every state law is different and every contract is different. I would suggest reading your contract again.
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Susie Kay answered:
If you are planning to relocate to Dallas, TX, then I'd be happy to assist you. I used to live in CA and the cost of living is unbearable. So I decided to move to Dallas and it was the best decision for me. We have many major employers moving into the area including the giant Toyota! ... more
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Priscillaabrahams asked:
How far are hospitals from the property?
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Yzvonne Gore asked:
I can ambulate in my apt.,but need access to apt.
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Theonlymrscuspert asked:
The program will pay the rent for a year and I only have until the middle of April to use the rapid rehousing or I will lose it and I have 6 children to proved for any help
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Avoorhies asked:
I no longer need the Trulia account and would like it removed.
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