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Mon Dec 29, 2014
Tristam Bielecki answered:
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Tue Dec 9, 2014
Matt Shultz answered:
This is a great question for a well-seasoned and experienced lender. I'd recommend loan officer Glen Bralley with McLean Mortgage, as he can quickly answer your question and provide you with valuable resources on how to repair credit after a bankruptcy. He's amazing at what he does and truly goes the extra mile to help.

He's best reached at 703-898-5892
NMLS ID: 233063

Let Glenn know that Matt Shultz referred you!

Matt Shultz
Cell: (703) 300-0367
Office: (703) 669-0099
Fax: (703) 669-4104

Keller Williams Realty
50 Catoctin Circle NE
Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20176

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Wed Jun 11, 2014
Van Cash To Buyers Garrett answered:
All the other agents have brought up some valid points. Everyone knows buying is always a better option than renting but it's also about what is right for you financially first. So I would sit down with a good loan officer to get pre-approved and get a better idea of what payment and financing options you have. Do you have money for a down payment? How much? Our in house mortgage officers currently have a Zero Money Down financing options for homes under $450k. This is a great option if you do not have much to put down but would limit you to mostly townhouses in the Herndon area depending on size. Finally after you have that all figured out finding a good realtor whom is familiar with the area is very important. They should know what is a not so good deal or what deals you shouldn't pass on.

Give me a call today and I can help you find the right Mortgage officer to start off with and hopefully get you in the best situation right now.

Van Garrett Jr.
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Mon Jul 29, 2013
The Spear Realty Group answered:
Dear Paul,

This must be an exciting time for you and your family.

You may be able to purchase a home in VA using a loan product depending on your employment status and income to debt ratios and if you have any US credit trade lines open.

Have you been paying taxes through your ITIN?

I would recommend you contact a reputable lender. I know several fabulous ones!

Feel free to contact me and I will share their name and numbers/emails with you.
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Tue May 3, 2011
Vivianne Rutkowski answered:
We are all happy it worked out well for you :-)

Vivianne Rutkowski
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Tue Feb 9, 2010
The Spear Realty Group answered:
I am not an attorney nor a tax advisor nor a mortgage advisor. I am a Realtor licensed in the State of Virginia. I would definitely recommend you contact a reputable lender so that you can get sound advice. Let me know if you need some referrals. Understandably, the bank needs to know that the insurance and property taxes are going to be paid so that a lien is not placed on the property. This should not have to involve you nor place you at financial risk. Does the loan currently have an escrow account in place that has been paying taxes and insurance? Is she exempt from paying taxes on this property because of her age? ... more
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Sat Nov 21, 2009
Ji answered:
Thanks for the answer. We have put the request in. The close date would only be 1 week after the closing date. Hard to believe a bank wouldnt grant 1 week extension when its so close to finalizing! ... more
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Thu Jul 17, 2008
Danilo Bogdanovic answered:
Call Highland Title in Ashburn and ask to speak with Michael McFarlane. He's a well-respected, experienced and knowledgeable real estate lawyer in the area. The number there is 703.723.3300. ... more
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Mon Jun 2, 2008
Jonathan Bunn answered:
Hi Holly

This is a great question that many ask. Because you have a ratified deal contingent upon the third party you are not free to place a contract on another property during this time unless you are planning to purchase both. Depending on how your Realtor wrote the contract, you may be able to get out of the current contract and write on the new home if that is your goal.

This is the great frustration with short sales. Because they take sooooo long many times to hear back many people get tired of waiting and begin looking at other homes. Good luck.
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Mon Dec 10, 2007
Monika Kumar answered:
Hi Dear, go to and click on community information to see if it anwers your Q. Being a Realtor, we are not allwed to comment on that.
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