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Thu Jul 13, 2017
Donna_morgan1954 asked:
Thu Apr 27, 2017
AJ Hernandez answered:
Although you can technically get a loan with your current score I typically recommend that you strive for a minimum of 620 or 640 depending on the loan program and your specific criteria. In regards to improving your credit NEW credit is always helpful, don't over due it but you should have 3 credit references that are reporting on your credit, perhaps starting with a secured credit card and then after a couple months of paying that on time try to obtain a store credit card or gas card those are usually easier to obtain then build up the score.
I currently only offers loans in Florida so I suggest you speak to someone licensed in your area.

Hope this helps, God Bless...Psalm 20:4
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Tue Jan 31, 2017
Alysse Musgrave answered:
When you want to buy a home, hire an Exclusive Buyer's Agent to represent you, not a regular buyer's agent. EBAs represent homebuyers only, so there is no conflict of interest to jeopardize your negotiating position. Contact for a referral to an EBA who will give you valuable advice, not a sales pitch.

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Thu Dec 22, 2016
Ladysilverose asked:
I'm looking to buy a house in a year or so. When I researched solar panels and geothermal energy as a way to save money on powering the house, I was shocked to find out how much it'd cost.…
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
David Lacks answered:
I would like to know is their any grants for investors who is disable from the Army 100% for thier rental property to rehab it and get it ready to be rented. My David lacks email ... more
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Wed Oct 3, 2012
polizzi08 answered:
It can be done with the right home and person. I have a 4 bedroom in the Southport area listed for lease. Let me know if that interests you

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Thu Jun 3, 2010
Chanda Barrick answered:
Another thing you'll want to take into consideration is the number of properties already being resold in the subdivision and whether or not there are a number of foreclosures. You'll also want to think about how long you think you would be in the home and how much the "resales" are selling for compared to the new construction. If you build a home, you should be planning to stay in it for a while because it can many times be difficult to sell it within the 1st five years or so and actually recoup the money you've already put into the property. Just a few things to keep in mind when building a home. Hope this helps... ... more
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Wed Oct 28, 2009
Minna Reid answered:
If the foreclosing lender decides to pursue you for a deficiency they can come after your new home.
Your best bet would be to short sell or do a dil making sure you have a full settllement with no right for the lender to pursue a deficiency judgement.
I would advise against owning assets until you resolve your current situation.
Seek an attorneys advice.
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Tue Oct 6, 2009
Craig Bartels answered:
As long as you are paying the mortgage on your primary residence, no, they will not take your primary residence from you. I have never seen this done and sell 1-2 short sells each month in the area. Even in a bankruptcy, your primary residence is protected from being taken by creditors. ... more
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Sun Jul 5, 2009
Keith Manson- Metro Milwaukee Wisconsin answered:
I would take the most conservative postion when addressing the primary residence. If you leave a question about if it is a primary residence or not, the answer will be most likely be that it is not your primary resident. It is best to discuss with a tax expert but the evidence of proof will be your responsiblity.

With regards to selling the property, I would aggresively address the price and continue addressing the price until the property is sold.

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Wed Jun 17, 2009
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