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Wed Mar 28, 2012
Phil answered:
Short answer: No. Long answer: not yet. You need to figure out why your credit is low and then work on raising the score over time.
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Sat Dec 24, 2011
Elizabeth Sibet answered:
Now there are again $10,000 loans at 0% interest that are fully forgiven after the 5th year through NSP 2. For any buyers considering single family, town house or condo foreclosures that are also vacant (rentals not allowed and neither are duplexes or any multi-family properties) in N & NE Minneapolis and many parts of S Minneapolis there are enough of these to last at least through the spring if not longer. For non-foreclosures try Live North for $5,000 in assistance. Neighborhoods in North such as Hawthorne and Jordan have a few thousand up to an additional $7,000 in assistance as well depending on the neighborhood so use any programs together that you can, depending on where you find a house you like! ... more
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Tue Nov 24, 2009
Carla Joe Holt-Spahr answered:
Willie, I did answer but it got flagged. I guess I gave the consumer too much information? Anyways, the next advice i have that is allowable and public information is to go to the Better Business Bureau. I also have been advised by lenders about the NSP program which is a downpayment program much like the GMHC one, but it is certified through the State of Minnesota, so you are guaranteed the money down and you will not need to pay it back unless you move out of your home before 10 years, then it must be paid back with interest; Stay in your home longer than 10 years and the requirement to pay back goes away. Hope this is a link to help you: ... more
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Sat Sep 5, 2009
Angela Sargent answered:
Ha Ha! 2008! But the advice remains the same while patterns and viciousness show their history! I learned something here today!
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