FYI - Trulia isn't a real estate company or a property management company. It's just a marketing site and pulls listings from various sources. For any rental you're interested in, you need to contact the listing agent or the landlord or property management company that is handling it.... more
Well...since this question is now 2.5 years old...you are now eligible for conventional financing upto $625k in certain lending areas.
If you are looking for Jumbo loan over $625k, your wait timeis 7 years.... more
You should contact a couple of local builders in that area. Shop around. Remember the lowest cost per square footage is not always the best. You will want a local, reputable builder to work with. Contact a local real estate professional for a referral.... more
You are not alone I am a single mom and it looks like we are not allowed to rent descent places even if we have a job. My credit is not very good and on top of everything I am a single mom so I can't rent anywhere.... more
Lender will look at your over all scenario not just your credit score alone. In you case, It is better if you sit with a mortgage broker and go over your options. I am sure with the new guidelines you will have many shots.... more