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Wed Mar 1, 2017
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

You would need to get your credit score up to 580 or above to qualify for an FHA loan through my bank.

With an FHA loan you only need 3.5% down payment.

I help people raise their scores all the time.

If you have any other questions or would like help with this you are welcome to get in touch with me.
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Wed Mar 1, 2017
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

There are several things that go into a mortgage approval but you would need a 580 credit score or above to get an FHA loan through my bank.

With an FHA loan you would only need 3.5% down payment.

If you have a higher credit score and more money down there are other loan programs available.

You are welcome to get in touch with me if you would like help with this.
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Sun Sep 25, 2016
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Thu May 5, 2016
Jamie Boughner asked:
I am searching for investment properties so my price range is pretty low. I get 90% auctions instead that I am sure will be out of the range I want. How can I filter out the auctions?
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Fri Aug 7, 2015
Tinahurleyth95th answered:
I jeannie smith is looking for a 2 bed and 2 bad home in the country for rent from $450.00 a month the highest I can go is $500.00 a month my sister lives in lake city fl I want to be by her in lake city fl ... more
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Sat Jul 18, 2015
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Wed May 7, 2014
RonS answered:
I would suggest repairing your credit, and mitigating the circumstances that caused you both to damage your credit that much, from happenning again.

It doesn't pay for a bank to be "Flexible" any longer. We are required to assess a borrower's ability to repay. Part of that test is to assess the borrower's "Willingness" to repay. Outside of outright fraud, a 470 demonstrates a lack of willingness to repay. ... more
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Frank_carpenter asked:
Hello, I recently applied for a FHA loan at US Bank for my first home. I was approved. I filed bankruptcy that was discharged in July of 2011. My 3 credit scores are 654,687,& 690. I told…
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
Mike Sullivan answered:
any termination liability should be completely spelled out in the listing most cases there is a fee to cover advertising costs, other expenses incurred by the realtor. There probably is also a clause that if you sell the home within XX days of cancellation, a commission would be due to the listing agent....again all of this should be spelled out in the listing contract. Should you not find, it, you may want to consult with a real estate attorney or the broker for the listing agent. ... more
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Wed Feb 5, 2014
Brad Gibson, CRS, GRI answered:
Building a new home takes time and patience. If you have the means and know exactly what you want in a home, I would build. I would also recommend taking your time with the blueprints to get all your thoughts on paper. You should also interview a few different builders to find a builder that you mesh good with. Most subdivisions in the Bettendorf area are owned by 1, 2, 3, or more builders and if you like that subdivision, you have to build with one of the builders. Your best route is to find a Realtor you are happy with and who knows new construction and the available builders. This way he/she can give you recommendations and their expertise. ... more
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Wed Feb 5, 2014
Brad Gibson, CRS, GRI answered:
The population of Bettendorf, Iowa is approximately 45,000.
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Wed Feb 5, 2014
Brad Gibson, CRS, GRI answered:
The average HOA dues for a condominium in Bettendorf could range anywhere from $75 to $175.
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Sat Sep 28, 2013
ryateslenders answered:
The Lenders I'm partnered with offer FHA loans with a 580 score, Conventional require a 620 and 3% down..I can refer you to an agent to help you find a home and a Lender or two that can get you pre approved.

Good Luck!
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Wed Aug 7, 2013
Hart Bondi Licensed in IA & IL answered:
If you would like I can refer you to an agent in the area to help you find the right property. If you have a home to sell I could assist with that process too. You may email me at or call me at 563-505-4655

"Take your home to Hart"

Hart Bondi ABR, ASP, CRS, e-PRO, SRES
Broker Associate Licensed in Iowa and Illinois
Mel Foster Co. Inc. of Iowa
2300 Spruce Hills Drive Bettendorf, IA

Call/Text 563-505-4655

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Wed Jun 23, 2010
Lucky Lang answered:

You never commented as to whether this closed okay.

Please let us know.

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Wed Aug 26, 2009
Terence K. answered:
The 6% closing credit is taken from the sellers proceeds and is used for you Closing costs, Prepaids and discounts. FHA Direct Lender
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Wed Jul 29, 2009
Luke Allison answered:
Even with an 800 credit score it would be difficult finding a 90% construction product in the market. That being said, you might want to try either BB&T or Suntrust. If anyone would have the product, they might. Good Luck! ... more
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Tue Jul 28, 2009
John Beltramea answered:
Dear Buyingblues,
Your agent should be fighting for your best interest! If he's not, consult with his broker, and if neither helps contact an attorney. If you were to pay the difference at closing and the closing doesn't take place without you agreeing to an extension you may have options. The dates on the contract may indicate the contract is invalid if closing hasn't taken place...Good Luck!
John Beltramea
Elite GMAC Real Estate
Cedar Rapids
Iowa Licensed Real Estate Broker
Serving Eastern Iowa with Premier Service
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