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Thu Jun 8, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Yes it's legal for builders and their agents to refuse your lender. You need to learn that builders know buyers like you love new construction and if you refuse to play along with all their crap, it's very easy for builders to say "sorry, but if you don't go along with what I need, you need to leave and another buyer will be here in 5 minutes who will use our lender. Have a nice day. Goodbye." Remember, you're 1 person out of at least 50 other people. Out of those 50 people, all the builder needs is 2 - 3 people who will use their lender. The odds are in the builder's court.

One thing you failed to mention is the builder's contract. Builders do NOT use standard state approved contracts that realtors use. Builders have their own contracts written by attorneys to protect them - not you. If you took their contract to your attorney to rewrite the terms to favor you, I can guarantee the builder would rip the contract or put it in the shredder and force you to sign their contract with NO changes. If you refused, the builder would say "sorry, but if you don't go along with what I need, you need to leave and another buyer will be here in 5 minutes who will sign the contract as is. Have a nice day. Goodbye."
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Thu Jun 1, 2017
John Burke answered:
Hi Kristen72,

It depends on the circumstances of the divorce & the type of mortgage that you're eligible for.

For example: FHA requires a 3 year after a foreclosure in order to be eligible. FHA does have an exception to the 3 year wait in cases of divorce but only if
A) The home was awarded to your ex &
B) The mortgage was not in foreclosure prior to the divorce.

Who was awarded the home in the divorce?

VA only requires a 2 year wait after the foreclosure to be eligible & USDA requires a 3 year wait.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile by clicking the link below my phone number.

Please feel free to contact me for more information or help.

John Burke
Senior Mortgage Banker
Lending in ALL 50 states
Great Plains National Bank
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Mon Mar 20, 2017
Kathalena Debrow asked:
Wed Mar 15, 2017
Tauraferry1 asked:
I'm currently active duty relocating back to va in Jan. I currently own a home with a va home loan. I plan on selling my current home and buying again in va. When should I start to…
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Mon Feb 6, 2017
Donnak0821 asked:
Not sure if good place to live..too touristy or good place to raise family/retire?..looking for homes in 300 k range w/ good schools and close to beac
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Wed Jan 18, 2017
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Tue Dec 13, 2016
Kristen.hoppe answered:
Hello, I am a local just a couple of blocks away; Grew up in San Diego. Neighborhood is good but traffic on Dock Landing is a nightmare. Look slightly off to the side. Schools are best in the whole area. ... more
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Fri Oct 7, 2016
Maricris A answered:

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Tue Sep 27, 2016 asked:
The old web page was much more user friendly. now you must convert acers to square feet to search and the listings are still in acers
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Sat Sep 10, 2016
Alan May answered:
It's an opening bid for an "auction" of a home that's in foreclosure. Don't expect the property to sell for that price.
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Thu Aug 18, 2016
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Tue Aug 9, 2016
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Fri Jul 15, 2016
Neil Roxas answered:

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Sat Jun 18, 2016
Josephine farrell answered:
Iam a single senior looking to move to virgina beach not sure where
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Fri Jun 3, 2016
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