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Sat Oct 21, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
No it is actually not allowed any longer. The appraiser most often meets the listing agent only to get in and do the appraisal. Not suppose to talk to the loan officer or buyer
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Tue Aug 15, 2017
Dotty answered:
Can you post the appraisal online? I am the buyer - sellers don't want to come down to the appraisal's value or meet half way.
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Tue May 23, 2017
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Fri Mar 31, 2017
Kev asked:
Builder promised to fix/replace everything during closing, again in 10/2016 and 1/2017 but as of today (7 months later) they are not fixed/replaced.
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Mon Nov 21, 2016
Maricris A answered:

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Tue Oct 25, 2016
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Thu Sep 29, 2016
Rachel Prosch-jensen asked:
I have less than 10k in debt for everything but my student loan amount is quite large. Even with good credit I'm having a hard time buying a home. Is there anything I can do?
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Wed Aug 17, 2016
Angelica P answered:

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Sun Oct 4, 2015
Hi Erin
Technically your mortgage or note probably has an occupancy clause tied to it, however these clauses are not air-tight and extenuating circumstances like the family out growing the home would be a good reason to move. Odds are so long as the mortgage continues to be made on time you will never have an issue.

If you apply for a new loan to purchase a home FROM THE SAME LENDER, they may give you a tough time because you represented to them that you'd occupy the old home. But if that's the case then just get approved through a new lender.

If you'd like a new pre-approval feel free to give me a call and I can walk you through the process and help identify your options and any roadblocks. I'm local, experienced, and can even refer you to a Realtor if you need one

Tony Grech
Luxury Mortgage
NMLS 977416
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Fri Aug 28, 2015
David Broadworth answered:
You need to do a home evaluation based on the sales of the closest homes that are comparable to yours. Northern Livingston County is less per sq. ft. typically than southern Livingston County. ... more
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Tue Jun 16, 2015
If the lender doesn't accept the condition of the home they can absolutely refuse to lend on the property, but just because a loan requires a desk review and from there a 2nd appraisal, I've never heard of the lender nixing the deal altogether.

I mean after all, the reason they require extra follow up is when they have misgivings about the value presented in the appraisal. The desk review and 2nd appraisal seemed to confirm the value. Not sure what more they want.

Something smells rotten on this and I'm not sure what it is. There has to be something more to the situation. It's possible the loan officer isn't being up front as to the true reasons behind the delays or maybe he/she doesn't have a good understanding of the true reasons.

I'd suggest the buyers work with a different lender. It will set you back a few weeks, but if the first lender can't close it then it's time to move on.

If you want to pass along my contact information, I'm local and we regularly close loans in 30 days or less and I can run this by my in-house underwriter to see if she thinks this will be a problem. I'd need to speak to the buyers and have them share some additional info so I have a complete picture.

Tony Grech
Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator – NMLS #977416
Luxury Mortgage Corp
29200 Northwestern Highway, Suite 300
Southfield, MI 48034
Mobile: 313-622-7383 | Direct: 248-714-4914| Fax: 248-415-1522
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Fri Feb 27, 2015
Mary Ann Stadler answered:
Hi Michael,
I'm a local real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway in Fenton. I grew up in this area so I'm very familiar it. It looks like you're on the right track rebuilding your credit.

With your 5 year great rental history I would also suggest contacting a lender to see if you qualify for a conventional home loan as well. Although land contracts are nice, the interest rate is quite a bit higher. I have several great lenders that would be happy to work with you to pre-qualify you.

If you aren't working with an agent yet, I'd love to help find your home. I can be reached at (810) 869-1332.

Sincerely - Mary Ann Stadler @SoldbyMAS
Turning an ADDRESS into your NEW HOME!
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Fri Feb 27, 2015
Mary Ann Stadler asked:
If so, check out my website. I've lived in this area my entire life and would love to help find your new home! @SoldbyMAS #BerkshireHathaway #TeamStadler

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Wed Feb 18, 2015
Galia Taneva answered:
Locate the "More" tab on the listing and click"Flag". Report it as a suspected fraud and Trulia team will review and take action.
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