I have pre-approval for an FHA loan on a 390k home price.FICO=673 On the high side, my costs will be 10% of price. Is this my best financing option?

Asked by Dunstan George, Delray Beach, FL Tue Nov 20, 2012

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Julie Rosent…, Agent, Jupiter, FL
Tue Nov 20, 2012
Hi, Dunstan,
Based on what you wrote, you may have other financing options that you would like better.
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Stephen McRo…, Mortgage Broker Or Lender, Tampa, FL
Tue Nov 20, 2012

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Msomerville, Home Buyer, Delray Beach, FL
Tue Nov 20, 2012

Please send me your Good Faith Estimate and fees quote and I will review it to ensure you're getting the best loan possible. I will also provide you with a competitive quote.

With a 673 score, FHA is probably your best option, however we can most likely structure your loan so that you get a credit to cover all or most of your closing costs.

The bottom line is: After having a brief conversation about your goals, I can help you structure your loan in the manner which is most beneficial to you.

You can call my office at 561-314-4800 and we can do the consult by phone, or you can come into my office which is only a couple blocks south of Linton in Delray Beach.

OR You can email me at Msomerville@MyLoanGenius.com
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Stephanie Fe…, Agent, Boca Raton, FL
Tue Nov 20, 2012
Hi Dunstan,
You may also want to look into a conventional loan with 5% down. Your Premium Mortgage Insurance will likely be less than an FHA loan.
If you need a mortgage broker referral, I would be happy to send you one. The mortgage broker I work with is really good at explaining the mortgage process in detail and all the different loan options.

I'm a realtor in the Delray, Boca & Boynton area. If you need any assisitance finding a home, I would be more than happy to help.

I've lived in the Delray area for over 15 years and been a full time realtor for 10.
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Tom Priester, Agent, Tequesta, FL
Tue Nov 20, 2012
Dear Dunstan,

You have to carefully evaluate the total costs of any loan. I have always been a strong believer that if you can qualify for a conventional mortgage with 20% down and eliminate the need for Private Mortgage Insurance this is your best move. However, there are other considerations and loan types. While the costs of FHA mortgages can be high you also will probably qualify for a better rate so you have to look at the big picture. Fannie May has their HomePath mortgage where you can get low down payments, no required appraisal and no PMI but be careful as they are pricing some of their assets higher than market value. Your FiCO score is OK but not great and puts you in the 42nd percentile which also will affect the rate you qualify for.

I have amazing mortgage professionals that I work with and if I can be of assistance with any of your housing needs throughout Palm Beach County please feel free to contact me and we can discuss your particular situation in greater detail.The best thing you can do is locate a qualified Realtor who can properly assist you in locating good opportunities and be ready to act quickly when the right opportunities present themselves. I know the Delray market well and am happy to assist you in any way that I can.

Best of luck and if I can offer anything additional please let me know.

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Stephen McRo…, Mortgage Broker Or Lender, Tampa, FL
Tue Nov 20, 2012
Borrowers can do MUCH BETTER!

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