Philadelphia 1st time home buyer credit score 644 needs pre approved mortgage

Asked by Desperately needs a home, Philadelphia, PA Sat Sep 14, 2013

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Jessica Bate…, Agent, Beverly Hills, CA
Sat Sep 28, 2013
You shouldn't have a problem getting approved FHA loans require a 580 score, Conventional require a 620.. I recommend The Lenders Network, they can refer you to an agent to help you find your home and a Lender or two that can get you pre approved.

Good Luck!
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Randall Yates, Other Pro, Dallas, TX
Sat Sep 14, 2013
Should be easy to get pre approved for FHA I have gotten hundreds of clients pre approved with credit scores lower than yours. Visit our website or email me and I can pull credit, get you with a Realtor if you need one to start looking this weekend and a pre approval Monday.
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JR Thrasher, Agent, San Diego, CA
Sat Sep 14, 2013
Call Oscar A. Gastelum, he just helped one of my clients in a similar situation.

(619) 726-6827

J.R. Thrasher
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Alexander Gr…, Agent, San Jose, CA
Sat Sep 14, 2013
I can certainly help you out there. You can call me at 408-352-5147 or email me at You can check us out at I will look at your situation and present you with some options.

Alex Greer
NMLS #1056079
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Sheryl Arndt, Mortgage Broker Or Lender, Woodland Hills, CA
Wed Mar 25, 2015
Hello Desperately needs a home, your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs. If you have credit issues, your credit scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

You may qualify to buy FHA with fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down or even as low as .5% half percent down payment program. You may consider 3% down conventional from a minimum 620 fico score or even 5% down conventional with NO Mortgage insurance (Lender paid MI).

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to achieve you can be emailed listings to fit your search criteria.

You will need to be pre-approved to be able to meet an agent to view and submit offers on any homes of your choice. It only takes a few dozen questions to qualify, go over your options and email you listings to study and compare. Here are some links to study as well as web reference links to many loan program pages offered...

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