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Wed Nov 9, 2016
Kathy Burgreen answered:
There are 2 huge mistakes: 1. You did things backwards. You should have secured the financing first, then look at homes. 2. The seller screwed up by not verifying that you were qualified.

As for you finding a lender that will finance your new home, understand that lenders need a guarantee of income for the next 3 years and a guarantee that you will pay the mortgage loan on time every month. So as a sub contractor, this tells lenders that your job is not permanent and since it's temporary why should they loan you money? What will happen when your USPS contract ends? How will you pay the loan on time? Lenders don't know if you will be able to get another job making the same or better salary.

Like I said, you screwed up. Try a hard money lender however, that will cost you greatly with high interest rates and high fees.
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Sat Mar 14, 2015
Tim Moore answered:
The lender will want to know what other income do you have that can be counted on or is that all there is? They will want to see how you plan to make payments for 20-30 years. Lenders sell these loans to FANNIE and they have rules that lenders must follow to be able to sell the loans and not have to tie up there banks money for 20-30 years. ... more
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Tue Dec 9, 2014
Diana Hellman answered:
Why aren't you contacting a local realtor from a well respected agency? A realtor can give you up to date actives that conform to your criteria.
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Sun Nov 23, 2014
David Ratliff answered:
Frank Tinder, has property need BRMC and I'm sure that he will work with you. If you want his number just give me a call 304 910 0250. Best of luck. Dave
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Thu Nov 20, 2014
John Hicks answered:
Hello Tim!
I am a federal direct mortgage lender who can do a credit score down to 580! First step is to get pre-approved with me then choose a realtor that you like best. Please give me a call or shoot me a email and we will go over everything and get you out looking at houses!

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Fri Nov 7, 2014
Mike Jacobs answered:
The Villas at Lake View offers the areas only gated townhouse community. It is located only minutes from Princeton and Bluefield. It is adjacent to a scenic lake and county park (Glenwood Park). With it being a fully maintained community it is the perfect place to retire and relax. ... more
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Wed Sep 24, 2014
Judy Surface answered:
I believe it is possible for you to buy a home without a down payment if you qualify for a USDA home loan. Very little cash is required but to the best of my knowledge you must meet income specifications and the home being purchased must be approved by USDA. You would need to ask your lender about this type of home loan in order to find out if you qualify. ... more
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Wed Jun 25, 2014
Lisa Foster answered:
You will need to contact your listing agent, Im sure he will be able to straighten it out for you.
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
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Sun Feb 23, 2014
Dan Tabit answered:
Google maps is a great tool for these types of searches. You can go to Google, enter the address and get a map. Click on Directions and in the box place whatever you would like to find. You'll see how close it is and even have directions to get there. ... more
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Wed Aug 28, 2013
mconnolly answered:
I have a nice 2br. + 1ba home about 5 minutes from Bluefield Regional. $500 mo, $500 dep. washer, dryer, stove and fridge. Private backyard. HW floors and completely remodeled. Call 304-327-5096 ... more
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
Gregorio Denny answered:
The loan officer is most likely using a credit simulator to estimate the effect of the payment. There is no guarantee that your score will go up 27 points and they should tell you this. The simulators are usually accurate within a margin of error, but there are no guarantees.

You should also note that in most areas, California being one, it's not permitted for you to pay for the Rapid Rescore as a consumer. If you are being charged for this you need to question it.
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Thu May 16, 2013
William Franklin answered:
Visit my web site it has every thing in the Mercer County an suronding areas. Let me know if you have any questions.

William Franklin / REALTOR
(304) 960-0529
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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
If you sell by owner you can NOT list your home here on Trulia, only real estate brokerages / listing agents who have properties listed on the multiple listings are able to list on Trulia.
May be you want to reconsider and list with a Realtor...?

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Sun Nov 4, 2012
Tammy Byers answered:
If you are interested in the Bluefield West Virginia area Head Start is provided by Community Action of South Eastern West Virginia for more information call 304-487-5770
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Sun Nov 4, 2012
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