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Dawn Alfaro…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Thu Dec 17, 2015
Dawn Alfaro Williams asked:
My credit score is 570, can I still get a loan for a home. First time buyer
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Taylor, Renter in Oregon, OH
Fri Nov 11, 2011
Taylor asked:
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Thu Oct 27, 2011
The problem that you will run into is that because you are converting your primary house to a rental, there either has to be enough equity in that house, or you need to qualify for both mortgages. FHA may grant a hardship but it does not sound likely. ... more
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Chad Boyers, Real Estate Pro in Toledo, OH
Tue Jul 26, 2011
Chad Boyers answered:

Tony and Chuck are right, you can qualify for a loan where your score is currently at, with some restrictions. I have a Wells Fargo agent in my office that get you prequalified quickly. Chuck is a great agent in the Oregon area as well. Contact me with any questions that you have. ... more
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Kevin Olson,…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Wed Sep 15, 2010
Kevin Olson, Jessica Laude answered:
Hello Heather,

Here is a great way to get into the system, put down lower than normal fees to start, and you will get into the system. Once you are in, do a great job on quality and then bump your fees up. If you show you can do quality work in a timely manner they are willing to pay more to you.

In most BPOs, the abbreviations you are referring to above are something that isn't asked for. It sounds like they are going for an appraisal at a BPO fee. Our website offers coaching on the exact things you are inquiring about, because fees range from $35 to $250, and if you are in a remote area with few agents asking for $200 is not out of the question. Oregon is one of those states where this can be pulled off.
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Wed May 26, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
You may wish to ask your question again and attach a link-- however, if you are looking at a RealtyTrac listing--keep in mind that RealtyTrac's information is not always accurate and oftentimes misleading--you could be looking at a lis pendens property--notice of default--some of those properties may not be for sale yet, and some may never be, if the default is satisfied by the owner. If you are interested in foreclosures, work with an agent--he/she will have access to reliable information--also don't overlook traditional sales as some may turn out to be a much better bargain than some of the foreclosure properties. Any local agent can help you with questions, showings, etc ... more
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Fri Dec 19, 2008
Frances Flynn Thorsen answered:

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