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Financing in Shawnee : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Feb 4, 2014
Ken Schmidt answered:
Your question dips into a grey region in human nature. Yes, you could find a reputable mortgage broker who might help you; you might not. Rather than spend time judging the nature of a stranger, maybe a better place to start is your local bank and their loan department there. It is likely that you probably already have a relationship with them. If you do not have a trusted banker, you might have the most success starting with a credit union, which by nature, is owned by the depositors and exists for this very reason.

Good luck!

-Ken Schmidt
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Thu Feb 4, 2010
Rudy McDowell answered:
Hi, Shawntelli96

If your filed Chapter 7, and are now 2 years out of the date of your discharge, you're now eligible for loan consideration.

If its a Chapter 13, ( and it sounds like it) then you'll need a 12 month history of on-time repayments and the approval of the court to be considered. You'll aslo need to do a LOX (leter of explanation) detailing the reason for your bankruptcy and whats taken place since then to better insure you against it happening it again.

Loss of job, cut in pay, medical issues, divorce, are all acceptable reasons to an underwriting for a bankruptcy. You'll also may need to provide corroborating documention (especially in case of divorce) if requested.

Finally, remember your credit score will also be taken into major consideration. Most lenders now require 640 or better. Especially if you're still in the midst of a Chapter 13. Hope this helps, and good luck.

Rudy R. McDowell / Senior Loan Officer
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