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Financing in Douglas County : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Jan 3, 2012
Harold Arnold answered:
Find a realtor who will get you prequalified and who will negotiate a land contract. (seller financing).
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Wed Oct 28, 2009
John Shellington answered:
Debbi,
Ask the loan officer if they've pulled your credit scores and run your data through the underwriting computer pre-approval system (AUS). If the loan officer did this and received a positive response, he or she should be able to give you a "pre-approval" letter with conditions if any. Keep in mind that all of your loan documentation (w-2's, bank statements, etc.) still have to be reviewed by the lender's human underwriter. This normally does't happen until the loan application is complete down to the appraisal on the home you are buying. Occassionally, underwriters will have comments or additional doc requirements for you to meet prior to closing. ... more
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Wed Oct 28, 2009
Greg Knox answered:
Yes, either through the VA or USDA. Both have specific qualifications.
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Fri Apr 1, 2011
Ben & Jen Irby answered:
I would suggest getting pre-approved first before finding a home of your choice. It will remove any doubts about what you can or can not afford. It will also provide you a starting point for your search. You don't want to waste your time viewing homes that are not in your price range. ... more
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