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Mon Jun 25, 2012
Scott Godzyk answered:
Paying off collections would not lower your score, it would raise it. Closing an account may. You should have your loan officer go over it with you. Something else would have had to be reported as negative. ... more
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Tue Dec 9, 2014
Paul and Colleen Tosello answered:
Your best resource might be a good local property management company. Here is a link to one who might be able to provide you with some possibiities. http://www.erpm.us
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Mon Jul 30, 2012
Brittani Purdy answered:
The first step is to start interviewing realtors to find one that you trust. I would love to sit down with you to explain the process and how I may be able to help!

Brittani Purdy
RE/MAX Trinity
817-613-7255
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
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Foreclosure put you out of mortgage qualification for 3yrs from the 'foreclosed' date.... not when it went into foreclosure... but when title actually changed hands.
What to do now? Make sure credit is perfect since this significant credit event.

Can wife support the mortgage on her income alone?

I have an e-book about credit. Email me and I will send you a free copy no obligation.



Tom Burris
Mortgage Banker
DallasLoanGuy.com
(214) 763-4629 cell/text/nights/weekends(Really!!)
tomburris@dallasloanguy.com
Lending all across the entire Great State of Texas!!
NMLS# 335055
Search Dallas area MLS for FREE. No registration => http://www.ntreisinnovia.net/cgi-ntr/BR_login?0501134
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Mon Jun 4, 2012
Dallas Texas answered:
No professional can speak on behalf of another professional HOWEVER use utilites "bump up credit score" never happen unless they are reported to credit companies . Best increase your scores via credit repair or pay off debt

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
Multimillion Dollar Sales Producer
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com

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Wed May 30, 2012
John Straub answered:
Hi Chris I would be happy to help you please give me a call so that I can help you find exactly what you want.
John Straub 817-729-4281 John@dfwfamilyrealty.com
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Tue May 29, 2012
Patricia Choice answered:
Hello Rozied, I am a Realtor and I work with a couple of Lenders that may be able to get you approved. I will send you a quick email. Please feel free to contact me at 817-825-0074;

pdchoicerealtor@att.net.

After getting approved, I may also be able to get you approved for $14,999 in down payment and closing cost assistance from the City of Fort Worth.
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Thu May 17, 2012
allan erps,ABR,SFR answered:
Hello Anthony, Not sure if that can work for you under those circumstances. FICO Score needs to be at least 620 + Short Sale in this are has 3 year waiting period. Wish you the best of luck! ... more
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Fri Apr 27, 2012
Dave Buske answered:
Contact Danny Akbar, 972-242-1212, danny@arraycapital.biz, and see if he can help you out.
Dave Buske, RE/MAX Associates 1, Dave@DaveBuske.com
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Thu Apr 19, 2012
Dallas Texas answered:
Typically lenders require 625 + credit score , 3.5% down payment, closing costs , inspection , and appraisal fees, 2 years employment . Much more is consider than just a score

If you like to move can't afford all the requirements consider leasing

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com
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Mon Apr 9, 2012
Erin Joynt answered:
Talk with a loan officer in your area. There are many things that underwriters look at when evaluating a home buyer for a loan, and a loan officer will know what questions to ask you to get a better picture of your finances and ability to purchase a home. ... more
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Fri Mar 30, 2012
Tricia Winters answered:
Hi Sandy
The home is still on the market with the owner. We would have to put in an offer to the owner and see if they are willing to accept our offer or negotiate. It has been on the market for 127 days and is listed at $39995.00 Please call me and we can put in an offer on the home for you. Do you plan on paying cash or do you need a lender for a loan?
Thank you
Tricia
REMAX Trinity
C-817-709-3367
twintersremax@gmail.com
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Fri Mar 30, 2012
Jeffrey Bradley answered:
It's never to early to start looking especially when considering neighborhoods, schools, shopping and entertainment. Looking now also gives you more insight to better understanding the pricing of a particular neighborhood. You should probably expect though to not go under contract until the August timeframe unless you find a seller that is willing to do a lease before close. Best of luck in your search. Please let me know if I can be of assistance. ... more
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Sun Jul 13, 2014
Linda Lorenzo answered:
Here is a link to a site that is just for foreign buyers - it will answer a lot of your questions: http://www.buyhomeinus.com/buy-a-home-in-usa/foreign-national-loan/
Good luck to you. ... more
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Fri Jul 21, 2017
Dallas Texas answered:
Do "be real" $10K home in major city such as Dallas / Fort Worth surrounding areas would not be a "fixer upper" be a tear down have ZERO value . FYI - I am a general contractor who flip houses ... if there were any I would be 1st to purchase those types of properties.

Good luck with your search

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com
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Thu Mar 22, 2012
Donnie Keller answered:
Southwest Fort worth because of the new tollway, West Fort Worth because it always has, the hospital district because of the hospital district, the Alliance area because of Alliance Airport. ... more
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Mon Mar 5, 2012
Paul and Colleen Tosello answered:
There is no "typical" involved with short sales. Variances can be different with each agent handling the listing, each lender who holds the lien and each type of loan. The one thing you do have to be prepared for is 3-6 months of wait time and even after waiting 3 - 6 months your offer may be (and will likely be) re-negotiated by the lender. The most successful short sale closings are onFHA or VA loans that have prices that have already been approved by the lender as acceptable. ... more
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Mon Mar 5, 2012
Donnie Keller answered:
The very first step is to get your financing in place. Ask lots of questions. If the agent you have chosen can't answer the questions and explain the whole process very clearly then you have the wrong agent move on. ... more
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Mon Mar 5, 2012
Donnie Keller answered:
Depends on your definition of cool. I'd say if you are single and have the cash. Any of the downtown condos or the condos in the West 7th area would be pretty cool. Other than that, anywhere in the cultural district. ... more
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