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Asked 01/17/2010 04:59 pm CT (Canton, OH)

My husband and I would like to get out of renting. In the last 5 years, our rent has gone up $90! Our problem is that my husband\'s job is unstable. By that I mean, he could get moved really far away. I REALLY don\'t think that this is going to happen, but the threat is still there. If we were to buy a home, and he were to get moved far away (enough that we\'d need to move to be together), can we sighn over the house to the bank with little or no problems? We\'d be up to date on the mortgage payments, we wouldn\'t be behind on anything, coudl that be a possibility? Or are we doomed to be at the mercy of landlords until he gets enough seniority under his belt and the threat of him getting moved is gone.

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Asked 01/26/2009 10:40 am CT (St. Paul, MN)

i would like to know if you have two properties and one goes into foreclosure, does it afect the other property that I already sold as CD but still on my name or do the bank put a lien on the other property anyway and might creat problem or affect the CD deal . [Reston VA] =

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To start with, hopefully, the home you sold on a cd does not have institutional financing on it. If...

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Asked 01/18/2009 09:17 am CT (Bloomington, IL)

My wife and I will finish school in May and then plan to move back to the area where we grew up. We would like to buy a home as soon as we return to the area. The problem is that even if we are fortunate enough to find jobs, we have been told there will be a few hang ups. Apparently the best case scenario (assuming employment) is that we could get into a home a month or so after being back when are able to prove employment/income level with a paystub. We have also been told that a possible situation is that we will be on probation with our new jobs. Because we have to disclose this to the lending agency, this will prevent us from getting a loan until the probabtionary period ends. The loophole to all of this, as I am told, is to use our parents as cosigners, which they are willing to do. Additional information: All parties have good to excellent credit scores and there would be a down payment of at least 10% So the questions are: if we use our parents as cosigners can they come off the loan/title without us having to refinance? If no, will the cost to refinance be such that we are better waiting 4-6 months after returning when we can buy the home on our on, keeping in mind we have to pay rent on a place till then. If we use a cosigner will that prevent us from getting our lowest possible interest rate? If we use a cosigner and disclose to the lender that we plan to remove the cosigner as soon as we can will that prevent us from getting our lowest possible rate. Additional information: All parties have good to excellent credit scores and a down payment of at least 10%

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Hi Chad, As long as you and your wife have jobs you willl not have a problem getting a mortgage p...

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Asked 01/10/2009 11:18 pm CT (Milwaukee, WI)

Hello... Just a quick question. OK... I have a refi in progress, and we should close by the last week of Jan. I learned that I am going to lose my job (closing our plant) on Jan 31. I am getting a nice severence, and still have a nice nest egg saved up in case of problems (2-3 years), so I'm not too worried about foreclosure. (If anything, a refi will help me to pay it off faster, as I would be paying less...) Do I need to disclose this at the closing, or to my loan officer? Or, since I'm technically still employed at the time of closing - can it be my little secret? Basically, is withholding this information considered fraud, or does the fact that I am truthful in all my statements (regarding CURRENT employer) mean I should be in the clear? I obviously don't want to do anything that will jeopardize my house.

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You would need to disclose that at closing. There will be a document that you will need to sign tha...

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Asked 01/07/2009 08:28 am CT (Hempstead, NY)

I want to buy a home and all my credit scores are above 750 and I own a business. Problem is, even though i make enough, I do not have all the proper documentations to prove all of my income. I also saved up about 17000 as a down payment. My question is, can i still get approved in this economy for a home loan with what I have? And if so, who is best to turn to? I am Twenty seven yrs old

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Hi Angela! Congrats on yoru business and being financially disciplined to save up the money. T...

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Asked 12/30/2008 03:06 pm CT (Fresno, CA)

I am a broker looking for a lender for a non-owner occupied, 75% LTV, cash-out refinance and the borrower has a 760 middle FICO. This is a really clean loan with only one issue (isn't there always?) The borrower just took the property off the market a month ago, opting to keep the property as a rental. Does anyone have any idea of a lender that won't have a problem with the fact that the property has been on the market?

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Hi Cynthia - Does he have fewer than four properties?

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Asked 11/05/2008 03:35 pm CT (State College, PA)

First I must say that you do not have the city I live in on your list so I just picked one. Anyway here is my situation. I need to refinance my home to lower my payment, repair my roof and lower my interest rate and I have done everything that I have been asked to do. I have a manufactured home and land appraised at 75,000. My credit is good and I actually pass FHA inspection and have released the title to my home. The only problem I run into is there is no properties such as mine that have sold in the past two years. Now I do live in the smallest county in PA we only have 5300 people and sales are a little slower. There are a lot of manufactured homes being purchased as they are affordable for folks but no one is selling. I am at my wits end and don't know what to do. I am struggling to maintain my house payment the way it is and am afraid I will have to let it go back. The current lender will not consider refinancing the loan. Do you have any suggestions?

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Asked 09/19/2008 12:08 pm CT (Sacramento, CA)

This one is bad ... at least for me. We have several mortgages on the house we're living in. The house was purchased on a 80/20 with zero down at the peak of the market for $670K. The first is $540K, the second is $130K. Shortly after that we got an equity line from Bank of America for $210K to start landscaping at what not. At that time the house appraised for nearly $900K. Being adjustable the payment went OUT OF SIGHT last November. I stupidly figured as a stop gap I could borrow against the HELOC to make the payment. Well the rest is history ... although the payment which adjusted first in November (OUT OF SIGHT) came back to more normality in May (the next adjust is November 08). Now the HELOC has been shut off by Bank of America (at about $180K) and we are $3K short per month. I think I'm out of options as I've been pulling a rabbit out the hat for months. What should I do?? I'm considering not paying Bank of America and second for a period to keep us a float. Calling them (various lenders) to see if they'll work some type of solution. Praying for salvation ... etc. In this mix I actually have another home which is not upside down. Which we are renting out (with a payment we can afford). I'm guessing the various lenders can't touch that home ... so we're considering evicting the tenants, stopping paying the others and moving back there. Any pointers or insights you could provide would be helpfull. I can't pull money from anywhere and am down to the point where we'd be Bankrupt if I made the next months payments (read broke). I also owe $11K in tax on the problem home. I didn't pay that to enable myself to meet the mortgage for a 3 extra months. Thanks in advance.

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Jim, tough situation. It's obvious you can't service the debt you have. It will be a stretch to...

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Asked 08/31/2008 02:33 pm CT (centerville, MN)

My husband and I own a townhome (with a mortgage) We have had some credit problems recently, but have gotten it mostly cleared up. We would like to be able to move into a home with a yard since we have a toddler, and a surprise baby on the way. Is there anyway we can trade homes? Can we get a foreclosed home for what we owe on our townhome and just trade it? So we can keep the same mortgage, payments, and not have to re apply for a loan? Im pretty sure there isnt but thought I would ask. Thank you!

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Hi Amy- You would need to sell your home, retire the existing mortgage and get approved for new fin...

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Asked 07/20/2008 07:46 pm CT (Ansonia, CT)

My husband and I are first time home buyers in search of someone who is willing to give us a chance. We have had problems in the past with bills ETC, but currently we have been very faithly in keeping all of our current bills paid on a timely manner. Combine we have a gross income of about $66,000 annually, and we have not been able to find some one who will assits us in purchasing our first home. My credit score right now is 560 and my husbands is about 570, my husband does have a judgement that was filed against him last year for about $3200 dollars that we have been making monthly payments of $100 dollars for the past 7 months on. We are only looking to be approved for a loan in the amount of $160,000. Please contact me and let me know if there is anything that you can do to assist us, I am even willing to apply on my own even if it means a lower mortgage approval.

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Asked 06/11/2008 12:35 am CT (Saint Louis, MO)

me and my wife are first time home buyers and we are trying to get a loan.. but this is the problem i\'ve been on my job for 3 years and my credit is getting worked on but it\'s not that good.... but my wife however has perfect credit but no job....what do we do..

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Dre, your finances may well support loan approval just fine...but you need to discuss your situation...

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Asked 05/10/2008 07:49 pm CT (Bourbonnais, IL)

I have another property in South Carolina, I need to sell it as fast as possible. The problem is I have a second mortgage on it. My wife and I paid it off ten years ago. We moved and never got the clear lien on it. The company has since gone bankrupt. So I have no idea how to get the lien cleared up so I can sell it. The finance company was First Plus Financial.

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Asked 04/25/2008 08:23 am CT (Margate, FL)

I'm interested into buy a house in Broward (Florida) that doesn't have the appliances. It doesn't have the refrigerator and the stove but i have (own) those appliances in my apartment that i can take them with me. Can i still get a loan? or the bank (appraisal) will have a problem with it. Thanks

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Johanna, This would not be a problem. You do not need t an addendum. Im a lic. loan officer in fl...

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Asked 04/17/2008 10:19 am CT (ELK GROVE, CA)

My brother who lives in Elk Grove, CA purchased a house a few years back, then he decided to purchase a second house with the family money. I believe the interest on the second house is fixed. I am sorry, I don't know about the details. All I know, he and the whole family are really pressured due to work and finances. He hasn't been able to refinance the house due to severe real estate problems. He was thinking to give the house to the bank, but as you may know, he will still owe money to the bank and we will lose everything. Are there any creative way for us to be helped? Do you have any suggestions? He is thinking to move to the first house where we had a tenant. The tenant will move house soon, and they are going to move in and he is planning to give the house to the bank. As far as I know he still will owe money to the bank because they will respect the contract which was signed a few years back, even though the purchase price is very low at the moment. If you have any suggestions, please let me know. Regards, nasi

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One option might be to do what's called a "short sale" of the home where the lender might approve a ...

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Asked 04/14/2008 09:24 am CT (Concord, NC)

My husband and I recently tried to refinance, after having a bad experience with another mortgage company who promised to help us with a refinance after we accepted an 8.5% arm to help clean up our credit. After the six months, we returned to the mortgage company to start the refinance process which was to be free of charge the second time around. (this was a big joke) The company would never return our calls to start the new refinance. I went online and got a copy of our credit reports and my husbanand I had a score of 650-700 depending on the reporting agency. This was a great improvement from where we were when we did the original refinance 6 months prior. We did some research online and decided to try for a FHA loan. Everything seemed to be running on course. We had an appraisel done and the house came in way above it's value. The company that we were working with told us that they would not order the appraisel, if they were not confident that they could get the loan approved. I am self-employed and my husband works for a company. They had no problems sending out loan paperwork with a 7% interest rate and PMI. We refused the loan and explained that we were not desperate to refinance. They came back and with new loan documents with a 6.7% interest rate and a one time PMI fee, but had tacked on various other points that made the closng cost $10,000. They have since contacted us and told us that they cannot do the loan because my husbands credit score is too low and his dept ratio is too high. I understand this but I think they should have made this decision before we paid for the $350 appraisel. Since I have had a profit loss in my business, they could not consider my credit score or income. Are there any loans that I can look into as a self-employed person.

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It's a typical scenaro for self-employed individuals to have difficulty documenting their income. Th...

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Asked 03/21/2008 07:48 am CT (Agoura Hills, CA)

I recently acquired a 50K home equity loan from my credit union for home improvements. At the same time our son is purchasing his first home and could use some help. Is there any problem in using our home equity money to help him increase with his down payment amount?

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Jeff, if it is a true home equity line of credit (heloc) there are probably not any restrictions on ...

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Asked 03/17/2008 11:25 am CT (Ivins, UT)

My husband and I bought a home about 8 years ago. It was our first home and we got scammed into taking on a balloon payment of $20,000 due after the first 2 years. Needless to say we couldn't pay that much all at once. We went to a place trying to refinance and they ran our credit so many different times that they decreased our credit score below what they said they would allow and refused to refinance us. This took so long that by the time they told us they wouldn't refinance us the balloon payment was up and we were being threatened with forclosure. We decided then to do a chapter 13 bankruptcy to pay back this amount owed in a way that we could more readily afford. Between now and the time that we filed the bankruptcy I have lost my job 4 times. 2 times due to downsizing companies, once due to health problems, and once due to an employer who decided after hiring someone they knew they would have to train, that they couldn't spare the time. Through all of this I have tenaciously found the way to make my mortgage payments along with my chapeter 13 payments. Now however it seems to me like my mortgage company is trying it's darnedst to take my home (which has risen in value to almost 3 times what we initially got the loan for). I was late on a mortgage payment once and they filed for a dismissal of my chapter 13 so that they could forclose. I pulled it out and made all the payments needed so they dropped it. The legal document filed, however, said that if after 3 times of payments not being on time they could dismiss the 13 and forclose right away. Since the first time I have paid my payments on time and made sure to get proof of delivery from the postal service each time. They have since claimed that I was late once before, which I proved incorrect, and now they have sent me a document that says that I have alledgedly been late again and they are going to forclose. I have only $500.00 left on my chapter 13. If I get my bankrupcy lawyer to fight it, he will tack on more money for his services to the 13 and it will take longer and I'm not sure this mortgage company is going to give up on trying to forclose on me! What should I do? Even when the 13 is over I will still be with the same mortgage company and probably still be facing forclosure every time they decide they want to mess with me!

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Get away from that mortgage company AND make your pymts on time. If you can't afford the home, I'd s...

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Asked 03/12/2008 07:34 pm CT (kitchener, Ontario)

Hi, I was wondering if you could help me with some information. I make $30,000 a year and have near perfect credit , no debts other then $1000 on a Credit Card and payments of about $15 a month , My work covers all my Cell phone bills , Gives me a Car and Fuel card , plus all upkeep , The only real bill I have is Rent. My Girlfriend on the other hand , has recently gone though a bankruptcy in the last 2 years. Has some Student loans and is trying to re-build her credit but don't have much of a new history since the bankruptcy. However she makes 50,000 a year and pays all the bills for the place we rent no problem. We are planning on buying a home in the future but are not sure what are price range would be. I have been looking into putting it just in my name but all the online quote calculators I try give me low numbers. Any info would be great. Thanks

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Here is how it works if the BK is over 24 months and with a good letter of explanation both of you c...

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Asked 03/03/2008 05:18 am CT (buffalo, NY)

my wife and i were pre approved for $120,000. we asked for this amt.. found a home for $95,000. we did get pre approved. Filed and satisfied a chapter 13 exactly2 years ago. Due to his job of 39 years lay off ...sold company. I obtained another lesser job at half the salary for 11 years...lay off again. Have been employed at 60,000 including Social security as well age is 69..wife 65. Mortage consultant says NO Problem...I am worried sick as I have been emplyed steadily for the past 1 year ...PROBLEM...we will hear in 1-2 weeks Sure hope with my steady employment now this will help us . I do have $90,000 in equity in our present condo....PLEASE REPLY SOON Thank you

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Asked 02/29/2008 10:51 am CT (Minniapolis, MN)

I was wondering, there are several new construction homes going up for forclosure and My wife anfd I were wanting to try and get into one. The problem is our credit is not good, Im about a 545 and she is 530. the house we are wanting is 200,000. She does not work and I work seasonaly. I really cant prove my income. Is it possible for us to get into a home with no money down. I have a mortgage right now and have had it for about 7 yrs and have about 6 30 day lates...My wife is not on my hoe laon or car loans. Is this possible?

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It's not realistic. Work on building up a down pymt and improving your credit score. That will go a ...

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