Monthly Archives: November 2011

What are “Flipped Properties”?

Question: We have identified a home we would like to buy but we were told underwriting may require two appraisals.  Why? Answer:  The home is probably a “flip” or in layman terms:  a property that has changed ownership within the … Continue reading

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10 Reasons We LOVE VA Loans (yes, I said VA)

There are unfounded rumors swirling around the real estate community regarding VA loans:  they are difficult to underwrite, appraisals come in undervalue and the turn times are unreasonable. That is so 2007. Originating a home loan for our Veterans is … Continue reading

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Can Builders Lend After a Short Sale?

Question:  My clients visited a national builder who insisted that their lender can immediately approve mortgages to previous homeowners after a short sale with lates.  Can they really lend on a home after a short sale? Answer:  Beam me up! … Continue reading

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Can we “Rent to Own” or “Lease to Purchase”?

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So, how do you feel?

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For Sale: The USA

Are you a foreign drug dealer, terrorist or one of their extended family members and have pondered for years on how to buy a home in the states AND receive an American visa?  No need to plot any further!  Sens. … Continue reading

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