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Mortgage and Lending - imortgage - NMLS ID 299995
A resource for Consumers and Realtors to learn the rules of the game. The Mortgage Lending industry continues to change and you can't play the game until you know the rules.
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California First Time Home-buyers, government programs are available to help you with affordable home-ownership by offering a low, fixed interest rate and Down-payment Assistance for eligible borrowers. The program I'm most excited about is CalHFA FHA Loan Program, currently offering an interest ...
12/27/2010
Question: Borrower was unemployed for a year, but prior had strong work history. He has been back to work for over 7 months in the same field. Can we use his income to qualify? Response: Since the borrower has been back to work for 6 months or more then he should be eligible to borrower money giv...
12/20/2010
Question: Is a borrower required to have landlord experience to use rental income to qualify on the subject property? Response: Depends, Fannie Mae does not require the borrower to have experience managing rental properties; however, several investors do have the requirement. Please check with th...
12/20/2010
Question: My borrower defaulted on her student loans: does she have to pay them off on a FHA Loan? She also has a judgment: does that need to be paid off as well? Response: For both the delinquent federal debt and the judgment, the borrower must either payoff the delinquent account OR she must do...
12/17/2010
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Realtor asked: Is it Ok that the Seller be put on Title before we close on our transaction? Response: No, the seller must be on title when the contract is written as well as when the appraisal and Prelim are order. Lenders typically require Title to provide a satisfactory 24 month chain of title ...
12/16/2010
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Borrower asked: I want to use assets from my trust for the cash I need to close and satisfy reserve requirements; what documentation is required? Response: To use the trust funds for the transaction, lenders most likely will require written documentation of the value of the trust account from eit...
12/16/2010
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