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There should be many lender options to assist in your questions regarding grant programs and credit card payment strategy If you have already done so - begin the...
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Ralph - thanks for the question ..the credit reports that consumers can obtain will vary from the lender generated reports due to the different scoring models th...
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The lowest score required is 500 for an FHA loan.
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Hi Roger: It should be possible and you can even refinance it with a new home equity loan. My advice would be to find a competent loan officer that you feel comfort...
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You will need to refinance this loan with a new one in just your son's name. This is the only way that your name will come off the mortgage.
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