Get a mortgage after foreclosure, bankruptcy

'Cry letter' to lender can reduce waiting period

By Inman News Feed
Add Comment Add Comment | Comments: 1 | Posted May. 23, 2011

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There are a few FHA lenders who are as liberal as FHA, but charge rates and points well above those posted by other lenders. They are the subprime lenders of the post-crisis market, and should be avoided if at all possible.

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1. Roy Bush said... on Jul 14, 2013 at 05:05PM

“I had a buyer that wanted to buy a home in Arizona, but he had a Chapter 7 bankruptcy 7 months ago. I introduced a loan program at, they allow a mortgage after a foreclosure, short sale, or bankruptcy. There is only a six month waiting period. This is perfect for individuals looking to become homeowners again.”


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