I'm disabled, I have ssi. I own a house I have NO mortgage. I want to buy out the 1/2 owner. I need a program or lender...

Asked 7 months ago - Seattle, WA

need lenders but who will accept me. I am in the home it was bought for me cash all paid off. What type of loan will let me borrow & pay off the other owner?
I have savings, I have ssi income I have credit cards that could put me at $20k down. would I be able to buy it since I have home as collateral if I was to default on a payment which I've never missed in 13 years.. I can afford $900 a month. I have 745 credit. no 2yr. job history. I have proof from a co. That I worked, can I have them write a statement? can I qualify for a loan this way? Or through bank statements like "map program" which just came to wa. I want a $150k loan helic? Line of credit disability loan what can I get. Can I go through my 13yr. Credit card co. Would they rate me low risk since they know my credit history?

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  1. Pamela Hazelton Rohr


    Contributor Level 11


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . As long as you have the requisite credit and income, you can qualify. As of January 1st, tougher regulations went into effect for lenders regarding home loans. I suggest that you work with a lender of your choice. They will let you know if you qualify or what you can do to improve your chances of qualifying. Good Luck!

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  2. Timothy Edward Kalamaros

    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . You need to talk to a loan officer about this not a lawyer. However, beware of stretching yourself too thin. Interest adds up over time.

    No legal representation exists by virtue of this answer. Consult your attorney. Licensed to practice law in... more

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