Mortgages & Creative Financing

The Best Mortgage Program Ever?

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Many people across the nation find themselves in a situation where they owe more than their home is worth and they are wondering what their best option is.

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Should they short sell their house?

Should they try to get their loan modified?

Should they let their home go into foreclosure?

Should they just keep making their payments?

All of the above are possible options – but no matter which one you choose, one thing remains clear: if you go late on your mortgage payments for any reason, there is a good chance your credit is going to suffer.

And if your credit score suffers, chances are that you won’t be able to buy another house.

Unless you get wise to the best mortgage program available for people who find themselves in a tough spot where they owe more than their house is worth.

Did you realize that there is a mortgage program that doesn’t care if you are:

  • currently in foreclosure?
  • currently late on your payments?
  • recently short sold your house?
  • have a poor credit score because you chose to walk away from your house?

There is.

It is called seller financing.

Meaning, the person that you buy a house from agrees to carry you – and since they are effectively your lender, it means that you only need to provide whatever they require in order to qualify.

Heck, it is entirely possible that you might only have to sign the back of a napkin in order to have them carry your financing — it is up to them.

So if you find yourself in a situation where you won’t qualify for a traditional mortgage program start looking around for a home where the seller will provide financing.

You might be surprised what you find.

The best mortgage program ever?

If you can’t qualify for a traditional loan, it just might be.

    Mark S.
    Replied about 10 years ago
    Seller financing seems like a great way to finance your purchase if the seller is willing to work with you. I’d love to hear how you might go about convincing someone to do seller financing. Reply Report comment
    Mark S.
    Replied about 10 years ago
    Seller financing seems like a great way to finance your purchase if the seller is willing to work with you. I’d love to hear how you might go about convincing someone to do seller financing.
    Justin McHood
    Replied about 10 years ago
    Mark, A great place to start is in the MLS. According to my Realtor, there are currently between 1,000 and 1,500 houses that are offering some type of “seller financing” in the Phoenix metro right now. Which means that they don’t need convincing! Justin .-= Justin McHood´s last blog ..Go Play In Traffic =-. Reply Report comment
    Justin McHood
    Replied about 10 years ago
    Mark, A great place to start is in the MLS. According to my Realtor, there are currently between 1,000 and 1,500 houses that are offering some type of “seller financing” in the Phoenix metro right now. Which means that they don’t need convincing! Justin .-= Justin McHood´s last blog ..Go Play In Traffic =-.