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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #60 on: November 25, 2015, 10:21:57 AM »
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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #61 on: November 26, 2015, 07:53:18 PM »
The T&C is different with every bank.
Is there a clause in the contract that restricts you from being able to assign the contract?

If you are flipping the house, what's the benefit of getting a first time homebuyers mortgage?
there is a clause in the contract that if they cant get approved for a mortgage not if they cant get approved for the first time home buyer rates
but what it looks like there is a loophole in the T&C of the bank ill update when i know what it is
thanx for trying to help

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #62 on: November 26, 2015, 10:04:16 PM »
Why would the bank care how long the existing owner had the house?

You will likely have more success discussing the issue with a nj mortgage broker than a lawyer.
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #63 on: November 26, 2015, 10:10:45 PM »
Why would the bank care how long the existing owner had the house?

You will likely have more success discussing the issue with a nj mortgage broker than a lawyer.
Idk weird rules

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #64 on: November 26, 2015, 10:15:15 PM »
Idk weird rules

Wait, the bank is giving the buyer a hard time because the seller hasn't been on record for long enough?  Never heard of such a thing, unless it's appraisal issue.  I've seen banks hesitant to lend significantly more than the property recently sold for.

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #65 on: November 26, 2015, 10:16:54 PM »
Wait, the bank is giving the buyer a hard time because the seller hasn't been on record for long enough?  Never heard of such a thing, unless it's appraisal issue.
The bank said the buyer is not qualified for the first time home buyer mortgage rates

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #66 on: November 26, 2015, 10:18:42 PM »
The bank said the buyer is not qualified for the first time home buyer mortgage rates

Very odd.  Draw up an addendum to the contract extending the close date to after the 90 day mark?

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #67 on: November 26, 2015, 10:22:22 PM »
Very odd.  Draw up an addendum to the contract extending the close date to after the 90 day mark?
But the the seller wants to rush it that way he gets his money and out

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #68 on: November 26, 2015, 10:25:57 PM »
But the the seller wants to rush it that way he gets his money and out

Any other contingencies they can use to get out of the contract?  Inspection perhaps?  How much was put down as earnest money?

Unless the seller has other offers, I would think a month or so would be reasonable to ask for.  Any other banks/brokers to talk to?

There's almost always a way out, I'm just not familiar with NJ contracts.

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #69 on: November 27, 2015, 11:09:59 AM »
Any other contingencies they can use to get out of the contract?  Inspection perhaps?  How much was put down as earnest money?

Unless the seller has other offers, I would think a month or so would be reasonable to ask for.  Any other banks/brokers to talk to?

There's almost always a way out, I'm just not familiar with NJ contracts.
NJ contracts are looser than NY. There are all sorts of contingencies.

Don't you have a lawyer?
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #70 on: November 27, 2015, 11:11:45 AM »
NJ contracts are looser than NY. There are all sorts of contingencies.

Don't you have a lawyer?
its for my sister and obviously not such a good one if he didn't see all this before

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #71 on: November 27, 2015, 11:19:50 AM »
Why would the bank care how long the existing owner had the house?

Wait, the bank is giving the buyer a hard time because the seller hasn't been on record for long enough?  Never heard of such a thing, unless it's appraisal issue.  I've seen banks hesitant to lend significantly more than the property recently sold for.
Happens all the time.

Banks dont want to see a sale for 200k and a week later for 300k. Where did that supposed value increase come from so quickly?

Many lenders have 3, 6, 9 and even 12 month seller seasoning requirements.

Theres been enough shady flip deals in recent memory that make lenders more restrictive with these deals.
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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #72 on: November 27, 2015, 11:21:50 AM »
Happens all the time.

Banks dont want to see a sale for 200k and a week later for 300k. Where did that supposed value increase come from so quickly?

Many lenders have 3, 6, 9 and even 12 month seller seasoning requirments.
Right. That's a common issue, but he's saying they're approving the loan just not the first time home buyer incentive. That's what's weird.

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #73 on: November 27, 2015, 11:33:23 AM »
It seems that in NJ chain of title is a big deal,  and whenever there is a quick sale,  even if there's no value increase they get nervous. 
Is the first time incentive with the same terms (down payment etc.) as the loan you are approved for?

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #74 on: November 27, 2015, 12:41:49 PM »
Right. That's a common issue, but he's saying they're approving the loan just not the first time home buyer incentive. That's what's weird.
It could be that the lender allows sales with no seasoning but not on the FTHB program.
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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #75 on: November 27, 2015, 12:53:11 PM »
It seems that in NJ chain of title is a big deal,  and whenever there is a quick sale,  even if there's no value increase they get nervous. 
Is the first time incentive with the same terms (down payment etc.) as the loan you are approved for?
No the down payment is more

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #76 on: December 11, 2015, 09:09:41 AM »
Question for the lawyers in the house:

I bought a house a year ago. Seller wrote on disclosure that roof hadn't been worked on since seller bought the house (11 years ago). Also, seller wrote that he is not aware of any leaks. Inspector didn't notice anything as well.

A week ago we had a leak that a roofer and handyman noticed right away had been a recurring issue and was repeatedly patched up (inside and outside), as recently as 2 years ago. We patched up the roof and interior for $750.

My question whether I have a case to go after seller/inspector to replace that section of the roof (~$8k, including replacing siding by roof). Would not be worth it to go after for just the patch costs.

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #77 on: December 11, 2015, 09:42:18 AM »
Question for the lawyers in the house:

I bought a house a year ago. Seller wrote on disclosure that roof hadn't been worked on since seller bought the house (11 years ago). Also, seller wrote that he is not aware of any leaks. Inspector didn't notice anything as well.

A week ago we had a leak that a roofer and handyman noticed right away had been a recurring issue and was repeatedly patched up (inside and outside), as recently as 2 years ago. We patched up the roof and interior for $750.

My question whether I have a case to go after seller/inspector to replace that section of the roof (~$8k, including replacing siding by roof). Would not be worth it to go after for just the patch costs.

Weird. When you buy a house, do the reps usually last past closing?

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #78 on: December 11, 2015, 09:48:12 AM »
I'm a California family law attorney. ..if you have a divorce or child custody question regarding a CA case, I do not mind helping out our community's members in answering a few questions.

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Re: Any Lawyers out there of whom I may ask a question?
« Reply #79 on: December 11, 2015, 10:06:11 AM »
Weird. When you buy a house, do the reps usually last past closing?

NJ, btw. My roofer seemed to think they did, but he's not an attorney. He probably just wants to repair the entire roof :)