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An alternative to a non-conforming loan is the use of a land contract, which is allowed in some states. A land contract is an agreement between a buyer and a seller, where the buyer agrees to make periodic payments to the seller. The title to the property only transfers to the land contract buyer on fulfillment of the land contract obligations.
A land contract can be helpful for those who need time to establish or improve their credit rating. There are only small closing costs, and payment can help establish a good mortgage payment record. This can help establish an overall good credit rating, and it is possible for the buyer to later refinance the land contract with a conforming loan.
On the other hand, there are risks associated with land contracts. Land contract purchases are not necessarily recorded in the public record, and there are no guarantees that the seller will be able to transfer a clear title to the buyer upon fulfillment of the land contract. There also is no lender assuring that the purchase price for the property is justified, and no inspection of the property’s condition.
Another alternative to a non-conforming loan is assuming the seller’s mortgage. By assuming a mortgage, if the mortgage is assumable, it is possible to save on closing costs, and may allow you to obtain a favorable interest rate.
We just want to say "Thank You" to Molly and all the staff at Signature Real Estate Services in Delta for being so helpful. The sale process was not that easy because I live in Nevada and the other two live in Maryland. We were very impressed with how smoothly the sale of our land went. Everyone involved was so helpful and very professional!! You were able to put the land on the market and sell it without ever seeing us in person! Very impressive.
Signature Real Estate Services kept us updated with monthly emails letting us know how many times people viewed the property and when anyone was interested.
We are so pleased that the people who purchased the property plan to build a home on it in the next couple of years. The land had been in our family for over seventy years and now someone will make it their home.
We cannot express how much we appreciate all that you did for us.Darlene Stewart