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I won the bid on a hud home with insured escrow of 2000.00
PCR read 1000.00 for elec. and 1000.00 for plum. Was advised by Trustee that the loan should be 203b loan when contract was sent by HUD The apprasal read not FHA insurable more than 5000.00 needed for repairs. The prop MGR would not allow elec or generator
so that no testing could be done could not test water could not test septic. Bank turned down loan on this house as it did not meet MPS and was not elidgible for fha loan(more than 5000.00 needed for repairs). we responded to the trustee and canceled contract because of the house not qualifying for the 203b loan. hud is not returning deposit money they are saying it does qualify for FHAB loan per PCR. do you think i need to get an attorney involved.

Under these circumstances I would advise getting an attorney.  Just make sure that this is a real estate attorney and one with knowledge and experience with HUD.  Make sure he/she has all the information on the loan being turned down and why.

HUD property managers can be a bit stubborn but an attorney can usually shake them loose.

Good luck.


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