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    Default Buying a home here, but not an American citizen

    My Uncle wants to buy a bank foreclosed home in Washington, but he lives in India. How difficult would it be for him to purchase a home here???

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    Well if you're Bill Gates, shouldn't be a problem at all
    "Difficult takes a day, impossible takes a week."

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    No one knows???

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    I am not an American Citizen and I had no problems purchasing properties in the US.

    ** I hold a Canadian Passport ***

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    you just need 30% down or more...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Topistah View Post
    Well if you're Bill Gates, shouldn't be a problem at all
    I knew someone would say something like that when I saw your screenname..

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    you still have to pay propery tax

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    If you are a US resident, not being a citizen isn't an issue. It is best to speak with a lender or a real estate professional though regarding this subject especially if it is for a foreign investor. If there are any real estate professionals on this forum, this is your chance.

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    Livis is right that if you are a US resident and looking for a home to buy then you can easily get it by contacting any expert real estate agent.He will help you in finding a good house at an affordable price..!!

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    The OP said his uncle lives in India....
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