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Can foreigner purchase a home and then use the home as collateral to get a Home equity loan?

I am an international student currently studying at US ( F1 Visa)

I am thinking to invest in real estate in US. I have a question:

Can foreigner purchase a home and then use the home as collateral to get a Home equity loan?

By the way, I have a SSN and two credit card issued by American and my credit score is 700.
  • July 23 2012 - US
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Yes you can purchase US real estate as an investment.
Where are you wanting to do this?
  • July 24 2012
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Call a bank in the United States and ask to speak to a loan officer.  They will help your specific case.  :)
  • July 23 2012
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