Zillow Advice: Home Buying - Looking to buy a 3+ bed 1.5+bath home on contract at last resort (Anderson, IN) http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-buy-a-3-bed-1-5-bath-home-on-contract-at-last-resort-Anderson-IN/478095/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate There was a similar case ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-buy-a-3-bed-1-5-bath-home-on-contract-at-last-resort-Anderson-IN/478095/ There was a similar case a few weeks ago, I do not know if it came from you or not, but my answer is always the same.&nbsp; You may not be ready to buy right now, but if you meet with a few mortgage brokers and ask them what you need to do to obtain the best possible loan, they will help you achieve your goal.&nbsp; Oftentimes it is easier to build up credit lines than to clean bad credit. When you talk with the mortgage brokers ask them how long would it take until you hear back from them, and then if you do not hear back, call again. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-buy-a-3-bed-1-5-bath-home-on-contract-at-last-resort-Anderson-IN/478095/ 2013-02-11T00:06:00Z It appears that you are not ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-buy-a-3-bed-1-5-bath-home-on-contract-at-last-resort-Anderson-IN/478095/ It appears that you are not ready to purchase yet.&nbsp;&nbsp; The best way to give your children a stable home is to not buy when it is an emergency and you don't have the money, but show them by example about saving, getting credit in good condition, saving an emergency fund and then purchasing.<br/><br/>Here's a link to <a href="http://www.zillow.com/wikipages/Buyer%27s-Roadmap/">Zillow's buyer's road map</a> with sound guidance to get to your dream step by step.<br/><br/><br/><br/> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 01:24:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-buy-a-3-bed-1-5-bath-home-on-contract-at-last-resort-Anderson-IN/478095/ 2013-02-11T01:24:00Z