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if you are unmarried and a homeowner (w/ SO)

SO and I would like to own a home. In fact, we are awaiting a phone call from the bank sometime today for the pre-qualification process! He and I aren't married and I have heard from some people that it will be more difficult to get the whole homebuyer process done since we aren't this true? Wouldn't that be considered biased?

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Asked by Owl_Feather at 9:49 AM on Jul. 15, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • It shouldn't be any different. Both your names will be on the loan and the deed. It's no different than a parent and child going together to buy a car.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:18 AM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • thanks jademom! I wonder if what i'm hearing is just bias from the advice-givers themselves.

    Comment by Owl_Feather (original poster) at 10:20 AM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Shouldn't be any problems at all. Marriage is not a requirement.

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 10:20 AM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • My SO and I have been toghter 9 yrs...we own our home and are not married. We did not have trouble. It is no different.

    Answer by salexander at 12:32 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • You shouldn't have any problems.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 11:12 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

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