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I'm a permanent resident, can I be qualified for the first time home buyers credit?


06/17/05 NOA2 approved online

07/18/05 embassy recvd date

12/13/05 k1 packet recieved

12/14/05 advance medical exam

01/04/06 medical exam

01/11/06 interview date 6:30 am AR

02/10/06 Visa on hand

02/14/06 arrived Texas

03/17/06 recieved SSN card

04/15/06 church wedding

********************************

AOS (DORA) Dallas Tx.

06/22/06 AOS Interview approved!!!

07/26/06 Biometrics

08/23/06 Recieved welcome letter

08/29/06 Recieved Greencard

03/09/07 Got Driver's License

********************************

05/15/08 Sent I-751 to Texas Service Center

05/19/08 Delivered

05/21/08 Check Cashed

06/04/08 Received NOA

06/04/08 Received Biometrics appointment date

06/14/08 Biometrics

06/17/08 Transferred to Vermont

07/22/08 Touched

11/13/08 Touched

03/27/09 Approved...Card production ordered

04/02/09 Approval notice got in the mail

04/03/09 Received Greencard

*********************************

08/12/2008- our precious little girl was born!!!!

*********************************

jeff and ann

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Yes, if you fulfill the other requirements

Did you sign a sales contract already?


DCF Timeline here

POE Timeline

08/24/2008 POE Seattle

08/29/2008 SSN assigned

09/08/2008 SSN (Card) received

09/29/2008 Green Card received

I-90 Timeline (USCIS error)

11/10/2008 Send I-90 to Texas service center

12/xx/2008 NOA1

01/07/2009 Card production ordered

01/14/2009 Card mailed

01/xx/2009 Card received

I-751 Timeline

06/02/2010 Send I-751 to California service center

06/04/2010 Received at CSC

06/07/2010 NOA1

06/09/2010 Check cashed

07/27/2010 Biometrics

07/28/2010 Touch

09/02/2010 Approved

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Not unless you already made a binding sales contract yesterday because that was the last day:

http://www.federalhousingtaxcredit.com/faq2.php


April 19, 2010 - NOA1 (documents received at Mexico City Embassy)

April 20, 2010 - NOA2 (received notice April 28, 2010, mailed April 27)

May 3, 2010 - Packet 3 sent (received May 27, 2010)

May 9, 2010 - I emailed them using the inquiry form asking for my case number

May 17, 2010 - received case number and link to Packet 3 by email

May 18, 2010 - sent Packet 3 to Ciudad Juarez

May 28, 2010 - called Ciudad Juarez to see if we had an appointment yet, they said wait 6-8 weeks :(

May 30, 2010 - I return to the US

June 8, 2010 - called and found out appointment date

June 16, 2010 - received Packet 4

July 6, 2010 - interview - Approved!

July 7, 2010 - pick up visa at DHL and POE to activate

July 29, 2010 - welcome letter received

August 1, 2010 - my husband comes home to me

August 13, 2010 - received Green Card

September 28, 2010 - never received Social Security Card, had to apply for it, arrived Sept. 28

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yes, we already signed the contract with the realtor Wensday ,and Monday were goin to the bank to the signed the loan, so we were able to make to the deadline on the 30th!


06/17/05 NOA2 approved online

07/18/05 embassy recvd date

12/13/05 k1 packet recieved

12/14/05 advance medical exam

01/04/06 medical exam

01/11/06 interview date 6:30 am AR

02/10/06 Visa on hand

02/14/06 arrived Texas

03/17/06 recieved SSN card

04/15/06 church wedding

********************************

AOS (DORA) Dallas Tx.

06/22/06 AOS Interview approved!!!

07/26/06 Biometrics

08/23/06 Recieved welcome letter

08/29/06 Recieved Greencard

03/09/07 Got Driver's License

********************************

05/15/08 Sent I-751 to Texas Service Center

05/19/08 Delivered

05/21/08 Check Cashed

06/04/08 Received NOA

06/04/08 Received Biometrics appointment date

06/14/08 Biometrics

06/17/08 Transferred to Vermont

07/22/08 Touched

11/13/08 Touched

03/27/09 Approved...Card production ordered

04/02/09 Approval notice got in the mail

04/03/09 Received Greencard

*********************************

08/12/2008- our precious little girl was born!!!!

*********************************

jeff and ann

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I'm so jealous you bought yours already! I'm starting to look for when we move to the US. Don't forget to finish the purchase by June 30 to get the credit and hopefully you will be able to work things out to get the credit.


April 19, 2010 - NOA1 (documents received at Mexico City Embassy)

April 20, 2010 - NOA2 (received notice April 28, 2010, mailed April 27)

May 3, 2010 - Packet 3 sent (received May 27, 2010)

May 9, 2010 - I emailed them using the inquiry form asking for my case number

May 17, 2010 - received case number and link to Packet 3 by email

May 18, 2010 - sent Packet 3 to Ciudad Juarez

May 28, 2010 - called Ciudad Juarez to see if we had an appointment yet, they said wait 6-8 weeks :(

May 30, 2010 - I return to the US

June 8, 2010 - called and found out appointment date

June 16, 2010 - received Packet 4

July 6, 2010 - interview - Approved!

July 7, 2010 - pick up visa at DHL and POE to activate

July 29, 2010 - welcome letter received

August 1, 2010 - my husband comes home to me

August 13, 2010 - received Green Card

September 28, 2010 - never received Social Security Card, had to apply for it, arrived Sept. 28

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You both have had to had a primary residence in the US for 5 of the last 8 years. So many times the non USC spouse makes the couple not eligible for the credit.

Got a source?

I did a search and found that residency rule only applies to those claiming the Repeat Homebuyer Credit.. NOT the first-time homebuyer credit

Q:I am not a U.S. citizen. Can I claim the tax credit?

A:Perhaps. Anyone who is not a nonresident alien (as defined by the IRS) and who has owned and resided in a principal residence in the United States for at least five consecutive years of the eight years prior to the purchase date can claim the tax credit if they meet the income limits. For married taxpayers, the law tests the homeownership history of both the home buyer and his/her spouse. The IRS provides a definition of “nonresident alien” in IRS Publication 519.

http://www.federalhousingtaxcredit.com/faq2.php#14

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DCF Timeline here

POE Timeline

08/24/2008 POE Seattle

08/29/2008 SSN assigned

09/08/2008 SSN (Card) received

09/29/2008 Green Card received

I-90 Timeline (USCIS error)

11/10/2008 Send I-90 to Texas service center

12/xx/2008 NOA1

01/07/2009 Card production ordered

01/14/2009 Card mailed

01/xx/2009 Card received

I-751 Timeline

06/02/2010 Send I-751 to California service center

06/04/2010 Received at CSC

06/07/2010 NOA1

06/09/2010 Check cashed

07/27/2010 Biometrics

07/28/2010 Touch

09/02/2010 Approved

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Got a source?

# I am not a U.S. citizen. Can I claim the tax credit?

Perhaps. Anyone who is not a nonresident alien (as defined by the IRS) and who has owned and resided in a principal residence in the United States for at least five consecutive years of the eight years prior to the purchase date can claim the tax credit if they meet the income limits. For married taxpayers, the law tests the homeownership history of both the home buyer and his/her spouse. The IRS provides a definition of “nonresident alien” in IRS Publication 519.

This is directly out of the link you reference and applies to the first time buyers credit


This will not be over quickly. You will not enjoy this.

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ermm.. that link applies to the Repeat Homebuyer credit... REPEAT, not first-time


DCF Timeline here

POE Timeline

08/24/2008 POE Seattle

08/29/2008 SSN assigned

09/08/2008 SSN (Card) received

09/29/2008 Green Card received

I-90 Timeline (USCIS error)

11/10/2008 Send I-90 to Texas service center

12/xx/2008 NOA1

01/07/2009 Card production ordered

01/14/2009 Card mailed

01/xx/2009 Card received

I-751 Timeline

06/02/2010 Send I-751 to California service center

06/04/2010 Received at CSC

06/07/2010 NOA1

06/09/2010 Check cashed

07/27/2010 Biometrics

07/28/2010 Touch

09/02/2010 Approved

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thanks for all the replies! specially kaffy, i did some research too!


06/17/05 NOA2 approved online

07/18/05 embassy recvd date

12/13/05 k1 packet recieved

12/14/05 advance medical exam

01/04/06 medical exam

01/11/06 interview date 6:30 am AR

02/10/06 Visa on hand

02/14/06 arrived Texas

03/17/06 recieved SSN card

04/15/06 church wedding

********************************

AOS (DORA) Dallas Tx.

06/22/06 AOS Interview approved!!!

07/26/06 Biometrics

08/23/06 Recieved welcome letter

08/29/06 Recieved Greencard

03/09/07 Got Driver's License

********************************

05/15/08 Sent I-751 to Texas Service Center

05/19/08 Delivered

05/21/08 Check Cashed

06/04/08 Received NOA

06/04/08 Received Biometrics appointment date

06/14/08 Biometrics

06/17/08 Transferred to Vermont

07/22/08 Touched

11/13/08 Touched

03/27/09 Approved...Card production ordered

04/02/09 Approval notice got in the mail

04/03/09 Received Greencard

*********************************

08/12/2008- our precious little girl was born!!!!

*********************************

jeff and ann

http://i584.photobucket.com/albums/ss287/g...a108617_3_0.jpg

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good luck with closing!

I just filed my amended return to claim the first-time homebuyer credit a couple weeks ago so I'll keep ya posted as far as timeline and if any issues arise.. but seriously I don't think there will be any


DCF Timeline here

POE Timeline

08/24/2008 POE Seattle

08/29/2008 SSN assigned

09/08/2008 SSN (Card) received

09/29/2008 Green Card received

I-90 Timeline (USCIS error)

11/10/2008 Send I-90 to Texas service center

12/xx/2008 NOA1

01/07/2009 Card production ordered

01/14/2009 Card mailed

01/xx/2009 Card received

I-751 Timeline

06/02/2010 Send I-751 to California service center

06/04/2010 Received at CSC

06/07/2010 NOA1

06/09/2010 Check cashed

07/27/2010 Biometrics

07/28/2010 Touch

09/02/2010 Approved

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thanks kaffy, i will keep you posted and goodluck with yours too. the Tax man will file our amendment for the tax credit so we can get it soon too.


06/17/05 NOA2 approved online

07/18/05 embassy recvd date

12/13/05 k1 packet recieved

12/14/05 advance medical exam

01/04/06 medical exam

01/11/06 interview date 6:30 am AR

02/10/06 Visa on hand

02/14/06 arrived Texas

03/17/06 recieved SSN card

04/15/06 church wedding

********************************

AOS (DORA) Dallas Tx.

06/22/06 AOS Interview approved!!!

07/26/06 Biometrics

08/23/06 Recieved welcome letter

08/29/06 Recieved Greencard

03/09/07 Got Driver's License

********************************

05/15/08 Sent I-751 to Texas Service Center

05/19/08 Delivered

05/21/08 Check Cashed

06/04/08 Received NOA

06/04/08 Received Biometrics appointment date

06/14/08 Biometrics

06/17/08 Transferred to Vermont

07/22/08 Touched

11/13/08 Touched

03/27/09 Approved...Card production ordered

04/02/09 Approval notice got in the mail

04/03/09 Received Greencard

*********************************

08/12/2008- our precious little girl was born!!!!

*********************************

jeff and ann

http://i584.photobucket.com/albums/ss287/g...a108617_3_0.jpg

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No more worries now, we were done with the bank and we just have to wait for the closing!


06/17/05 NOA2 approved online

07/18/05 embassy recvd date

12/13/05 k1 packet recieved

12/14/05 advance medical exam

01/04/06 medical exam

01/11/06 interview date 6:30 am AR

02/10/06 Visa on hand

02/14/06 arrived Texas

03/17/06 recieved SSN card

04/15/06 church wedding

********************************

AOS (DORA) Dallas Tx.

06/22/06 AOS Interview approved!!!

07/26/06 Biometrics

08/23/06 Recieved welcome letter

08/29/06 Recieved Greencard

03/09/07 Got Driver's License

********************************

05/15/08 Sent I-751 to Texas Service Center

05/19/08 Delivered

05/21/08 Check Cashed

06/04/08 Received NOA

06/04/08 Received Biometrics appointment date

06/14/08 Biometrics

06/17/08 Transferred to Vermont

07/22/08 Touched

11/13/08 Touched

03/27/09 Approved...Card production ordered

04/02/09 Approval notice got in the mail

04/03/09 Received Greencard

*********************************

08/12/2008- our precious little girl was born!!!!

*********************************

jeff and ann

http://i584.photobucket.com/albums/ss287/g...a108617_3_0.jpg

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No more worries now, we were done with the bank and we just have to wait for the closing!

congrats on your buy. you are getting in just past the bottom of market, and should do well in a 5-10 year investment plan model.


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