Can I Get A Loan After A Bankruptcy, Short Sale, or Foreclosure?

Question:

“Hello ARC Capital”,

I am trying to find ways to help some of my clients…

Some of my clients are probably ready to buy at this time. Others have had a foreclosure, short sale and /or bankruptcy in the past 1,2,3 years.

I do not know if there is a possibility for them. Could you please help me and my clients get some information and possibilities and/or hope?

Thank you for your attention.”

(Submitted by a real estate agent)

Answer:

Mailbag: Loans for People with a Previous Bankruptcy, Short Sale, or Foreclosure

Scenario / Question:

“Hello ARC Capital”,

I am trying to find ways to help some of my clients…

Some of my clients are probably ready to buy at this time. Others have had a foreclosure, short sale and /or bankruptcy in the past 1,2,3 years.

I do not know if there is a possibility for them. Could you please help me and my clients get some information and possibilities and/or hope?

Thank you for your attention.”

(Submitted by a real estate agent)

Answer:

How Your Credit Scores Can Make or Break a Deal

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When was the last time you checked your credit report?

There is no arguing the fact that your personal credit history is an important part of your overall financial position. But your credit profile is even more important when you are trying to qualify for a real estate loan.

How to Buy a Home with Bad Credit (In California)

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Is it possible to buy a home in California when you have bad credit?

Absolutely!

Yes, a good credit history is definitely an important part of financing any purchase – whether it’s a big screen TV, a new car, or a house.

But credit is not the only thing that lenders consider when making a loan to a home buyer. Your down payment, income history, and cash in the bank are other strong factors that can make up for your lower credit rating.

Then why is it that so many people don’t bother to learn about their options to purchase a home?