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Eric Manson, Renter in Philadelphia, PA

any lenders that work with a credit score of 560 wife is 620 but unemployed.?

Asked by Eric Manson, Philadelphia, PA Wed Jun 5, 2013

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jun 11, 2013
They will go by the lowest score of the two. If you got your score online, it is not accurate at all you could be at a 580 when a lender pulls it. If a lender gave you a 560 score there may be a way to improve it 20 points to get you to a 580..
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 31, 2013
Most lenders nationally will want you to have a FICO of 620 or higher. While there are programs available that go down to 580, I think it is in your best interest to work on your credit score and obtain the best loan possible once it has risen.

Another suggestion you may want to look into is a credit union or portfolio lender where they essentially make their own credit guidelines.

Hope this helps!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jul 9, 2013
Eric,
Good morning, you will need to contact a loan officer to do a pre-approval. If you cannot get pre-approved, they will inform you of what needs to be done and how long it will take. Have a Great Day!
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jun 6, 2013
You'll need to get your score up to at least 580. I don't know any lenders who go down to 560.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 5, 2013
Sorry but I'll be honest, the odds of you getting a loan will be almost zero. However, with that said, you will not know till you try, go to your bank, any will do, and ask to sit down with the loan officer, they will pre-approve you in about 20 minutes, or give you advice on what to do to bump that score up.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 5, 2013
Eric

Did I read this right your wife is unemployed? If so she doesn't have to be employed as long as you make enough to cover your bills and the loan. They will go by the lowest credit score which is yours in most cases.
You need to bring your score up, there are companies that can help but most charge a fee and more than a few are un-reliable. The best would be to talk to a lender that can guide you in how to raise your score. Google information on raising your score without paying someone to help. Here is one example:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07…

There are many more take some time and do your homework educate yourself on what you can do yourself.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 5, 2013
You should meet with a local and trusted loan officer and have them pre-qualify you at no cost. Without a job the credit score isnt really an option. Yours is lower than most prograns call for but putting more money down or getting guidance to improve your score would be best
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