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srwilkinson, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA

Can someone use only their salary and have someone co-sign? Or does a co-signer always have to offer up their salary too?

Asked by srwilkinson, Los Angeles, CA Mon Apr 22, 2013

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I am a Realtor not a lender, however:

1) I am pretty sure that co-signers typically help with income requirements but don't really help with credit. Therefore, why wouldn't you want to use their salary?
2) There are many types of loans, so it will depend on what type of loan you are getting (FHA, VA, Conventional, private, etc.)

Best of luck!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 23, 2013
A co-signer must pass all the qualifications for the loan process as well.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 22, 2013
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