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dorlenebrown…, Other/Just Looking in Cleveland Heights, OH

Filed bankruptcy June 2013. Make $55k/ yr. employed same hospital past 4 years. What is the probability of being approved on a home loan cs 580?

Asked by dorlenebrown52, Cleveland Heights, OH Tue Feb 25, 2014

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Unfortunately, slim and none, and slim is on a permanent vacation.

After a bankrupcty, you need to wait a minimum of 2 years AND you need to have re-established good credit in that time in order to qualify for an FHA loan. Conventional mortgages require a 4 year waiting period. If there was a home included in the bankruptcy or you had a foreclosure then the wait will be 3-7 years, before you can apply for a new mortgage.

On the re-established credit, lenders are going to want to see that since the BK you haven't had any collections or late payments, and that you have 2-3 lines of credit established with at least a 12 month history of on-time payments.

So you should focus on keeping your credit squeaky clean in the next year and getting those scores up. That way, when you are eligible to apply for a loan you will give yourself the best chance of being approved.

Best of luck!
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by the way, the waiting period begins when the bankruptcy is DISCHARGED. Not when it is filed
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Last June? Your probability, regardless of your credit, is about 0. Sorry.......
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