Home Buying in Driving Park>Question Details

Frank Nowlin, Home Buyer in

With credit score not so good ,580 or so

Asked by Frank Nowlin, Sat Jun 13, 2009

With credit score not so good ,580 or so is there a chace that I would be able to get in one of these low priced homes. I am currently working on getting my score better.

Help the community by answering this question:


What I would suggest is that you find a lease/option property for a year and build your credit score up. There should be several lease/options in Driving Park and slightly further east that you could find. I think with your score so low you really need another year of bringing it up before you try for a loan, but you can lock in a price now with a good lease/option house.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jun 27, 2009
Hi Frank, I am working with many fist time buyers and I have lenders in my network who will underwrite an FHA loan with a 580 score. The price of the home is not determined by your score, but your income to debt ratio. Contact me for more information, if you like!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 24, 2009
Hi Frank,

Due to current market conditions most lenders are requiring a 620 middle credit score or higher to qualify. You can apply and submit your application at a 580, however it is very rare to be approved. Would you like me to pull your credit and create a timeline on when you can buy and how I can guide you on necessary improvements to help you buy a new home?

Let me know - Good Luck,

Lindsey Bishop
Sr. Mortgage Consultant

P: 216-236-7270
F: 216-236-7271
E: lbishop@crefco.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jun 15, 2009
Hi Frank-
In Ohio, we have the OHFA program that could work.
I could send you some contact info non that if you wou;d mlike.
e-mail me at jwirsing@kw.com
John Wirsing
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jun 13, 2009
In this market,you really need a 620 minimum score. Owner financing might be an option for you.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jun 13, 2009
Search Advice
Ask our community a question
Email me when…

Learn more

Copyright © 2015 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer