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valmono, Home Buyer in Las Vegas, NV
valmono answered:
I am married and my husband and i both have bad credit scores, his is mid 500s and mine is 620. Can i get a FHA loan if my mom cosigns with 715 score?
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Parker Compa…, Real Estate Pro in 77539
Parker Company Real Estate answered:
We are a couple in our early 60's who founded and pastored a church for 17 years. We resigned in November , 2014. We sold our home of 21 years.
Landlords will have variable credit requirements. Some may want you to pay an increased security deposit. I recommend you speak with an agent who has experience with single-family renta ... more
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Linh Tran, Real Estate Pro in Sugar Land, TX
Linh Tran answered:
Need to rent a house in Houston, We have bad credit at 500 and bad rental history, do we have an impossible situation?
Darby,

You could look into corporations that rent out homes, they may need you to place a higher deposit. I do know that apartment complexes are a bit more lenient, they will reques ... more
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Persis Behra…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Persis Behramsha answered:
Hello, I have horrible credit and an eviction from 2011,, I am really trying to find a home to rent. Will my credit and my eviction stop me?
Valencia,

Just saw your post from January. While Dan is correct in mentioning that your situation poses a problem with landlords, you might still be able to get a break with someone ... more
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Persis Behra…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Persis Behramsha answered:
First time renting, looking for a good place near my inlaws.Was actually gonna buy but family members where telling me to think about it first. I jus
Hello,

Since this post is from February, I am not sure if you have already rented a place or not. If you are still considering possibilities, let me know and I can guide you throug ... more
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Persis Behra…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Persis Behramsha answered:
I have low credit score, mid 500's . Can I buy a home, if there is a high income?
Hello,

Have you connected with anyone yet to figure out how to get started on your home purchase. If you are still trying to figure this out, please let me know - I will be happy to ... more
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Persis Behra…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Persis Behramsha answered:
I am looking for a 3 bd 2 bth. Me and Husband combined makes 5,000 a month or more depending on the weather we neither have good credit can u help
Hello Brenda,

Are you looking to rent or purchase something in Houston? Just want to clarify since your name links to New York...........

While your income may not be a problem d ... more
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Garrett Stev…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Garrett Stevens answered:
The montly fee shown under every house's whole price, for example $624/mo is a montly fee to rent a house or to buy it om credit?
This is most likely the Home Owner's Association Fee. This is a required monthly fee that home owner's pay to be apart of a certain community. These fees typically cover items such as ... more
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Michael Abra…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Michael Abramsky answered:
Searching for a reputable credit repair organization.
CreditFirm.Net has been around since 1997 and has an A+ Rating with the BBB. http://www.bbb.org/central-texas/business-reviews/credit-repair-services-no-advance-fee/creditfirm-net-in-co ... more
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Armond Rainey, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Armond Rainey answered:
We(family of 5) are looking to rent a house in katy/ Houston/ sugarland area, w/ cr scores @550 and 1 past eviction. Ideas/ thoughts would be a gift !
If you have money and willing to pay extra deposit there are landlords out there that will accept you. Give me a call 713-444-3083 or email: armondrainey@gmail.com so we can talk more i ... more
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Randy Tanner…, Real Estate Pro in Wellington, FL
Randy Tanner & Lindsey Racher answered:
I am looking for a rental home,not apartment I have bad credit due to divorce,I do make 60,000 a year and have good rental history.any suggestions?
Honestly, some owners do not look at bad credit as an automatic no. They will say no if you have an eviction. I would contact a Realtor in your area to discuss your rental options.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 24, 2014 Credit Score in 77073
Lena, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Lena answered:
I currently have poor credit but not a poor rental history. Im also able to pay rent up for 6months. Is renting impossible?
I don't care what your credit look like or if you have any credit at all. I can help even if you don't have a social security number. I work with investors that have more properties tha ... more
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Phillip Madi…, Real Estate Pro in The Colony, TX
Phillip Madison answered:
End of lease and have to move soon. I am self employed, Adj gross income 45k last year, 650credit, no money to put down... Is buying a possibility?
Absolutely. I would begin with speaking with a lender in your area you would like to work with and see what kind of programs they have in place to assist you and get you into a home.
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Michael Abra…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Michael Abramsky answered:
First time home buyers with low credit score
Save yourself some money and fix your credit before getting a mortgage.

You can do it yourself or hire somebody else, your choice. But the benefit of a better credit score will help ... more
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Tawnya Marney, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Tawnya Marney answered:
Middle Credit Score 636, Can I Get A Home Built in Houston? ?
Hi Anjel!

I'm currently working with a client looking at those same builders, so I would love to help you. I can say without a doubt I can get you into a home on your budget! And, I ... more
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gunus23, Real Estate Pro in Sugar Land, TX
gunus23 answered:
Need to rent a house in Houston, We have bad credit at 500 and bad rental history, do we have an impossible situation?
Call me am a realtor, I can help you lease a house. Call me 832-348-7062 Tony.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 18, 2014 Credit Score in Houston
Alan Harper, Real Estate Pro in Sugar Land, TX
Alan Harper answered:
Is it absolutely necessary to payoff an ~$9,000 collection account before being approved by a lender regardless of credit score being above 620.?
Every lender is different. Some will not give you a loan with any collection accounts. Some will just look at the debt to income ratio. Get pre-approved through 2-3 lenders and see what ... more
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Rebeccatrulia, Renter in United Amigos, Mesa,...
Rebeccatrulia answered:
how does preapproval for a mortgage affect credit score?
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Michael Abra…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Michael Abramsky answered:
If I pay off something in collections will it hurt my score
If the Date last reported on the account is within the last 6 months, paying it will improve your credit score. If the date last reported is over 2 years ago, paying the account may low ... more
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