I always recommend your real estate agent look it over. Some things to watch for is lease break penalty fees, who is responsible for what and how often on the home. I also suggest your real estate agent look to see if there is any pending foreclosure date on the home... I have had it happen twice that I saved my client from a probable nightmare as well as informed the property management companies of their clients delinquencies.... more
There is no set credit score. Each landlord has a different risk tolerance when dealing with potential tenants.
It is best to have a written explanation and supporting documentation to support your reasons for getting into the foreclosure. If someone can understand and empathize with the reasons why you have poor credit - they may be willing to work with you.
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