Hi, Sandra! There are factors that go into loan approval. If the bankruptcy was due to unemployment or illness there may be a greater chance for loan approval in a short amount of time. Also, after foreclosure your interest rate could be significantly higher than the current average rate. I highly recommend locating a professional lender to help guide you through the process. I have a couple of lenders' names I can give you, just send me an email at email@example.com and I'll forward them on to you.