Monday, June 25, 2012

Getting Edina Home Loans with Bad Credit

Securing Edina home loans when your credit is less than perfect can be a real challenge. However, don’t give up hope! Even for those who’ve made a few monetary mistakes in the past, there are ways of glossing over the past and securing financing. You just need to be willing to work a little bit harder to get what you want and, unfortunately, to pay a little bit more as well.

One option you may have is to simply improve your credit enough so that you do qualify for traditional Edina home loans. For some, it’s as simple as getting approved for a major credit card. This shows up as a positive mark on your credit, providing that you don’t get into any debt with the card, and can push your credit over the edge so that you just qualify for a loan. You might even think about filing for bankruptcy if your credit is bad enough and you are struggling to get out of debt. It might sound counterintuitive, because filing for bankruptcy is so bad for your credit, but it does give you a clean slate to work with. Potential lenders will see that you are free of debt and will have the peace of mind of knowing you can’t file for bankruptcy again for many years. All of these things can make them more likely to finance you.

Another factor that can help to increase your chances of securing a home loan, even with less than stellar credit, is to have a steady employment history. If you’ve been working the same job for at least a year, then this could greatly help your chances. Likewise, earning a stable (or gradually rising!) income looks good, as does having a large down payment.

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