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Bankruptcy and Buying a Home
Filing bankruptcy is a stressful time in a person's life. Along with discharging your debts and gaining a fresh start, you may wonder if you will be able to buy a home after a bankruptcy. The answer is yes! Mortgage companies and online lenders are now offering home loans for those who have a bankruptcy on their credit report. Some lenders will even approve your loan as soon as one day after your bankruptcy has been discharged.
Buying a home after bankruptcy is no longer impossible. There are many reasons a person chooses to file bankruptcy. The loss of a job, unexpected medical bills, and overwhelming credit card debt are just a few of the factors that can lead to filing bankruptcy. The mortgage lending industry has created special loan packages and terms for those who have filed bankruptcy in the past. Lenders have little to lose in approving a home loan after bankruptcy. With your home serving as collateral for the loan, the lender can feel confident in approving you for a home loan, often soon after your bankruptcy has been discharged.
Filing bankruptcy and buying a home are no longer mutually exclusive terms. Both traditional and online lenders can give you a good interest rate and payments you can afford, even after filing bankruptcy. If you have filed Chapter 11 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy and are wondering if you can obtain a home loan, contact a lender today who specializes in approving mortgages after bankruptcy. Interest rates are currently lower that they have been in decades. Even after filing bankruptcy you can get your new home loan approved and receive a great interest rate. Online lenders and mortgage companies are competing for your business. Do not let a past bankruptcy prevent you from purchasing the new home of your dreams.
If you have filed bankruptcy in the past and would like to purchase a home, there are numerous programs and loan products that will suit your needs. Lenders will approve your loan quickly and give you excellent terms on your mortgage. Some lenders will require that a certain amount of time pass before approving a new home loan after a bankruptcy while other lenders can approve your loan in a little as one day after your bankruptcy has been discharged. Now is the perfect time to apply for a mortgage, even if you have filed for bankruptcy in the past.
To view our list of recommended mortgage lenders for buying a home after bankruptcy visit this page:Recommended After Bankruptcy Mortgage Lenders.
Carrie Reeder is the owner of ABC Loan Guide, an information website with articles and the latest news about various types of loans.
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What is a Mortgage?
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A Personal Mortgage Experience
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As the term implies, with a fixed rate mortgage the mortgage rate is fixed for a set period of time, so no matter what movements occur in the lender's standard variable mortgage rate, the borrower's arrangement is fixed and, therefore, so are the monthly fixed rate mortgage payments.A fixed rate mortgage would suit someone who likes to know where they stand.
Reverse Mortgages - A Tax Free Income For Senior Citizens
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Refinancing Your Home - Is the Time Right?
Refinancing your home is a major decision not to be takenlightly, even in this era of low interest rates and easymoney. While every mortgage company in town is touting thestrategy of getting a new loan before rates rise again,there are several things you'll want to be mindful of beforeyou go about refinancing your home.
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Some of the Available Loan Types
There are many mortgage products available on the market today. We can help you find out which one is right for you.
Guide to Remortgages
Here is a useful guide to remortgages. What is a remortgage? A remortgage is when the terms of the original mortgage are renegotiated, and usually means that the borrower increases the amount that they are borrowing, which is often possible due to a rise in the value of the property.
Home Equity Loans Categories
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Mortgage-Refinance Loan Measurment 101 -- Evaluate Your Own Ability to Pay
We live in a society where people are losing their homes at an alarmingly high rate. There are several reasons for this, but one could certainly be avoided -- buying a house that creates a loan that is too large for you to handle.
Financing a Home With Bad Credit
Financing a home with bad credit is a common problem for people. Over 25% of homes in the US are financed through sub prime lenders, who offer financing to high-risk borrowers.
Refinance After Bankruptcy
Refinancing your mortgage after bankruptcy is actually the same as replacing it with an entirely new mortgage. The most common reason for refinancing your mortgage after bankruptcy is to get a lower interest rate and save money over the length of your mortgage.
High Risk Home Mortgage Lenders Online
Online high risk home mortgage lenders specialize in offering loans to people with adverse credit due to bankruptcy or other financial problems. By analyzing online quotes, you can find a reasonable mortgage loan even with poor credit.
Home Equity Lines of Credit - the Basics
A Home equity line of credit is a loan which is similar to a credit card. These often have a very low interest rate (In most cases even lower than home equity loans).
How to Compare Fixed Rate Mortgages and Adjustable Rate Mortgages
There are many types of mortgages, and the more you know about them before you start, the better. To compare one Adjustable Rate Mortgage with another or with a fixed-rate mortgage, you need to know about indexes, margins, discounts, caps, negative amortization, and convertibility.
Mortgage Questions to Ask Your Lender
Buying and financing a home today can be overwhelming. Here are some questions to ask your lender so that you can make informed decisions.
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