If it is more than three years since you went through foreclosure you may qualify for a federally insured FHA loan. If you fall into this category then this could be the best an easiest way you can get another mortgage.
The above does not mean that you should do nothing and simply wait for three years to pass. When obtaining any mortgage loan you will be predominantly judged on your credit score. Your credit score can simply be defined as a numeric score or judgment of you bill paying habits. No matter what king of loan you will seek or get in the future key to your applications success is to start working on improving your credit score now.
There are many credit repair schemes and services out there that promise to repair your score in next to no time. Such schemes are best avoided as they tend to be short term fixes. If you want another home loan and want to avoid another foreclosure you need to learn about the credit score process.
Only when you learn about the way credit scores are worked out will you be able to easily identify how you can change your spending patterns or behavior to have a significant impact on your score. Quite often simply changing your paying back habits can have a big impact, let alone changing you spending habits.
In a recent survey it was found that more than half of all foreclosures could have been prevented if the borrower had taken action earlier. This action could have been contacting their lender, setting themselves a budget, consolidating other loans. The key point is that it is too easy to simply put these things off tomorrow. If you are serious about getting another mortgage start taking action today.
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