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Mortgage after Chapter 7

Looking to see if it's possible to obtain a mortgage after chapter 7 discharge (1 year). I have been reading that FHA will consider after one year if there was odd circumstances of the bankruptcy. Had to file personal bankruptcy due to business bankruptcy (someone stole six figures from me). I had to file personal bankruptcy due to personal guarantees other then that there was no personal debit at all. All mortgage payments of the last 15+ years have been on time. Any advise would be appreciated. by dtecd5538 from Ellenton, Florida. 9 days ago Reply

Bert Carpenter (BertCarpenter)
#1 ranked lender in Arizona - 2,200 contributions

It is true that FHA does have language in their guidelines that allow for the penalty period to be reduced to 12 months for extenuating circumstances. Sadly, I have never seen anyone with circumstances that were extenuating enough to warrant an approval until after the two-year mark, including a widow with 3 small children that had to file for BK after her husband, the sole breadwinner, was killed in an auto accident. There are programs out there for folks with a BK as recently as yesterday to be able to obtain financing to buy a home. ~ Bert Carpenter, The LoansA2z Team of NEXA Mortgage ~ NMLS 40586 ~ Licensed in AZ, CA, GA, IL, OR & WA... In fact, NEXA is licensed in all states except MA and NY and we are pending approval in VA, so give us a call. ~ 480-889-9000.

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