Affects Of Mortgage Lates On Your Credit Score

Mortgage and Lending with Caliber Home Loans NMLS#284800

As a mortgage professional, I am frequently asked about the effects of mortgage lates and foreclosure on credit scores. has a pretty good article regarding this.

Per Fair Isaac, your credit score will take an average hit of 40-110 points for a 30-day mortgage late payment, 70-135 point hit for a 90-day mortgage late, 85-160 point hit for a foreclosure, short sale, or died-in-lieu, and a 130-240 point hit for a bankruptcy.

Pretty scary stuff, especially if you have other derogatory accounts, but good to know.

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 Kevin Kueneke, NMLS # 284800
San Diego County Mortgage Specialist
VA Mortgage Loan Specialist | FHA Mortgage Loan Specialist
Direct Lender | Mortgage Banker
Phone 760-500-1919 | Fax 619-419-2324

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Mann Mortgage LLC | NMLS #2550
11230 Sorrento Valley Road Suite 225| San Diego CA 92121


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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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Lending laws change so often, it is difficult to keep up.     I leave all those questions up to my loan officer!

Apr 23, 2010 12:33 PM #1

Consumers who have good credit ratings will generally be offered the best interest rates. They will also have more buying power when it comes to finding the best card that suits their needs.


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