Huntington Beach CA – It always amazes me how some people will do anything to have perfect credit. They would rather go hungry than risk harming their prefect credit rating.
A good example is a guy I will call Seth. Seth has perfect credit. He has worked to keep perfect credit for the last 12 years.
Seth has a several credit cards with high balances. He ran the balances up when the economy was strong.
Today, he can barely afford to make the minimum monthly payments. However, Seth was recently turned for a car loan, despite his perfect credit. Why did that happen?
I thought that perfect credit guaranteed that you could get a loan! Well, it turns out that Seth has too much debt.
Most banks won’t lender to someone with a high Debt to Income Ratio (DTI.)They calculate that number by adding up all the bills that you pay each month.
They use these ratios to determine if you have enough money to pay them each month. Seth can barely afford to pay the minimum monthly payments on his credit card debt.
If he pays them, then he can’t afford a car payment. His family needs a car more than they need perfect credit.
In my opinion, he should stop paying the credit cards. He should use the income he does have to take care of his family.
Having a car is more important than perfect credit. If they don’t have a car, then it will disrupt his work. If that happens, then his income could drop even more.
Then he won’t be able to afford the credit card payments anyways. Besides, there are ways he can repair his credit later on, after the economy has recovered.
At least he will be able to afford living expenses in the meantime. Thinking about a short sale?
I can help you short sale your property and never pay the bank another penny. Send me an e-mail at Tony@HunthausenGroup.com. I will contact you for a free consultation.
When we talk, I will explain how the process works in detail and answer any questions you may have. Or, if you prefer, you can call me at 714-334-7808
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Thanks for reading this, Tony Hunthausen.
Tony is a Real Estate Broker Associate at Remax Select One. Huntington Beach Short Sales Realtor:
Phone: 714-334-7808. Tony@HunthausenGroup.com.
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However, the likelihood of negotiating a modification is like everything else in life. It takes work and persistence to convince your lender to modify your loan. No matter what you or we do, your lender may not approve a loan modification.
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