Bad Credit Graduate Mortgages

Bad Credit Graduate Mortgages

Before reading about Graduate Mortgages with Bad credit you may want to see the Graduate Mortgages and Graduate Mortgage Tips.

See the main Graduate Mortgage page and Graduate Mortgage Tips too.

Can graduates with bad credit get a mortgage?

Probably. It depends on how bad your credit is though. Somebody with perfect credit has almost all lenders available to them. That means they also have the best interest rates available to them.

As credit worsens, fewer and fewer lenders will be willing to lend to you. With fewer lenders available, the best rates might be unavailable to you.

 

The worse the credit, the fewer lenders available and typically, the higher the interest rate.

Bad Credit Graduate Mortgages

What causes a bad credit score?

Low credit scores are a sign of poor money management. Things that significantly affect your credit score are:

Different lenders will have different rules as to which of the above are acceptable. It can even depend on the time frame, size and reason for the bad credit.

Does a student loan affect graduates’ credit and getting a mortgage?

Student loans don’t actually appear on your credit file. This is because your student loan repayments are taken straight out of your pay, and the amount varies depending on how much you earn.

The mortgage lender will see how much money gets deducted from your monthly pay and adjust what they will lend to you based on that. This has the bonus that if you aren’t yet earning enough to repay your student loan, you won’t be penalised for it.

See the full article on student loans and mortgage here.

How to check if you have bad credit

The best way is to check your credit report. See tip number 4 here for more information.

It’s harder for people with bad credit to get a mortgage. A Mortggae Broker will be able to help you but expect to pay for their services. See my fees for bad credit mortgages.

See the main Graduate Mortgage page and Graduate Mortgage Tips too.