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Can I Buy a House After a Bankruptcy?

Updated: Jun 8, 2021

There was once a time when bankruptcy had a more negative effect on things like buying a house. Things have drastically improved in that arena. When you file bankruptcy with an attorney, you can utilize their knowledge of life after bankruptcy to better prepare to get your life back up and running quickly.

Step 1: Review Your Credit

You can pull your credit and go over all the details. It isn't necessary to fix every single thing, but there are some key factors to be sure you review.

-Check all personal information

-Review your bankruptcy discharge information

-Check all creditors listed in the bankruptcy

-Make sure there are no duplicate notices

-Check all of your account information listed on the reports including account numbers

If you find discrepancies, you must send certified letters with your discharge papers to your creditor. Then recheck your credit. We offer a program to our clients a credit rebuilding program that offers letters and forms to send regarding these issues. You can book a consult and find out all the information on this program.

Step 2: Reestablish Credit