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Can I Qualify for Refinancing? 3 Keys to Find Out If You Can Refinance.

To qualify for most loans, you need the following:

1. Decent credit

2. Sufficient income

3. Sufficient equity


Decent credit: You don’t need perfect credit, but the fewer problems in your credit history, the better. But those problems aren’t a life sentence. Some programs even let you borrow to buy a home within one or two years after bankruptcy. The key is to make your credit look as good as you realistically can.


Sufficient income: You also need income to repay your new loan. Income might have been plentiful when you got your current loan, but can you refinance in your current situation?


Sufficient equity: Get familiar with your loan-to-value ratio (LTV), which is a way of understanding how much equity you have.





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