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How to Rent a House After a Bankruptcy

One of the most analyzed aspects of anyone in the recent times is their credit scores where they are mostly analyzed when one is seeking a loan approval. Our credit scores are also analyzed by potential business partners as well potential employers when we are seeking employment or interested in investing in different businesses. It, therefore, explains why most people are striving to maintain a solid credit score to have a good financial reputation. In the recent times landlord are also keen on digging on one’s credit score where they avoid people who have poor credit score as they are considered a risk. But it is possible for one to rent a house even when they have a poor credit score and here are ideas on how to rent a house having financial difficulties.

In the event of one being unable to secure a house for rent due to poor credit score they can seek a helping hand from a friend or a family member where they are enlisted in the lease agreement. Enlisting a family member or a friend who has a stronger a credit score they can help you increase the chances of one securing a house that requires a comprehensive credit check done by the landlord. The the landlord may consider such agreements as the person cosigning the lease agreements commits to paying any liability on behalf of the tenant such as unpaid rent or damages.

It is also advisable that one is straightforward with the landlord from the start where you can provide information about your credit situations thus building trust. When applying for a house through a rental application or when one meets the landlord in person it is advisable that one is honest about their credit scores and financial situation. Not everyone finds themselves in a bankrupt situation or having poor credit scores due to factors they had control over. One is better placed if they inform the landlord of their financial situation rather than letting them find it on their own.

One may also promise to pay up front where one may promise to pay their rent one month in advance. Another option is where one offers a bigger security deposit even when they have poor credit scores. Another option will involve sharing the house with an individual with better credit scores. One will not therefore need to sign the lease contract as the other tenant signs it.

When applying one should also ensure their application stands out where they can offer to pay bigger security deposit, sign a longer contract or promise to move in ahead of schedule.