Yes, you can get a mortgage with a low credit score! There are lenders who specialise in giving mortgages to people with poor credit histories, or a low credit score. These specialist lenders are usually only accessible by using a mortgage broker - they won’t show up in your online searches.
In some cases, having a low credit score can mean you’ll be asked to pay a higher interest rate, or you might not be able to borrow as much. That means you might have to put down a larger deposit, something like 20-25% of the value of the house rather than the more typical 10%.
To get a mortgage with a poor credit score, it’s always helpful if you can show a lender you’re trustworthy by keeping on top of your regular payments and budgeting well. For example, making sure you have money left over at the end of the month.
Read more in our Guide: What Credit Score Do I Need to Get a Mortgage?
We get how it feels when you’re refused a mortgage. We’ve been there. Haysto exists because the mortgage world is broken. If you don’t have a shiny credit rating, you’re self-employed with a complex income, or just don’t fit the mould, the odds are completely stacked against you. We just don’t think that’s fair.
Unlike others, we only work on bad credit, self-employed and complex mortgages. That’s all we do. And we’re up for a challenge.
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