What is the average credit score needed to buy a house?

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asked Oct 11 in Real Estate - Renting by looster (210 points)
What is the average credit score needed to buy a house?

How good of a credit score does a person need to be able to get a mortgage to buy a house?

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answered Oct 12 by Shawn (22,590 points)
Most banks want a credit score of 600 or above for approving a mortgage or other home loan.

Any lower than a 600 credit score then you'll likely need a cosigner to help get the home loan.

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