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If you owe back child support can you get a home loan?

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Yes! my husband owed over 20K in arrears to the State he however has good credit (hard to believe but true) and has a good employement history. He qualified for a FHA loan and we closed on our first home last year. Throughout the loan process you will be discouraged and sometime denied because of the arrear on your credit but it all depends on who your broker is. I would not go straight to a big bank and apply for a loan but if you are current on your cs payments and owe arrears but have good credit and a decent debt to income ratio if it worked for us then it will work for you...We live in California.

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A custodial parent who is owed arrears should follow through with Child Support Enforcement and obtain a Child Support Lien that can be recorded in the land records. Once the lien has been recorded a lender will require the arrears be paid off by the obligor and the lien released before it will loan mortgage funds. The laws may vary from state to state.
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Can your home be taken if you owe child support?

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How much do you owe in back child support?

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Is there a law that prohibits the purchase of a home if you owe back child support in the state of Maryland?

No, as that would be considered interference of trade for the banks and Realtors. Non-payment is not the only, or even the main, cause of arrears. Retroactive orders on men

Can you get a home loan owing back child support?

It's not prohibited; however, the unpaid child support has probably lowered your credit rating. If you already own the property in question, it's possible that the State has p

Is back child support owed if you paid child support?

This assumes that you're asking about retroactive support (support due for a period prior to the entry of the first order), not unpaid support that accrued as the result of an

Can you buy a home if you owe back child support?

If there is a child support lien against you it must be paid before the bank will loan you money to buy a home. If there is a child support lien against you it must be paid b