What happens with student loans in a divorce?
Legally, any student loan debt you incurred before getting married is considered separate property and remains so after the divorce (with the exception of a prenup stating otherwise). So if you borrowed $70,000 to attend law school before marrying your spouse, that debt is yours.
Does wife’s credit affect mine?
Credit scores are calculated on a specific individual’s credit history. If your spouse has a bad credit score, it will not affect your credit score. However, when you apply for loans together, like mortgages, lenders will look at both your scores. If one of you has a poor credit score, it counts against you both.
Can my wife use my income for a mortgage?
The lender will not consider the income of your partner or spouse if you apply for the loan on your own. This could mean qualifying for a lower mortgage amount and buying a less-expensive home.
Can I borrow 5 times my salary on a mortgage?
What size mortgage will the mortgage lenders let you have based on your income? It is possible that you will be able to borrow 4.5 times your salary and possibly even 5 times your salary. This would be based on you having no debt and an average UK salary or higher.
Is 667 a good credit score for a mortgage?
Is 667 a Good Credit Score? A 667 FICO® Score is considered “Fair”. Mortgage, auto, and personal loans are somewhat difficult to get with a 667 Credit Score. Lenders normally don’t do business with borrowers that have fair credit because it’s too risky.