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FHA Loan Reader Question: Unpaid Debts and FHA Loan Applications

A reader asks, “Can a I obtain an FHA loan with an unpaid charge-off reported on my credit report for over $10,000? I tried to pay/settle the debt, but the bank refuses to accept any payment because the account is in transition. The statute of limits has expired for the the bank to pursue debt collection; however, it has not been seven years for the account to be completely removed from my credit. I

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By Joe Wallace

June 20, 2012

Joe Wallace has been specializing in military and personal finance topics since 1995. His work has appeared on Air Force Television News, The Pentagon Channel, ABC and a variety of print and online publications. He is a 13-year Air Force veteran and a member of the Air Force Public Affairs Alumni Association. He was Managing editor for www.valoans.com for (8) years and is currently the Associate Editor for FHANewsblog.com.

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