The derogatory credit policy as outlined below must be applied to all Freddie Mac loans, including loans run through LP. Be sure you understand the consequences before you make a credit altering decision!

Short Sale:

All short sales are now considered derogatory credit

If the short sale was due to extenuating circumstances, the recovery time period for re-establishment of credit is 24 months from the date of completion

If the short sale was due to financial mismanagement, the recovery time period for re-establishment of credit is 48 months from the date of completion

Bankruptcy:

If a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is caused by financial mismanagement, the recovery time period for re-establishment of credit is 48 months from dismissal date

The existing requirement of 24 months from discharge date remains in effect

Foreclosure:

If a foreclosure is caused by financial mismanagement, the recovery time period for re-establishment of credit is 84 months

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