Don't let uni jeopardise your home-buying chances
MoneyFacts, 02 Aug 2016
Indeed, new research from Amigo found that more than 16,000 people were unable to get on the property ladder last year due to their poor credit score – 5% of all applicants – and those who had embarked on higher education were 10% more likely to be rejected than those with A-Levels alone.
"Owning your own home is an aspiration many people have, but actually getting on the property ladder is becoming more and more unachievable," said Glen Crawford, CEO at Amigo Loans. "Ensuring people are aware of what can affect their chances has never been so important, as this can make the difference between having the key to your dream property and being declined for a mortgage".
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