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By: Joshua Heckathorn Posted: Feb 04, 2016
A foreclosure ranks high among the most damaging hits to your credit score. In fact, FICO has stated that foreclosures will typically result in a loss of 85 to 105 points for someone with a 680 credit score. And if you have better credit, say a FICO score of around 780, the hit to your credit score could even be worse—potentially in the 140-160 range. No matter what your current credit...

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