"Can I get a car loan if I rent a house? "

"I need to buy a car but don’t know if I would qualify for a car loan. I have good credit, about a year or two of credit history, and there are no big items on my credit report such as a house because I have always rented. Does that matter?


Answer provided by
Johnny Puckett
Answered on Jun 10, 2021
“It does matter to a certain extent, but it probably will not affect your chances of approval. This will likely only have an effect on your interest rate, but if you are a member of a credit union you can probably get a better rate than if you use dealer financing.
Your ability to pay back the loan is going to be the main thing that lender’s will be looking for. So as long as you have some credit and enough income, you should be fine.
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