571 credit score571 credit score. Paid and closed all credit card debt. I have student loans (deferred) and a car loan (origionally 17,000 - still owe 10,000). 38,000 base income (teacher) and second (part-time) job (tutor) 2,000 per month. Would like to get pre approved to submit offer on short sale for 130,000. Any chance? Also, what else can I do to raise score??? Secured credit card???May 01 2009 - US11YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.