Zillow Advice: Buying a Foreclosure - how soon can I get approved to buy a home after a bankruptcy? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-soon-can-I-get-approved-to-buy-a-home-after-a-bankruptcy/476997/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Typically 3 years from a ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-soon-can-I-get-approved-to-buy-a-home-after-a-bankruptcy/476997/ Typically 3 years from a bankruptcy, 2 years from a short sale Sat, 02 Feb 2013 13:26:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-soon-can-I-get-approved-to-buy-a-home-after-a-bankruptcy/476997/ 2013-02-02T13:26:00Z This depends on what type ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-soon-can-I-get-approved-to-buy-a-home-after-a-bankruptcy/476997/ This depends on what type of financing you will be seeking. &nbsp;From my limited understanding a typical lender will need 36 months from the date the judge signed the order. &nbsp;<br/><br/>Best of Luck Sat, 02 Feb 2013 12:08:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-soon-can-I-get-approved-to-buy-a-home-after-a-bankruptcy/476997/ 2013-02-02T12:08:00Z