Zillow Advice: Home Buying - HELP! How long before we can purchase another house After a short sale of our home?.... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HELP-How-long-before-we-can-purchase-another-house-After-a-short-sale-of-our-home/514541/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate I answered this question ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HELP-How-long-before-we-can-purchase-another-house-After-a-short-sale-of-our-home/514541/ <a href="http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-had-a-short-sale-14-months-ago-when-can-I-buy-again/514534/">I answered this question on this thread.</a> Please refer to that answer for accurate information.&nbsp; Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:37:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HELP-How-long-before-we-can-purchase-another-house-After-a-short-sale-of-our-home/514541/ 2013-10-08T09:37:00Z Different lenders have different ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HELP-How-long-before-we-can-purchase-another-house-After-a-short-sale-of-our-home/514541/ Different lenders have different guidelines.&nbsp; A general rule of thumb is 3years after a foreclosure and some lenders look at short sales as the equivalent of a foreclosure.&nbsp; I would suggest talking to a local credit union first or a local financial institution that 'shelves' their loans instead of selling them on the secondary market.&nbsp; If your income and credit have been strong since your short sale, there's a very high probability you can find financing. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:18:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HELP-How-long-before-we-can-purchase-another-house-After-a-short-sale-of-our-home/514541/ 2013-10-08T07:18:00Z