The home-buying process is famously stressful and perplexing, 

especially if you're concerned that your

 poor credit would effectively exclude you from

taking part. Thankfully, some lenders will still conside

candidates with lower credit scores, usually around the 580 range.

Select gathered a number of such lenders — all of which will consider

Select gathered a number of such lenders — all of which will consider

applicants with credit scores lower than the normal 620 — and rated them based on the sorts of loans they offer, customer service,

The home-buying process is famously stressful and perplexing,