You can buy a foreclosure with FHA.
Typically, though, the seller(bank) won't do FHA required repairs....
So they don't always work out.
Another solution is a special FHA renovation loan.... called a 203(k) loan.
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Consider improving your credit first, pay all bills on time, dispute any negatives, keep crdit cards below 50%, pay down debt, etc. There are other factors besides credit that determine mortgage qualification, therefore visit with any loan officer(s) to determine qualification; at the very least if you don't yet qualify, you'll know what needs to be done in order to be able to purchase in the near future...... more