Not necessarily, if you've been late with your payments less than 3-times in the past year, and the payments were no more than 30-days late, you still have a good change at getting a competitive interest rate. Most lenders will accept certain reasons for this like an illness, or job-change, but explanations are required.
BBMC Mortgage, a Division of Bridgeview Bank Group, doing business as LenderCity®
Company NMLS: 484683
17813 Edison Ave., Suite 201
Chesterfield, Missouri 63005
Phone: 888.880.CITY (2489)