According to a survey, buying a home is the most stressful life event for some. Elizabeth Keatinge has more. Buzz60

There was a time when you could get a mortgage, regardless of your credit score. There were no-credit loans, loans for people without incomes or assets, and even home loans for people who had recently declared bankruptcy.

Unfortunately, these lax lending standards were a major contributor to the near-collapse of the U.S. financial system in 2008. Lending standards have tightened considerably since then. In order to