What is the minimum Credit Score requirement to purchase a home?

I am working on rebuilding my credit, and believe I can reach 600 in the next couple of months. I'm looking at possibly buying a nice starter home, and there are many in my area in the $50,000-$60,000 price range that I could easily afford. I'd be able to get the 20% down that is usually desired. I'm... show more I am working on rebuilding my credit, and believe I can reach 600 in the next couple of months. I'm looking at possibly buying a nice starter home, and there are many in my area in the $50,000-$60,000 price range that I could easily afford. I'd be able to get the 20% down that is usually desired. I'm gainfully employed, making about 50k/year.

So what is the minimum score I should work for before even thinking about talking to a Real Estate Agent?
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