What does your Credit Score have to be to buy a house?

I want to buy a house but my husband is worried over so many things... Our credit has been a little shaky but is improving! We are renting a large apartment for $1620.00 a month. I fell that we can purchase a home for less! We live in a area where the average 4 bedroom house is 200,000-250,000. I need help to... show more I want to buy a house but my husband is worried over so many things... Our credit has been a little shaky but is improving! We are renting a large apartment for $1620.00 a month. I fell that we can purchase a home for less! We live in a area where the average 4 bedroom house is 200,000-250,000. I need help to convince him that it is a good time to buy!!
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