Tag: Credit Score

How Will Applying for a Mortgage Affect My Credit?
Posted on 12/08/2019
How Will Applying for a Mortgage Affect My Credit?
Preparing to buy a home is a long and stressful process for many. You’ve spent months, or even years, saving for a down payment, planning your future, and building your credit to ensure you get the best possible interest rate on your loan. Then you find out, when getting preapproved for a mortgage, that your credit score dropped by...
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Building Credit As A Renter Can Help You Buy Your First Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
Building Credit As A Renter Can Help You Buy Your First Home
Having a high credit score is one of the most important and helpful things you can achieve before buying a home. A solid credit history will give you a better chance of being approved for the home loan you want and getting a lower interest rate so that you know you’re getting a good deal on your first home....
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Balancing Your Debt to Credit Ratio
Posted on 10/06/2019
Balancing Your Debt to Credit Ratio
It's easy to get stuck without a mortgage approval or with a smaller home loan than you want, just because you don't understand how your credit score works. Most of the things you've done to prepare: budgeting your income, balancing your bank accounts and saving up for a down payment, aren't reflected in your FICO credit score. It...
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