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Almost There: Little Credit Score Tweaks to Get the Score You Need for a Mortgage

July 30, 2015 by Leave a comment

Different mortgage types require different credit scores—and whether you’re just a few points shy of the 580 needed for an FHA loan or the 620 a traditional Fannie Mae mortgage requires, those few points really matter. If 5-10 credit score points are keeping you from getting the home of your dreams, then following these speedy... View Article

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What Your Credit History Says to a Mortgage Lender

March 9, 2015 by Leave a comment

If you’re thinking about buying a house, the first thing you need to do is speak with a mortgage lender and get pre-approved. This preliminary step can save you time and heartache. A pre-approval isn’t required to look at homes or bid on a property, but it does work to your advantage. Since this involves... View Article

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