Your Credit Score is incredibly important when you plan to buy a house or refinance a home mortgage. Yet this is one of the most overlooked parts of a home buying plan. The challenge is to start well ahead of the actual purchase of a home so you can position yourself in the best possible […]
Articles about Your Credit Score Related to Real Estate Financing
Your Credit Score also known as a FICO score is extremely important to be able to acquire financing to purchase real estate.
These articles can help you understand more about your credit score and the steps to take to get a loan to purchase a home.
Guest Post by Bob Shannon Photo from Pixabay When making large purchases that require a loan, building a good credit score is critical. Despite your best efforts, you may find that your credit profile isn’t ideal when it comes time to purchase a house. Many people find themselves in this situation, but there are things […]
I’ve put together 15 First-Time Home Buyer Tips for you to get started on your journey toward the American Dream of homeownership. These tips are a great way to get started, but they do not cover everything you need to know about buying your first home. Still, this should give you a good head start. […]
BEFORE You Buy A Home! * Please read our disclosures at the end of the article. You probably know by now that your credit score is critical to not only be able to qualify for a mortgage but also to get the best rate on your loan. So before you go house hunting, let’s get […]
Who’s Checking Your Money ‘Cred’? Maybe your ‘Street Cred’ isn’t too important to you, but your credit score should be. So, who IS checking your credit? That depends on what you – or your children – are shopping for, applying for or doing online. Just because you aren’t currently trying to get a mortgage or […]
According to a new report from the credit bureau Experian, many prospective homebuyers are put off from the process because they are unaware of their credit scores. But knowing your credit score has never been more simple. Start by getting your free report from CreditKarma* at https://www.creditkarma.com. Yes, it’s totally free and there is no […]
Like it or not, your credit score determines a great deal about what you can and can’t do in life, that is, when it comes to making major purchases like homes, cars, and other high-ticket items. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions and myths revolving around your credit score and how to keep it […]