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What Will a Bad Credit Score Cost You on a Home?

What Will a Bad Credit Score Cost You on a Home?

  By.Credit.com You’ve heard mortgage professionals and personal finance experts practically harp on you to check your credit well in advance of getting a mortgage and you may or may not have taken their advice. But what if you knew that better credit could save you enough to pay for your kid’s college education — […]

Get your house in order: Repairing your credit before you buy a home

Get your house in order: Repairing your credit before you buy a home

By Adam Verwymeren For those with bad credit, buying a home can feel like an impossibility. Even if you can qualify for a mortgage, a bad credit score will likely leave you saddled with a high interest rate, making those monthly payments much more expensive than they need to be. So improving your credit score […]

How to repair my credit and improve my FICO credit score

How to repair my credit and improve my FICO credit score

  It’s important to note that repairing bad credit is a bit like losing weight: It takes time and there is no quick way to fix a credit score. In fact, out of all of the ways to improve a credit score, quick-fix efforts are the most likely to backfire, so beware of any advice […]

How To Repair Your Credit

How To Repair Your Credit

By LaToya Irby   Introduction to Credit Repair Living with bad credit in America today is possible, but it’s tough. Bad credit makes many things difficult, impossible, or more expensive. For example, did you know insurance companies often charge a higher interest rate for drivers that have bad credit scores? If you’re getting new utilities turned […]

What is a Residential Mortgage Credit Report?

What is a Residential Mortgage Credit Report?

What is a Residential Mortgage Credit Report? Just when you think you’ve got this whole credit thing down, some new credit-related phrase creeps into the industry’s vocabulary. Let me introduce you to the world of mortgage credit reporting, which is very different than just “regular credit reporting.” There’s an entire world of intermediary credit reporting […]