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6 Simple Tasks to Help You Buy a Home in 2019

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The new year is coming, which means many people are thinking about everything they hope to accomplish during the next 12 months. If buying a home is a goal for you, there are a few things that can help improve your purchasing power in 2019. These are simple changes and additions to your existing routines (beyond the traditional saving money …

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What Credit Score Do I Need to Buy a Home? | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron shares the ideal credit score needed to purchase a home. The answer may surprise you! You don’t need to have a perfect score to qualify to for a mortgage loan. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer Guide. Don’t forget to comment, share, and like this video on Facebook and YouTube to be entered into the …

What Is the FICO Credit Score?

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The most commonly used scoring tool used by mortgage lenders is the FICO Credit Score. If you’re thinking of purchasing a home, it’s important that you understand what the scoring system is and how it can affect your ability to obtain a loan. We recommend you take a few minutes to read through this blog post and familiarize yourself with …

CoreLogic Releases Q3 2016 Housing Credit Index Report

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CoreLogic has released its third quarter Housing Credit Index (HCI) report. This third-party report tracks the change in mortgage lending since 2001, the year when lending standards began to loosen before the dramatic tightening in 2006-2007 as a response to the housing bubble. The HCI gives a general look at how healthy the current mortgage industry is. Here are the …

Repairing Your Credit: Don’t Get Scammed

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Americans spent years recovering from the recession and are now trying to purchase homes. Many face credit issues that have lowered their credit scores and some may be desperate to make them go away, but it’s important for consumers to know that there are untrustworthy people out there who may be looking to cash in on their credit issues. They’re …