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get prequalified, and then some!

So! Now that you've decided that you want to start looking at houses, you are going to want to get preapproved for a mortgage.  Wait, you said "prequalified" in the title? What is that? Don't worry, we'll get to it.  As I've said before, prequalification and preapproval should t be your first or second step in… Continue reading get prequalified, and then some!

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how i improved my credit score

in less than two years, i increased my credit score about 200 points. it seemed so daunting at first. where would i even start? it just so happened that when i was inquiring about home loans, i got different pieces of advice from each lender i spoke to. i made myself a checklist and i… Continue reading how i improved my credit score

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credit score: a beginners guide in regards to home buying

okay okay, I'm sure you know some stuff about credit scores. but maybe just in case... it is a number that ranges from a low of 300 and a high of 850. a score of 700 or above is generally considered "good." to buy a house different lenders have different levels of how low they'll… Continue reading credit score: a beginners guide in regards to home buying