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Will My Credit Score Go Down While Shopping For A Mortgage?

FICO recipeI get this question daily from my prospective buyers. “Do you have to pull my credit? I don’t want you to hurt my score that I have worked so hard to maintain.” A great question for today’s home buyers and refinancing households, the value of “good credit” has never been higher.

Years ago, that concern made more sense. Today, it doesn’t, because having a mortgage company pull your credit is very different from having Walmart do it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on September 11, 2012 in Personal Finance


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Boost Your Credit Score For Better Mortgage Rates

Are you in the process of buying a home or refinancing your current mortgage? Are you getting an FHA loan, or a Conventional loan? What is your credit score? Before a loan officer quotes a rate, these are the questions they will ask.

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