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Credit Score Fundamentals

A credit score may only be three digits, but that number is a big deal—it can sometimes determine the course of your life. From a lender’s perspective, your credit score indicates how likely you are to repay debts in a timely manner. Keep these quick tips in mind to get ahead of the game and establish and preserve good credit.

7 Ways You’re Accidentally Improving your Credit

7 Ways You’re Accidentally Improving your Credit - (TNS)—There’s little doubt that Americans with higher credit scores get better deals on core consumer items like mortgages, auto loans and credit cards. In many cases, you might be getting those “good credit” benefits without even knowing it. In the credit management game, experts calls that “accidental improvement” of your credit—and yes, there’s nothing wrong […] [Daily Real Estate News]

Seven Must-Dos for First-Time Homebuyers

Seven Must-Dos for First-Time Homebuyers - (MCT)—Buying your first home can be nerve-wracking. As a first-time homebuyer, you will navigate a process that might include uncertainty, excitement, confusion and frustration. But preparation and knowledge can help you stay on the right track. Here are seven steps that can improve your chances of having a good homebuying experience. Know Your Credit If […] [Daily Real Estate News]