Tag: credit score

When You’re Thinking of Buying a Home, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

[ 0 ] April 3, 2014 |
When You’re Thinking of Buying a Home, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

Buying a home can be a confusing and intimidating process.  Offers, counter-offers, closing dates, contingencies…. Getting a mortgage for that new home can be even more intimidating.  Credit checks and scores, references, appraisals, closing costs…. It’s the kind of transaction where it’s easy to feel like you don’t know enough.  Where you’d like some expert […]

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So you wanna buy a car?

[ 0 ] January 16, 2014 |
So you wanna buy a car?

It can be very tempting, even hard to resist.  That urge to rush out to get a fancy new car can be powerful when you see so many commercials on television showing all the new models, or the once in a lifetime sales, or the year end closeout bonanzas!  But wait, let’s not get too […]

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Credit Report tip:

[ 0 ] March 13, 2013 |
Credit Report tip:

Reading and understanding your credit report can be a little tricky, especially if you are new at it.  You can obtain a free credit report once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion at www.annualcreditreport.com. Here is a question we recently received on reading credit reports: […]

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Is Your Credit Score Where it Needs to Be?

[ 0 ] September 7, 2011 |
Is Your Credit Score Where it Needs to Be?

Thinking of making a big purchase in the near future? Before applying for a mortgage, opening a line of credit or buying a new car, consumers should know their credit score. More often than not, we never think of our credit score and how it can impact our purchase. Once you obtain a copy of […]

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