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Are you about to apply for a mortgage loan in order to buy a home? If so, you may be curious about your credit score and how this might affect your financing. Let's take a quick look at how FICO credit scores can affect your...

You Ask, We Answer: What is Private Mortgage Insurance or 'PMI' and How Does It Work? For many homeowners, their mortgage payment contains more than just principal and interest. A little something called PMI could be representing a significant portion of that payment, and it's...

Credit scores play an incredibly important role in our lives yet few of us truly understand where they come from and how they’re calculated. Credit scores are provided by three primary credit repositories: Experian, Equifax and Trans Union. These are basically huge databases that house credit...

(BPT) - When buying a first home, most people are making one of the biggest purchases of their lives. Without home buying experience, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. Get the facts on these common first-time home buying myths: [su_divider top="no" style="dotted" size="1"] Myth –...

Most of us know about what hurts our credit score, but what about those things you aren't sure about? Watch the video below to learn about five things that won't affect your credit score. You can also read the transcript below. These days we're all trying...

Moving into a new home can be stressful, and the costs associated with transferring your belongings to your new residence don't make the process any better. This video shares seven costly moving mistakes that you can avoid during your next move! You can also read the...

Before attempting to buy a home after foreclosure, it is important to educate yourself on the necessary steps, and improve your odds of getting approved. Certain situations are extremely damaging to your credit report. These include bankruptcy, foreclosure, repossession, etc. Fortunately, you can rise from...