Infographic: How to Improve Your Credit Score

It’s no secret that good credit is an important factor when preparing for a home purchase. If you are trying to improve your credit score, there are some simple ways to make great progress. Have you looked at your credit report recently? If not, now is a good time to do so. And if your credit report contains mistakes, ensure they are corrected. If you changed your name, it is important to have your new…

Credit Scores and Buying a House: Knowledge is Power

When it comes to credit scores and buying a house, knowledge is power. Seventy percent of people who are preparing to buy a home and know their credit scores feel significantly more prepared for the transaction. Checking your credit score is easy–you are allowed one free credit report each year. Since each major credit reporting agency records information differently and may have varying information regarding your accounts, get a report from¬†Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. Or,…