Ten Tips for Buying Your Home

Get a handle on your credit score. The vast majority of home buyers need a mortgage loan to buy a home and securing financing can be difficult.  Lenders make their decision on whether to issue a loan based on the likelihood they will be paid back. To do this, they look at your credit score.  The higher your credit score, the better chance you have for obtaining financing. Unfortunately, there can be errors on your credit reports that can impact your credit score. To prevent this, make sure to obtain your credit report and correct any errors prior to applying for a mortgage.