Do You Know Your Credit Score?

If you’re looking to buy a new home, getting the best interest rate on a home loan comes down to one important number — your credit score.

Know_Your_Credit_Score1Here are some tips to help manage your credit score.

Do:

– Develop a credit history
– Make timely payments
– Mix up different types of credit
– Maintain a consistent balance

Don’t:

– Close old, unused credit accounts
– Open accounts for better credit mix
– Sign up for retailers’ incentives
– Shop for a loan too long

Better interest rates mean a better loan. If you moved today, would you qualify for a good interest rate based upon your credit score? Know your score. And be smart with how you use your credit.

If you’re in the market to buy a home or know someone who is, I am here to help. Contact me to get started.

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