In the nearly 20 years that we’ve been writing this column, we’ve offered New Year’s Resolutions for home buyer and home sellers, plus New Year’s Financial Resolutions that everyone can use to start their year off right. This is the first year since 2007 that we’re starting with a brighter outlook for real estate. Home [...]
Last year, I found myself shopping at a major retailer. The store was having a great sale, and I found a fair number of clothes that fit me, all at an excellent price. When I was checking out, the cashier offered me a big discount if I opened up a major credit card co-branded with [...]
Having a good credit score will help you get a better mortgage interest rate. Learn how mortgage lenders use your credit score from mortgage broker Victor Benoun. You should try to increase your credit score before you apply for a mortgage. To establish a good credit score you must make your payments on time and in full every month.