Do you know what kind of credit mistakes are lowering your credit score? Common mistakes may be dragging down your credit score and you may not even know what you’re doing. Keep your credit card balance below 50 percent of your available credit. If you max out your credit cards every month you may be lowering your score. You can also get into more trouble if you run into late payments on your credit cards. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips video for more common credit mistakes that could be lowering your credit score.