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Don’t let your credit take a backseat in your relationship

Kelly Dilworth

It can be tempting in a relationship to let your partner handle all your loans and bills,  but this could wind up costing you money in the long run. If you’re applying for a major loan, such as a mortgage, you…
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Young millennial renters: Start mortgage-prepping now!

Sienna Kossman
Preparing for home ownership

As temperatures rise and flowers bloom, many young consumers will be shopping for their first home. Last fall, the majority of prospective homebuyers (53 percent) said they hoped to buy a home in seven months or more, indicating spring and…
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Low credit scores lead many to delay buying a home, study finds

Peter Fullam

Despite a home-buying climate of low mortgage rates, many U.S. consumers are putting off buying homes because they are worried their credit scores may not be good enough, a recent survey finds. According to the Consumer Homebuying Survey 2016 conducted…
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It’s not you, real estate market, it’s me

Yasmin Ghahremani

Owning a home is supposed to be the American dream, but what if you want to spend your weekends somewhere besides Home Depot?

Even if you’ve got good credit and enough cash for a substantial down payment, owning isn’t always the best option.

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