How to Avoid 3 Common Mortgage Scams

How to Avoid 3 Common Mortgage Scams

There are scams out there for everything, and obtaining a mortgage is no exception. While home buying and ownership is typically a source of pride and happiness, unscrupulous individuals are always coming up with schemes to con you out of your hard-earned

May 24, 2022 | Credit

4 Steps You Can Take When You Can’t Afford Your Mortgage Payments

4 Steps You Can Take When You Can’t Afford Your Mortgage Payments

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned so much of life on its head. Many businesses were unable to reopen after long shutdowns, putting many people out of work. And while there may be plenty of jobs available now, they may not always pay as well as a previous o

Apr 14, 2022 | Credit

How to Get a Mortgage Without a Credit Score

How to Get a Mortgage Without a Credit Score

Getting a home mortgage loan typically means a lender will run a check of your credit. It is much easier to get a mortgage if you have a great credit score; and you'll get a better deal as well. But what if you don’t have a credit score? Is it still possi

Aug 04, 2021 | Credit

New FICO “Resilience” Credit Score Could Help Borrowers

New FICO “Resilience” Credit Score Could Help Borrowers

As the U.S. economy reels from record-high unemployment and continued COVID-19 shutdowns, the Fair Isaac Corp. (FICO), a global analytics company and producer of the FICO credit score, released a new credit index recently it hopes will keep mortgage

Jul 15, 2020 | Credit

7 Tips to Improve Your Credit Before Applying for a Mortgage

7 Tips to Improve Your Credit Before Applying for a Mortgage

In addition to income and assets, your credit profile is one of the biggest factors in determining whether you qualify for a mortgage. If your credit score is not currently in a desirable range, there are plenty of ways you can improve it to up your chanc

Jun 24, 2020 | Credit

What You Need to Know About Mortgage Forbearance

What You Need to Know About Mortgage Forbearance

If you are one of the 22 million Americans who have filed for coronavirus-related unemployment in the past few weeks, you may also be wondering if you are going to be able to make your mortgage payments. If your income has vanished or been reduced due to

Apr 22, 2020 | Mortgage Advice Credit

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