Category Archives: Credit Score

Millennial Women Hold Better Credit Scores than Men

But trail behind in homeownership rates August 4, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com A new study from LendingTree shows Millennial women are better than men at improving their credit score. Millennial women held an average credit score of 666, higher than men’s credit scores … Continue reading

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Average FICO Score Reaches 700 for the First Time Ever

Continue rising after hitting Great Recession low July 10, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez. HousingWire.com Americans are seeing higher credit scores than ever as the average national FICO score reached an all-time high, hitting 700 for the first time ever. Average credit scores … Continue reading

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Two Major Changes Make Getting a Mortgage Easier

Millions will suddenly qualify for home loan this month July 5, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com During May, two major changes will allow millions of new borrowers to enter the housing market. The first change to take effect this month is the … Continue reading

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Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Mom and Dad’s Interest Rate

KCM Crew, July 5th, 2017 Interest rates have hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which has given many buyers relief from rising home prices and has helped with affordability. Experts predict that rates will increase by the end … Continue reading

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Pre-Approval Should Always be your First Step

KCM Crew, July 2nd, 2017 In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbersthe amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. … Continue reading

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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

KCM Crew, June 27th, 2017 In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Now Sit at Lowest Level in 2017

30-year mortgage rate falls below 4% May 25, 2017, Brena Swanson, HousingWire.com As forecasted, mortgage rates continued to drop in the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. And not only did rates drop, but they now sit at their lowest … Continue reading

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