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Pump up your credit score before you buy: Part I

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Your credit score is an incredibly important number when purchasing a home. It determines whether your loan application is approved and even how much interest you'll wind up paying over the life of the loan. Improving your score prior to applying for a mortgage is a crucial step to the homebuying process.

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The first thing you need to do is obtain a copy of your credit report and comb through it for errors. A quarter of all applicants who walk away without a home loan had errors on their credit reports.

Paying off debt in full and on time will help improve your credit score. Create a system that works for you to maintain low balances or even better, eliminate debt.

Thank you for tuning, and learning a bit about how to improve your credit score.