If you are planning to buy a home, you need to make sure your credit is in order. This article from HomeKeepr discusses 5 things people do to hurt their credit score. Enjoy the article and give me a call if you need any help with your real estate needs.

Source: HomeKeepr | Re-Post Houterloot 2/7/2019 – 

You’ve been renting for a while now and it feels like the timing is right to make the leap to homeownership. After all, your friends are all buying houses and your job feels pretty stable, how many more hints that it’s time to settle down could you really need?

Well, if you’ve given it considerable thought, are certain you can cover emergency costs like unexpected roof replacement or furnace repair and you have a realistic expectation of what you can afford, then full speed ahead. Buying a house is a trying experience, only made significantly worse by credit mistakes.

Top Credit Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

Everybody makes mistakes, especially when it comes to their credit. The process by which your credit score is generated has long been veiled in shadows, making it doubly easy to misstep without even knowing it. However, there are certain mistakes that homebuyers make again and again, including these items that are obviously impactful to your credit score:

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Tim Houterloot

Tim Houterloot

Being part of the Keller Williams team in Indianapolis was a natural fit to pair up with 25 years of professional experience in influential leadership roles at large corporations in the Central Indiana area. My background includes leading teams of skilled professionals in the Sales and Information Technology fields; working besides them to gather the needs of both internal and external customers from a regional recruiting company, to leading large global Information Technology staffs supporting the scientific, manufacturing, and sales/marketing needs of companies such as Eli Lilly, Roche Diagnostics and Xerox.

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