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Credit scores

If you are thinking of buying a house or condo, your credit score matters. A low score can Cause you to be unable to get a conventional mortgage. Drive up the price of your mortgage, because you are a higher-risk borrower. Sudden changes in your credit score, after you apply, can cause your mortgage to

Mortgages. The paper trail you will follow.

If you have a new year’s resolution to buy a house in 2015, here are some things you can do to smooth the path to getting a mortgage. The paperwork does not have to be overwhelming, if you are prepared. Avoid – unless absolutely necessary • Don’t transfer funds between accounts within 30 days of