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Lenders continue to lower FICO requirements for new homebuyers


  The average agency FICO score for banks is high at 745, compared to 713 at nonbank lending institutions.  Both show FICO requirements are on the way down, but it’s more pronounced at the nonbanks. Here’s why. Source: Lenders continue to lower FICO requirements for new homebuyers   The nation’s major banks are continuing to […]
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HOW DO I GET MY CREDIT SCORE THAT MATTERS


Source: HOW DO I GET MY CREDIT SCORE THAT MATTERS   What factors influence how long it takes to repair your credit? When a new client comes into our office to first go over their credit repair plan, they always ask the question, “How long will it take to bring my score back up?” Of […]
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How to boost your credit score for A Mortgage Loan Approval in Kentucky!


  Want to increase your credit score before buying a home? It might be easier than you think. Focus on these 6 steps and watch your score climb. Source: How to boost your credit score What Can Improve a Credit Score Keep Your Balances Low It’s important that you try to keep your balances at […]
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Debt to Income Ratios for A Kentucky Mortgage Loan


Debt to Income Ratios for A Kentucky Mortgage Loan There are two debt-to-income (DTI) ratios on every loan: housing or front-end ratio and total or back-end ratio. The housing ratio tells us what percentage of the borrower’s monthly gross income is allocated toward the monthly principal, interest, tax, and insurance (PITI) payment. The total ratio […]
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FHA changes may aid those who lost homes


FHA changes may aid those who lost homes. The Federal Housing Authority has shortened the mandatory waiting periods for an Kentucky  FHA-insured mortgage loan for those who have undergone foreclosure, deed-in-lieu, taken a short sale or declared bankruptcy during the economic recession.   Through its new program, Back to Work—Extenuating Circumstances, the waiting period for […]
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Kentucky FHA Credit Score Requirements for 2014, Based on Lender Feedback


Kentucky FHA Credit Score Requirements for 2014,  We’ve spent the last few days querying mortgage lenders about their credit score requirements for FHA loans. Specifically, we asked lenders if they expect to make any major changes next year, as far as credit scores are concerned. As it turns out, FHA credit score requirements in 2014 […]
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Ditch your spouse when buying that house – NASDAQ.com


Ditch your spouse when buying that house – NASDAQ.com. Based on the worst credit score  “Your spouse’s lower score might make it hard to get a mortgage or get a mortgage at a good rate,” says Anthony Sprauve, director of public relations with myFICO.com in San Jose, Calif.   “Lenders don’t take an average between your two […]
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Signs of credit-score easing for buyers as market softens | Business & Technology | The Seattle Times


Signs of credit-score easing for buyers as market softens | Business & Technology | The Seattle Times.

What is a Good Credit Score


What is a Good Credit Score.   What is a Good Credit Score? An established credit history and credit score often stands between potential home or car buyers and their dream. Butwhat is a good credit score? What exactly is a credit score? What makes a credit score “good?” How to improve your credit score? If you’re […]
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5 Ways to Rebuild Your Credit Score


5 Ways to Rebuild Your Credit Score for a Kentucky Mortgage loan. USDA, FHA, VA, Fannie Mae generally all require a 620 to 640 score on most applicants now. Louisville Kentucky FHA , VA, USDA, Fannie Mae Pinned byLouisville Kentucky Mortgage FHA, VA, KHC, USDA, Fannie Mae OntoLouisville Kentucky FHA , VA, USDA, Fannie Mae […]
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