Financial IQ January 24 2017

Breaking Down Your FICO Score

Most people are familiar with the FICO score version of the credit score. Scores on the FICO scale range from 300 to 850. However, there isn’t just one credit score range to go by. There are different types of credit scores, and each of them has its own range. This is the main reason why when you look at a consumer credit report versus a mortgage or lender report, you notice a difference in the scores. Sometimes there are multiple score modules.

 

4 Habits to Build Credit

How is the Credit Score calculated?

Your credit score can impact many areas of your life, particularly when it comes to homeownership – yet few seem to fully understand how it’s calculated. And more importantly, how it may be improved. MGIC’s illuminating mortgage infographic, Breaking Down Credit Score, will help you easily understand how the FICO credit score is calculated and reveals credit-related facts like the average national credit score.

  Sources: MGIC-connects.com

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How Credit Impacts Home Pricing

Your credit will influence your homebuying experience, from setting your sights on a home to securing a loan and everything in between. But how exactly does credit affect home pricing?

 

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If you are 62 years of age or older, could use a cash infusion and have a large amount of equity in your home, a Reverse Mortgage may be just the financial tool you have been looking for. Essentially, your mortgage now pays you (instead of vice versa) and you...

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If you're thinking of downsizing your home, less maintenance could bring you big benefits.

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Family, Friends, & Fulfilling the Dream of Homeownership

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The Modern Digital Mortgage Application

Technology has changed the way we live our lives. The way we connect, stay in touch, travel, and shop. And now it’s changing the home financing, too! Get pre-qualified for a home loan faster and easier than ever before – from any device, anywhere...

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Looking for a mortgage with flexibility?

Qualifying for a mortgage is now easier than ever before! If you have less-than-perfect credit or are carrying some higher debt, you may still qualify for a home loan with Eagle Home Mortgage’s new flexible financing option.

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June 11 2019

Mortgage Rates are Trending Downward

Mortgage rates are constantly changing, but they have remained low for quite some time now. If you’re in the market for mortgage financing, it may make sense to go ahead and get pre-qualified now!

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May 31 2019

What is Escrow?

When you’re buying a home, you’ll hear the word escrow multiple times throughout the process! The meaning varies slightly, but all of the variations have to do with funds being set aside for your home.

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