credit scores

Freddie Mac program aims to help renters boost their credit scores

Freddie Mac says it wants to help make renters more creditworthy and it’s putting its words into action with a…

9 months ago

Renters’ credit scores are improving

Renters are on the whole managing to improve their credit ratings, even as many struggle to cope with the financial…

1 year ago

Now is the best time to secure a mortgage, study finds

Home buyers should move quickly if they want to lock in the best possible terms on their mortgage, as the…

2 years ago

U.S. credit scores reach record high in 2019

Credit scores in the U.S. are improving, especially among millennials, according to a new analysis by the credit rating agency…

2 years ago

Here’s how long it takes for your credit to recover after buying a home

It takes around 11 months for a consumer’s credit score to recover after purchasing a home, a new study by…

4 years ago

RE/MAX Realtor Erica West Illustrates Why Credit Scores Still Count for Seniors

Many seniors whose mortgages are paid off, are retired and don’t expect to borrow money at this phase of their…

6 years ago

Low Credit Scores May Dash Millennials’ Home-Buying Dreams

Nearly a third of millennials (ages 18 to 34) hope to purchase a home within the next year, but more…

6 years ago

Foreclosures and FICO Scores Where Do You Stand

It's past the time that want-to-be home buyers understand the real relationship between a previous foreclosure and the current impact…

7 years ago

Are Credit Score Requirements Too Strict?

Executives at FICO, the creator of a credit score widely used in the mortgage industry, say that the high credit…

8 years ago

Mortgages Could Be ‘Easier To Get’ in 2014

It looks as if some borrowers may find it far easier to obtain mortgage credit this year than they would…

9 years ago