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Did you hear about the new FICO score changes?

,Fair Issac Corp., the creator of the FICO score, announced big changes in how it will calculate credit scores later this fall and these changes could help boost your credit score. Here are a few things that you'll want to know about.Good News ...Renters who pay their rent on time will see a boost in their credit scores.Medical collections won't hurt your credit score as much as they did in the past.Paid-off and settled collections will be ignored when calculating your credit score.Keep in mind ...An unpaid medical collection still hurts your credit score - just n...

November 4th, 2014 Did you hear about the new FICO score changes?

The Do's and Don'ts of getting a Mortgage

,These may seem simple and obvious, but they can make a big difference.DO'sAlways give us a call if you have any questions.Provide requested documents in a timely fashion.Continue paying all of your bills on time (including your mortgage or rent).Talk to us before you pay off any loans or credit cards, charge offs, or collections.Remember we're on the same team. We WANT to help you get a loan!DON'TsDON’T change your job, residence or marital status.DON’T make major purchases such as: cars, boats, cosmetic surgeries, jewelry.DON’T switch banks...

November 4th, 2014 The Do's and Don'ts of getting a Mortgage

Keys to Building a Great Credit Score

, A great credit score can make your life easier but a poor credit score can make it more difficult for you and your loved ones to enjoy all that life has to offer. Please share this advice with your friends and family. 1. Start Early One of the keys to a great credit score is having a great credit record over a long period of time. Start building credit while you are young. 2. Start Slow Don't try to run before you can walk. Start by opening a credit card account. Use the card each month but don't max it out (stay well below the credit limit). Alwa...

November 4th, 2014 Keys to Building a Great Credit Score

Welcome to our New Blog

Check back over the next few weeks to see what is happening in the mortgage industry and how we can help you lower your monthly mortgage payments.

October 11th, 2013 Welcome to our New Blog

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