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Your Credit Score May Have Just Gone Up

Posted On: July 5, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Your Credit Score May Have Just Gone Up

According to a study commissioned by the Federal Trade Commission, one in five people have an error on their credit report - Does this include you? ...



Home Buying 101: 4 Real Estate Documents You Can’t Ignore

Posted On: May 15, 2017 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Home Buying 101: 4 Real Estate Documents You Can’t Ignore

Before you claim the keys to the new home of your dreams, you’ll need to navigate through some important real estate documents! Understanding your paperwork and understanding mortgage terminology will help eliminate confusion and possible stress. Here are four of the most important real estate documents you will encounter ...



Home Buying 101: Do’s and Don’ts After Applying for a Mortgage

Posted On: March 20, 2015 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Congratulations; you are purchasing a new home! Between the times you receive mortgage pre-approval and your new home closing, keeping your finances in order is an important task. Your mortgage pre-approval is based on many factors including your credit score, current debts, income and even

Do You Know Your Credit Score?

Posted On: November 3, 2010 | Categories: General Info
Do you know your credit score?  You see that question pop up everywhere, mostly on advertisements designed to get you to buy a service from a company or a credit bureau.  DO NOT fall for this and waste your money paying for these “consumer쳌 credit scores.\n\nYou see, there are 2 types of credit

What You Don't Know About Your Credit Report Could Hurt You!

Posted On: June 13, 2010 | Categories: General Info
When you are applying to buy a new home, how does your potential mortgage lender know if you are a good risk? They need to determine your ability to repay your debt and make payments on time. In order to make this decision, your lender will look at your credit report. They will typically purchase

Free Credit Building Workshops for Home Shoppers

Posted On: January 22, 2010 | Categories: General Info
One of the biggest obstacles in buying a home is getting approved for a mortgage. With the high number of foreclosures and short sales, lenders are less willing to grant approvals when it comes to a mortgage loan. So, what do you do if your credit score is less than perfect?\n\nWell, get the answer

Credit Questions? We can help

Posted On: July 4, 2009 | Categories: Events
Are you wondering if you qualify for a new home? Do you have questions about your credit? Highland Homes can help!  On July 7 from 3 to 6 p.m., Bill Lavendar will be at the Normandy Heights sales model answering your questions.  With more than 25 years of experience helping people restore their