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Blogs

Is The Credit Score You Purchased Online Useless?

Are you under the impression that the credit scores you purchase online from Equifax, TransUnion or Experian are what lenders use to approve and price a home loan?

Then you might be in for a surprise.  Yes, you can buy a score online, but it is not one of the FICO mortgage scores that mortgage lenders use. The actual scores used by lenders can be higher or lower by as many as 75 points or more.

The selling of useless credit scores has become such a big business that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is trying to stop the practice.

Have You Done the Mohonk Mountain House Labyrinth Hike?

This is amazing!  Everyone that is fit enough should do this . . . but block out pretty much the whole day.  It takes a lot longer than it looks in the video.  These guys are obviously very experienced and very strong.  The natural beauty and the views are breathtaking.

 

Existing Home Sales Strongest Since 2007

The housing market is off to a good start in 2017!