There’s a virtual file record with your name on it! When it is time to take on a home loan, that virtual record gets accessed and the outcome is a credit score that will help decide if and the amount you can get, at what rate and if you are eligible at all.

Fortunately, you are 100% in charge of your own credit score rating. Regardless of whether your previous financial record has been uneven, there are steps you can take to build your score: demonstrating to lenders that you are a low risk and deserving of their best rates. Here are a couple of significant hints:

1.Never skip a bill or delay payments. This is the single greatest factor in your credit score: paying your bills on schedule. Set up automatic installments payments or keep a cautious schedule. This routine conveys the most weight regarding your credit score, so be sure to pay attention to it.

2.Estipulate your own credit limits. In the event that the credit card company gives you a credit limit of $10,000, make your own restriction of $3,000: or close to 30% of the accessible funds. Have more than one credit card? Make sure to balance them out. It’s smarter to be at 30% on three credit cards than have one at the limit and two that are rarely utilized. You need to show that you are utilizing your credit yet utilizing it intelligently.

3.If you are getting excessively near your credit limit, pay more than the minimum balance each month and, in the event that you can, pursue cleaning up your balance in full. Having your credit limits expanded can help if that doesn’t cause any extra spending.

4.Keep track of the history. Ensure you do have a record of your credit history. You may have a low score since you don’t have a record of owing money and taking care of it. Since history is important, you would prefer not to cancel a card and lose that history. The longer you’ve had a card, the clearer the image is of how you deal with your obligations. On the off chance that you believe you truly need to drop a card, get advice first.

5.Never ever allow a bill to go to collections. This can be an extreme one in case you’re low on cash or a bill is under dispute. In any case, a bill that is sent out to collection is – right next to to bankruptcy – perhaps the blackest mark on your credit score. In case you’re experiencing difficulty paying, consider conversing with the company and negotiate a payment plan.

6.Be specific. Applying too much for credit cards negatively affects your credit score. A stack of cards seems as though you’re spending out of control and also shows you represent a higher credit risk. With that in mind, when you’re asked if you would like to apply for a store credit card to save money on your purchase, simply dismiss it; the high rate that goes with that card does not worth the savings on that purchase.

If you are looking to refinance or purchase a home over the next few months, contact us today at 877-296-2696 or email us at