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What’s the Minimum Credit Score for a Mortgage?

Written by: - September 3, 2009

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What’s the Minimum Credit Score for a Mortgage?

Do you know what the minimum credit score is to qualify for a home mortgage? Currently it?s a mid credit score of 620, but this may change very soon to 640. In fact, some banks have already stopped taking loan applications with a 620 mid score. What’s a Mid Credit Score? When applying for a […]

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Why You Might Not Be Able to Get a 5% Mortgage

Written by: - February 5, 2009

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Why You Might Not Be Able to Get a 5% Mortgage

Reaching for 5 Percent Government loan giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as well as the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), a division of the Dept. of House and Urban Development (HUD), have been slowly, but surely, tightening up guidelines, and making it more difficult for all but the very most qualified borrowers to get the […]

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