Last month I talked about The Don’ts: Home buying deal killers, the things that can negatively affect your mortgage approval process. There was a very extensive list of don’ts but as you can see from a quick glance below….The Do’s list is quite a bit smaller. Although this list is smaller, the following are essential in having a smooth mortgage process.
Do Stay Current on your Existing Accounts: Late payments on your existing mortgage, car payments, or anything else that can be reported to a Credit Reporting Agency can cost you.
Do Continue To Use Your Credit As You Normally Would: Red flags are easily raised within the scoring system. If it appears you are diverting from your normal spending patterns, it could cause your score to go down. For example, if you’ve had a monthly service for internet access billed to the same credit card…
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