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Your Credit: What NOT to do prior to buying a home

Friday, April 04, 2014   /   by Shawn Viguerie

Your Credit: What NOT to do prior to buying a home

When purchasing a new home one of the biggest hurdles a buyer will face is financing. Unfortunately there are 5 habits that can unintentionally make this hurdle even harder to overcome. While trying to obtain financing for a new home it is important to monitor how you handle your credit. A recent article outlines 5 of the most common problems home buyers encounter while trying to purchase a home.

 

You’ll have more hurdles to clear before a lender legally commits to funding your home loan. Buyers who don’t know any better can inadvertently add obstacles to that path – or even kill the entire deal – between contract and closing day.

 

Read the entire article here:  http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2014/02/11/the-5-worst-things-you-can-do-before-buying-a-home/

 

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Pierce County Statistics:

Homes for sale in Spanaway: Median Price Sold February 2014: $219,000. Up 7.9% compared to the last month.

Homes for sale in Tacoma: Median Price Sold February 2014: $170,000. Up 9% compared to the last month.

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