Category: For Buyers

About Credit Scores & Free Credit Report

By: Mary Kirby, 2/26/2019 Whether you are looking to apply for a credit card or a home loan, your credit score is taken into consideration by lenders. Your "credit score" attempts to predict your ability to repay the loan, which is why it is also considered a "risk score." Having a good credit score increases … Continue reading About Credit Scores & Free Credit Report

Take the Guesswork of Out Homebuying

You’ve decided to make the leap into homeownership! Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage can make the home-buying process easier. Since your home will most likely be the largest investment you will ever make, it’s important to stay organized and focused. Here are a few tips to help you do so: Organize your paperwork. Your tax documents, … Continue reading Take the Guesswork of Out Homebuying

How to Know if a Neighborhood is Right for You

Before you buy a home, it’s important to learn about your new neighborhood. Along with using my neighborhood expertise, here are some suggestions on how to research whether a neighborhood is right for you. Look into the Crime Rates: In addition to the U.S. Census Bureau’s city profiles that list crime statistics, you can try … Continue reading How to Know if a Neighborhood is Right for You