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How to prepare your credit for a mortgage to get the best possible rate and save thousands

10 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Your credit can affect the mortgage rates lenders are willing to give you when you buy a home , so good credit can save you a lot of money over time.
If you're wondering how to prepare your credit for a mortgage, you should start now.
You'll want to check your credit reports and scores, pay down any credit card balances, and consider asking a trusted family member to be added as an authorized user to a card with a strong credit history.
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