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Rent to Income Ratio: How Much Should You Spend On Rent?

December 27, 2021
Properly calculating the rent to income ratio helps you better understand how much rent you can afford without breaking the bank. Read more.

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Does Paying Rent Build CreditDoes Paying Rent Build Credit?
October 4, 2021
Paying rent on time each month is important, but does paying rent build credit? Follow along for everything you need to know about rent payments and credit. Read more.
How Long Does an Eviction Stay on Your Record and Affect Your Credit Header-01How Long Does an Eviction Stay on Your Record and Affect Your Credit?
September 17, 2021
Evictions can stay on your public record for up to seven years. An eviction doesn't show up on your credit report, but any financial effects could. Read this article to learn your options for getting the eviction removed from your record. Read more.
What Is a Rapid Rescore and How It Impacts CreditWhat Is a Rapid Rescore? How It Impacts Credit
September 8, 2021
If you're getting a mortgage and you think your credit score could be a bit better if the data were up to date, you might be able get a rapid rescore. Read this article to learn another option to get a fast credit score update. Read more.
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July 6, 2021
If an inaccurate foreclosure appears on your credit reports, it can really hurt your credit score. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can dispute it. Read this article to learn how. Read more.
Woman walking up steps to a front doorWhat Steps Do You Have to Take to Get a Mortgage?
January 12, 2021
Here's a short guide to help you navigate the home loan process more smoothly. Read more.
Practical steps to take if you can't afford rent this month. What to Do if You Can’t Pay Your Rent This Month
October 20, 2020
Find practical steps you can take if you can't afford rent this month in this detailed guide. Read more.
00 Apartments-M3F16HCities With the Biggest Increase in Rental Prices the Past Decade
October 13, 2020
Here are the cities with the biggest increase in rental prices in the last decade. Read more.
Conventional mortgages and VA loans explained, side-by-sideConventional Mortgage vs. VA Loan
October 6, 2020
Read on for an in-depth overview of conventional mortgages and VA loans, including details on how to figure out if you’re eligible for each. Read more.