So, you’ve decided to sell your home. Congratulations!

As you know, you’re facing a tidal wave of decisions, from selecting a real estate agent to choosing any last-minute repairs or projects (a fresh coat of paint never hurts!). These choices can help you to reach your goal, to sell your home.

Keep reading to discover one of our secrets for successful home-selling: pricing your home correctly.

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While the American dream sets up a fantasy of getting a stable job, saving up enough money, and buying a house, there’s a little more to the home-buying process than creating personal savings and tenacity; a healthy credit score is a necessary factor that many people don’t know to consider until after the financing journey begins.

Credit scores, though complex and sometimes difficult to understand, are an important piece of the homebuying process. Credit scores play a large role and are a significant piece of how your mortgage interest rate is determined. A good, high score, for example, can lead to a lower rate.

What’s a good credit score to buy a house? Keep reading to find out.

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Homebuying is a process, starting from initial questions and continuing through each signature and initial on the closing documents. The earliest steps are critical, especially when it comes to timing.

You’ve saved the money, figured out your budget, built up your credit score, and scanned real estate sites endlessly for months, trying to nail down the ins and outs of your dream home. You’re ready for the next step, and to plunge into homeownership.

Just one question remains: when is the best time to buy a house?

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