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February 2016

Found 3 blog entries for February 2016.

When purchasing a home, your credit is very important, but just how much do you know about some of the procedures that are meant to "protect" your credit? 


Fraud Alerts and Credit Freezes

Fraud alerts and credit freezes are intended to help you protect your credit, but sometimes there can be some confusion with the difference between the two.

Here is what you need to know:

What is a Fraud Alert?

A fraud alert is a signal to potential creditors to let them know to take further steps to verify your identity before issuing credit. They are useful protective measures to put in place if you believe your identity is at risk. To place a fraud alert, contact any of the three credit reporting agencies and request the alert - the agency you

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If you are trying to sell your home then it really pays off to go to a little extra effort to impress your buyers. There have been studies that show it takes buyers only 7 seconds to decide whether or not they are going to buy a home once they set foot in a house. Not all of us have the cash on hand, or the time and energy, to do things that are really going to flip your home over to the next buyer quickly. Sometimes, the smaller touches can really make a difference!

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