Warning: "continue" targeting switch is equivalent to "break". Did you mean to use "continue 2"? in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/jetpack.php on line 705
Homebuyers need to steer clear of FICO-score potholes · WAHomeowners.com

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /nfs/c05/h01/mnt/76410/domains/wahomeowners.com/html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 604

Homebuyers need to steer clear of FICO-score potholes

Homebuyers need to steer clear of FICO-score potholes

Experts in the credit-reporting field say that despite FICO’s good intentions, bad things can happen on inquiries — requests by lenders and others to pull your national credit-bureau reports.

In a marketplace where lenders are demanding record-high FICO credit scores — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are averaging around 760 on approved mortgages this year — are you a little fuzzy about what can push your scores up or down?

Read More on The Seattle Times…

Are you thinking of buying a home? Now is a great time with this market and interest rates so low! Check out our Homeownership Simplified section a for information & tips on buying a house in Washington State as well as our handy calculators to figure out potential mortgages, closing costs, and more!