One Borrower Multiple Credit Scores

Earlier, Mortgage Secrets discussed the fact that any given borrower will receive a credit score from each credit repository. Should the credit data in these files materially differ, the corresponding credit scores will differ. This fact brings up the question: Which score will the lender choose to use if one or two of your scores fall below program minimums? To a certain extent, it will depend on the persuasive story you tell. In most instances the lender selects the lowest middle score of all applicants. If you and your co-borrower (spouse, relative, partner), respectively, show these scores, 580, 610, 655 and 720, 730, 760, the lender might very well use 610 as the relevant credit score for underwriting.

Credit Score Booster

Credit Score Booster

There are many misconceptions about credit scores out there. There are customers who believe that they don’t have a credit score and many customers who think that their credit scores just don’t really matter. These sorts of misconceptions can hurt your chances at some jobs, at good interest rates, and even your chances of getting some apartments.

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