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Don't really know where to start!

My husband and I are really to that spot where we'd like to buy a house, but honestly, we hardly know where to start.

Both of our credit scores took a hit from our stupid teenage years (free money? ooooooooooooh), but are getting better. Husband comes in at 621, while I'm at 589.

I would really like any advice that is available. Much appreciated!
  • July 15 2013 - Bowling Green
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Here's a link to Zillow's buyer's road map.

Recognizing the dream is a good first step.   Now it is time to get financially ready (action plan to improve those credits scores to > 640, save up a down payment plus closing costs plus emergency fund) and learn about the home buying process.



  • July 15 2013
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My guess is the best advice you will get is to work on your credit scores. Your husbands score is borderline while your score is unacceptable to most lenders.
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