What Debt To Income Ratio Do Lenders Want To See

Dated: 10/30/2018

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Considering buying a home?? Unless you've won the lottery or are fortunate enough to pay cash you'll need to get a loan (mortgage) from a lender. Lenders look at your credit scores to start with then dive into your Debt to Income Ratio (DTI). This helps the lender make a risk assessment before moving on to the next step in the approval process.

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Here is a great article from Experian, one of only 3 "true" credit reporting agencies that lenders use to verify credit scores. Those 3 companies are ExperianEquifax and TransUnion.  At the time of writing this  you can check your credit report once a year for free by visiting www.annualcreditreport.com, now that doesn't include your credit score but you can purchase it directly from the companies mentioned above there are links.


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Andy McCreedy

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