Are you about to buy your first home?
Unless you've been really good about saving, buying your first home typically comes with another major first: signing on for your first mortgage. But, before you sign on for your first mortgage, there are some things you need to know.
Check out this guide to learn everything you need to know about your first mortgage.
1. Figure Out Your Credit Score and What it Means for Your Mortgage
Before you apply for a mortgage, you first need to figure out your credit score.
Your credit score can play a huge role when it comes to what you can afford for a home and how much interest you'll end up paying. For example, let's say your credit score is 750 and you're applying for a $200,000 mortgage. If you…