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The cost is minimal, and the improvement in mortgage pricing is very significant." "When you're in a tight lending environment, every single point counts," adds Karen Carlson, director of education for the nonprofit Florida credit counseling agency In Charge Debt Solutions.
That's especially true, she says, if you have a middle-of-the-road credit score and are hoping to take advantage of today's record-low interest rates.
It is also true that lenders report at different times of the month, a factor that might contribute to slight differences in your reports, and therefore your credit scores, at any given time.
When you apply for credit (a mortgage or car loan, even a new credit card), lenders need a way to gage whether or not you’re a safe bet.