When applying for a mortgage you will want to avoid doing anything that could hold back your chances of being accepted. You might have already been working hard to improve your credit score and shouldn’t want to do anything that could further implicate your application.
Your credit score is one of the most important pieces of information about you when it comes to borrowing money. Mortgage lenders use your credit record to help them make a decision on whether they should lend to you. However, despite their importance, there’s still a lot of misunderstanding and confusion around credit scores and what they mean.