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Jeanine Skowronski

Writer/Editor |  In Credit Cards, Credit Score

Jeanine is an editor and reporter at Credit.com. Prior to joining us, Jeanine’s work was featured by TheStreet, Newsweek, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, MSN, Fox Business, Forbes, CNBC and various other online publications. Follow her at @JeanineSko

How Long Can I Shop Around for a Mortgage Without Really Damaging My Credit Score?

Mortgages

How Long Can I Shop Around for a Mortgage Without Really Damaging My Credit Score?

How Long Can I Shop Around for a Mortgage Without Really Damaging My Credit Score?

“Shop around for the best mortgage rate.” It’s a good rule of thumb you’ve probably heard before. But it seems to conflict with another best practice: “Don’t file too many credit applications at once, you’ll hurt your score.” Given how integral a good credit score is to getting a mortgage and how important a competitive mortgage rate is... Read More

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