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Key Changes That Could Raise Your FICO Credit Score by As Much as 25 Points

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with Terry Story, 25-year Veteran Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker in Boca Raton, FL

 

Big change in FICO score calculations: Steve shares news that’s very significant for all of us – a positive change in how FICO credit scores are calculated and how this can significantly benefit your ability to get a mortgage, lower your mortgage interest rate and even drop the insurance premiums you pay for other things such as homes and cars.

Getting back rental security deposits: Terry responds to a listener’s question on whether he can use his rental security to pay off last month’s rent to a landlord who has a history of not returning deposits. She walks us through the law on rental deposits, your rights as a renter and how soon you must get back your deposit.

Vacation rental scams: Scamsters are increasingly taking to the Internet to rob you on vacation rentals. Terry offers tips on how to pick a dependable vacation rental property and protect yourself from fraud.