What You Can Do about Your Prior Eviction

An applicant who brings a prior eviction to the table is – as you would expect – looked at differently from the “bad credit consumer” or “convicted felon.” Despite having paid a few bills late or trespassed a few too many times, an eviction (to the contrary) says you have caused a previous landlord financial […]

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How to Deal with Your Criminal Record

It’s a given that some crimes are just not easily forgiven – even for those landlords that profess to be devoutly religious. But unless you’ve committed one of those heinous acts that are so recurrent in the media headlines, the vast majority of criminal records can be handled with dignity and conviction – after all, […]

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How to Fix (or Deal with) Bad Credit

This is an introduction (a very basic overview) on how to repair a consumer credit file. More detailed steps and methods will be the topic of future articles. I found something on my credit report – what do I do? If you found either erroneous or fraudulent information, you have every right to dispute your […]

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Tenants Should Review Their Credit Report

This is it! – The consumer credit report is the single, most universally utilized tool to screen a tenant anywhere in the United States. In fact, the overwhelming majority of creditors in general (e.g. banks, lenders, credit card companies, landlords, etc.) use one every time someone applies. So in case you’re like most people and […]

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