Will a real estate agent blow me off without loan pre-approval? I have a good job and credit score so why do that before I need a loan?
Reader Question: I want to start looking for a home, but several people suggested agents won’t take me seriously without a pre-approval letter. I understand the pre-approval must be updated every 30 days, and a credit check hurts my credit score. How do I avoid being punished for planning ahead and beginning my search far […]