Score Range
Steps To Buying A House
Credit Score Ratings

FICO score
Steps to buying a house
100

Excellent rating is what score range?

750 and above

100

What is step 3 in buying a house?

Find a real estate agent 

100

What rating is 550 and below?

Bad

100

What is 15%?

Length of credit history

100

What is step 2 in buying a house? 

Figure out how much house you can afford

200

Good rating is what score range?

700-749

200

What is step 7 in buying a house?

Schedule the inspection 

200

What rating is 700-749?

Good

200

What is 10%?

Types of credit

200

What is step 5 in buying a house?

Start the home search

300

Fair rating is what score range?

650-699

300

What is step 1 in buying a house?

Check your credit score

300

What rating is 550-649?

Poor

300

What is 30%?

Amount owed against your credit limit 

300

What is step 10 in buying a house?

Close and move

400

Poor rating is what score range?

550-649

400

What is step 4 in buying a house?

Get pre-approved

400

What rating is 650-699?

Fair

400

What is 35%?

Payment history

400

What is step 8 in buying a house?

Secure your financing

500

Bad rating is what score range?

550 and below

500

What is step 9 in buying a house?

Purchase a homeowners insurance policy

500

What rating is 750 and above?

Excellent 

500

What is 10%?

New credit

500

What is step 6 in buying a house?

Make an offer

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