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Building Better Credit
Your credit score (FICO) is used by lenders to determine if you can obtain a mortgage loan - and impacts the interest rate you are offered.

Here are 7 Basic Steps to Improve Your Score:

  1. Pay bills on time
  2. Keep balances less than 50% of extended credit limits
  3. Pay 'Past Due' accounts (does not include judgements or collections)
  4. Check your credit report for accuracy (fix any mistakes including late payments)
  5. Do NOT close accounts (closing account with a long credit history could hurt your score)
  6. Increase your credit limits (but keep balances low)
  7. Use credit regularly

Contact a GMM Loan Officer for more information. Find a Loan Officer



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Fairfax, VA 22030

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Our Mortgage Loan Originators are registered and comply with the National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) and Registry. NMLS Consumer Accesssm,, is a free service for consumers to confirm that the financial-services company or professional with whom they wish to conduct business is authorized to conduct business in their state. George Mason Mortgage's NMLS ID is 153400.

This is not a commitment to lend. All loan applications are subject to credit and property approval. Annual Percentage Rate (APR), and program, rates, fees, closing costs, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice and may vary depending upon credit history and transaction specifics. Other closing costs may be necessary. Flood and/or property hazard insurance may be required. To be eligible, buyer must meet minimum down payment, underwriting and program guidelines.

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