If you have a good credit, your chance for buying a home is significantly increased. So here are some tips on how you can boost your credit score before buying according to Trulia:
Get your hands on your credit report
Make sure to get your hands on your credit report now. One way to easily solve problems is by finding out about them ahead of time – any issues, both serious and minor ones, can sometimes take a long time to fix.
Mistakes happen: get them fixed
1. Pay all credit balances every month in full. Even if the balance is only a few cents.
2. Set up some kind of credit monitoring
3. Work with vendors and credit agencies in case you run into issues
4. Use only 30/35% of available credit