Emergency Assistance Program
Residents in Columbia County, Dodge County, Jefferson County, Ozaukee County, Sauk County and Washington County whose homes were damaged by the August 27, 2018 to September 1, 2018 destructive storms and flooding may now apply for recovery funds through the Southern Housing Region Emergency Assistance Program. For more information, download the press release here. The application may be downloaded here.
How to repair credit and improve FICO® Scores (Source: myfico.com)
It’s important to note that repairing bad credit is a bit like losing weight: It takes time and there is no quick way to fix a credit score. In fact, out of all of the ways to improve a credit score, quick-fix efforts are the most likely to backfire, so beware of any advice that claims to improve your credit score fast. Read the entire article here.
Credit Repair: How to “Fix” Your Credit (Source: experian.com)
There’s nothing a credit repair service can legally do for you — even removing wrong information — that you can’t do for yourself for little or no expense. And the cost of hiring such a company can be considerable, ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars. Read the entire article here.
Purchasing a Home
Steps to Purchasing a Home
For many people, it’s the biggest financial transaction they’ll ever make. That’s why doing it right the first time is so important. Sometimes, buying a house can feel like a dizzying set of rules and regulations. Luckily, armed with the right knowledge and know-how, you can start realizing your homeowner dreams — the fast, easy, way. Read the entire article here.