Buying my first home and off to a rough start.

We are in the middle of purchasing our first home,well more like still looking to buy. We started looking and then realized there was some things to fix on the good old credit report. Like a lot of Americans credit reports showed a bit of problems. Things that had not been paid that we did not know about. For instance, hospital and doctor's bills that had never been submitted! Now how did they not submit that to the insurance 5000 dollars of it. So, after I called my insurance they went back and fixed it so from 5000 it went down to only 700....more

Site says go ahead, criticize your neighbor-- for the benefit of prospective home buyers

One thing about the Web—you never know what you’ll find. For some home buyers, a new site might be even better than a low interest rate. I don't remember how I found the site that lets you post information about your neighbors—I was in a late night click and surf state of mind—but once I got there, I was hooked. Right at the top of the page, there’s a search form where you put in your zip code. Click on the search button, and presto, a map with virtual push pins pops up. “This has to be the trashiest apartment complex in Jacksonville,” one guest wrote. ...more

My comments box is strange this morning, but I'm amazed they put someone's name there;
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