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Beginning June 1, Fannie Mae requires lenders to check borrowers' credit reports right before closing. If the borrower took on a new credit obligation, the lender will have to recalculate the borrower's debt-to-income ratios.

The rule could cause 11th-hour delays and could even block some loans from being made. Advice: Don't apply for new credit while the mortgage is being processed.


 

 

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