Your personal credit situation plays a very important role in the entire mortgaging process. After thorough analysis of credit report if you feel that it can affect the mortgage rate and amount, take necessary actions to improve it. A number of possible options exist which can help you improve your credit report. A poor credit history will not encourage the mortgage lender to approve your mortgage application. It may cause them to charge greater mortgage rates. Analyze your credit accounts and proceed to close the inactive accounts, because mortgage lenders analyze you available options to borrow.
Some pre-planning and improvements of credit history will lead your mortgage deal to positive close and will enable you to negotiate the terms of your loan. It will strengthen your application and help you get the lowest possible mortgage rates for your transaction.