Should both spouses’ names be on the mortgage? We get this question often here at Newbuyer. Here’s a great article that’ll help you answer it. It talks about the importance of reviewing your credit histories and scores and determining your combined debt-to-income ratio. A valuable resource. Take a look.
You’ve got a solid relationship and you’re ready to take it to the next step—applying for a joint mortgage. In an ideal world, you want both of your names on the mortgage. This shows commitment to the relationship, but it also helps each of you build a good credit history if you make responsible payments on the mortgage.
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