Continuing Education

Understanding Credit Reports and FICO Scoring in Residential Mortgage Lending

3.5 CE Credits

Why take this course?

FICO credit scores and credit histories are key factors in residential mortgage lending. In our economic system, strong credit is one of the keys to prosperity. People with great credit get approved for loans and they pay less. There is an understandable code to the credit system that we will explore. You will leave this class with a strong understanding of the FICO credit scoring system and credit reports.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of credit scoring, the general credit rules of mortgage lending and why those exist.
  • Recognize actual FICO scores and the relative strength of that score.
  • Identify positive and negative factors that impact a credit score.
  • Understand the financial impact of credit ratings.
  • Know which factors do not impact credit scores.
  • Be familiar with consumer rights regarding their credit reports.
  • Identify some tools to assist with credit.

Course Dates & Times

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 @ 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
10 S. Commerce Way, Bethlehem, PA 18017
Instructor:

Daniel Thierry

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021 @ 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
10 S. Commerce Way, Bethlehem, PA 18017
Instructor:

Daniel Thierry

Member Registration Non-Member Registration If you are not a member, you may need to create an account to register. Non-Member How to Register
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