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  • MarketWatch "Hosting Thanksgiving costs hundreds of dollars — 5 ways to limit the damage"

    More than one in four hosts say that Thanksgiving represents a financial strain, according to a survey by LendingTree. That shouldn’t come as a surprise given how expensive hosting a feast for the annual holiday can be.

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  • CNBC "Here's the Thanksgiving dinner you can get for $50 at Acme, Aldi, Trader Joe's, Walmart and Whole Foods"

    If you've ever hosted Thanksgiving dinner, you know that it can be expensive. This year, hosts will spend an average of $31 per guest, according to a new report from LendingTree.

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  • The New York Times "Immigrants and Homeownership"

    How is the American dream of homeownership working out for immigrants?  To find out, LendingTree recently looked at the share of primary residences owned by the native-born and foreign-born in the 50 most populated metropolitan areas in the United...

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  • Realtor Magazine "Where (and Why) Budgets Are Stretched the Farthest"

    In certain areas of the country, homeowners are living beyond their means. Researchers at online loan marketplace  LendingTree recently dug through credit report data to compare average household income, factoring in credit inquiries, the use of...

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  • The Columbus Dispatch "Buying home can hurt your credit score for nearly a year"

    A consumer’s credit score typically falls about 15 points after getting a mortgage and can take nearly a year to recover, according to a LendingTree report based on 5,000 consumers who took out a mortgage.

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  • CNBC "Buying a house can send your credit score down. Here’s how long it takes to recover"

    You make sure your score is good enough to qualify for a home loan, and then the purchase pushes your number down. That drop averages 15 points, although some consumers can see their score slide by as much as 40 points, according to a new study by LendingTree.

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  • MReport "What’s the Score?"

    Buying a home is the biggest purchase most consumers will ever make, and many buyers will feel the impact of applying for a mortgage on their credit score long after moving in. A report from LendingTree shows that credit scores will eventually recover,...

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  • Mortgage Professional America "How buying a home impacts credit scores"

    New research by LendingTree has analyzed how taking out a mortgage affected the credit scores of more than 5,000 consumers and how quickly they recovered.

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  • National Mortgage Professional "New Study Tracks Credit Score Recovery After Homebuying"

    New homebuyers can expect an average of four months of falling credit after purchasing their property, according to a new data analysis from LendingTree.

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  • National Mortgage News "Mortgage borrower credit scores take nearly a year to recover"

    Mortgage borrower credit scores hit their low points more than five months after making a home purchase, but lender reporting cycles also cause these results to vary, according to a LendingTree study.

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