Taking a look at your credit score is a good place to start, especially because knowing your score and working to improve it will be beneficial both to buyers and renters, and home rental is inextricably intertwined with credit.
A different way to look at the conventional wisdom is whether buying a house is better than renting depending on your own situation.
Give Me Some Credit! Credit and HomeownershipDoes credit repair work? Many websites say that a credit repair company can’t do anything for your credit that you can’t do yourself; how would you respond to this assertion, and what reasons would you give them for hiring a credit repair company?