You either bought a fixer-upper at a good price, in the hopes that you can refurbish it into the little gem that it used to be or you bought the house, when it was in its prime and now it needs a little pick me up.
Whatever your reason is, home improvement loans are one of the most popular loans. The cost of owning a brand new house or finding the "perfect" house can be too high. Savvy consumers are either renovating their old homes and adding more space - in some cases doubling their square footage or buying fixer-uppers and gutting them out to build their perfect abode.
If you have "less-than-perfect-credit", securing any type of loan can be challenge but it shouldn't be. About 10 years ago, finding a loan when your credit score was not above 675, was challenging and potentially embarrassing. Those days are gone.
Nowadays, premium large banks have entire divisions, that are dedicated to consumers with credit issues. They have expert professionals, who are responsible for finding you the best home loan, home improvement loan, etc.
So how did this happen? You have the internet to thank. The internet has made the loan and insurance business very competitive fields. Today some companies, strictly focus on serving the "credit-issues" consumer base. For resources and companies, who specialize in bad credit home improvement loans visit, www.poorcreditgenie.com You apply for a loan by completing one application, usually the forms are short and easy to fill out. Most of these companies approve about 80% of all applications and require a low documentation threshold for people, who are self-employed or have sporadic jobs.
Once you have completed your home improvement job, your house will be more valuable so ensure that you also increase your home insurance coverage by shopping around for the most affordable home insurance.
The fact is at any point in time, you can always find cheaper and more affordable insurance for your home, car, health, etc. Shopping around is the key to saving money.
Delia Galley writes about repairing bad credit. Visit http://www.poorcreditgenie.com for free advice and information on a variety of topics including the statute of limitations on credit card debt, wage garnishment, the new bankruptcy law, dealing with debt collectors, etc.