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Will applying to different HELOC to find the best interest rate afftect credit score?

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"Hard Inquiries" are done when applying for credit and they do have a slight negative impact on scores. "Soft Inquiries" are usually done for preapprovals and they do not have any impact on credit. That said, you need to see what kind of pull the companies will do on your credit, actual application equals hard inquiry and a preapproval usually is only a soft inquiry. Do some reading on credit inquiries to learn a little more about them.

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