We were real close to closing on the sale of our co-op.
As result we needed a place to move to. These days landlords and realtors tend to ask for a recent credit reports and scores in order to rent from them. Rather than pay each time we find an apartment we liked, we decided to check our credit reports and scores ourselves to have on hand if needed. We were also curious to see our credit scores and of course we wanted to make sure our credit reports were accurate.