Extending credit on credit card but not utilising before getting mortgage

Hello all,

seen various threads on here and across the internet about extending credit before you get a mortgage but wanted to get a definitive answer from this thread. I’m looking to buy in May/June as a first time buyer. I have a credit facility of 2500 which I rarely utilise above 25%. Wondering if it’s worth me extending this credit facility upto 3500 before I apply for a mortgage? I am not planning to spend anymore on my credit card than I do currently so I’m theory utilisation would go down further but I’d have not available credit. Would this positively or negatively impact my ability to get a mortgage? 


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