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May 15, 2013
Anita Holley knows first-hand the advantages of having private mortgage insurance.
Because Holley and her husband didn’t have enough money for a 20% down payment when buying a $1 million home in Virginia in 2007, they were required to buy private mortgage...
May 11, 2013
People in the mortgage business often take certain things for granted when it comes to what the average person knows about mortgages. Consumers tend have their own assumptions about mortgages as well. And quite often, both of us are dead wrong.
May 03, 2013
With $28,000 in student loan debt when he graduated from college last spring, Patrick O’Keefe took a step that not many students would take when looking to get out of debt: He signed up for a 30-year mortgage to buy a house.
April 26, 2013
When you buy a home as an unmarried couple, getting approved for the mortgage is only half the challenge. You also want to be sure to set up the ownership and financial arrangements so that the interests of both partners are protected.
April 20, 2013
Getting a mortgage and buying a home offers some significant challenges for two unmarried people that traditional couples don’t face. Some of those have to do with getting the loan itself; others have to do with protecting yourself in case the loan or the relationship...