5 March 2007
Have you ever noticed how people "in the know" also happen to be "in the dough?" The wealthiest people often make smart investment decisions based on informed opinions.You can do the same when it comes to debt, especially with home equity loans.
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28 February 2007
Bad credit can become an impediment to fulfilling your dreams of home ownership.There are, however, solutions in the form of "bad credit mortgages." Locate a mortgage broker who specializes in these particular loans.
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27 February 2007
The yin and yang of second mortgages tells us that every advantage will have a complementary disadvantage.These are wise words, because while these loans have plenty of benefits, there could be a number of pitfalls.
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25 February 2007
Before shopping for a mortgage, it's important to know how the industry is organized.Here are some helpful tips to demystify that world.
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22 February 2007
A piggyback ride helps kids get from point A to B.A piggyback mortgage can help homeowners get around Private Mortgage Insurance-but only if the loan makes sense.
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21 February 2007
If you're trying to make money by using the "Fix and Flip" real estate investment strategy, don't let the recent rise in mortgage rates bring you down.
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20 February 2007
Do you fear the end of the month, when the bills roll in and stretch your budget to its breaking point? If you're feeling a cash crunch, consider these tips for lowering your monthly payments with a mortgage refinance.
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16 February 2007
If you're living in a home with a vast amount of equity, you may be sitting on the ideal source of financing for replacing the old clunker sitting in your garage.A cash-out mortgage refinance might be just what you need to purchase a new car.
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15 February 2007
Products are sold to consumers in many ways: Some directly through retail outlets like storefronts or the Internet, others indirectly through wholesalers who peddle their wares.Mortgages are no different, with distribution taking place through either mortgage brokers or bankers.
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12 February 2007
Financial institutions recognize that traditional mortgages don't serve the needs of all borrowers.One alternative offered is the blanket loan, a cousin to the traditional mortgage, which has both business and individual applications.
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9 February 2007
Of all the real estate marketing strategies out there, a solid branding program is one of the best long-term investments you can make.The ultimate benefit of effective branding is top-of-mind awareness among your target customers-when they need a real estate agent, they'll think of you first.
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8 February 2007
After much thought, you've decided to go ahead with that home improvement project.Your next step is to obtain the financing.Get ready to learn the basics and your funding search will be as efficient as possible.
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25 January 2007
There are ways to work your way out of seemingly unmanageable debt loads.Analyze, understand, and then fix your problems in a few simple steps.
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24 January 2007
Shaking off the trailer park jokes, manufactured homes are gaining acceptance as a low budget route to home ownership.Now more than ever, it's important to know the basics of financing manufactured homes.
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22 January 2007
There are 29 million veterans and active duty personnel who have served, or are currently serving, their country.To thank these men and women for their sacrifices, the Veteran's Administration (VA) offers a home loan guarantee program to help them purchase or refinance a home.
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19 January 2007
As the year comes to a close, it makes sense to re-assess your finances and make sure that you're on track for the future.An important step in this process is examining your mortgage to ensure that you're still getting the best deal possible.
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14 January 2007
If you're planning to fund an upcoming project with your home's equity, don't jump in without knowing the facts.Understanding the key differences between HELOC's and home equity loans makes for more effective decisions.
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13 January 2007
We're usually so focused on what our lenders will ask us that we may forget that the lending interview is a two-way conversation.
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12 January 2007
Bad credit is no fun, especially when you're applying for a home mortgage.Fortunately, there are lenders who specialize in bad credit mortgages.By working with these lenders to accomplish debt management, you can turn the tide of bad credit history.
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10 January 2007
Do you have a big expense on the horizon? Are you thinking of tapping into your home equity to generate the necessary funding? A home equity loan can be an appealing mortgage instrument, but only if you know the right ways to use it.
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