3 January 2017
The New Year is a good time to take a look at your mortgage and consider moves like refinancing or removing PMI that could free up cash or provide other financial benefits.
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27 December 2016
It may sound strange, but higher mortgage rates could make it easier to buy a home through lower prices and less buyer competition.
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19 December 2016
Even when mortgage rates are rising, there can still be good reasons to refinance your home loan.
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12 December 2016
A new program is giving students — and their parents — a chance to take advantage of low mortgage rates by refinancing a mortgage and swapping student loans for a lower mortgage rate.
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7 December 2016
Having equity in your home can be a valuable source of needed cash.Whether you should use a home equity loan or a cash-out refinance to access that equity depends on a number of factors.
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7 December 2016
With interest rates rising, is this the right time to consider an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) as an alternative to a fixed-rate product?.
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28 November 2016
A rapid rescore of one's credit rating may be able to help borrowers who've been turned down for a mortgage, sometimes in as little as a few days.
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22 November 2016
What effect will Donald Trump's election have on mortgages and people who are looking to buy or refinance a home?.
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21 November 2016
A look at some of the most common surprises that can make life difficult for mortgage borrowers and how to avoid them.
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14 November 2016
A 30-year mortgage means low monthly payments but is it worth the higher interest costs you'll pay over the long run?.
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9 November 2016
Getting rejected on a mortgage application is a setback, but it doesn't necessarily mean you can't get a home loan.Here are some suggestions on how to try again.
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9 November 2016
"Should I refinance my mortgage?" That's a question most homeowners ask themselves from time to time.The answer depends in large part on why you want to refinance.
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2 November 2016
Seller financing can help you buy a home, but you'll probably want to refinance into a regular mortgage after a few years when your credit and finances have improved.
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26 October 2016
Earning money while attending college can be a challenge - here are five possibilities for doing something that goes beyond a run-of-the-mill part-time job.
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24 October 2016
Borrowing from your 401(k) account is one way of coming up with the down payment to buy a home, but you need to be careful when doing so.
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19 October 2016
Being a college student is expensive - so here are 10 ways to save money and lessen the financial strain while pursuing an education.
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17 October 2016
The FHA is considering rule changes that could help both young and old when it comes to condominium ownership.
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11 October 2016
Getting a mortgage for less than $100,000 can be more difficult than getting a loan for a far more expensive property.The key is to find the right lender who'll work with you.
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30 September 2016
A home equity loan can be a one of the best options for helping a child pay for college expenses, but be sure and do your homework before proceeding.
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26 September 2016
Property taxes and homeowner's insurance are typically billed along with your monthly mortgage statements, so don't neglect to take them into account when determining how much home you can afford to buy.
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