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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19 September 2016
A VA loan is often the best way for U.S.veterans to buy a home - but there are times when they may want to consider other loan options.
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12 September 2016
If you're shopping for a mortgage, don't overlook a credit union, which may offer greater service and flexibility than you'll find from a large mortgage lender.
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7 September 2016
Using a credit card to pay your mortgage each month can be a way to quickly earn points and miles rewards to pay for travel and other perks.
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30 August 2016
Flood insurance isn't required if you buy a home outside a flood plain.But should you still get it anyway?.
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25 August 2016
HARP, the Home Affordable Refinance Program, is being extended through September 2017 and will be followed by a permanent streamlined refinance program for for low-equity and underwater homeowners.
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22 August 2016
Financing a mortgage with your bank can do more than put you into a home.Some of the perks offered by mortgage lenders really make the rewards on credit cards look like small potatoes.
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17 August 2016
Why do some people get lower mortgage rates than others? The reasons are not always obvious.
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9 August 2016
Buying a vacation home is a tempting proposition, but presents some special challenges you don't encounter when seeking a mortgage for a primary residence.
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1 August 2016
While borrowers tend to focus on the mortgage rate, understanding what the APR means will often provide a better indication of the overall cost of a loan.
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25 July 2016
Recasting a mortgage isn't as well known as refinancing, but it offers another option for homeowners who want to lower their monthly mortgage payment.
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19 July 2016
Though it isn't easy, it's possible to appeal a low home value appraisal that's preventing you from refinancing your mortgage.
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