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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16 July 2016
If the real world has you feeling pressured to make ends meet, you're not alone.The average college graduate has approximately $2,000 of credit card debt and almost $20,000 of student debt.
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12 July 2016
It's easy to overestimate your savings from a mortgage refinance if your calculations are based on a new 30-year loan.
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5 July 2016
Though still uncommon, some borrowers are turning to crowdfunding as a way to raise money for a down payment on a mortgage.
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27 June 2016
Mortgage rates have taken a tumble on the uncertainty triggered by last week's Brexit vote, creating what may be a short-lived opportunity for borrowers looking to refinance.
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27 June 2016
Buying in a seller's market can be challenging, but it's still possible to get a good deal.
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21 June 2016
With patience, you can recover from a bankruptcy and rebuild your credit so you can again qualify for a mortgage to buy a home.
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