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27 July 2013
With their low down payment requirements, FHA mortgages have become extremely popular in recent years.But in the current housing market, there are some good reasons you may wish to avoid them if you can qualify for another type of loan.
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30 May 2013
FHA loan products have become increasingly popular in recent years, both for home purchases and for refinancing an existing mortgage.
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13 April 2013
Recent fee increases have made FHA mortgages less attractive than they used to be.However, there's still one big financial benefit that they offer, particularly if you plan to move again in a few years.row of houses5.
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8 March 2013
If you're thinking about an FHA mortgage, you might want to act fast to avoid some higher fees that are kicking in soon.
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27 November 2017
A shortage of home appraisers and other problems are hurting the VA mortgage loan program so much that some veterans are reportedly choosing other loans with higher costs.
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1 May 2017
VA loans aren't just an affordable way for veterans to buy homes - a little-known provision allows them to be used to purchase rental property as well.
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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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15 February 2016
The VA Loan Guaranty is a key part of understanding how VA mortgages work, particularly when seeking a repeat home loan.Here's a short explanation.
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5 January 2016
VA loans are generally available to military veterans and active duty personnel, but it isn't always clear who's eligible.Here are the guidelines in detail.
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11 November 2015
The federal government isn't well known for cutting red tape and reducing bureaucratic obstacles.Recent changes in the VA home loan[https://www.mortgageloan.com/va-mortgage-pros-and-cons-8874] program, however, may be turning that perception around a bit.
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27 February 2015
One of the most confusing things about VA loans[https://www.mortgageloan.com/va-mortgage] is what is known as the entitlement.While the concept itself is fairly straightforward, the way it's set up is almost guaranteed to make your head spin.
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1 December 2014
VA home loans have many advantages for veterans and service members, including up to 100 percent financing, low loan rates and closing costs, and no private mortgage insurance.
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30 July 2014
Thinking about applying for a USDA mortgage? You'd better hurry.The USDA is updating its maps and beginning this fall, and a lot of areas will be losing their eligibility for these loans.
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27 February 2010
It's not well known, but USDA rural development loans still offer a zero down payment mortgage that most borrowers can qualify for - and at attractive mortgage rates.
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