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1 June 2013
So you're looking to refinance your mortgage but you've got bad credit.What can you do?.
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3 April 2013
The Obama administration is working to boost mortgage lending to borrowers with less-than-perfect credit, using a coordinated effort among federal agencies and lenders, the Washington Post is reporting.
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28 December 2012
Qualifying for a mortgage loan or refinance with bad credit is a lot harder than it used to be.Given that widespread defaults on subprime mortgages triggered the financial meltdown of a few years ago, lenders have become much more cautious about who they'll extend credit to.
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27 October 2011
Most couples apply for mortgage loans jointly.But what happens when one of them has bad credit?.
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13 October 2011
In today's tight credit market, many borrowers are wondering if a co-signer might help them qualify for a mortgage loan.They can, but it's not a guarantee of success.
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22 September 2011
If you're having trouble buying or selling a home due to appraisal issues or other lender problems, you might consider a land contract.
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13 June 2011
Before you decide to walk away from your mortgage, consider the real, long-term costs.
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17 February 2011
Fix your credit report before you apply for a mortgage and you could literally save more than $100,000 over the course of your loan.
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9 February 2011
Consumers thinking of taking out a mortgage in the near future should check their credit reports to make sure their credit hasn't been dinged by a claim for unpaid late fees for movie or video game rentals.
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20 February 2010
A land contract can be an appealing option for a potential homebuyer who might have difficulty qualifying for a mortgage loan.But there are potential risks to be wary of as well.
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23 January 2010
If you're looking to buy or a Helpful for those just starting out.
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16 January 2010
If you give up your current home, how soon can you buy another one? With millions U.S.homeowners "underwater" on their mortgages or even facing foreclosure, it's a question that many are pondering.
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19 August 2009
Bad credit home loans can be hard to come by, but they are out there.While there's no guaranteed approval for bad credit loans, there are options out there.
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3 July 2009
How do you go about improving your credit score? Some ways take time, but others can bring your score up fairly quickly - perhaps just enough to make a difference on the loan you're applying for.
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21 June 2008
Credit troubles mean mortgage troubles, because it's not that easy to find home financing when your credit score is low.
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25 May 2008
The only way to recover from bad credit is to start rebuilding as soon as possible.You don't need a miracle to prep your finances for a mortgage application-just a little discipline and organization.
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29 October 2007
Hard money lenders are wealthy individuals and small investment companies that lend cash to borrowers who don't qualify for loans from traditional lenders.New legislation, which seeks to protect borrowers from abuse, may be scaring off lenders instead.
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17 July 2007
Bad credit doesn't like to be ignored.If you don't take steps to repair your history, the problem will increase in size and scope and eventually deliver a crippling blow to your financial life.
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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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28 November 2006
Finding and buying a house can be stressful under the best of conditions.If you start the process with a bad credit history, the uncertainty of your position can add layers of worry.
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