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9 January 2017
Buying a home as a single parent can be challenging but FHA loans and other programs can help.
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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[https://www.mortgageloan.com/refinance-mortgage] and swapping student loans for a lower mortgage rate.
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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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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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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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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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29 March 2016
Most people only think about their mortgage when they're buying a home.But there are some savvy moves you can make with your existing mortgage as well.
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7 March 2016
For those looking to get into investment property, a good starting place can be a multi-unit dwelling where you live in one unit and rent out the others.
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29 February 2016
It’s long been a challenge for homeowners who are selling a residence while looking for a new home at the same time: How do they handle their existing mortgage when applying for a new home loan?.
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22 February 2016
A smart and creative mortgage broker can come up with a lot of options that can make getting a home loan easier.
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12 February 2016
Getting a mortgage when your spouse has bad credit can be challenging, but there are ways work around it.
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15 January 2016
There's a lot to like about FHA mortgages, but they aren't the perfect choice for everyone.Here's a rundown of the major advantages and disadvantages to help you decide if they're the right choice for you.
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8 December 2015
You can get a better mortgage rate and terms on a second home for your own use than you can for an investment property, but don't try to pass off the one as the other.
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1 December 2015
A longer-view of credit histories of mortgage applicants is expected to not only help people with poor or no credit qualify for a mortgage, but other changes could help borrowers with good credit as well.
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26 October 2015
A bad credit score[https://www.mortgageloan.com/can-you-still-get-mortgage-bad-credit] can keep you from qualifying for a mortgage.But what about having no credit score at all? Turns out, being a so-called "credit invisible" presents just as big a hurdle to qualifying for a mortgage.
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5 September 2015
When you're looking to buy a home, bad credit can do more than just make it harder to get a mortgage loan.It can make your life more difficult and costly in ways that may never have occurred to you.
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10 July 2015
Poor credit is said to be one of the main things holding back the housing market.There are millions of willing buyers out there, the conventional wisdom goes, but they can't get a mortgage because of poor credit[https://www.mortgageloan.com/bad-credit].
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22 June 2015
Ideally, you'd retire without owing money on a mortgage, car loan or credit card.
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