The Anatomy of a Mortgage – Determining Which Fees You Need to Pay
All mortgages are not created equal, so reading the fine print before you agree to a long-term commitment is crucial.
Tips for Finding Out if You're Financially Ready to Buy a House
With 50 percent of Millennials living from paycheck to paycheck, owning a home is a daunting financial commitment.
Are You Ready to Own Your First Home? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself Now
Becoming a homeowner is a huge financial commitment. Here’s how to know whether you’re prepared to leave renting behind.
Some of Those Low-Interest Home Equity Loans Are About to Double or Triple
Conversion from interest-only payments to principal and interest could pose problems for borrowers, particularly when household budgets remain tight and income gains have been hard to come by.
You’ll Never Guess Who’s Paying the Lowest Property Taxes in U.S.
Your income can go a lot further in places many homebuyers overlook.
How to Get the Lowest Mortgage Rates Without a Large Down Payment
Low mortgage rates can play a large factor in homeowners being able to save tens of thousands of dollars in interest.
How the Housing Market Is Changing to Meet Millennials Where They're At
Hefty debt and unstable jobs have made Millennials cautious about buying homes and careful about what they buy and who handles their mortgages.
A Low Credit Score Does Not Prevent You From Purchasing a Home
While consumers who have low credit scores have fewer options to choose from, many can still qualify for a mortgage.
Tax Increase Prevention Act Helps Consumers Burdened by Debt
The Tax Increase Prevention Act extended the exclusion of up to $2 million in cancelled qualified principal residence mortgage debt from gross income for 2014 tax returns
FHA Loans Can Be A Good Option for First-Time Homebuyers
FHA loans can be a good option for consumers purchasing their first home because they require much smaller down payments.