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.
Should I Get an FHA Loan? Inside the Benefits to First-Time Homebuyers
FHA loans can be an enticing option for first-time homebuyers.
What Rising Interest Rates Mean for You for Mortgages, Savings and Investing
A slow climb can ease the pain, but the stock market may be in transition.
10 Terms of Mortgage Industry Lingo for Potential Homeowners to Learn
The mortgage industry is fraught with odd terminology, tons of acronyms and other confusing jargon. Learning to language can net savings.
Vacation Homes See Record Sales, But Don't Join in Without Thinking It Through
Fueled by lower prices and Boomer buyers, lots of cabins in the mountains are selling. But consider the downside of remote homeownership before you buy.
Here Are the Metro Dwellers Paying America's Highest Property Taxes
Many homeowners will be dealing with local property taxes long after April 15 has come and gone — and here's who faces the biggest bills.
Stricken With Student Loan Debt And Still Purchasing Homes?
Student loan borrowers should not just count themselves out from buying a house because they have accumulated a large amount of debt.
A Call to ARMs As Homeowners Opt for Lower Interest Rates
Some homeowners are choosing adjustable rate mortgages instead of the traditional 30-year mortgages to take advantage of lower interest rates for several years.
Big Banks Scale Back Mortgage Lending, Study Reveals
A new report from the American Enterprise Institute showed that large banks represent 33% of the home loan origination market, compared to 61% in November 2012.
Is Shift Away From Big Bank Mortgage Lending Good For Consumers?
Big banks are edging away from the mortgage market, and non-bank lenders are filling the void.