First-Time Home Buyer · Home Buying
March 9, 2023
What is a good mortgage rate in today’s market? What qualifies as a “good mortgage rate” is in the eye of the beholder. But certain types of home loans offer […]
Home Buying · Investment Properties
March 1, 2023
Unless you’re sitting on a boodle of cash, buying a second home — whether for an investment property or a vacation home — will require you to make a down payment for a mortgage.
November 30, 2022
There are a number of home loan products that allow borrowers to make a low-down payment—and some require no down payment at all.
September 12, 2022
You can purchase a home with virtually anyone, including a friend — or several friends. But blending friendship and homeownership has benefits and drawbacks, and it entails taking a unique set of steps to qualify for a mortgage.
September 8, 2022
An adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) is a home loan that offers a low interest rate for a pre-set period, typically anywhere from 3 to 10 years. When that period is finished the loan’s rate adjusts based on changes in overall interest rates — though in most cases, “adjusts” means the rate increases.
First-Time Home Buyer
September 2, 2022
Most homeowners move within 8 years A 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is the most popular home loan. But because the typical homeowner moves every eight years, a 5-year adjustable-rate mortgage may […]
July 29, 2022
Can you buy a house with student loan debt? There are ways to get a mortgage with student loan debt, even if you’re saddled with a hefty monthly student loan […]