Adjustable-rate mortgages get a bad rap. But they can actually be a good choice for some people. Here’s what you need to know.
New mortgage lending forms and rules go into effect on October 1. These changes are designed to make it easier for buyers to comparison shop.
Buying a home in a retirement community can be a reward for a lifetime of hard work, but there are also some special things you should consider.
People often feel like they need more space as they add children to their families. But a growing family comes with a different set of housing needs—here are some things to consider as you look for your perfect home.
Buying a house means a lot of paperwork, but some simpler forms are coming to help you understand your loan terms better.
Here are some things to think about when you’re looking at buying an older home.
The HUD is introducing a new underwriting handbook, which will be effective September 14, 2015. Find out how the handbook’s policy changes will affect FHA loans.
We’re all familiar with websites that estimate a home’s value. Where do those numbers come from?
In the age of real estate websites, it might be tempting to buy or sell a home yourself; however, a good real estate agent can still save you time, worry, and money, and is well worth the investment.
As the housing market picks up for the spring and summer, make sure you’re a competitive buyer by following these three tips.
Here are some practical tips for couples looking to purchase a house and keep the bickering to a minimum.
Fixed rate mortgages hold steady while adjustable rate mortgages are variable. Find out what loan category is best for you and your home loan needs.
Follow these important tips so that you buy a home that is safe and pet friendly
Real estate is a great way to invest your money, but knowing just where and what kind of property to buy can be tricky.
What is covered in your homeowner’s insurance? Check out your policy to see how much coverage you really have and what exclusions may apply.
What is an HOA and what are the benefits and drawbacks of being a part of one? What should you consider when buying a home with an HOA fee?
Recent studies show that although most potential homebuyers think they’re well informed about the ins and outs of home buying, in reality, their knowledge is seriously lacking.
Without the invention of mortgage insurance, people with less than 20 percent down probably wouldn’t be able to purchase a home, period. Find out what it is and why it’s needed.
One of the most important acronyms in the mortgage and real estate industry is DTI (Debt-To-Income). Learn what DTI is, and why it’s important in determining how much mortgage financing you might receive.
Buying a housewarming gift doesn’t need to be difficult or expensive. We’ve scoured the Net and found eight housewarming gifts under $50.