You probably don't give much thought to your garage door. Yet over the course of a year, your door can go up and down more than 1,000 times! And like any equipment in your home, it can wear out. If you're buying a new home, having a professional... (Read More)
Ready to try your hand at renovating a home? There's a loan to help with that.
The best candidates for a 203k loan are ones who don't have a lot of extra cash in the bank and want to buy a home that needs to be renovated. Homes that need... (Read More)
A good credit score is important if you're thinking about purchasing a home. Your credit score impacts the interest rate that you can get for a mortgage. It also can impact your ability to qualify for certain types of home loans. And if it’s... (Read More)
Have you heard the news? Mortgage rates are hovering at their lowest levels ever, providing a unique opportunity for many to buy a home.
Mortgage rates have varied widely over the past several decades. In the early 1970s, for example, mortgage... (Read More)
The fall season is the perfect time to consider refinancing. If you're unsure about why you should consider it, we're going to help you.
The following are some of the most popular reasons people decide to refinance in the fall.
The Holidays Are... (Read More)
The Veterans Administration home loans program was established to help active-duty military personnel, veterans, and their spouses achieve the dream of homeownership. However, not all military members qualify.
The U.S. Department of Veterans... (Read More)
We all know we should be using strong passwords to protect ourselves when we're online. But studies show that many of us are still using passwords like '123456.' That was the most-used password nationwide last year, followed by 'password,'... (Read More)
When financing a home, you have a lot of choices, including the term of your loan. It's estimated that 80 percent of all home buyers elect to take out 30-year fixed-rate home loans. It's a popular option because of the low monthly payments.
Less... (Read More)
The VA home loan program was developed in 1944 as part of the original Serviceman's Readjustment Act. Since then, it's gone on to help thousands of veterans realize their dreams of homeownership.
That said, there are many myths and... (Read More)