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How can you find the best mortgage rates?
How can you find the best mortgage rates? Homes & Real Estate January 28, 2016
Most people are intimidated by the mortgage application process so they only go to one lender for a loan. Yet…
5 starter home tips for Millennials with student loan debt
5 starter home tips for Millennials with student loan debt Homes & Real Estate January 8, 2016
You're in your 20s or 30s and saddled with student loan debt. Maybe you're not yet earning what you expected…
Do real estate agents really matter anymore?
Do real estate agents really matter anymore? Homes & Real Estate January 5, 2016
With all the technology out there for home buyers and sellers, do real estate agents really matter anymore? For buyers,…
Most do not shop their mortgage rate. Why you should.
Most do not shop their mortgage rate. Why you should. Homes & Real Estate December 31, 2015
Read more: Buying a home? 15 ways to shop for the lowest mortgage rates Find the best interest rates for…
These seven tax loopholes will make homeowners happy
These seven tax loopholes will make homeowners happy Homes & Real Estate December 17, 2015
When it comes to saving money, most homeowners are more than happy to jump into a tax loophole or two.…
New bill would protect military members’ right to go to court
New bill would protect military members’ right to go to court Jobs December 1, 2015
A few years ago, the Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act wasstrengthened to provide new protections to active duty military. But after…
FHA loans to be easier for those with bad credit
FHA loans to be easier for those with bad credit Homes & Real Estate November 27, 2015
Read more: 5 Smart Steps To Getting an FHA Home Loan Landing an FHA loan might become easier 5 tips…
Should you pay down your mortgage or invest extra cash instead?
Should you pay down your mortgage or invest extra cash instead? Money & Credit November 20, 2015
Got a mortgage? Got savings? Got zero other debts? Then you're facing a vexing age-old dilemma: Should you invest any…
Multi-generational living at the crux of new Fannie Mae mortgage rules
Multi-generational living at the crux of new Fannie Mae mortgage rules Homes & Real Estate October 15, 2015
New mortgage rules mean that many families who previously couldn't qualify for a mortgage now may be able to do…
How To Set Up Your Own Biweekly Mortgage Plan Without Paying Any Fees
How To Set Up Your Own Biweekly Mortgage Plan Without Paying Any Fees Mortgages October 12, 2015
Is being able to pay your mortgage off early a dream of yours? With a biweekly mortgage plan, it's possible…
Find the best interest rates for a mortgage or refinance
Find the best interest rates for a mortgage or refinance Homes & Real Estate October 8, 2015
It is a terrible fact of life that getting a mortgage is the biggest pain in the rear just about…
How to handle finances when living together unmarried
How to handle finances when living together unmarried Homes & Real Estate October 6, 2015
The way we form households is changing. That begs the question, what comes first: Marriage or buying a house? Advice…
Mortgage disclosure rules get a makeover
Mortgage disclosure rules get a makeover Homes & Real Estate September 28, 2015
The federal government has finally adopted simple, clear mortgage disclosure forms. Here's what you need to know... An idea that's…
Pros and cons of reverse mortgages for seniors
Pros and cons of reverse mortgages for seniors Homes & Real Estate August 14, 2015
Reverse mortgages remain a popular lure for cash-strapped seniors, but what's good in theory is often abysmal in execution. A…
3 big reasons a mortgage prequalification isn’t enough to buy a home
3 big reasons a mortgage prequalification isn’t enough to buy a home Homes & Real Estate July 22, 2015
Homebuyers are often told they need to prequalify for a mortgage. That's good advice, up to a point; a prequalification…
12 things I learned when buying my first home
12 things I learned when buying my first home Mortgages July 21, 2015
My name is Tim Manni, I’m a 32-year-old first-time homebuyer. While my wife briefly owned a co-op prior to our…
18 confusing mortgage terms explained
18 confusing mortgage terms explained Homes & Real Estate July 16, 2015
If you think mortgage jargon is confusing, you're not alone. And it's not only novice homebuyers who are stumped. Some…
10 common refinance misconceptions
10 common refinance misconceptions Homes & Real Estate July 15, 2015
Evolving regulations and occasional horror stories of traumatic mortgage transactions add confusion to the perception of refinancing. Misconceptions about refinancing…
Credit Unions Offer Creative Mortgages To Save You Money
Credit Unions Offer Creative Mortgages To Save You Money Homes & Real Estate June 3, 2015
Years ago, credit unions weren't the best place to look for a mortgage. But that was then and this is…
The Truth About the Cost of Escrow Payments
The Truth About the Cost of Escrow Payments Homes & Real Estate June 3, 2015
Ever since I bought my first house, the concept of escrow payments has always seemed unfair to me. Many banks…
6 Steps To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
6 Steps To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early Homes & Real Estate June 1, 2015
Should you pay off your mortgage early? It's a question personal finance experts have been debating for years. Some say…
5 Things Millennial Home Buyers Should Know
5 Things Millennial Home Buyers Should Know Mortgages May 7, 2015
It’s no secret; millennials are struggling to get into the housing market. Many millennials prefer the flexibility of rentals, and…
New Mortgage Settlement Helps 48,000 Homeowners Who Faced Foreclosure
New Mortgage Settlement Helps 48,000 Homeowners Who Faced Foreclosure Mortgages May 5, 2015
SunTrust has come into the crosshairs of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the latest round of continuing fallout from…
5 Smart Steps To Getting an FHA Home Loan
5 Smart Steps To Getting an FHA Home Loan Homes & Real Estate May 2, 2015
Despite today's economy, even minimum wage workers can achieve the American Dream of homeownership. The Federal Housing Administration offers you…
Bi-monthly mortgage plans can be a ripoff
Bi-monthly mortgage plans can be a ripoff Money & Credit March 11, 2015
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Bi-monthly mortgage plans can be a ripoff
Bi-monthly mortgage plans can be a ripoff Homes & Real Estate March 10, 2015
Many homeowners looking to pay off their mortgage early are setting up official bi-monthly payment plans. Why it’s a bad…
4 Ways To Get the Best Deal on a Mortgage
4 Ways To Get the Best Deal on a Mortgage Homes & Real Estate March 4, 2015
Now may be an excellent time to start checking out your local housing markets thanks to interest rates that continue…
Getting the best rate on your mortgage
Getting the best rate on your mortgage Credit February 20, 2015
Adair Cates moved into her new house last November. It's the second home she and her husband purchased, but the…
Getting the best rate on your mortgage
Getting the best rate on your mortgage Homes & Real Estate February 20, 2015
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Do You Know What Your Mortgage Interest Rate Is?
Do You Know What Your Mortgage Interest Rate Is? Homes & Real Estate February 11, 2015
More than 1 in 3 of us are clueless about what our mortgage interest rate is, according to a new…