An updated list of low- and no-downpayment mortgages available to today's home buyers. Updated for 2017. Includes access to today's live mortgage rates.
All about Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) including how to get a mortgage that won't require it. Live rates from actual mortgage lenders.
The USDA Rural Housing mortgage allows 100% financing and is available in most parts of the country. Review qualifications and get rates.
Making a large down payment is not the conservative investment you believe it is. The risks of putting 20% down on a home are real. Know what you should do.
About the USDA Rural Housing Program (Section 502), including household income limits for 2017. Lookup table by county, plus mortgage rates.
What to do when you home fails to appraise for its purchase price, or when your home appraisal is turned down because of loan-to-value (LTV).
If you're self-employed, mortgage approval can be harder to get. But it's easier than it used to be. lenders are loosening up, and that's good news for self-employed mortgage borrowers.
Along with low mortgage rates and other great traits, FHA loans are assumable. You could sell your home in 2020 with today's sub-4% rates attached. Learn more and get today's live FHA rates.
Credit score requirements are dropping for the FHA mortgage. Analysis and effect on U.S. home buyers, plus today's live FHA mortgage rates.
First-time home buyers often carry student loans, which can make saving for a down payment difficult. There are lots of "first-time" loan programs to help.
Getting approved for a new mortgage after bankruptcy can happen in as little as one year.
The FHA 203k loan is a "home construction" loan available in all 50 states. The major benefits, plus some things to watch out for.
You don't need to make a 20% down payment to purchase a home. Review popular low- and no-down payment mortgage programs and get a complimentary mortgage rate quote.
Comparing the FHA 3.5% downpayment program to the Conventional 97 program which requires 3% down. Analysis, plus complimentary mortgage rate quotes at near the lowest levels of all-time.
Are you FHA Streamline Refinance eligible? Use this easy-to-follow format. Updated for newest changes to FHA MIP. Today's FHA rate quotes available.
Home prices are rising. Buying a second home purchase might pay off, and give you a sure vacation spot. How to qualify for a second home mortgage.
The faster you can close on a mortgage, the lower your mortgage interest rate can be. Know the steps in a mortgage approval, and where you cut time and corners to get to closing quicker.
When buying a home, 401(k) retirement plans can be used to fund your downpayment. How this choice affects your finances, and a review of your other options.
Demand for condos is increasing nationwide and getting approved for a mortgage just got a little easier. How to qualify, plus access to today's rates.
More than 60% of home buyers use a conventional loan; it's not hard to see why. Low rates and three-percent-down options are fueling the loan's popularity.
The FHA mortgage program doesn't require first-time home buyers to have credit history -- or even a credit score -- in order to get mortgage-approved.