All About Mortgage Escrow Accounts For Mortgages

Escrowing your taxes and insurance reduces your lender’s risk, and can earn you a lower, better mortgage rate quote. Escrows can also simplify your life.

[CHART] Today’s Mortgage Closing Costs, Listed By State

Mortgage closing costs have climbed by a small amount from 2016, according to a Bankrate.com survey. See where costs are highest, lowest.

Help For Home Buyers: Mortgages & Real Estate Agents

Make a smarter home purchase this year. Tips and tricks for today’s active home buyers. Read more and get today’s live mortgage rates.

Identity Theft : Getting Mortgage-Approved When Your Credit Is Stolen

Identity theft doesn’t have to be the end of your homeownership goals. Mortgage lenders, often, can work around low scores due to stolen credit.

How To Get A Mortgage In Retirement

Getting a mortgage in retirement is similar to qualifying at any stage of life. Lender guidelines consider retired persons’ various types of income.

Increase Your Home Equity & Grow Your Net Worth

Owning a home can build your net worth quickly. However, building net worth requires home equity. How to gain home equity, and how to accelerate its growth.

4 Factors To Consider Before You Refinance

Mortgage rates are low, and more homeowners are asking, “Should I refinance?” Four ways to answer that question.

How To Plan For Homeowner Costs You Didn’t Have As A Renter

You can estimate the additional costs of owning a home and budget accordingly to ensure an enjoyable homeownership experience.

5 Ways To Borrow Your Mortgage Down Payment For A Home

Saving for a downpayment isn’t the only way to raise those funds. You can borrow a portion of the required money down, and get into a home sooner.