Qualifying For A Mortgage With 2 Primary Residences

Having more than one primary residence can trip you up when qualifying for a mortgage. Here’s what you need to know.

Can You Sell That Home To An FHA Buyer? 2017 FHA Minimum Property Standards

FHA-insured properties must meet minimum health and safety standards. What you need to know, and how to get your home FHA approved. Updated for 2017.

Judgments? Liens? New Guidelines May Help You Qualify For A Home Loan

New mortgage credit guidelines can help you qualify for a home loan if you have liens or judgments in your credit history.

How To Buy A Home: 3 Concessions That Are Better Than A Price Cut

How to buy a home and get the best deal. The lowest price is not always the cheapest way to buy. Learn about other concessions and how valuable they can be.

Buying A Home: Utility Costs Matter (A Lot!)

Buying a home without considering utility costs is like buying a car without checking the gas mileage. But many forget to do this when they go shopping.

Taking Out The Garbage: Dumb Mortgage Closing Costs

Mortgage closing costs come in many forms — from the all-inclusive origination charge to a slew of “junk” fees that could be anything. Guess what? It doesn’t matter what they are called.

6 VA Mortgage Myths: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

VA mortgage myths may prevent eligible homebuyers from using this great loan, and cost them money. If you encounter a home seller or listing agent who balks at selling to a VA buyer, show them this article.

USDA Loans: Guide To Credit Score Eligibility

You don’t need great credit to qualify for a zero-down USDA home loan. This program is designed around the idea that more renters should be homeowners.

Buying A Home And Selling A Home At The Same Time

Buying a home and selling a home, aka a simultaneous closing, can present a timing challenge, but it’s definitely possible. Here’s what you need to know.