Barbara Ballinger

Barbara Ballinger, contributor

Barbara Ballinger is a freelance journalist and former senior editor for the National Association of REALTORS®. She has co-authored 15 books, interviewed Martha Stewart, and appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show as a home remodeling expert.

Articles by Barbara Ballinger

- 8 min read

Can you refinance with no income verification?

Today’s rates make a refinance a good decision if your income has been reduced or you’ve encountered another financial challenge. These programs can help.

- 4 min read

Is the FHA mortgage your best home loan?

An FHA mortgage might be your best route to homeownership. Today, however, FHA loans face competition from other products, and one of them might be a better fit for you.