Erik J. Martin

Erik J. Martin, contributor

Erik J. Martin has written on real estate, business, tech and other topics for Reader's Digest, AARP The Magazine, and The Chicago Tribune.

Articles by Erik J. Martin

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How home construction loans work

If you want to build your own home, you’ll likely need a construction loan. Learn how construction loans work and why they’re different from mortgages.

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How to get Chenoa Fund down payment assistance

The Chenoa Fund helps home buyers with down payment assistance worth 3.5% of the purchase price. Find out whether you might qualify for aid.