Posts Covering Buying a home
Tiny houses used to be considered odd, but today, they are starring in television shows and people are buying them. But where do you find a tiny house mortgage?
Buying a small house can make financing your first home easier. You may have less square footage, but you'll also have a smaller down payment and mortgage.
February 3, 2018 in Buying a home
Mortgage life insurance: Should you accept that offer? Once you buy a home, expect offers to purchase mortgage life insurance. Yes folks, step right up, sign on the dotted line, and give your family the gift of a mortgage-free home should you die before the last payment is due. There may even be "scary" language […]
February 1, 2018 in Buying a home
Buy or rent? That's the question, and in most parts of the country, the answer is "Buy."
Happy new year — as a homeowner Is your new year's resolution for 2018 to become a homeowner? Or would you make it one, if only you thought it was a smart move — and you stood a chance of achieving it? Well, read on because you might find some good news. 2018: A vintage […]
Buying a home: Don't fall at the finish line At least three business days before you're due to close, you should receive a closing disclosure. Could there be a worse time? You're preparing to move! And your to-do list has never been longer. So the last thing you want is a five-page document to wade […]
Are "white lies" okay on a mortgage application? How much harm can a little white lie on your mortgage application do? Well, quite a lot, actually. True, you're unlikely to face the maximum penalties that mortgage fraud can bring. You'd have to do something really bad to get 30 years in a federal penitentiary and […]
January 8, 2018 in Buying a home
You don't have to make a huge down payment to buy a home, but putting more down does make homeownership easier down the road.
January 5, 2018 in Buying a home
The 401(k) down payment may be possible. But should you borrow from your 401(k) or withdraw from your 401(k) for your down payment?
Some states help with homeownership There is a small but growing number of states that are using their tax systems to encourage would-be homeowners to save for their down payments. Is yours one of those that allow you to make deductions? And how much help might you get? Read on to find out. Down payments […]
Nurses often have outside-the-box pay structures and employment situations, and it's hard to get approved for a mortgage. Proven strategies to help RNs get a home loan.
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December 18, 2017 in Buying a home
Down payment assistance is widely available, but many who qualify don't even know about it. Claim your free money now.
2018 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)