October 11, 2013
If you are seeking mortgage advice, make sure to do your homework and meet with several reputable...
September 24, 2013
Generally speaking, whenever you settle a debt for less than you owed, the difference counts as income – taxable income.
A short sale is a form of debt...
September 9, 2013
Homeowners who can no longer afford to pay their mortgages consider bringing their financial lives under control with a short sale. For many, a short sale can result in stability without the severe consequences of foreclosure or bankruptcy....
September 4, 2013
There are many factors which impact the size of your mortgage loan, most of which are within your control. Your income, savings, and credit history will be...
September 3, 2013
In order to secure financing to buy a home, you will be charged interest on your mortgage loan. Interest is generally paid on a monthly basis, together with a portion...
August 30, 2013
Buying a home is a major milestone in your life, and the best way to help that ensure you have a positive experience is to properly prepare your finances for getting a...
July 29, 2013
With housing prices at historic lows, you may be one of the many people who are thinking about buying the home of their dreams in the not-too-distant future. But before you rush out and start scoping out houses in your ideal neighborhood, most...
July 26, 2013
Your credit score has a substantial impact on whether or not you’re approved for a mortgage ― it will also affect the amount you are offered and the interest rates of the...
June 28, 2013
Mortgage rates remain low by historical standards – ask any Baby Boomer about double-digit interest rates in the 1970s and 1980s – but they are climbing upward...
May 30, 2013
Home prices accelerated by the most in nearly seven years in March as the spring buying season gave the sector traction, while surging consumer confidence pointed to some resilience for the economic recovery.
The data on Tuesday also...