Buying A Home With Bad Credit

When it comes to buying a home, having bad credit is not the end of the world.  Your future doesn't have to be...

Featured Renovations

Financing For New Construction

When most people get a loan for a home, they are buying a house that is already built.  That means they will take...

The Benefits Of Home Ownership

The decision to purchase a home is exciting and a major investment for your future.  Because there is only so much of it...

A Home for All Seasons: Year-Round Considerations

Whatever time of year you find yourself shopping for a new home, it's important to give some thought to what that home will be...

A Nice Home Or A Nice Neighborhood: Which Matters More?

When you start shopping for a home, you probably have a very specific image of what you would like...

Financing For New Construction

When most people get a loan for a home, they are buying a house that is already built.  That...

A Homeowner’s Toolkit: All The Tools You Need To Care For Your Home

Whether you have just bought your first home or have been a homeowner for some time, chances are that...

Home & Garden

Calculating Your Monthly Mortgage Payments

One of the most important factors to consider when buying a new home is affordability.  As a general rule, mortgage payments should not exceed...

A Homeowner’s Toolkit: All The Tools You Need To Care For Your Home

Whether you have just bought your first home or have been a homeowner for some time, chances are that at some point you will...

Equity And Refinancing

Refinancing is something that most people will do at some point in their home ownership years.  The reasons are many; sometimes it's to...

Common Home Financing Terms Explained

If you are new to home financing, you may be a little confused by some of the common terms that are used in the...

Can You Buy A Home With No Down Payment?

Coming up with a down payment in today's economy can be difficult.  In most cases the down payment is expected...

Avoiding Mortgage Fraud

Unfortunately, fraud and identity theft are increasing at an alarming rate every year, and mortgage fraud is one of the...

Buying A Foreclosed Property: What You Should Know

Given the recent state of the economy and the rising rate of mortgage foreclosures, the number of properties available at...

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FHA Loans: What They Are And Who Qualifies

In your house hunting you may have come across a mention of FHA loans.  FHA stands for Federal Housing Authority, and the loans available through...

Equity And Refinancing

Refinancing is something that most people will do at some point in their home ownership years.  The reasons are many; sometimes it's to...

Common Home Financing Terms Explained

If you are new to home financing, you may be a little confused by some of the common terms that are used in the...

Can You Buy A Home With No Down Payment?

Coming up with a down payment in today's economy can be difficult.  In most cases the down payment is expected to be 20% of...

Calculating Your Monthly Mortgage Payments

One of the most important factors to consider when buying a new home is affordability.  As a general rule, mortgage payments should not exceed...

Buying A Home With Past Credit Problems

Buying a home can be both exciting and stressful but, for those with past credit problems, the process may also seem intimidating.  The good news...

Bridge Financing: What Is It?

When it comes time to finance your new home and you still have a loan on another home you own but plan to sell,...

Avoiding Mortgage Fraud

Unfortunately, fraud and identity theft are increasing at an alarming rate every year, and mortgage fraud is one of the most important types of...

Applying For a Joint Mortgage Loan With Your Spouse

When you are ready to buy a home, applying for a mortgage is one of the first and most important steps.  For married couples,...

Low Maintenance Plants For Your Yard

Even if you don't have a green thumb, you can still have a beautiful yard if you choose the right plants.  Careful choice of...