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,...

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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...

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...

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 that home to look like. ...

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,...

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...

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...

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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 Verses Renting A Home

When it comes to a home, you have two options: buy or rent.  What is right for one person may not be right for...

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...

Buying A Home That Can Grow With Your Family

If you are a first time homeowner, or are purchasing a home after a major life change such as...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

All About Home Equity Loans

You have probably heard a lot about home equity loans if you have spent any time at all looking at home financing options.  These...