If you’re a potential home buyer, chances are you’re interested in getting a mortgage. And chances are the mortgage you’ll get is a “conventional” mortgage – one that conforms to the standards set by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. But if you wouldn’t call your financial situation “conventional,” you might be looking for other mortgage
When you can’t afford a home in the neighborhood of your dreams, a fixer-upper can give you the chance to renovate a home anywhere and turn it into the house of your dreams. And because fixer-uppers likely need repairs, they’re usually easier on the wallet. Yes, it all sounds perfect until you realize how much
Even if it’s not your first time buying a home, it may be hard to meet the income requirements to cover your mortgage payment. Lucky for you, you don’t necessarily have to commit to those big payments right away if you can get a graduated payment mortgage (GPM). A GPM is a loan where payments
Whether you’re looking to take the leap into buying your first home or looking to upsize from your current property, you’ll probably need a mortgage to purchase the home. There are lots of different variables to consider as you apply for a mortgage. Your income, debts, savings and career plans should all factor into the decision.
If you’re shopping for a home, getting a mortgage loan can be the largest hurdle standing between you and your dreams. With so many types of mortgages available, it’s easy to feel lost when trying to decide what loan is best for you. One big question for borrowers (especially first-time buyers) is whether a Federal
A second mortgage is a loan you take out on your home if you’ve already got an existing mortgage. And if you are a homeowner in need of extra cash, there are two options you can consider. The first is to refinance your home using the equity you’ve built since you got your first mortgage.