Get Pre-Approved for a mortgage today, trust me

Why You Should Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage   What is mortgage pre-approval and how can it help you to get the house of your dreams? Find out the answer here. Image Credit: Getty Images If you're shopping for a home, one of the first things you should do is go to the bank to … Continue reading Get Pre-Approved for a mortgage today, trust me

9 Grants and Programs for First-Time Homebuyers

9 Grants and Programs for First-Time Homebuyers By Rachel Hartman (TNS)—Buying a home for the first time can be daunting. In addition to mountains of paperwork and new financial terms to sort through, you’ll face costs and fees that can quickly add up. In short, purchasing a home isn’t a financial step to take lightly. … Continue reading 9 Grants and Programs for First-Time Homebuyers

Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade

  Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade The typical U.S. house for sale was on the market for just 50 days in January, down from 64 days a year earlier. (Alan Diaz / Associated Press) Associated Press Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the … Continue reading Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade

The key to understanding your mortgage payment

From Credit.com 12/8/14   Calculating how much home you can afford can be difficult and feel overwhelming. You need to consider how much down payment your finances allow as well as the monthly payments you can realistically make before finding the right home. One term you will hear during the mortgage phase of buying a … Continue reading The key to understanding your mortgage payment