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Mortgage Relief & Loan Modification Scams You Should Watch Out For

The Johnsons were terrified of losing their home. Mrs. Johnson had recently lost her job, and they just couldn't meet their mortgage payments on...

How to Stop & Avoid Foreclosure on Your Home

In 2017, more than 676,500 American homes went into foreclosure, according to Attom Data Solutions. That's roughly 1 out of every 200 homes in the...

How to Calculate Debt-to-Income Ratio for a Mortgage or Loan

Just like physical health, financial health turns on a slew of different factors, some more important than others. It's tough for nonexperts to keep...

FHA vs. VA vs. Conventional Mortgage Loans – How Are They...

If you're ready to buy a house, congratulations. You're one step closer to making what's likely to be the largest single purchase of your life...

Tips to Get Approved for a Mortgage & Qualify for a...

A 2017 Experian survey found that younger people - millennials, broadly defined - are opting out of homeownership at alarming rates. More than one-third...

How Much House Can I Afford? – Home Affordability Calculator

House hunting is a bit like dating. Sometimes, you fall for the wrong person - or the wrong house. It's not at all unusual...

USDA Home Mortgage Loans for Rural Development – Eligibility Requirements

Once you've determined to buy a house rather than rent, you need to get approved for a mortgage. Then you need to go through a...

How to Get Money for a Down Payment on a House...

Whether you're purchasing a prefab dwelling, building a new construction home, or planning to fix up an older house, you're probably excited about the prospect...

What Is an FHA Mortgage Loan – Requirements, Limits & Qualifications

Renting versus buying is always a tough choice. Getting approved for a mortgage can be even tougher. If you choose to buy a house, congratulations -...

VA Streamline Refinance (IRRRL) – Benefits, Eligibility & How to Apply

Recently, we discovered the #1 financial perk for military families: the VA Home Loan Guaranty, commonly known as the VA loan program. It is...

What Is a VA Home Loan – Mortgage Eligibility, Benefits &...

It's a big decision to join the military. Members of the Armed Forces face a slew of risks to their physical safety and psychological...