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Adjustable Rate Mortgage Definition

What Is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) – Definition, Pros &...

When shopping for a mortgage, you have a variety of options. Mortgages can be structured differently and many factors are negotiable, such as the...
Biweekly Mortgage Payments Program

Is a Biweekly Mortgage Payments Plan Right For You?

My husband and I have owned a house for nearly three years, and we are constantly getting solicitations in the mail about paying our...
Pay Off Mortgage Early

5 Ways to Pay Off Your Home Mortgage Loan Early

No matter how much we dislike debt, most people achieve home ownership with the help of a mortgage. While it may be necessary to...
Mortgage Relief Loan Modification Scams

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...
Home Renovation Loan Cash Money Construction

Hard Money Loans for Renovations in Real Estate – Should You...

Depending on who you ask, hard money loans are either the easiest and best source of funding for real estate investors or nightmare loans...
Short Sale Foreclosure

Tax Implications & Consequences of a Short Sale or Foreclosure

Over the past few years, millions of Americans have faced the pain of foreclosure, and many are still navigating the frustrating process of short...
Types Mortgage Housing Scams

3 Types of Mortgage & Housing Scams to Watch Out for...

Recession-related job loss, cut backs, and bank crackdowns have left many debt-mired homeowners wondering what they can possibly do to save their homes from foreclosure....
Sellers Home Fha Mortgage Eligibility Requirements

How Sellers Can Make Their Homes Eligible for an FHA Mortgage

If you're preparing your home for sale, you are surely focused on making it as attractive as possible to potential buyers. Making small repairs,...
Rejected House Buying Offer

4 Reasons Why Your Offer on a House Was Rejected

"Stressful" is the best word to describe buying a house. It involves, among other tasks, the process of improving your credit score, securing financing,...
Choose Home Mortgage Loan Term

How to Choose a Home Mortgage Loan Term

Whether you're buying a home or refinancing your current home, you may assume your choices for financing with a fixed-rate home loan are limited...
Va Home Loan Mortgage Eligibility Benefits

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...
Refinancing Mortgage Retirement Options

Refinancing Your Mortgage Close to Retirement – Options & Cost

Record-low mortgage rates have been generating an avalanche of refinance applications, but if you're age 55 or older, you need to seriously consider refinancing in...