U.S. military veterans have opportunities to enjoy some richly-deserved benefits in other aspects of their lives, including some special options for financing their homes. VA loans may give [...]
Last week's economic reports included readings on new and existing home sales, a speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen, and a report on consumer sentiment. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and new [...]
Savvy home buyers who are preparing to make a real estate purchase should do their research and understand that they need to save money for not only the down payment but the closing costs as [...]
Last week's economic news included the NAHB Housing Market Index, Commerce Department releases on housing starts and building permits issued. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless [...]
What Steps Need To Be Taken To Secure A Loan You'll see some pictures in this video to help you remember later, but the first step in securing a loan is to complete a loan application. To do so, [...]
Video: Are There Special Mortgages For First-Time Homebuyers?
How Are Pre-Qualifying And Pre-Approval Different? Watch this video and it'll make sense. Pre-qualification is an informal way to see how much you maybe able to borrow - but not a commitment by a [...]
For those who are looking to buy a home soon, keep in mind that the Debt-to-Income ratio of the borrower plays a huge role in the approval of your mortgage application. A low DTI may make it [...]