- Does Mortgage Aid Hurt Your Credit Score?
Homeowners seeking mortgage help through loan modification programs such as HAMP and HAFA, may face another issue—lower credit scores.
Loan Modification and Credit Scores
Homeowners on the verge of...
- How To Choose A Contractor
Home improvements and repairs can cost thousands of dollars and are the subject of frequent complaints. When selecting a contractor:
Get recommendations and references. Talk to friends, family and...
- How To Save On Closing Costs
Many are shocked when they learn how much they owe to close on their mortgage. But there are ways to save before you sign on the dotted line.
Closing costs seem to be a necessary evil when securing a new, or...
- Funds for Handyman-Specials and Fixer-Uppers
The purchase of a house that needs repair is often a catch-22 situation, because the bank won't lend the money to buy the house until the repairs are complete, and the repairs can't be done until the house...
- HUD Manufactured Home Fact Sheet
Description of Program
The Manufactured Housing Program is a consumer protection program that regulates the construction of certain factory built housing units, called manufactured homes, formerly known ...
- 6 Tips To Sell Your Home in a Down Market
Times have changed and unlike a few years ago, it is not easy to sell a home in today's depressed real estate market. If you are not in a position to stay in your home and "wait out the storm", you must be...
- What is a Reverse Mortgage?
Reverse mortgages are a way for seniors to get cash from their homes without having to sell them and move, or borrow against them and make monthly loan repayments. They are a great way for homeowners who are...
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