- HAFA provides new short sale and deed-in-lieu options
A new federal government program, called Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives, encourages lenders to pursue alternatives to foreclosure.
Millions Facing Foreclosure
No homeowner wants to face...
- 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...
- FHA Home for Sale - How to Buy a HUD Home
Almost anyone can buy a FHA foreclosed home, offered by HUD, and usually get a good bargain.
What Is a HUD Home?
Let's say someone has bought a residential home with a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)...
- FHA Home Loan Financing and Benefits
FHA Home Loan Financing and Benefits FHA home mortages have many advantages from lower downpayments to stronger protections.
Benefits of an FHA insured Mortgage
How can the FHA help you buy a home? FHA...
- 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...
- 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...
- $8,000 First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit
Who qualifies for the $8,000 first time homebuyers tax credit and the details of how first-time homebuyers can qualify for this unprecedented opportunity are the subjects of this article.
The Tax Credit for...
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