- 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...
- 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 Loan Requirements Are Changing
FHA reform is changing the rules for securing an FHA-insured mortgage loan, but FHA loans still provide the best opportunity for those who don’t meet the requirements of a traditional home loan.
- Why Is My Basement Damp?
Why Is My Basement Damp?
The source of your problem could be a water leak or high humidity. Both can lead to mold, mildew, or other biological growth. Depending on the severity, conditions can lead...
- What are the FHA Loan Requirements?
Surprisingly, FHA loans are some of the easiest to qualify for. In order to know how to qualify for an FHA, you need to know the FHA loan requirements.
FHA Loan Requirements
The FHA is a part of HUD (U.S....
- 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 Much Mortgage Can I Afford?
A home, whether suburban house, urban condo, or rural ranch, is the largest purchase most Americans will ever make. Now that the country is starting to recover from the booming and busting of the housing...
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