A mortgage refinance can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be if you understand and avoid common pitfalls that homeowners should all be aware of.
While building our house we’ve learned a lot about how to save money while going through the building process. Here are a few ways that you can save money when building the home of your dreams.
Any house that you buy “used” has a history to it, and that history may affect your finances. Here’s one key call you can make to check out your new home.
The home buying process was eye opening for several reasons, but what I found most surprising was how many homebuyers owed more on their mortgage than the original mortgage was worth.
One of the best ways to improve your finances is to cut your recurring monthly expenses. Refinancing is one of the biggest money savers you’ll find.
Completing the process of moving and closing the sale and purchase of two homes can be quite stressful. Here’s how the process went for us.
What can you do when a home appraisal comes in low? What are your options?
If you’ve received a cash gift to help with a down payment on a house, you may be required by your lender to send in a gift letter. What is it, and what is included?
Going through the mortgage approval process can be a stressful process, especially when you’re also trying to sell your current home. Here’s the process as we’re experiencing it.
When purchasing a home you may be required to buy title insurance, but there are more than one kind. What are the kinds of title insurance, and is it a good idea?
There are quite a few things to consider when locking an interest rate on a mortgage. Today I thought we’d take a look at when you should lock and what some of the pros and cons of locking your rate are.
When buying a new home there are a host of fees and expenses that most people aren’t aware of when they go in. Here’s a brief look at the expenses to expect when buying a new home.
Banks are now requiring a bit more paperwork and doing a bit more due diligence when approving you for a mortgage. What documentation will you need?
If you are first-time homebuyer, you might be surprised at the pitfalls that can beset you. Here are 5 mortgage mistakes to avoid as a first-time homebuyer.