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.
If you are currently looking for a mortgage or refinance, Mutual of Omaha Bank Mortgage is definitely worth a second look. Here’s my review.
The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) allows homeowners to modify their home loan, as long as they could document a hardship. Now that requirement is going away. Will it lead to more strategic defaults?
Over the years Zillow.com has become an essential tool for home buyers and sellers. Here’s why.
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extended some popular tax deductions, credits and other breaks for homeowners through 2013. Here are the details of the extended tax breaks.
The process of finding a new place to call home, and selling your existing house at the same time can be extremely time consuming and emotionally draining, but potentially rewarding.
Making your first home a duplex (or other small multifamily property) can be extremely advantageous for you and your financial future. Here’s why.
Have you refinanced your mortgage in the past year or so? If not, you may want to get started now, and here’s why…
How much house can you afford if you want to keep yourself in a sound financial position? How much should you spend if you also want to build wealth?
When you add it all up, selling a home can cost thousands of dollars in commissions, fees, taxes and other costs. Here’s what costs to expect when selling your house.