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.
Selling your home can be quite the undertaking, but with a bit of hard work you can end up with thousands more in your pocket. Here’s a list of things to consider doing when getting ready to sell.
We’ve had a roller coaster ride when it comes to our property taxes over the past few years. So what are the some of the factors that affect your property taxes?
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?
Sometimes in order to reach a short term savings goal you have to cut expenses, find ways to increase income and come up with a family budget that helps you to reach your goals.
Over the years Zillow.com has become an essential tool for home buyers and sellers. Here’s why.
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.
Homeowner’s insurance is an important piece of a financial plan, and is required by most mortgage companies. How do you ensure you’re covered and that you get an affordable rate?
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.