How to Build Good Credit
You likely know the pivotal role good credit plays when you try to buy a house or a car.
4 Steps to Finding Right Reverse Mortgage
The Federal Housing Administration's home-equity conversion mortgage, or HECM, reverse mortgage offers multiple options that are designed to meet a wide range of senior needs and capacities. This is a major strength of the program, but it can also be a weakness. Multiple options make the program complex, which opens the door to poor decisions that can be costly.
FHA Makes it Easier to Finance Condo Purchase
Condominiums are often the most affordable option for first-time homebuyers, but federal rules have made it hard to get mortgages on them.
Lease-Purchases Turn Florida Renters Into Homeowners
When Carol Gardner caught wind that her Ocala, Florida, apartment complex was going to triple the rent for new residents, she decided it was time to look into buying.
Millennials Choose Existing Homes Over New Ones
Millennials have put off homeownership longer than any generation before them.
Economists See Moderation in Home Price Increases
SAN DIEGO -- After a couple years of soaring costs, home price increases should moderate in 2016.
Understanding Mortgage Costs
How much is this mortgage going to cost me? How much would the closing costs be for this mortgage? And how do the closing costs compare with other loan offers?
NOHOs Should Keep Renting, Avoid Buying
Some people are not cut out for homeownership.
Down Payment is Obstacle in Home Purchase
Owning a house will take a smaller share of your paycheck than renting, but saving enough for a down payment continues to keep people form buying, a new report shows.
Report Recommends Consumers Freeze Credit Reports
So far this year, more than 100 data breaches have resulted in an estimated 153 million financial records being stolen -- hitting big names such as Experian, T-Mobile, Anthem and U.S. government personnel records -- with most of the victims being offered free credit monitoring services as a check against ID theft.