Home Financing for Single Borrowers
Steven Ganley was lucky enough to earn his master's degree in accounting from Duquesne University last year without piling up any debt.
Making Right Decisions in Choosing a Mortgage
Most home buyers who need a mortgage place themselves in the hands of a loan officer or mortgage broker referred to them by their real estate agent, or by a friend, relative or business associate.
Many Miss Out on Government Refinance Program
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Homeowners struggling to meet monthly payments still have time to refinance through the Home Affordable Refinance Program, but many are not fully aware of the program.
Global Woes Create Opportunity for Refinancing
Global woes could have an upside on the home front.
Days of Low Mortgage Rates are Numbered
If you're borrowing to buy a house, there's almost never been a better time to do it.
Managing Credit Score for Mortgage Approval
Questions: "Can I get a mortgage with a credit score of 450?" Answer: If you get one, it won't be a mortgage you want.
When to Use Reverse Mortgage for Home Purchase
Many home purchasers are seniors. Some become homeowners for the first time, but most have been and want to remain homeowners. They just don't want to remain in their current house. They may want a house that has no stairs, or one that is closer to family or friends, or in a warmer climate. In many cases, they want to downsize, both the physical house and the financial burdens that come with it.
Benefits of Larger Downpayments
Consumers looking to purchase a home within the near future face many decisions, including how large a down payment to make. The down payment is the sale price (confirmed by an appraisal) less the loan amount.
Mortgage Rates Locked in Sideways Motion
Mortgage rates are moving fast in one direction this summer -- sideways.
Mortgage Points Vs Rebates
Yes, U.S. mortgage lenders will pay rebates to borrowers. This is a potentially valuable option which, to my knowledge, is not offered anywhere else in the world.