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Mortgage APR: How to Compare Home Loans

Mortgage APR: How to Compare Home Loans

When you shop for a mortgage, you look at the interest rate, the terms, the costs and the annual percentage rate, or APR. Many advisors recommend choosing...Read More

First Time Home Buyer Programs

First Time Home Buyer Programs

As a first time home owner there are several options to help you come up with the cash to put down a down payment on your new home. Learn about the options...Read More

FHA Loan Limits: Tips for Securing an FHA Loan in 2017

FHA Loan Limits: Tips for Securing an FHA...

On January 1st, mortgage borrowers across the United States enjoyed an increase of limits on Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans. In general, housing...Read More

What Is a Reverse Mortgage?

What Is a Reverse Mortgage?

Reserve mortgages, which can also be called a home equity conversion mortgage (HECM), work the exact opposite of a traditional home loan. Instead of initiating...Read More

What is a Home Equity Line of Credit?

What is a Home Equity Line of Credit?

When you need to borrow money quickly to cover an expense or large purchase, you may first consider taking out a personal loan or using a credit card....Read More

Getting a Loan: Where to get a Personal Loan

Getting a Loan: Where to get a Personal Loan

Situations that call for a significant amount of extra cash, whether it's an unexpected medical expense or a home renovation, can be funded by getting...Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About FHA Loans

Frequently Asked Questions About FHA Loans

Since 1934, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has been helping Americans qualify for mortgages so they can become homeowners. Now part of the US...Read More

FHA Interest Rates: Why Consider an ARM Loan

FHA Interest Rates: Why Consider an ARM Loan

FHA loan benefits include low down payments and easier credit qualifying; FHA adjustable rate mortgages offer lower initial FHA interest rates along with...Read More

Can you get a Mobile Home Loan?

Can you get a Mobile Home Loan?

People get mobile home loans every day. But how cheaply you can borrow, and sometimes whether you can get one at all, will depend mainly on three things: Your...Read More