Skills Every Homeowner Needs

One thing many first time homeowners do not think about is the skills you need to own a home. Unless you have money to throw at minor fixes in your home, you will need to become a handyman. Knowing how to take care of different things around your home can do more than … [Continue reading]

Applying For A Mortgage – Think About These Pitfalls First

It’s no secret that mortgage lenders have been tight fisted with their money since the mortgage and real estate crash of 2007-2008. As such it has been more difficult applying for a mortgage to buy a house in recent years. Some of this difficulty comes from tougher … [Continue reading]

Ability to Pay Rule – Mortgages for the Self Employed

Self Employed Homebuyers Applying for a mortgage

Mortgages for the self employed can still be done, despite the higher scrutiny placed on those who … [Continue reading]

Back To Work Extenuating Circumstances – FHA Wait Period Update

If you have had a foreclosure, short sale, Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy, deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, … [Continue reading]

Homebuying Tips for Buying Your First Home

Are you buying your first home and looking for some tips to help you through the process? Below are … [Continue reading]

Applying for a Mortgage

Applying for a mortgage can be a tedious process, primarily because of the amount of documents that … [Continue reading]

Buying A Home – The New Rules

It’s hard to believe, but it’s only been five short years (it's now July 2013) since the mortgage … [Continue reading]

Benefits to Owning A Home – Are There Advantages?

Are there advantages to owning a home? One way to answer this question is to look at the benefits to … [Continue reading]

Five Great Twitter Feeds for Mortgage and Financial Advice

Looking for good sources for sound mortgage and financial advice? If so, keep reading - you'll find … [Continue reading]

Your First Home in Cincinnati Ohio

Buying your first home can be a time-consuming and stressful task, especially if don't know too much … [Continue reading]

4 Important Program Features To Know When Getting A Mortgage

When getting a mortgage no matter whether it's your first one or you've "been there, done that" … [Continue reading]

Self Employed and Getting a Mortgage 2012 – 2013

Many people have weathered the latest recession (since 2008) by starting their own business in the … [Continue reading]

Housing Market Update – June 2012

As mortgage rates continue to drop, cities nation-wide have reported rises in housing prices and … [Continue reading]

4 Plus 1 Ways to Get Down Payment Assistance Money

It seems as though the elephant in the room when it comes to buying a home is the down payment and … [Continue reading]

What Items Stay With The House When It Is Sold

Whether obvious or not, when you go out house shopping and you walk through a home for sale you may … [Continue reading]

Short Sale Approval Times In Arizona and Other States Just Got Better

Chandler AZ - 4/18/2012 - In a recent announcement from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac homeowners … [Continue reading]