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4 Things to Know Before Getting a Reverse Mortgage

4 Things to Know Before Getting a Reverse Mortgage

Many Americans bank on being able to sell their homes in retirement to help pay for their living expenses. However, many seniors get to that stage and realize they do not want to leave their homes. Or there can be unexpected costs that crop up in retireme

Sep 08, 2021 |

Is Buying a House with an HOA a Good Idea?

Is Buying a House with an HOA a Good Idea?

If you’re looking to buy a home, you may have come across listings that are part of a homeowner’s association or HOA. You’ve probably also noticed that those properties come with an additional monthly HOA fee. What is an HOA and is it a good idea to buy i

Sep 01, 2021 |

Should I Get a Conventional or FHA Loan?

Should I Get a Conventional or FHA Loan?

One of the big questions you’ll have to answer when you are ready to buy a home is what type of mortgage loan to choose. There are plenty of options out there, with conventional and FHA being among the most popular. If you’re unsure which kind is right fo

Aug 25, 2021 |

Fannie, Freddie, and Ginnie and What Do They Have to Do With My Mortgage?

Fannie, Freddie, and Ginnie and What Do They Have to Do With My Mortgage?

If you are ready to buy a home, you may have heard your lender throwing around names like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae. Who are these people and what do they have to do with your home loan?They are actually not people at all but nicknames for t

Aug 18, 2021 |

This New Mortgage Rule Could Save You from Foreclosure

This New Mortgage Rule Could Save You from Foreclosure

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, millions of Americans lost jobs and many homeowners have had a hard time keeping up with their mortgage payments.According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, around 3% of all residential mortgage borrowers are no

Aug 11, 2021 |

How to Get a Mortgage Without a Credit Score

How to Get a Mortgage Without a Credit Score

Getting a home mortgage loan typically means a lender will run a check of your credit. It is much easier to get a mortgage if you have a great credit score; and you'll get a better deal as well. But what if you don’t have a credit score? Is it still possi

Aug 04, 2021 | Credit