Home Purchase

  1. 5 Things You Need To Be Pre-Approved For A Mortgage

    Before you can get serious about buying a home, you need to get pre-approval for ...
  2. Mortgages: Fixed-Rate Versus Adjustable-Rate

    Both of these have advantages and disadvantages depending on your financial needs ...
  3. Calculating the Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction

    The amount of money you save by paying your mortgage off quickly will far exceed ...
  4. Getting a Mortgage in Your 50s

    The financial considerations are different when you take out a mortgage in your 5 ...
  5. Understanding Your Mortgage

    We walk through the steps needed to secure the best loan to finance the purchase ...
  6. Property Taxes in Texas: A Quick Guide

    Discover all the things you should know about how property taxes are assessed in ...
  1. The 3 Biggest Mortgage Lenders (NSM, WFC)

    Learn about the top mortgage lenders of 2016, trends impacting the mortgage lending ...
  2. Mortgage Application: Comparing Brick & Mortar ...

    Learn the differences between applying for a mortgage from a brick-and-mortar lender ...
  3. Where Are Real Estate Stocks Heading?

    We summarize five economic reports that investors should monitor monthly to keep ...
  4. Real Estate Face-Off: Zillow Vs. Trulia

    Both websites help you find homes for sale, but they organize the information differently. ...
  5. Top Websites For Home Sales

    Online real estate sites can save you time and effort in finding your next home. ...
  1. Homebuyers' Walkthrough

    Everything you need to know about purchasing a home.
  2. How To Buy Your First Home: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

    Find out everything you need to know to tackle this major purchase without fear. ...
  1. Can I borrow from my annuity to put a down payment on a house?

    Learn how you can borrow money from an annuity for a house down payment, but also understand why fees and penalties make ...
  2. Can I take my 401(k) to buy a house?

    Yes, in some cases you are able to take a limited amount of funds from your 401(k) to purchase a house. Your Roth IRA and/or ...
  3. Is an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) safe?

    Learn why an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) can be a safe option as long as the borrower is familiar with the underlying ...
  4. Can FHA loans be used for investment property?

    Learn the unique situations in which a home buyer can take advantage of the FHA home loan program to finance an investment ...
  1. Top Homebuyer Tradeoffs

    What are you willing to sacrifice when you buy a new home?
  2. 5 Best Beach Towns To Buy Property In

    These locales offer vacation homeowners scenic views and plenty of amenities. The ...
  3. Financing For First-Time Homebuyers

    Many people considering buying their first home can be overwhelmed by the myriad ...
  4. 5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    Don't let these concerns stop you from owning your own home. Learn how to overcome ...
  5. Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    Searching for a house is a pressure filled task filled with quick decisions which ...
  6. 10 Tips For Getting A Fair Price On A Home

    When you're shopping for a home, it's important to understand how homes are priced ...
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