Mortgage

  1. The Pros And Cons Of Refinancing A Mortgage Loan

    The Pros And Cons Of Refinancing A Mortgage Loan

    Current refinance rates are at all-time lows; as such, refinancing a mortgage is ...
  2. How To Refinance When You Are Self-Employed

    How To Refinance When You Are Self-Employed

    Refinancing is complicated, uncertain, nerve-wracking, time-consuming and expensive ...
  3. What You Need To Know About Fannie Mae Mortgages

    What You Need To Know About Fannie Mae Mortgages

    Considering a Fannie Mae mortgage loan? Here's what you should know, from size limits ...
  4. Why You Don’t Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance

    Why You Don’t Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance

    Mortgage protection life insurance sounds great in concept - a guarantee that your ...
  5. Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Use these simple ideas to save money and get better coverage for your house.
  6. Financing Options For Buyers Of Foreclosed Homes

    Financing Options For Buyers Of Foreclosed Homes

    While the upcoming retirement of Fannie Mae’s HomePath program is sad news for those ...
  1. Homebuyers' Walkthrough

    Homebuyers' Walkthrough

    Everything you need to know about purchasing a home.
  2. Mortgage Basics

    Mortgage Basics

    Learn how to navigate what may be your biggest and most important loan.
  1. What counts as "debts" and "income" when calculating my debt-to-income (DTI) ratio?

    It's important to know your debt-to-income ratio because it's the figure lenders use to measure your ability to repay the ...
  2. How does my debt-to-income (DTI) ratio affect my ability to get a mortgage?

    Find out how much your debt-to-income ratio affects your ability to get a good mortgage rate when buying a home.
  3. What are the best ways to invest in mortgage-backed securities (MBS)?

    Find out how you can start investing in real estate through mortgage-backed securities.
  4. Can I buy a house directly from Fannie Mae (FNMA)?

    Yes; you can buy homes directly from Fannie Mae. Fannie Mae (the Federal National Mortgage Association, or FNMA) is a government-sponsored ...
  1. 5 Risky Mortgages To Avoid

    5 Risky Mortgages To Avoid

    There are plenty of ways to end up with a bad mortgage. The risks of these five should ...
  2. 6 Questions To Ask Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

    6 Questions To Ask Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

    Refinancing can improve your short-term cash flow while also increasing your long-term ...
  3. 5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    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 ...
  4. 5 Steps To Attaining A Mortgage

    5 Steps To Attaining A Mortgage

    If you're serious about buying a home, cleaning up your credit should be the first ...
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