Mortgage

  1. 5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Bad Idea

    Here are the key situations when you should probably pass on this type of home loan.
  2. 5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Good Idea

    If these five criteria describe your situation, a reverse mortgage might be a good ...
  3. Guidelines for FHA Reverse Mortgages

    FHA guidelines protect borrowers from major mistakes, prevent lenders from taking ...
  4. The Pros and Cons of Owner Financing

    Details on the upside and risks of this type of deal for both the owner and the ...
  5. ETF Analysis: iShares US Real Estate

    Learn about the iShares US Real Estate fund, which holds shares of equity and nonequity ...
  6. Schedule Loan Repayments with Excel Formulas

    Calculate all the particulars of a loan using Excel, and set up a schedule of repayment ...
  1. Equity

    The value of an asset less the value of all liabilities on that asset.
  2. Where Are Real Estate Stocks Heading?

    We summarize five economic reports that investors should monitor monthly to keep ...
  3. Can American Capital Agency Maintain Its Dividend?

    Dividend investors know that real estate investment trusts with REITs that invest ...
  4. How Two Harbors' Derivatives Work?

    Mortgage REITs, like Two Harbors , have cut their dividend payments as interest rate ...
  5. How Chimera Investment Bear The Brunt Of REITst?

    Following the financial crisis, REITs that specialized in investing in mortgage-backed ...
  6. How Are Interest Rates Affecting Annaly Cap Mgmt?

    Annaly Capital Management reported a net loss of $658 million thanks to the mortgage ...
  1. Homebuyers' Walkthrough

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

    Learn how to navigate what may be your biggest and most important loan.
  1. What is the difference between "closed end credit" and a "line of credit?"

    Find out about the difference between closed-end credit and lines of credit, and how both closed- and open-end credit is ...
  2. In what instances does a business use closed end credit?

    Find out how businesses use closed-end credit to finance large purchases such as vehicles, equipment and property, including ...
  3. What are the long-term effects of delinquent accounts?

    Find out more about loan delinquency, loan defaults and the long-term consequences of borrowers who are delinquent on their ...
  4. How was the American Dream impacted by the housing market collapse in 2008?

    Learn how the American Dream was impacted by the housing collapse in 2008. Due to the housing collapse, millions ended up ...
  1. 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

    Refinancing can improve your short-term cash flow while also increasing your long-term ...
  3. 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

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