Mortgage

  1. When to Consider Paying Off Your Mortgage

    Consider four scenarios where it could make sense to pay off your mortgage early. ...
  2. Cross-Collateral Loan: How Does It Work?

    Cross-collateralization in lending is not unusual, but it can have a huge impact ...
  3. Using Your 401(k) to Pay Off a Mortgage: The ...

    Learn the advantages and drawbacks of using assets accumulated within a 401(k) retirement ...
  4. Not Every Qualified Borrower Gets a Mortgage: ...

    A good credit score and steady source of income may not be enough for qualified borrowers ...
  5. Fico 5 vs. Fico 8: What Are the Differences

    Find out why you have more than one FICO credit score.
  6. IRS Allows Mortgage Deduction for Unwed Couples

    Single taxpayers who co-own one or more of their homes with another person can now ...
  1. Do mortgage lenders use FICO 8?

    As more lenders employ the FICO 8 credit-scoring system, borrowers should be aware ...
  2. Fico 5 vs. Fico 8: What Are the Differences

    Find out why you have more than one FICO credit score.
  3. 3 Reasons Millennials Are Not Interested in Mortgages

    Tougher lending standards make borrowing to buy homes harder for millennials.
  4. VBMFX: Overview of World's Largest Bond Mutual ...

    VBMFX: Find out top positions in the world's largest bond fund, the Vanguard Total ...
  5. Dropping Mortgage Rates and the Next Refi Boom ...

    Mortgage rates have been dropping more than expected, creating a possibility for ...
  6. Equity Residential Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday ...

    Equity Residential will send its dividend payment on July 8 to shareholders of record ...
  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. ...
  3. Mortgage Basics

    Learn how to navigate what may be your biggest and most important loan.
  1. How to find mortgage lenders that use VantageScore?

    Understand the difference between VantageScore and FICO, and learn how to locate a mortgage lender that uses VantageScore ...
  2. How many mortgage payments can I miss before foreclosure?

    The status of your lender and the condition of your local housing market are some of the factors that determine how many ...
  3. Is it possible to refinance a house you're renting out?

    Find out whether it is possible to refinance rental property. Lenders have strict qualifying standards and expect owners ...
  4. When is mortgage insurance tax deductible on rental property?

    Discover when mortgage insurance premiums are allowed to be deducted on your taxes for rental properties and see an example ...
  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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