What to Ask Santa For — A Downpayment!

What to Ask Santa For — A Downpayment!

You’ve been saving for a downpayment and you’re almost there. Almost! You just need a little more money in that account and you can make an offer on your starter home. ....

How Much Will My Payment Be?

How Much Will My Payment Be?

You’ve found it! The home you’ve been searching for is for sale and you want to buy it. Can you afford it? How can you tell? First of all, the Internet is full of ways ....

When Interest Rates Go Up

When Interest Rates Go Up

The Feds have been pretty indecisive about moving interest rates up, but the down-low is that they plan to make the move upwards in December. No matter where you are in the market,....

In Effect Soon: Slower Closing Procedures

In Effect Soon: Slower Closing Procedures

This year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) begins requiring banks to provide consumers with a longer window in which to review loan documentation. The new rule, pot....

Qualifying for a Mortgage When Self-Employed

Qualifying for a Mortgage When Self-Employed

During the past several years, as folks struggled to survive the economic downturn and job loss, many smart people turned to entrepreneurship. In fact, working for yourself, either....

What’s Your Credit Knowledge and Confidence?

What’s Your Credit Knowledge and Confidence?

What’s Your Credit Knowledge and Confidence?....