Your Guide to Refinancing Your Condo
A condo refi is similar to refinancing any other home. The lender will look at your income, assets, and credit to ascertain your qualification. Plus, the condo will also be appraised to determine the property value.
However, since there are more variables when refinancing a condo, such as...
First Time Buyers Surprised by Affordability
More than two-thirds of survey respondents say they are surprised at what they can afford.
Low mortgage rates, financial assistance from parents, and personal savings are helping first-time buyers stretch their housing budgets more than they thought they could, according to a...
Home Inspection 101: A Homebuyer’s Guide
A home inspection alerts you to any immediate repair concerns plus gives you an idea of what it may cost to maintain the home in good condition.
Let's take a closer look at the home inspection process so you know what to expect, and what the inspection does and does not include...
How To Remove Mortgage Insurance From Your Home Loan
You don't need to put a minimum of 20% down on a new home. That's the upside. The downside is that you'll need to pay mortgage insurance if your down payment is less than 20%. Read this post to learn the factors that determine if and when you can get rid of your mortgage insurance.
5 Best Renovations to Increase Your Home's Value (Plus 3 Worst)
Renovations make your home more enjoyable. Plus, if you do them right, they may even increase your home's value. This comes in handy if you plan on selling your home in the future. But watch out! While some remodeling projects add value to your home, others do little to increase it and may even...