With the cost of everything rising, included are home renovations. Many couples headed to the altar have taken matters into their hands and come up with a creative new way to finance their new design. Instead of offering guests the typical choices, they sign up for an online cash-gift registry… read more →
Your credit report is essentially your financial report card. It serves as a way for banks, insurance and lending companies to gauge your credit-worthiness and whether you’re likely to miss payments or default on a loan. It’s also common for landlords, employers and government agencies to check your credit before… read more →
In the wake of the housing bubble’s collapse, FHA loans have taken on renewed importance for today’s mortgage borrowers Simply stated, an FHA loan is a mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration, a government agency within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Borrowers with FHA loans pay… read more →
Don’t Make These Mistakes! Not Pre-Checking Credit One way to increase the chance of qualifying for a home loan is for a borrower to check his credit before applying. That way, he can address any issues before they become problems for the lender.