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How To Buy A House In New York
Buying a house in New York can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Read our comprehensive overview for everything you need to know about how to buy a house in New York.
Is A Conventional Home Loan Right For You?
As you shop around for a mortgage, you probably hear lenders talk about a conventional loan or conventional mortgage. Let's explore what a conventional loan is and whether it's right for you.
What Is A Home Appraisal, How Much Does It Cost, And How Does It Affect Your House?
Whether you’re selling or buying, learn how the outcome of the home appraisal affects the sale.
Prequalified Vs. Preapproved: What’s The Difference?
Should you be prequalified or preapproved? Read our article to learn the difference between the two and the part each plays during the home buying process.
Can FHA Closing Costs Be Paid By The Seller?
We go over seller concessions and how they can be useful when getting an FHA loan. Read on for all the exciting details!
What Is A Combination Mortgage?
Have you ever given any thought to a combination mortgage? There are a couple of scenarios where it might be a great option. Let’s learn more.
A Comprehensive Guide To First-Time Home Buyer Programs
If you’re looking to buy your first home, you should consider using one of the many first-time home buyer programs. Read here to learn how you can qualify.
What Is The Percentage-Of-Income Rule For Mortgages?
“What you qualify for” and “what you can afford” can be very different for new homeowners. Learn what percentage of income should go toward your mortgage.
What Is A Refinance And How Does It Work?
You’ve likely heard the term “refinance,” but have you wondered, “What is a refinance?” Unlock the meaning of the term – and the pros and cons of refinancing.
Understanding 15-Year Mortgages And Current Rates
A 15-year mortgage is a home loan with lower interest rates and fewer monthly payments. Learn about 15-year mortgage rates, the pros and cons and more here.
How To Get Rid Of Mortgage Insurance: The Best Way To Remove MIP And PMI
Mortgage insurance can be good in that it allows you to buy a home without a large down payment, but no one likes paying it. Learn how to kick it to the curb.
When Should You Co-Sign A Mortgage?
We’ll go over the nitty-gritty on what co-signing a mortgage entails, your financial responsibilities as a co-signer and when it might make sense for you to agree to co-signership.
30-Year Mortgages: What They Are, And How Rates Are Determined
The 30-year fixed mortgage is one of the most popular pathways to homeownership. Learn what makes them a great option, and what the going rates are today.
When Does It Make Sense To Get An Adjustable Rate Mortgage?
Wondering when it makes sense to get an adjustable rate mortgage? Read our guide to learn exactly what an adjustable rate mortgage is and how it works.
Buying A House? Get To Know These Common Types Of Home Loans
Buying a new home means looking into different types of home loans to finance the purchase. Learn more about the main types of loans you’ll want to consider.
How To Get A Home Loan With Bad Credit
Hoping to buy a home but worried about bad credit? Read about home loan options available for those with less-than-perfect credit.
Cash-Out Refinance Vs. Home Equity Loan: Which Is Best For You?
Thinking about doing a cash-out refinance vs. a home equity loan? Learn the difference between the two and decide which option makes the most sense for you.