You went to college and left with not only a degree, but a whole slew of student loans. Now you want to buy your own home, but wonder how you will do it. Will lenders turn you away because of your college debt? Looking for Current Mortgage Interest Rates? Click Here. Show More Summary
If you want to get ahead financially, good credit can be a huge help. Lenders may be more inclined to give you a car loan or a home loan at a great rate when you’ve got a strong financial history. But how do you build better credit? And how long does it take? Surprisingly, not […]
Redlining is alive and well in America. A shocking new investigation by Reveal and the Center for Investigative Reporting has uncovered evidence that African Americans and Latinos are continuing to be routinely denied conventional mortgage loans at rates far higher than their white counterparts across the country. Show More Summary
Award-winning soloist Ophélie Gaillard said the 18th-century cello was on loan from CIC bank An award-winning French musician was robbed at knifepoint of her 18th-century cello, worth more than €1m, outside her home in a Paris suburb on Thursday evening. Show More Summary
Are your adult children still living at home? Are you sending checks to your post-college sons or daughters to help them pay their student loans, car payments, or cellphone bills? If so, you have adult kids who haven't yet become financially independent. It isn't uncommon for parents to help their...
The service includes three different segments, a web-based consumer portal, a fully digital mortgage loan application, and a mobile point-of-sale system. Continue reading loanDepot asks former Keller Williams CEO Chris Heller to lead US-based mello Home at Property Portal Watch.
While it isn’t clear how Ahauz will structure the loan, it looks like Proportunity will take a second charge on the home – meaning a homeowner will be the last to get their money back on a sale. Continue reading British proptech startups vie to create ‘private Help to Buy’ market by making ‘smarter’ lending decisions at Property Portal Watch.
On Part 1 of Got Bonus, I covered how lump sum cash or increases to salary are treated when it comes to qualifying for a home mortgage loan. In this post, I’ll address how bonuses that are in the form of company stock are treated by lenders. Recently several companies have offered employees bonuses largely […]
Detectives Marcus Taylor and Daniel Hersl of Baltimore's elite, seven-member Gun Trace Task Force are on trial for years of robbery, home invasions, drug dealing, gun dealing, and worse -- their defense is that they were not the primary participants in these activities, not that the crimes did not take place. (more…)
It's natural to want to help your adult children financially, whether it's giving them cash for a down payment on a home, or helping them pay off their student loan debt. But don't make the mistake of shorting your own retirement funds while doing this. Your financial priority should be saving...
When we think of financing for a home, we often assume that there are very few options. Sure, we know about first-time home buyer’s options. We might also know that we can find loans with varying term periods. But there are other options out there that most people rarely hear about. Of course, finding a […]
New FHA loan limits for Phoenix market Have you heard the good news about the latest changes to the FHA Loan Limits for Phoenix and the Maricopa County area? And if you have, do you know what they mean for the Phoenix real estate market? The good news is you can now borrow more money in […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary
I’m pleased to announce that Mortgage Master Service Corporation is once again, offering bridge loans to our clients. A bridge loan allows a home owner to tap equity from their current home for down payment on their next home before their current home has sold. With a bridge loan, there are no monthly mortgage payments and […]
Readers respond to the announcement that France is loaning the UK the Bayeux tapestry Almost lost in the coverage of President Macron’s seemingly generous offer to lend us the Bayeux tapestry is the fact that its home museum is about to be redeveloped (Battle of Hastings site launches rival bid for Bayeux tapestry, 19 January). Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal reports that banks are getting tired of performing actual appraisals for high-volume home loans, and are turning instead to less rigorous broker price opinions: Now these perfunctory valuations abound, underpinning tens of billions of dollars of home deals. Sometimes the process is outsourced to India, where companies charge real-estate agents a […]
Where we live beyond our means, finance everything--from homes to cars--with loans from banks, and count on our bi-weekly paycheck to make a dent in all of the bills that we have.
Interest rates on long-term home loans rose this week to the highest level in months.
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There’s plenty to do this winter if you plan to buy or sell a home later in the year.
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