Category: Mortgage

8 Types of Home Loans Available for Homebuyers

Many people mistakenly believe they can’t afford to buy a home because they don’t really know what their options are. Fortunately, home loans are not one-size-fits-all. There are a variety of different mortgages available to…

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Why Did My Mortgage Payment Go Up?

Mortgage payments are generally very stable and will remain the same over many years, if not for the entire life of the mortgage. This is one of the many benefits of getting a mortgage over renting a home. But there are times when mortgage payments do change, and if your monthly payment has recently increased, it could be down to […]

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What Are Mortgage Points?

Getting a low interest rate on mortgage can make buying a home or refinancing an existing loan affordable. You could wait for mortgage rates to drop before applying for a loan but buying mortgage points is another option. Also referred … Continue reading →

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Mint Money Audit 6-Month Check-In: How Did Michelle Allocate Her Windfall?

In March I offered some financial advice to Michelle, a Mint user who was struggling with debt, a lack of retirement savings and a bit of family financial drama amongst her siblings. Michelle was anticipating a cash bonus from her…

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Steps to Building a House

In this article: Check your financing options Locate the right lot Plan and design the home Hire professionals Understand the process of building a house If you can’t find your dream home on the market or if you want to create a home that’s uniquely yours, you might consider building a house. Buyers who decided […]

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My home buying story: How VA loans helped this service member buy a home

    Name: Chris V. Year: 2004 City: Kapolei Occupation: Army Age: 21 Salary: $20,000 + $1,300 a month housing allowance Home Price: $160,000 Chris and his wife, Nichole, had only been married for a couple of years when they bought their first home in 2004. Like most young couples, they didn’t have enough income for a giant mortgage or […]

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