<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=568307677050997&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">

Mortgage News, Tips and Resources

Filter Articles By Topic
close up shot of a hand holding out keys
November 23 2022

The Pros & Cons of Getting a Rehab Mortgage

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in July 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.

hispanic couple standing in front of home holding keys
November 14 2022

Which Loans Are Best for First-Time Home Buyers?

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in April 2021 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.


family sitting on couch reading a book
November 03 2022

Types of Government-Backed Home Loans

Whether purchasing or renovating a new home, or making improvements to your current property, government-backed loans can....

man installing new floors in home
October 17 2022

Can You Add Renovation Costs to Your Mortgage?

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in April 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.


house with beautiful landscape and spring flowers
May 13 2022

How Home Buyers Can Navigate the Spring Real Estate Market

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in March 2021 and has been revised to reflect industry statistics, trends,....

happy family in living room
February 17 2022

Which Home Loan Is Best for Me?

Whether you’re looking for your first home, trading up, downsizing, or purchasing a vacation or investment property,....

Happy young couple with key in hand standing outside in front of their new home
March 01 2021

What Is a Government-Backed Mortgage & How Do I Qualify?

There are several consideration factors when choosing the right mortgage, such as qualifications, requirements, down....

black couple renovating home
April 17 2020

What Are The Best Home Improvement Loans?

Home remodeling projects can get quite pricey when you figure in all of the associated costs. As such, if you’re considering....

January 18 2019

Rehab Loans for First-Time Home Buyers

Some people enjoy taking on big projects and aren’t fazed by a home in need of significant repairs and updates. Such home....

November 12 2018

Do FHA 203(k) Loans Require Mortgage Insurance?

Home buyers who obtain a loan are often expected to pay mortgage insurance, which protects the lender if the borrower fails....

October 29 2018

What Does a 203(k) Loan Do?

A 203(k) loan is a type of mortgage loan that is guaranteed by the government agency Federal Housing Administration (FHA),....

March 09 2018

What Are 203(k) Loan Requirements?

There are significant advantages to securing a 203(k) loan, which is backed by the government agency Federal Housing....

July 25 2017

Where Can You Get a Home Renovation Loan?

Whether you've found a great fixer-upper or if you simply want to renovate and update your current home, you're going to....

Couple joyfully signing mortgage documents
May 15 2017

How Do FHA 203(k) Loans Work?

FHA 203(k) loans are designed to help people fund home remodeling projects. These loans can either be used to fund upgrades....

Man working on house with paint roller in hand
January 19 2017

Buying a Fixer Upper: Is it Right for You?

Choosing the home you’re going to live in is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. Being a homeowner is....

Man signing documents in business attire
September 13 2016

The Renovation Loan Offered by FHA-Approved Lenders

Some people are satisfied with a typical, conventional mortgage loan to finance their new home, but if they want help to....

Couple sitting down after day of working on new home
August 05 2016

4 Reasons to Buy a Fixer-Upper

While some people prefer to buy move-in ready properties that don’t require a lick of work, others opt for fixer-uppers....

Tools laying on hardwood - overhead shot
June 29 2016

6 Tips for Buying and Financing a Fixer-Upper

With cable TV shows highlighting both the benefits and the hardships of buying and financing a fixer-upper home, some....

May 05 2016

3 Reasons to Get a Long Island FHA 203(k) Rehab Loan

Many people call Long Island home, but like every other place in the country, not every house on the market is move-in ready....

What is an FHA 203(k) Rehab Loan?
December 18 2015

What is an FHA 203(k) Rehab Loan?

In the right circumstances, an FHA 203(k) rehab loan could mean the difference between buying a move-in condition house in a....

Featured Posts

New Call-to-action