Your options are limited, but there is hope.
Tips to increase your credit score.
An overview of the most common types of mortgages.
Before you apply for a home loan, check your scores and look for mistakes.
Renters who want to buy homes in the future should be aware that their monthly payments may affect their credit score, and with it their ability to get a mortgage.
If you haven't applied for a mortgage since 2008, be prepared to hand over some more paperwork.
How to keep your tax bill as low as possible.
Do your homework before jumping in.
If you're seeking the best deal on a mortgage, you'll need to give your credit some serious attention.
If you have accumulated home equity, that's great, but never tap into it for the following four things.
Here are the factors to consider before buying a house in retirement.
If you’re in your 50s or 60s and you’re ready to buy your move-up home, plenty of challenges await you. The good news is that you also have some big advantages over your younger home-buying peers.
A look at some common refinancing questions.
This may be the last chance you have to lock in a mortgage with a low interest rate.
Millennials made up the largest group of recent homebuyers.
A refinance can give you more cash in your pocket; but it also can give you a huge debt that you may not want to have in retirement.
A mix of self-education and action can have a big impact on your credit score, and thus your potential mortgage rate.
Eight questions to ask when considering a mortgage refinance.
If you're afraid to apply for a new mortgage, you're not alone. A recent survey found that 54 percent of people who plan to buy a home within the next two years hadn't pursued their goal earlier because they were afraid they wouldn't be able to get a mortgage.
We've picked out five issues facing housing and mortgage markets that we think need some immediate attention, and speculate which side of the aisle might be most likely to push them through -- or where compromise might benefit both sides (and taxpayers and homeowners, too).