Real Estate Finance Articles

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When Are You Too Old for a 30-Year Mortgage?

Feb 15, 2020

It can be hard to get a long-term mortgage as you get older.

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Is Paying Cash for a Home the Way to Go if You Can Swing It?

Feb 14, 2020

Having no mortgage may sound appealing, but it might not be the best move for you.

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5 Millennial Mortgage Tips

Feb 11, 2020

Ready to dive into homeownership? Here's how to secure the mortgage you need to make that happen.

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3 Money-Saving Strategies for Your First Home's Down Payment

Feb 08, 2020

Here's how to scrounge up enough money for a place of your own.

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1 Thing You Need to Do Before You Start House Hunting

Feb 07, 2020

Here's one often-overlooked step in the homebuying process.

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Here's What You Might Save on a Mortgage By Boosting Your Credit Score

Feb 07, 2020

Good credit won't just get you a mortgage -- it could snag you a cheaper one.

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Prequalified vs. Preapproved -- What's the Difference?

Feb 07, 2020

Looking to buy a house? Learn the difference between prequalified vs. preapproved.

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A Homebuyer’s Guide to VA Mortgage Loans

Feb 07, 2020

A VA mortgage can be the best way to finance a home -- if you qualify.

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3 Reasons to Get a 15-Year Mortgage

Feb 07, 2020

There are several benefits to getting a 15-year mortgage instead of a 30-year mortgage.

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The Ins and Outs of USDA Home Loans

Feb 06, 2020

USDA home loans can be an option for low-income borrowers without a down payment

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Here's Why Ownership Might Be More Expensive for 70% of Millennial Buyers

Feb 04, 2020

A lower down payment means a more expensive mortgage payment.