found a house, now how do I pay for it? -- There are lots of
different mortgage options available today. Here's a primer on what's
out there and their advantages and disadvantages.
the down payment hurdle -- There are myriad ways to leap the
down payment hurdle. Some strategies are for people who have some
money saved up somewhere, and other strategies are for people who
are practically broke.
to choose a mortgage -- Understand the basics and the lingo
to be on your way to owning your home.
mortgages -- Before you sign up for a high-ratio mortgage, be
sure you know what you're getting into.
mortgages -- Mortgages that don't require a down payment sound
tempting but can be a mixed blessing.
vs. open mortgages -- What are open and closed mortgages, and
which is best for you?
questions to ask when applying for a mortgage -- Here are the
9 key questions to ask at application time to help you find the
best overall mortgage loan.
do's and don'ts for an ideal mortgage -- To pull your purchase
off, try heeding some of these guidelines from our experts.
you need to know about mortgage loan insurance -- You can still
buy the house of your dreams even if the price tag looks out of
your range. Mortgage loan insurance lets you buy the home you want
with as little as 5 percent down.
your mortgage provides peace of mind -- Decide if peace of mind
is enough of a reason to take on that extra monthly payment.
types of mortgages -- Your guide to alternative types of mortgages.