of a mortgage -- Understanding the key elements of a mortgage is the best
way to get the one that best fits your needs.
payment is the biggest mortgage obstacle -- Having a sizable down payment
is the key to getting the best mortgage terms. The lack of adequate cash blocks
more buyers than any other factor.
of two mortgages: fixed or ARM? -- Which is better varies by the unique circumstances
of the borrower and which way the wind is blowing.
the best mortgage: FHA or conventional -- There are pros and cons to each.
Here's how to select the best for you.
aid for veterans -- There's still plenty of assistance available for those
who served in the armed forces.
to standard mortgages -- There's a mortgage designed to fit almost every need,
from jumbos to balloons.
to find a mortgage without leaving home -- Gone are the days
of filling out multiple application forms and photocopying stacks
of documents. The Internet has allowed mortgage shopping to be an
electronic stroll in the park.
insurance 101 -- Whose title is it and why am I insuring it?
As a seller, it's usually your job to prove you own the property
outright and have the right to sell it.
types of closing costs -- These loosely defined fees could include
the kitchen sink if you're not careful. These four types are those
appraisals gone bad -- The seller can set the price and the
buyer can agree to it. But if the appraiser nixes it, the deal is
likely to fail.
Posted: May 16, 2005