Purchasing a House

    Secrets for Prequalifying for a Mortgage

    Secrets for Prequalifying for a Mortgage

    You've decided to make the move from renting to owning your own home, and have heard about a process called prequalifying for a mortgage. Prequalifying for a mortgage can give you ...

    How to Compare Mortgage Terms

    How to Compare Mortgage Terms

    The most difficult part of the home-buying process for many first-time buyers is choosing the right mortgage. Mortgage terms are filled with variables that can alter the overall ...

    What Is a Future-Advance Mortgage?

    What Is a Future-Advance Mortgage?

    An ordinary mortgage buys property. A future-advance mortgage buys property with part of the loan and gives you more money later. Construction mortgages are a good example: You ...

    Tips on Buying a Short Sale Property

    Tips on Buying a Short Sale Property

    Most short sales are often stressful, requiring a lot of time and energy. You're not only working with sellers, but you must deal with their mortgage lender. Despite this, a short ...