homeownership
Flagstar Offering Zero Down Mortgages to Michigan Home Buyers
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Flagstar Bank is the latest mortgage lender to offer a home loan with zero down payment requirement. They even go a step further by offering to pay the borrower’s closing costs too. Sounds pretty sweet, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, the new loan program is only available to select borrowers in the state of Michigan, where most [&hellip

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How Autonomous Vehicles Might Impact the Housing Market
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The housing market in the United States was built around the subdivision and the automobile. Until 2011, the rate of...

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LGBTQ Homeownership by the Numbers
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On July 9, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that states did not have the right to deny a marriage...

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New Program Allows Renters to Get a Mortgage with as Little as a Security Deposit
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Home Partners of America and New Penn Financial have joined forces to offer renters the ability to get a mortgage with as little as their security deposit. The joint venture aims to alleviate one of the main obstacles to owning a home, the down payment. It’s not the first time we’ve seen this in recent [&hellip

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Home Buyers: 5 Things to Know As You Wait for Closing Day
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The seller accepted your offer, and now you've just got to sign on the dotted line. Right?
Should You Buy a Foreclosed Home? Dismantling Foreclosure Myths
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Find out the misconceptions when it comes to foreclosed homes and you can decide whether purchasing a foreclosure it the right choice for you.

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How to Successfully Navigate the Mortgage Process
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The mortgage process includes a number of steps that can easily overwhelm any home buyer.  The prospect of homeownership can be exciting, but as homebuyers try to find their way through this uncharted territory, they don’t want to be left feeling lost and uncertain. Luckily, there are ways for homebuyers to successfully navigate the mortgage […]

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Home Ownership Trends in 2019, By Age and Income
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Taking the plunge into homeownership can be daunting, especially for first-time buyers. There are seemingly endless options when it comes...

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Proposed Bill Lowers FHA Costs for Educated First-Time Buyers
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A new bill being floated by Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) aims to lower the costs of obtaining an FHA loan, which have surged in recent months. Back in April, the FHA’s upfront mortgage insurance premium increased from 1% to 1.75%. On a $200,000 loan, we’re talking about an increase of $1,500, which certainly isn’t incidental. [&hellip

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement?
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If you speak to any financial planners or so-called experts on the matter, they’ll probably say, “Yes, pay off your mortgage before you retire.” But is it fair to make the same conclusion for all individuals? Probably not. And times are changing… Carrying a Mortgage Into Retirement Most experts will tell you to extinguish the [&hellip

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