The mortgage underwriting process is essential to verify income and ultimately determine whether the loan is approved or not. In addition to examining your income, the underwriter will also dive into significant events such as recently graduating from school, switching careers, or...
Reverse mortgages have helped countless senior homeowners convert a portion of their home equity into much-needed cash to provide added income during retirement. This type of loan offers many advantages for seniors, and it’s no surprise that many have been applying in recent...
Through the VA home loan program, millions of veterans and service members have become homeowners. VA loans are favored for the following reasons: lower mortgage rates, no PMI required, no down payment necessary, and, to an extent, no minimum credit score requirements. While the...
Did you know that owning property has tax incentives as a "mortgage interest deduction?" This article will outline what a mortgage interest deduction is, its limits, and how to include this deduction in your taxes. What counts as a "Mortgage Interest Deduction"? The mortgage...
Owning a home is still very much a part of the American dream. However, did you know that non-U.S. citizens can also enjoy this? While there are challenges to homeownership if you are not a citizen, know that lenders are open to extending credit to non-citizen homebuyers. Let's look at how you...