Avoid these three mortgage-killing habits while your lender evaluates your loan and you'll quickly find yourself holding the keys to your new home.
Last week's scheduled economic reports included the NAHB Housing Market Index, Housing Starts, FOMC statement and Fed Chair Janet Yellen's press conference. In addition to weekly reports on jobless claims and mortgage rates, inflation reports were also released.
What Steps Need To Be Taken To Secure A Loan You'll see some pictures in this video to help you remember later, but the first step in securing a loan is to complete a loan application. To do so, you'll need the following information.
After prolonged speculation by economic analysts and news media, the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates for the first time in seven years. Committee members voted to raise the target federal funds rate to a range of 0.25 to 0.50 percent from a range of 0.00 to 0.25 percent to be effective December 17.
With all of the expense that can go into buying or selling your home, it's good to be aware of what you can claim and how a home can benefit you come tax time.
Refinancing a mortgage is a great way to take advantage of historically low interest rates or change your payment terms to be more affordable. And with interest rates at historical lows, there's never been a better time to refinance your mortgage.