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Can You Use One Land to Buy Two Continuous Parcels?

If you want to purchase a single parcel of land, the process is fairly simple. There is a clearly-defined, well-understood system for purchasing a...

How to Use a Roth IRA for a Down Payment Without the Tax Penalty

Sometimes it seems like becoming a homeowner is an impossible journey. There are many blockades, but one of the largest is the need for...

Ranking Your Options for Debt Consolidation

Having multiple debts, including car loans, student loans, credit cards, and personal loans can create significant challenges to your finances, complicating your budgets and...

How to Secure FHA Loans with a 500 Credit Score

In 1934, the Federal government passed the National Housing Act as part of the “New Deal,” which was President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s massive plan...

VA Loan Myths: The Truth About Permitted Work and Appraisal Requirements

There are many VA loan myths, especially related to permitted work and home appraisals. These myths, unfortunately convince some people avoid VA loans. However,...

The Difference Between Co-Ops, Condos, and Townhouses

You want to buy a home, but you’re really not sure is a large property is right for you. You’re not interested in tending...

12 Unmistakable Signs That You Are Ready to Buy a Home

Homeownership is an important part of American prosperity. It provides secure, consistent housing and, because a mortgage payments become real ownership, acts as a...

Why a 5% Down Payment Makes the Family Opportunity Mortgage a Great Option

In a previous article, we discussed how you can acquire a loan to help purchase a home for an elderly parent. We discussed many...

What Are the Lending Rules for Seller Carry Second Mortgages?

If you are having trouble qualifying for a mortgage, you may consider using a “seller carry.” This is a special situation that, depending on...

The Essential Checklist for Rental Property Investments

Like all investments, purchasing a rental property requires research, diligence, and preparation. Under the right conditions, investment property provides some the most consistent and...