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Using a Joint VA Loan with a Co-Borrower

If you want to take out a loan with another person who is not your spouse, such as a son or sibling, there are...

Tis the Season? How to Use the Holidays to Help Sell Your Home

Getting a mortgage and purchasing a home can be stressful enough, but when you also need to sell your home, the stress can be...

How Much Debt is Too Much to Secure a Mortgage?

A lender will consider many different factors when approving your mortgage application. They will look at items like your credit score, down payment, and...

Short-Term Rental Property, Part 2: The Benefits

In a previous post, we wrote about the challenges of owning a short-term rental property. If you skim this post by itself, you might...

Short-Term Rental Property, Part 1: The Challenges

Buying a short-term rental is becoming a popular option among property investors. In many cases, you can earn more annual profit with a short-term...

FHA is Making it Easier to Finance Condo Units

Earlier this month (October of 2019), new rules for financing condos through the FHA went into effect. These rules have made it easier to...

Using a Federal Tax Installment Plan? You Can Still Get a Mortgage, and Here’s How!

Tax season can be a scary time for many people. While we all know we have a tax obligation, life sometimes gets in the...

Essential Facts About FHA Loans That You Probably Don’t Know

The Federal Housing Administration is one of the most important government institutions for the real estate and mortgage industry. This organization is involved in...

You Can Have an Investment-Property Portfolio That Earns an Income Right Away

We all want to build a portfolio of properties that earns money and allows you to live with less stress and less worry. With...

When to Refinance a Mortgage (And When to Stay with What You Have!)

Refinancing can be a useful tool to secure a loan that fits your needs. But it’s not for all homeowners at all times. There...