Parents are refinancing their homes to help their kids win ‘bidding wars’

With bidding wars becoming increasingly prevalent in a housing market that’s plagued by low inventories, some parents and their adult children are teaming up to help them better compete.

Freddie Mac clamps down on low down payment loans

Mortgage giant Freddie Mac has said it’s tightening up restrictions on low down payment mortgages.

How to locate the ideal mortgage lender for you

It is common knowledge that taking out a mortgage is often a very emotional, time consuming, stressful and confusing process. And that’s the precise reason experts advise you to avoid being overly focused on the best mortgage rates alone.

5 Tips for Finding the Best Home Loan

Finding the home loan that best fits your needs probably isn’t the same as it is for your brother in-law, your office water cooler buddy, or even the loan originator that your real estate agent recommends.

How LTV Affects Real Estate Investment Risk

There are many factors that affect real estate investment risk and loan-to-value (LTV) is just one of them, but it’s a very important one. If you take out too much loan relative to the risk, not only will you not see as large a return on your investment as you might have, but you may end up losing your entire investment.

Banks make house flipping easier for investors

Although home prices have been raising steadily over the past year, house flipping is still extremely popular among investors. And it’s the banks that are being credited

PropertyGo cuts out the middleman on commercial property loan applications

Thanks to a new solution called PropertyGo it’s no longer necessary to waste time that could be better spent elsewhere on those laborious processes.

Millenials more likely to tap into their home’s equity

Millenial homeowners in the 30-34 year old age bracket are twice as likely to take out a home equity loan as baby boomers, according to a new survey by the Discover Home Equity Loans organization

The Question for a Home Mortgage Loan: Understanding Your Many Options

If you are applying for a mortgage and think that it is a straightforward choice of just choosing your preferred lender that is offering the best rate of interest, you may well be in for something of a surprise when you start the process.

Non-Traditional Loans Are Increasing but Still Difficult to Obtain

It’s true that traditional loans are still difficult to obtain but other more non-traditional loans are becoming easier to obtain from nom non-traditional lenders. A review of deals analyzed by Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC finds that rebounding home prices and in the instance of reperforming and nonperforming transactions, repaired borrower credit, have reduced credit risk […]

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