Top 3 Ways Buyers Are Denied a Mortgage–And How to Avoid Them

Being denied a mortgage loan can seem to shatter your dreams of home ownership. But arming yourself with knowledge before sitting down with a lender can improve your chances of being approved. Here are three of the most common reasons mortgage applications get denied and how you can avoid them: 1. Poor Credit History. Not

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HUD Approves Settlement of Fair Housing Complaint Against OneWest Bank

On July 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it has approved a conciliation agreement settling a Fair Housing complaint against CIT Bank, N.A., dba OneWest Bank (CIT). California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) had accused CIT of violating the Fair Housing Act (FHA) in its positioning branch location, marketing, and mortgage

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3 Solid Ways to Get a Mortgage Loan Approval

Truth be told. Owning a home is a beautiful thing. In fact, it’s the one biggest expenses you’re likely to experience in your lifetime. But before you get there, certain financial issues

Mortgage Too High? How to Refinance Your Home

When you secure a mortgage for a new home or for one that you already own in order to make improvements or to cover an emergency, you might think that you can afford the rate that is offered. After a few years of paying the same rate,

What to Know Before Getting Your First Mortgage

You have saved up enough money for a down payment, and now you’re ready to get your first mortgage. However, there are a few things you should know before you fill out your first application at the bank.

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.

Essential Tips For First Time Home Buyers

When buying a home for the first time, most buyers often find themselves at the mercy of the process. Real estate and lending professionals are there to help you accomplish your goal of finding and financing your new home, but they are not there to give you personalized advice to help insure that you make

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