Finding the Right Mortgage for You

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Finding the right mortgage for your home can be a tricky proposition, but banks and other lenders are offering various options to meet your needs as the housing market rebounds. Smaller down payments are still an option if you meet the...

Tips for Veterans to Get a Home Loan

Veterans Affairs-backed mortgages are booming, and more important than ever, in today’s strict lending climate. If you even think you might be eligible for this benefit, it’s worth doing a little research to determine your eligibility. Even if you aren’t personally...

Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood

Your neighborhood has a big impact on your lifestyle. Follow these steps to find the perfect community to call home. Is it close to your favorite spots? Make a list of the activities — movies, health club, church, etc. — you engage in regularly and stores you visit...

How old were you when you bought your first home?

The typical age of home buyers has remained at 39 years of age since 2007. However, when looking closer there are differences among first-time home buyers and repeat home buyers. The age of first-time home buyers fluctuates with household affordability. From 2003 to...