Will I Qualify for a Mortgage on Part-Time Income Alone?
I only work part time but want to buy a home – will I qualify for a mortgage on part time income alone?
In today’s economy, many people make their income by working one or more part-time jobs versus a traditional full-time 9-5 job. While there are some assumptions made that...
Can You Use Your VA Entitlement While On Active Duty?
VA mortgage loans are loans which are offered by the US Department of Veterans Affairs and backed by the United States federal government. They offer an array of benefits and mortgage options to veterans, active duty service members and a select group of other individuals connected to...
Using Holiday Cash as a Down Payment?
Many families like to gift cash at Christmas, especially to those close family members who anticipate having a large expense upcoming in the new year, like a wedding, a vacation or a home purchase. Still others gift cash because it’s easy and loved by all. If you are thinking about...
What is a Reverse Mortgage?
A reverse mortgage, also known as home equity conversion mortgage, is a very different loan product than a traditional mortgage, used to purchase a home. In fact, reverse mortgages are for homeowners – not those looking to purchase a home.
Reverse mortgages function...
Calculating Your Total Monthly Mortgage Payment
In many areas of the country you can purchase a home and pay less for your monthly mortgage than you might pay for rent – however, when looking at mortgage calculators online, be careful that the monthly mortgage payment you’re looking at is the complete picture of all...