One phrase you’ll see repeatedly if you're buying a home is “annual percentage rate” or APR. But what does that mean?
Author: Peter Pescatore (Peter Pescatore)
Typically, the higher the risk, the higher the interest rate. But you aren’t the only factor a lender uses to assess the risk.
A VA loan is a home loan that is guaranteed by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. The loan is designed to help make home ownership possible for those who are currently serving or have served in the military.
Many Long Island millennials feel like their only options are moving away or living with their parents. But purchasing their own home may be easier than they think.
Earnest money can be a confusing term for many buyers. Although similar to a down payment, earnest money is actually quite different.
A home purchase agreement is a contract that states the conditions upon which a house is purchased. These conditions are agreed upon by both the buyer and the seller.
We all know that building home equity is good, but why? How is home equity helpful? Before we get into why you want to build equity in your home, we need to learn what home equity is.
One of the most common confusions in the home buying process is the difference between private mortgage insurance and mortgage insurance premium. So what's the difference?
You've finally closed on your mortgage. Congratulations! Hopefully the process wasn't too stressful. But the journey doesn't necessarily stop here. There are few things you should know about post closing.
It’s typical for renters to be hesitant to take on a mortgage. But what many fail to realize, it that buying property allows you to build wealth as you make your monthly payments.