The Surprising Tax Savings Of Being a Homeowner
Tax season isn’t always met with positivity. But when you’re a homeowner, you tend to view tax season differently. That’s because of the tax benefits of being a homeowner.
With tax season soon upon us, we wanted to share some of the lesser-known tax benefits of owning a...
Coronavirus may drive mortgage rates to new lows
Fifteen-year fixed drops below 3% as 30-year mortgage rates fall to a 42-month low.
There is no known vaccine. Will the coronavirus epidemic that has sickened 28,000 people and taken the lives of 560 souls turn into a pandemic?
Isolation measures go only so far. And,...
Home Shoppers - This Is How To Choose Your Ideal Neighborhood
Choosing your neighborhood should be considered just as carefully as the home when you're in the market to purchase a house. Just like moving in with a roommate, communities have habits and personalities --some of which may not be the right fit for you and your family.
For example, some...
New FICO scoring model focuses on 24-month look back
FICO 10 and 10T will be able to extend credit to more borrowers at better rates.
What’s in your FICO score?
With mortgages in mind, your past 24 months of credit behavior, called trended data, will be front and center with the new FICO 10 and FICO 10T scoring models being released...
Can you back out of a home purchase offer after it's accepted?
Although we don't see this too often, backing out of a home purchase deal that is possible in some instances. However, it's not without consequences.
This article gives you a general idea of what to expect should you cancel your home purchase agreement after it's accepted. However, it...