Mortgage Article Library

A mortgage library of information explaining the mortgage process, terms, rates, credit scores and the specialty loan programs that may apply to you. Happy reading, easy choosing!

Getting a mortgage should be easy for someone who runs their own business

How Can I Get A Mortgage When I’m Self-Employed?

/ Top10 Best Staff

Running your own business has many advantages and buying your dream home with the help of your earnings should be one of them. The considerations are different, so know what paperwork you'll need and how to set yourself up for success with your home loans. 

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Help your kids get their foot in their own door

Tips for Helping Your Kids Buy Their First Home

/ Top10 Best Staff

Tips for giving your kids the assistance they may need when buying their first home. If you'd like to help them financially, or simply give home buyer advice as someone who's done it before, these resources can help. 

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Compare the loans that make college education a possibility

Home Equity Loans vs. Parent PLUS Loans

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College offers your child the opportunity to begin to develop financial stability and education that can help throughout life. If you're interested in helping, but don't have the money on hand, refinancing with a home equity loan or taking a parent PLUS loan can help. Weigh the costs and consider the best lenders. 

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The Fair Housing Act protects borrowers from unfair practices

What You Can Do if You Suspect Mortgage Discrimination?

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The Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act protect mortgage borrowers from discriminatory practices. If you suspect you've been the victim of housing discrimination from a mortgage lender based on your race or color, national origin, religion, gender, marital status or age, stand up for your rights and the dream home you deserve. 

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Stand up against mortgage discrimination

Know Your Rights: Prevent Mortgage Discrimination

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Mortgage discrimination has long prevented minorities from home ownership with the best terms and conditions. Today, with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), you have the power to stand up for your rights and receive fair terms from the top mortgage lenders. 

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Millennials can buy their dream homes too

How Can I Get a Mortgage If I Have Student Loans?

/ Sarah Pritzker

Student loans have taken over the college tuition marketplace, but they don't need to take over your mortgage too. Find a mortgage by being savvy and understanding your debt to income ratio and what lenders are looking for. 

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Millennials can buy their dream homes too

Top Resources For Millennial Homebuyers

/ Sarah Pritzker

Millennial buyers are beginning to take over the housing market, and this article is here to help. If you're looking to purchase your first home, take a look at these online tools that can help you budget, get quotes and keep track of your credit score before taking out a mortgage. 

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Find the type of home that works for you

What Kind of Home Should I Buy?

/ Top10Best Staff

Find the right home and the right mortgage. Keep in mind the space and lifestyle you're looking for, the expenses and the maintenance and you'll be ready to close on the property that's right for you. 

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