Financing a home
How to get a mortgage when you're self-employed
Many self-employed workers may face challenges getting approved for mortgages, but planning ahead to demonstrate accurate proof of your income can make all the difference in buying your dream home.
VA loan helps wounded vet become a homeowner
Thinking of getting VA home loan financing? See how a knowledgeable mortgage banker can make a complicated process flow smoothly.
Buying a home while selling another: It's tricky
Selling your old house while buying a new one. Here are tips on how to make the process work.
What you'll need for a mortgage application
The mortgage application process may seem daunting, but a little preparation can make it less stressful. Use this checklist to gather documents that may help expedite the process.
The anatomy of choosing a mortgage
When buying a home, choosing a mortgage is an important part of the process—and determining the right product is an important part of that.
The effect of debt-to-income on your mortgage
You earn a steady income and pay your bills on time. Yet it's your debt-to-income ratio that could make or break your chances of getting a mortgage. Here's why it matters for loan approval.