As the result of the recession that recently impacted the United States and that is still affecting many Americans, there are a lot of abandoned homes that could be purchased for very reasonable prices in some areas. As an investor, it is possible to make a tidy profit on those properties, but many of them will need structural or cosmetic work in order to be appealing to your target market. Alternatively, you may also be considering a rehab loan, also known as a remodeling or home improvement loan, to make necessary changes to your current home.
8 July 2016
Military members and veterans are offered several benefits as a result of their military service. VA Home Loans allow military veterans to obtain a mortgage loan with little to no down payment, and lower loan origination fees (2.15% with no down payment, 1.25% with a 10% down payment on a first-time VA Home Loan) than a conventional home loan. A VA Home Loan comes with many benefits that aren't offered with conventional home loans.
14 June 2016
When you are comparing mortgages, one of the first questions you will find yourself asking is whether you want a fixed-rate loan or an adjustable-rate loan. Fixed-rate loans have a fixed APR throughout the life of the loan. This APR tends to be higher than the initial APR offered for many adjustable-rate loans. However, after an initial period, the adjustable-rate loan's APR may increase, giving you a higher APR than the fixed-rate loan initially offered.
11 May 2016
Whether you are a first-time home buyer or have purchased a home previously, understanding why interest rates vary can seem confusing. But how much you pay in interest definitely affects how much your mortgage payment will be each month. Therefore, it helps to know what goes into a mortgage rate and why they vary. Why Rates Vary by Borrower There is no set mortgage rate for every borrower who applies for a mortgage loan.
30 March 2016
If you've taken out a loan, the infusion of cash into your life can be very welcome. But that also means that now you've got these monthly payments to make. Even if the payments are easy for you to afford, seeing the extra cash flow out of your account every month can be tiresome, leading you to try to pay the loan off early. However, sometimes paying the loan back early isn't the best thing to do.
15 February 2016
A VA home loan is a great resource for any current military personnel and individuals who have been honorably discharged, medically discharged, or who simply decided to retire. Listed below are just three things to keep in mind when considering a VA home loan. Entitlement Limitations One of the biggest things to keep in mind when looking at a VA home loan is that there are going to be limitations to the entitlement that you receive.
8 January 2016
Some of the people hardest hit by the recent recession are those who received mortgage loans with high interest rates and then lost their jobs. Although the recovery has been painfully slow for most people who managed to keep their homes through programs like HAMP (Home Affordable Modification Program), many are faced with bigger challenges. These challenges come in the form of home repairs, which they cannot afford but need to complete.
24 November 2015
Assuming you qualify for a Veterans Administration loan, there are a few drawbacks to them. In general, these drawbacks are not significant enough to decide against VA financing nor will they make a regular commercial mortgage more attractive, but they should be kept in mind when getting a VA loan. There is a funding fee Most people who qualify for a VA loan are familiar with the advantage of not having to pay a down payment.
20 October 2015
If you have dental gold lying around and are in need of some quick cash, you might want to sell it. You may have a few gold fillings that fell out, and you held onto that gold just in case. Now is the perfect time to sell it to local gold buyers. Here is more information about selling your dental gold. Types of Dental Gold The first thing to know is that there are many types of dental gold.
9 September 2015
If you find yourself needing to bail someone out of jail, you must determine which collateral works best for your situation. Depending on the state you live in, you may have more options available to use. By taking some time to research and know your options, you will have a better chance at choosing the right collateral method. Here is a basic overview of two possibilities. Personal Property One collateral option you have is to use a vehicle such as a car, RV or boat as collateral.
1 July 2015