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The Definitive Guide To Home Loans

Home Loan Basics

Home Loan Programs

Home Loan Tips

Home Loan Types

Home Loan Basics

Home Loans for First Time Buyers – Selecting a house can be the easiest part of the process!

Home Loans with Bad Credit – Home loans do exist for people with poor credit. But they’re not easy to find.

FHA Loan Requirements – You may want to consider getting an Federal Housing Authority (FHA) backed loan to finance your home.

Mortgage Insurance & Premiums Explained – For most home mortgage lenders, there is a benchmark for equity required for a normal mortgage loan.

Property Investment & Mortgages In a Retirement Account – It’s probable that more investors would consider real estate for retirement investing if they knew that their retirement account could fund it.

Home Loan Programs

First Time Home Buyer Programs – There may be several programs including grants, for first time home buyers in your area.

Mortgage Modification Programs – Loan modifications exist to help homeowners that have suddenly incurred financial hardship (like losing a job) that prevents you from making payments.

Home Loan Tips

Home Equity Loans vs Line of Credit – To get those needed funds you may be able to tap into your home equity.

FHA Loan Snags – Common Problems & How to Overcome Them – Knowing where a snag can develop and threaten the mortgage and closing is important.

Home Loans for Mobile or Manufactured Homes – Even in the area of home loans, there is starting to be some parity between manufactured homes and traditionally built homes.

Pay Cash or Get a Home Loan? – Should you pay cash, or should you get a home loan?

Is a First Time Buyer Home Loan Right for You? – First-time home loans, backed by a government agency, are wonderful programs that can help open doors for a family that may not otherwise been able to afford to buy a home.

Tips for Finding the Best Home Loan Rate – Take some time now to do your research. This can save you years of heartache down the road.

Our Experts

Jim Kimmons – Expert Jim is a New Mexico real estate broker who has held real estate brokerage licenses in Texas and Colorado during his 15 years of real estate practice. He is the Real Estate Business Guide writer for the New York Times website at where he takes a pro-consumer stance in writing business articles for real estate agents, mortgage brokers, and real estate investors.
Steve Wyrostek Expert A 20 year plus veteran of the insurance industry, Steve managed departments in the personal and commercial lines areas of major insurers. He’s familiar with how insurance—ranging from boat to workers compensation—works.

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