How Non-Permanent Resident Aliens Verify Employment

Buying a house is a part of the American dream. But, for non-permanent resident aliens, it can mean a lot of obstacles to get through first. It’s not impossible to buy a home for primary use if you are not a citizen, but knowing the obstacles you’ll face ahead of time...

Freddie Mac: Brexit Drives Rates Down, Refi Up

Brexit has played a major role in lowering mortgage rates, which is expected to boost U.S. housing activity particularly refinancing, Freddie Mac said in an outlook for the month of July.On July 12, the government-sponsored enterprise released its monthly outlook,...

What is a Streamline Refinance?

Refinance options are depleting, and lenders are more concerned with how well your mortgage performs. Qualifying for a mortgage refinance these days are a lot harder than it has been in the past because of limited options. Some lenders offer a streamlined alternative...

Questions to Ask a Realtor When Buying Your First Home

Are you ready to buy your first home? Congratulations! You are about to embark on an exciting journey. Along the way, though, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Before you get started, we recommend that you compile a list of questions you should ask your realtor.Looking...

What is the Minimum Down Payment on an FHA Loan?

If you can’t come up with a large down payment for a home, you may consider an FHA loan. Because you can qualify for a loan with just 3.5% down, it may be easier to buy the home of your dreams. The FHA makes it easier for first-time homebuyers as well as repeat buyers...