Archives

How biweekly mortgage payments help you pay off your house sooner

house_family_grins_lp

If there were an easy way to make your mortgage payments that was guaranteed to nudge you over the payoff line sooner, wouldn’t you do it? Biweekly payment plans let you do exactly that, whether you choose the simplicity of

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

5 financial New Year’s resolutions to skip for 2015

New_Year_resolutions_lp

It’s not only the fattening hors d’oevres and chocolates or the headache-producing champagne that give you a headache come New Year’s Eve—it could be the impractical resolutions and wishful thinking about what you’re going to do differently with your finances

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying, Personal Finance, Saving Money

6 ways to find the right neighborhood

neighbors_fence_lp

Despite the proliferation of apps and websites that claim to help match homebuyers with the perfect neighborhoods, nothing beats old-fashioned legwork for tracking down the right fit. Not only is identifying the right neighborhood a completely subjective experience, but nothing

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

FHA Mortgage FAQ

new home moving day

Federal Housing Administration loans  were once an easy in for homebuyers without the ability to make a large down payment, but as prices have gone up on FHA mortgages they’ve lost some of their appeal. Though FHA loans are easier

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

VA Mortgage FAQ

New home

Though there are many options for home loans, members of the military looking to buy a new home should take a look at VA Mortgages. This type of loan, regulated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, has some decided advantages over

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

PenFed Invest

Archives