The new Community Affordable Loan Solution, Bank of America’s “no-down” mortgage program, is only one of a growing number of no- and low-down payment mortgage options.
Knowing what loan options are available to you enables you to choose a loan that best fits your needs. We’ll walk through the differences between the major types and categories of mortgage loans.
Not parting with a chunk of change in the form of a down payment to buy a house — sounds like a dream, right? If you get the chance to put no money down for a home, you might feel as if you have the best of both worlds: a dream home without your wallet […]
Does shopping for a mortgage get your nerves in a tangle or give you little fizzes of excitement? The reality of shopping for a mortgage is that it will feel different than poking through online listings, driving around suitable neighborhoods or talking through real estate “how-tos” with a real estate agent. Shopping for a mortgage […]
When you want to buy a home, you may not know all the details involved, including how much of a down payment you need. When it comes to mastering a task, such as learning to ride a bike or learning about investments, someone may have taught you. It’s the same with buying a house, so […]
We know that buying a home can seem like a daunting and emotional task. After all, you want to make sure every detail fits the bill: the neighborhood, commute and possibly school districts. You may even want to make sure you’re close to your favorite grocery store. In short, everything needs to match up to […]
Getting a mortgage may seem like a complex task with many layers and steps involved. However, the first step to breaking down the process involves answering the most basic question: “What is a mortgage?” Understanding the very basics of mortgages may help you gain more confidence as you search for your dream home. We’ll walk […]
When buying a home, one of your first thoughts probably turns to the following question: “How much house can I afford?” You may wonder how large of a house you should and can purchase (especially when buying your first home). It’s one of the most important questions you can ask, because you want to feel […]