Investment property loans help you purchase homes to rent out for extra income or to flip and sell for a profit. These loans typically have higher barriers to entry than traditional mortgages — and higher interest rates. Always shop around to find a lender that offers the most competitive rental property loans.
Retirement can be a rich and exciting time in your life — a chance to explore sidelined interests, invest more deeply in your hobbies and travel. It’s also a good time to evaluate your finances and determine how and where you want to live during your retirement years.
One big question homeowners are asking this year is whether interest on a home equity loan is still tax deductible under the new tax law. The answer is yes, but there are more limitations than in previous years.
The good news for Arkansans is that there are down payment and homebuying assistance programs for prospective homeowners of all income levels. From forgivable loans to low-interest second mortgages to tax credits, programs throughout the state make the dream of homeownership achievable.
If you’ve been wondering whether you’re eligible for better rates on your mortgage, now may be the time to consider your refinancing options.
Buying a new home can be the experience of a lifetime, and nothing compares to the thrill of finding your perfect house. These insider tips will help you find the perfect house without succumbing to common home-buying pitfalls.
Of all the nightmare scenarios a homeowner can face, having an underwater mortgage is one of the biggest ones. When you’ve purchased an asset you expected to earn you equity and boost your net worth, watching the value drop is both concerning and disheartening. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve your circumstances even when your home loan is underwater.
Buying a house is an investment, one that can open opportunities in numerous areas of your life. Not only does it become a home for you and your family, you can also borrow money against the property, creating financial flexibility for a wide range of goals.You can access that flexibility is through a home equity loan (HEL) or home equity line of credit (HELOC).
A buydown isn’t just for home builders or developers, but it’s so common it’s often known as a builder buydown mortgage and can certainly take a chunk out of the expenses that come with buying and outfitting a brand-new house.
The costs of home staging range widely depending on whether you do it yourself or hire an expert. You might spend a few hundred dollars on paint, decorative plants, and replacing a few fixtures on your own, or a few thousand on a staging service. The experts we talked to provide practical tips to help seal the deal on selling your home, no matter your budget.