Master the basics of home lending by finding out how mortgages are used to finance the purchase of real estate, the different types of mortgages and loan products available for buying or refinancing a home, and get a better grasp of the financial terminology surrounding the mortgage industry.
Get answers to questions surrounding the home buying and selling experience, including: What type of loan is best suited to what types of home buyers? How do Homeowners Associations and co-op boards impact the sales process? And learn about smart upgrades that improve a property’s marketability.
Gain insight into shifting trends in the mortgage industry and the broader economy and find out how homeowners can take advantage of changes in interest rates to potentially consolidate debts, reduce their monthly mortgage payments, free up cash, or reduce their exposure to the risk of a rate increase.
Owning a home is an ongoing obligation with both routine and unexpected expenses that homeowners need to be prepared for. Learn more about home upgrades, homeowners insurance, leases and subleases, condo assessments, property taxes, and other issues affecting homeowners.