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Three reasons you shouldn’t retire. Ever.

[Out-of-pocket health-care costs ... his credit score above 800. Without the credit history of prompt payments then getting a reasonable mortgage rate would be hard. I agree that young people should p... read more

Piggyback mortgages could get costlier

The move is likely to raise interest rates and fees for some homebuyers this summer, mortgage experts say, and could reduce the volume and availability of piggyback ... extra monthly income to pay for ... read more

How to save money on your mortgage

When your mortgage ... are to get a lower interest rate, which means you will be paying less over the life of your loan. A credit score of 750 and up is generally considered excellent and will make yo... read more

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Business Viewpoint with Glen Ogden: Tips for first-time home-buyers on their big purchase

One way to take control of your interest rate is to monitor and improve credit scores, which directly affect the rate given to homebuyers. Building your credit and making all of your payments on ... n... read more

The Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers in 2018

Indianapolis has a 5-year-income-to-housing-costs ratio of 5.48. For that metric, Indianapolis ranks fourth as well. The city does have a relatively low stability score ... approved mortgage lenders, ... read more

Piggybacking Onto Trouble

The move is likely to raise interest rates and fees for some home buyers this summer, say mortgage experts ... their loans or find the extra monthly income to pay for the rising costs on their credit ... read more

Focus, Focus, Focus: Helping Buyers Find the Way

In the preparation phase they worked to improve credit, moved in with parents or a roommate, worked extra hours or a second job to save toward the down payment, sometimes took homebuyer education ... ... read more

The guide to buying a home

There are plenty of other low down payment options ... for some mortgage programs. But fortunately there are options aimed at homebuyers who don’t have a perfect credit history. For example, if you’re ... read more

Housing bailout: winners and losers

Clumps of empty, boarded-up dwellings surrounded by weeds lower ... ll pay a full percentage point extra, about 7.1 percent as of mid-December. Say hello to credit pricing Lenders once used credit sco... read more

Property Trax: Five ways homebuyers can get the most from today's record-low interest rates

If you can afford it, negotiate a larger down payment or shorter term to reduce overall interest costs. -- Check your credit score ... your chances at getting a lower interest rate, ask your bank to p... read more

Nation's Housing: Qualifying for a mortgage may be easier than you think

Not enough cash in the bank for a down payment or closing costs? Credit scores good but ... they've been in decades. A study based on a statistical sample of potential home buyers conducted earlier in ... read more

How Much House Can I Afford?

Whether you're a first-time homebuyer ... current rent or mortgage payments. -- Your credit score: A better score will generally get you lower interest rates and better terms. Beyond these general fac... read more

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