Many service members have questions about including their civilian partners in the process of getting a VA loan. Here are the top three things that all spouses should know about VA loans.
A Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan provides many benefits for home buyers and those who are trying to refinance. Let’s take a minute to better understand the particulars of this government-insured program to see if it’s the right decision for you.
The VA home loan program is a great benefit for veterans and eligible active duty service members serving our country at home and abroad. We put together a new video on the advantages of this great loan program.
Applying for a mortgage while self-employed has a few unique challenges. There’s some documentation your lender will need in order to get the process rolling. We’ll walk you through what it’ll take to get you approved.
One potentially confusing aspect of rate shopping for mortgages is that you’re actually looking at two different rates: the interest rate and something called the APR. What gives? Quicken Loans Home Loan Expert Kevin Ruzylo lays out the difference for you.
Buying a house in California has its advantages: the sun, the surf, the ability to commune with nature, and California has Hollywood. Before you go running to the Gold Coast though, there are some things you should know.
Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner or a first-time home buyer, understanding how your escrow account works can be confusing. But really, it doesn’t have to be. I’ve taken the most important information and broken it down for you so when you’re facing your next escrow analysis, you won’t be freaked out.
If you’re currently in the process of purchasing a home, you may have come across the terms “conventional” and “non-conventional.” But what’s the difference? And why should you choose one over the other?
Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a veteran of the mortgage process, it’s easy to be confused by mortgage discounts points. Let’s break down the purpose of these points, as well as the overall benefits and risks of buying them. This information could save you thousands over the life of your loan.
Quicken Loans Director of Solution Consulting Eddie Berger explains how you can use mortgage calculators to play out scenarios affecting your mortgage payment, such as changing the term and rate. You can also calculate how much you would save by paying off your mortgage sooner.