Category: Housing

Your home is likely to be your most important asset AND your largest source of debt. Being able to manage your mortgage and protect your home’s equity are vital skills that can help ensure your financial success. Knowing the latest tips and tricks to manage your mortgage successfully so you can avoid the common housing challenges that homeowners usually face can help you secure your home and avoid the threat of default and foreclosure. If you’re a homeowner, these articles could be essential to helping you understand today’s housing market so you can make the right choices for your family and property.

Student loan debt repayment comes home

Bringing Student Debt Repayment Home

December 7th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A new homebuyer assistance program in Maryland provides a means for borrowers burdened by student loan debt to achieve homeownership faster.

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Getting around barriers to homeownership

The Biggest Barriers to Homeownership

October 31st, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Student debt and high rent prices may seem like insurmountable barriers to homeownership, but there are programs available to help you overcome them.

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Unlocking the equity built up in your home

HELOC Domino Effect

September 16th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A study finds missed payments on a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) often lead to other delinquencies with primary mortgages and credit card debt.

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Overcoming the initial cost of homeownership

Homebuyer Assistance Programs Under Review

August 24th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

HUD is calling for an investigation of down payment assistance programs to ensure practices are fair, but homebuyers may simply not be fully informed.

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Can your afford your lifestyle

Earning Enough to Afford Your Lifestyle

August 11th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

View this interactive map to compare income to home affordability in 27 U.S. cities – and learn what to do if you live in a place with a large budget gap.

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The Brexit may impact the real estate market here

Why Brexit Matters for US Homebuyers

July 14th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

What’s happening in the political arena across the pond in Britain and the EU has a big impact on the mortgage rates and the real estate market in the U.S.

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Achieving the American Dream

July 1st, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

With the help of Consolidated Credit, Maria Altamirano was able to eliminate her high interest credit card debt to become a first time homebuyer.

Category icon Credit Score, Debt Relief, For Latinos, Homebuyers, Housing

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The Ups and Downs of Buying a Home

June 22nd, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

There are mixed reports about the housing market this summer. We look at the reports to see what homebuyers and sellers can expect in real estate this season.

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Home Retention Works

May 25th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

If you’re facing foreclosure, you have a 5 to 1 chance to find a home retention solution that allows you to keep your home rather than forfeit it.

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