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Housing Finance

Are You Ready To Buy A House?

November 27, 2018

Homeownership can come with its benefits, but there are a few things to consider to ensure you’re ready to make the investment. Read more.

How Foreclosure Affects Your Credit

November 26, 2018

Foreclosure can have a significant, though not permanent, affect on your credit score. If you're struggling to keep up your mortgage payments, see other options before letting it get to foreclosure. Read more.

How A Short Sale Affects Your Credit Score

October 18, 2018

A short sale will damage your credit - for a while. How much damage it does depends on several factors, including how good your credit score is when it happens. Read more.

Why where you live can cost you

May 30, 2018

It’s not just the cost of rent or your mortgage to consider. Where you live can cost you in other areas you may not even realize - like insurance rates. Read more.

Which metro areas have the most millennial homeowners?

February 3, 2017

A Self Lender analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data found these top 12 metro areas have the biggest shares of millennials living the homeowners dream. Read more.

A step-by-step guide to buying your first home

December 14, 2016

While you can visualize yourself at the front door, the process of getting there can seem a bit murky and uncertain. Here's a step-by-step guide to help. Read more.

Should you buy an old or new house?

October 13, 2016

When it comes to buying a house, you'll first have to decide: Should I buy an old house or a new house? This post breaks down the pros and cons of each. Read more.

Small house, big cost: How to finance a tiny house

October 6, 2016

Do you dream of joining the tiny house movement? Then you won't want to miss these four creative ways to finance a tiny house. Read more.