Ways to Save Money on Mortgage Taxes and Fees

Saving money is an easy goal to make, but not an easy goal to keep. You start off by trying to cut down on the superfluous spending, such as going to the movies, eating out on weekends or shopping at high-end stores. But did you know you there are ways you can save money on mortgage […]

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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Final Two Weeks of the Year

Mortgage application volume decreased substantially during the final two weeks of 2012, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly mortgage application survey. Mortgage applications for the week ending Dec. 28 decreased 21.6 percent from the week ending Dec. 14, 2012 (two weeks prior), according to the survey. The results include an adjustment to account for […]

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Why Do I Need Title Insurance?

As recently as this summer, some questioned the use of title insurance, suggesting it was an unnecessary expense when purchasing a home. Yet over the last few months, reports that paperwork in the foreclosure process could be invalid have raised questions about the validity of title to foreclosed properties and sparked fear that homeowners who […]

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