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Housing

Homeowner struggling to pay mortgage bill

What Happens When You Can’t Pay Your Mortgage?

By Michael Knisley | March 11, 2022

Times can get tough. No doubt about it. Maybe a job loss slashes your income. Maybe a must-pay medical expense crops up. Could be an investment tanks. The problem can…

Stop sign for foreclosure

How to Stop Foreclosure

By Tom Jackson | February 28, 2022

Losing your house through foreclosure can be devastating, both financially and emotionally. While it may seem hopeless when you’ve fallen behind on payments, there are ways to stop foreclosure, no…

illustrated house with a for rent to own sign out front

What Are the Pros and Cons of Rent-to-Own?

By Robert Shaw | January 21, 2022

You don’t have to remember Tom Hanks and Shelley Long in the classic comedy “The Money Pit” to realize home ownership can be an expensive proposition. In fact, in this…

Woman signing mortgage loan application

Getting a Home Loan or Mortgage For People With Disabilities

By Pat McManamon | November 9, 2021

The American dream of buying a home does not have an asterisk. Sadly though, many of the 54 million Americans who live with disabilities do not own their own home,…

Couple moving to a new city

Cities That Will Pay You to Move There

By Pat McManamon | November 9, 2021

Bloomington, Indiana, is home to a growing trend across the country, where some small cities and towns are so eager to have you move to their community they are offering…

Overdue rent payment on kitchen table

What to do When You Can’t Afford Rent

By Joey Johnston | July 26, 2021

Most people have to pay for housing, whether it’s a mortgage or rent and that can get expensive, especially for people with no income. If you can’t afford your rent,…

Eviction notice crumpled up on the floor

How to Stop an Eviction

By Tom Jackson | June 10, 2021

If you’re facing eviction due to the financial strain of the coronavirus pandemic, the good news is help is on the way. The bad news is it might not arrive…

Photo of mobile homes next to each other in trailer park

How to Finance a Mobile or Manufactured Home

By Pat McManamon | June 20, 2018

Manufactured homes are a wise option for homeowners looking for a newly built modern home that comes with an affordable price and monthly mortgage payment. Though the term “mobile home”…

Happy family in front of the house

Homebuyer Workshop Registration

By George Morris | March 14, 2018

Thank you for your interest in our Homebuyer Education Seminar! We sincerely apologize but we are postponing our free in-person homebuyer classes until further notice please check back for more…

FHA Insurance Change

FHA Insurance Rate Cut Suspension: Effect on Mortgage Payment

By Joey Johnston | February 8, 2017

Millennials and other prospective homeowners thought they’d be saving more than $500 on mortgage insurance in 2017. That went out when Donald Trump was sworn in. Now they can swear…