Housing ‘Extras’ Add Up

Homebuyers who focus solely on the cost of their mortgage’s interest and principal are doing themselves a disservice. There are other recurring costs that should be factored into the decision.

FHFA Moves to Help Beleaguered Buyers

Two moves announced by Federal Housing Finance Agency officials Monday could give a boost to first-time buyers, minority buyers and others with less resources who’ve been unceremoniously shoved out of the housing market by rising prices and interest rates this year.

Help for Down Payments Available

The Build Back Better legislative package championed by President Joe Biden contains billions for down payment assistance. But rookie buyers don’t have to wait for Congress to act – if it ever does.