HOA fees increase your monthly housing costs — sometimes by hundreds of dollars a month. If you’re considering buying a home in an HOA community, you may wonder what HOA fees cover and if they’re worth it. Read on to find out more!

A cash-out refinance can be a great source of extra funds, but it can be a double-edged. Read on to see if one may be right for your goals!

Is a condo for you? It can be if you want to enter the housing market at a lower price point than a single-family home, or you want to own a home without needing to worry about extensive maintenance and lawn care. But of course there are cons to buying a condo. Read on to learn more!

The VA funding fee helps support the VA loan program, but there are ways to help offset the cost. Read on to learn more!

Property tax exemptions can help homeowners save money each year, but it’s essential to understand the background, qualifications and strategies. Read on to learn more!

Building credit to buy a house can take time, depending upon what your credit score is today. But you don’t have to figure it out alone.

Can you buy manufactured homes with USDA loans? See if you meet the USDA’s eligibility guidelines for a little-known, zero-down loan option.

Familiarizing yourself with essential financial literacy terms can jumpstart your personal finance education, sparking new ideas for your next money moves and shining light on areas where you may want to learn more.

Learn more about a smart house hacking strategy can earn you extra cash and help you along the road to homeownership.

Where you live in retirement influences so many aspects of your life. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of the most common options for retirement living.