New American Funding Blog

How to Accept the Gift of a Down Payment

By Rachel   |  January 11, 2017
If you are fortunate to be on the receiving end of help with a down payment, what’s your next move? After the expressions of heartfelt gratitude, it will require some strategy on your part. [More]

La Llave de tu Sueno Americano

By Rachel   |  December 2, 2016
A partir del ano 2000, los propietarios de viviendas en la problacion Hispana han experimentado una tasa de crecimiento del 67%. [More]

Buying a Home with an FHA Loan

By Rachel   |  November 23, 2016
Millions of homebuyers in the U.S. are eligible to purchase a single-family or multifamily home with the help of a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan. [More]

Money for the Taking: Down Payment Assistance

By Rachel   |  November 15, 2016
Coming up with enough for a down payment doesn’t have to be a reason to delay the purchase of a home. [More]

3 Money Savers for Homeowners

By Rachel   |  November 7, 2016
Moving into a new home is one of life’s most exciting, unforgettable events. However, once the excitement fades, the maintenance begins. [More]

Buying Out of State: 5 Things to Know Before You Move

By Rachel   |  November 2, 2016
Whether you’re considering a new career opportunity, desire to be closer to family, or have always wanted to live in a particular city, buying a home out of state is a big move. [More]

Getting Ready to Purchase a Home?

By Rachel   |  October 28, 2016
An overview of the purchase loan funding process. [More]

The Path to Final Loan Approval: Know All the Conditions

By Rachel   |  October 26, 2016
Once you’ve obtained a preapproval or mortgage commitment letter, typically the lender approves your loan application based on conditions, which means you have to satisfy certain requirements before your loan is fully approved. Usually, those conditions fall into two categories: “prior to documents” conditions and “prior to funding” conditions. [More]

HARP: The Final Countdown to Savings

By Rachel   |  October 14, 2016
If you are among the more than 300,000 homeowners who still qualify for HARP refinancing, you could be paying more for your home’s current mortgage then you need to. [More]

House Hunting for One

By Rachel   |  October 5, 2016
In the past, home buying was typically associated with couples and families. Today, more and more single people, of all ages, are heading into homeownership. [More]