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About Ailin Goode

Ailin Goode

Ailin Goode

Staff Writer, New American Funding

Ailin has worked many roles throughout their writing career. From independent journalism to content strategy, their decade of professional experience has been challenging and enjoyably diverse.

Posts by Ailin Goode

Building Lifelong Partnerships Through Servicing

NAF exists to empower homeowners. While originating a loan can sometimes take only 30 days, servicing a loan can take up to 30 years. By servicing our own loans, we are able to build deeper relationships with our customers.

Maryland First-Time Homebuyer Guide 2023

If you’re thinking about buying your first home in the Old Line State, know that there are a series of first-time buyer programs and mortgage options that can make the journey easier.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual celebration in the U.S. that honors the rich history, diverse cultures, and significant accomplishments of the Hispanic community. From September 15th to October 15th, educational events and cultural celebrations take place all over the country.

How To Get Rid Of Private Mortgage Insurance

PMI is private mortgage insurance that is required by your lender on Conventional loans – most often, it’s required by when a borrower puts down less than 20% as a down payment on their new home.

USDA VS FHA Home Loans

The main commonality between USDA and FHA loans is that they are both backed by the federal government. This means that they are guaranteed by their respective government agencies against default.

FHA vs Conventional Loans: Key Differences

Each loan has its benefits. FHA loans are easier to qualify for, but a Conventional loan is likely to be less expensive if you qualify.

An FHA Assumable Loan: What You Need to Know

Assumable loans allow potential homeowners to take over the previous homeowner’s mortgage directly when buying a house, benefiting both the buyer and the seller.

Using an FHA Loan to Buy a Foreclosure

Purchasing a foreclosure with an FHA loan can be a great way to save money on a property that has the potential to become your home for many years or a great investment for the future.

VA Restoration of Entitlement

How much entitlement you have is also the deciding factor in how much you can borrow while still not being required to make a down payment, one of the main benefits of using a VA loan to buy your home.

Ways to Pay Off Your House Early

The benefits associated with fully paying off your 30-year fixed-rate mortgage can help you focus on other outstanding debts you may have, things you’d like to experience, or a savings account you’re working on adding funds to.

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