Articles from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Home Loan Toolkit
The following articles are based on information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Home Loan Toolkit. The complete toolkit, including financial worksheets and valuable tips, is available as a download.
Purchasing a home is a big investment and you should feel at ease asking questions, and discussing the process with your loved ones and your lender.
If you experience problems or discrimination while going through the home loan process it’s important that you know what recourse you have.
Whether you plan on staying in your new home for five years or fifty, it’s important to make sure you are protecting your investment.
Read about some of the common pitfalls homeowners should avoid during the mortgage process.
Once you’ve decided to move forward with a lender based on the Loan Estimate, you are ready to shop for the closing agent who gathers all the legal documents, closes the loan, and handles the money involved in your purchase.
Protect Your Home Tax Deduction
Don’t let Congress take away your Home Interest Deductions!
Changes to the Mortgage Interest and Real Property Tax Deductions will harm the financial stability of American families. Urge Congress to oppose any changes to income tax deductions on your home.