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Check out some helpful articles that GreenPath has collected for you to read when you are thinking about purchasing a home.  This information will help you get informed and make smart financial decisions.


Learn How to Avoid Predatory Lending


Calculator, pen and small toy houseBuying or refinancing your home may be one of the most important and complex financial decisions you'll ever make. It’s important that you learn how to avoid becoming the victim of a predatory lender, appraiser, mortgage broker or home improvement contractor.


Fair Housing Equal Opportunity for All


Logo for Equal Housing OpportunityEqual access to rental housing and homeownership opportunities is the cornerstone of U.S. federal housing policy. Refusing to rent or sell homes to people based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability violates federal law under the Fair Housing Act.

 


Buying or Renting – Which Route is Right for You?

Note that reads Buy or Rent?Ultimately, whether you should buy or rent your home depends on your financial situation, your future plans and the lifestyle you wish to live. Both options have their own set of benefits that you need to carefully consider before making your decision.

 


Your Home Loan Toolkit

Keys and a small cutout of a houseBuying a home is part of the American dream. For many people, a mortgage is key to making that dream a reality. In simple terms, a mortgage is a loan in which your house functions as the collateral. This guide, from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, steps you through the mortgage process.

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AARP Guide To Reverse Mortgage

Row of housesAvailable to homeowners over the age of 62, a reverse mortgage uses your home’s equity to increase your monthly income. However, just because you qualify doesn’t mean a reverse mortgage is your best option. This AARP guide explains the different types of reverse mortgage loans, benefits, eligibility, and factors you’ll need to consider when deciding if it’s right for you.