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From ETSY Retailers to Electricians: A Self-Employed Borrowers Guide to Getting a Home Mortgage Loan

Roger Odoardi | Posted 01.06.2016 | HuffPost Home
Roger Odoardi

Self-employed borrowers, unlike traditional homebuyers, often encounter a few obstacles when attempting to get approved for a home mortgage loan. The reasons can be complicated. Here's a story that I believe best sums up the experience many self-employed borrowers will encounter when looking to purchase a home.

How I Paid $100,000 Off My Mortgage In Under 2 Years

LearnVest | Posted 05.11.2014 | Money
LearnVest

Six digits of debt are intimidating, especially when you're a single homeowner. But at 29 years old and just 15 months after buying my house, I've already paid $100,000 off my mortgage.. and I plan to pay the other $155,000 off before I turn 31.

How Much Mortgage Can You Afford?

realtor.com | Posted 11.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

Remember that there are hundreds of loan programs available in today's lending market, and each has different guidelines. So, don't be discouraged if your dream home seems out of reach.

Smart People With Dumb Mortgages

Teresa Ghilarducci | Posted 10.27.2012 | Money
Teresa Ghilarducci

Yes, pay off your mortgage even if you get a tax deduction for paying interest. Yes, pay off your mortgage even if the asset is appreciating more than the interest rate you are paying.