NC State Extension

Mortgages

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Securing a home loan

If you have decided you’d like to buy a house, either your first or another one, the first place to start is qualifying for a mortgage. Being pre-qualified for a mortgage loan increases the likelihood that your offer will be accepted. See the Steps to Buying a Home link for more information on securing a loan.

Shopping for a Mortgage

Do some homework before house hunting at the Shopping for a Mortgage page.

Reverse Mortgages

Commercials promoting reverse mortgages make it seem as though taking a reverse mortgage is as easy as going to the ATM machine to withdraw cash. But with a reverse mortgage you are taking money out of your home. And, there are details that can have a great impact on how much money you will receive from your home. Read more about it here.

Written By

Dr. Carolyn BirdExtension Resource Management Specialist & Associate Professor (919) 513-7793 carolyn_bird@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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