Aly Yale

Aly J. Yale is a freelance writer and journalist from Houston, specializing in mortgage, real estate, and personal finance topics. Her work has been published in Forbes, The Balance, Bankrate, The Simple Dollar, and more. Connect with her on Twitter.

Articles by Aly Yale:

09
Oct
Alliant Credit Union Mortgage Review

Alliant Credit Union offers low- and zero-down payment mortgage loans, as well as loans for first-time home buyers. The organization’s cash-back program also offers up to $13,000 in rebates.

Posted in: Mortgages,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
08
Oct
FHA MIP: Is FHA Mortgage Insurance the Same as PMI?

FHA mortgage insurance (MIP) is required on all FHA loans. This guide breaks down what FHA MIP does, how much it will cost you, and how you can remove it down the line.

Posted in: Mortgages,
02
Oct
Jumbo Loan Guide

A jumbo mortgage can help you finance a higher-priced property, but it will come at a price. Most jumbo loans are harder to qualify for, have higher costs, and come with higher interest rates than other conventional loans.

Posted in: Mortgages,
26
Sep
First-Time Home Buyer Programs in New York

The state of New York offers a number of first-time home buyer programs that can help lower the costs of purchasing a home. Down payment assistance and federal programs can alleviate the burden, as well.

Posted in: Mortgages,
Tags: ptype_state,
25
Sep
First-Time Home Buyer Programs in Ohio

If you’re a first-time home buyer in Ohio, you don’t have to go it alone. The state and federal government offer a number of mortgage and down payment assistance programs that can lower your costs.

Posted in: Mortgages,
Tags: ptype_state,
20
Sep
First-Time Home Buyer Programs in Oregon for 2019

Purchasing a home can be difficult if you have limited financial resources. These federal and Oregon first-time home buyer programs can help make it easier.

Posted in: Mortgages,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
19
Sep
First-Time Home Buyer Programs for 2019

Buying a home can feel out of reach for many, but with these state and federal first-time home buyer programs, it doesn’t have to. If you’re considering buying a house, use this guide to find the financial help you need.

Posted in: Mortgages,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
22
Aug
First-Time Home Buyer Programs in Florida

First-time home buyers in Florida are in luck: There are several mortgage loan and assistance programs that can help lower the costs of buying a house in the Sunshine State. Use this guide to learn more about the state and federal programs available.

Posted in: Mortgages,
16
Aug
California First-Time Home Buyer Programs

There are many state and federal programs that can help California first-time home buyers better afford a home. From low-cost mortgage programs to down payment and closing cost assistance loans, there are several options to choose from.

Posted in: Mortgages,
13
Aug
Pennsylvania First-Time Home Buyer Programs for 2019

If you’re a first-time home buyer in PA, there are several ways you can lower the costs of your home purchase—both upfront and annually. This guide to state and national first-time home buyer programs can help.

Posted in: Mortgages,
Tags: ptype_state,