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Mortgage guidebook for beginners debuts

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

If you know virtually nothing about home loans and want to learn the basics, reading "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Mortgages, Second Edition" by Jamie Sutton and Edie Milligan Driskill is a good place to start. This book explains the very minimum essentials that home buyers, sellers and real estate agents need to know. Readers won't become home-loan experts, but they will understand how mortgages fit into the home-buying process. Co-author Jamie Sutton is a mortgage broker so I expected her to reveal lender dirty tricks and the secrets of how buyers can easily obtain the best home loans. No such luck. Other than suggest comparison loan shopping, she gave very few real-life examples. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. Throughout the book, the topic explanations skim the surface, never revealing more than the basic home-loan lending procedures. The book is sorely lacking in details, such as maximum FHA and VA loan limits. Although considerable space is devoted to explaining these govern...