Mortgages and Equity Loans

One of the first challenges home buyers face is financing their home purchase. A home is the most expensive purchase most people make, and funding those purchases raises several legal issues. Below, you will find information about home loan options, qualifying for a mortgage, borrowers' rights, fair lending, and other related matters. You will also find information about how to borrow against equity in your home through structures such as home equity loans and reverse mortgages, which are legally similar to mortgages. The articles and resources in this section will help you prepare for the mortgage application process.