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4 Crucial Questions To Ask Your Partner Before Buying a House Together

If you’re hoping to buy a house with your significant other, it can be easy to get caught up in the fun stuff, like deciding the style of home you’d love (Victorian, midcentury modern, Cape Cod?) and finding the perfect neighborhood (downtown or middle of the woods?).

Still, don’t be fooled: The home-buying process is riddled with pitfalls, particularly if you haven’t vetted how prepared your partner is for such a financial leap of faith. Jump in blindly, and you might see your dreams of a sweet beach bungalow crumble because your sweetheart’s hiding a sketchy credit score behind that cute smile.

It’s a cliche among successful couples that communication is key, and that’s especially true if you’re planning to buy a house together. So before you get too serious and start poring through real estate listings, pop these four questions first.

1. How much debt do you have?


If

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Borrowers With Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Mortgages Can Get Additional Forbearance, Regulator Says

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is extending the length of time that borrowers can be in a COVID-related forbearance on mortgages back by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Originally, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac instructed loan servicers that mortgage borrowers could request up to 12 months of forbearance on their mortgages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Now, the FHFA is allowing these borrowers to request a forbearance extension of up to three months, the agency announced Tuesday.

While in forbearance, mortgage borrowers are not required to make their monthly mortgage payments. When forbearance ends, these borrowers have a range of options to choose from to pay back the owed amount, including tacking the missed payments onto the end of the mortgage’s duration.

Homeowners must already be in forbearance on their mortgage by Feb. 28 to qualify for the three-month extension.

Separately, the FHFA is extending the moratorium on

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