5 Ways Mortgages Have Gotten Better Since the Housing Bust

Bankrate.com, May 4, 2016–Geffner, Marcie

Millennials who watched their parents or grandparents struggle with toxic mortgages, short sales and foreclosure might be reluctant to buy a home and get a mortgage themselves. But in fact, most of those bad old loans are gone and while real estate is never risk-free, today’s traditional terms, strict guidelines and government-mandated forms can help millennials become safe and successful homeowners.