How do I add a spouse to a mortgage?

Answer Contact the LenderContact your mortgage lien holder to obtain the requirements for adding a spouse to a mortgage loan. Each lender has a different set of criteria (and in some cases consequences) f... Read More »

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Can a spouse not be a co-borrower on a mortgage?

A single spouse can purchase a home with her own credit for any reason. This is popular in relationships in which one spouse has bad credit or prefers to preserve credit by not taking on any liabi... Read More »

Death of a Spouse & Mortgage?

The death of one partner in a marriage can have significant consequences for a mortgage. Exactly what effect it has will depend on whether it was a single or joint mortgage, how much balance remain... Read More »

How do I add a spouse to the mortgage title?

Marriage CertificateObtain a certified copy of your marriage certificate from the county clerk's office in the county in which you were married. The certified copy will have a raised seal and is an... Read More »

How to Remove a Spouse From an Existing Mortgage?

If you and your spouse are facing a legal separation or a divorce, you can remove her from the mortgage to become the property's sole owner. According to the Federal Trade Commission, mortgage lend... Read More »