Sandy John

Contributing Finance Writer

Sandy John has extensive experience writing about personal finance, residential real estate, and all things related to owning a home. Her work has appeared on websites such as Inverse, HomeLight, HouseMethod, and in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She enjoys the outdoors, including camping, hiking and kayaking.

What Is Mortgage Escrow?

When it comes to the home buying process, most first-time homebuyers are surprised to learn that their mortgage payment includes more than princi…

Mortgage Escrow Account: Pros and Cons

If you own a home and are making monthly payments, you have probably read over the breakdown of your monthly mortgage charges once or twice. Your…

What Is an FHA-Approved Condo?

Getting a single unit in a condominium FHA approved is a complicated process, but it may open the door to an FHA-guaranteed loan.