Robyn Murray

Robyn Murray is a freelance editor and writer based in Omaha, Nebraska. She has reported for National Public Radio, Public Radio International, the British Broadcasting Corporation, WNYC and WBUR. Her print work has appeared in USA Today and Business Day in Johannesburg, South Africa. Robyn received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University and her master’s in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Articles by Robyn Murray

A question we hear frequently: What is PMI on a mortgage? PMI simply stands for private mortgage insurance, which your lender will require you to pay monthly if you buy a house with less than 20% down. Basically, PMI is insurance that protects the l... read more

How to Buy a Condo

Buying a condo — short for condominium — can be the perfect way to become a homeowner without the hefty price tag of larger properties. Condos may also be ideal for those who don’t have the time to maintain single-family homes or want a small... read more

A mortgage preapproval is an essential part of the homebuying process. Getting a mortgage preapproval involves submitting a mortgage application and a thorough vetting of your credit, income, and finances. Getting preapproved before you begin hou... read more

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you can make, so a home inspection checklist for buyers is essential as you’re evaluating your new property. While taking photos and walking through can give you a pretty good idea of its condition, so... read more

Your credit score affects the mortgage rates you’ll be eligible for as you’re shopping for a home. Those three digits can have a big impact on the amount of money you’ll pay, not only each month but over the life of your home loan. Calculated ... read more

Understanding when to refinance a mortgage will help you to reap the most benefits from your home loan. When done right, you can reduce your monthly mortgage payments and save thousands over the life of your loan. You could also tap into your home... read more

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