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How to start preapproval for a mortgage
Prequalifying can save every homebuyer a lot of time and show a seller you're in a financial position to purchase a home.
What percentage of your income should go towards your mortgage
Buying your dream home? This handy guide will help you decide exactly how much of your income you can reasonably dedicate to mortgage payments every month.
How to qualify for a jumbo mortgage loan
To get a jumbo loan, you need to meet certain requirements and provide proof. Find out if you qualify for a jumbo mortgage.
What is MAO in real estate?
The maximum allowable offer (MAO) is the highest offer an investor can make on a property and still make a profit. Learn how to calculate MAO and how it works.
Home improvements that may not add value
Some home improvements may not add value. Learn which renovations can make property values decrease, how to avoid them, and tips for your next project.
How much is a new HVAC system?
HVAC systems control your home's temperature. Learn how much a new HVAC system is, when it starts to have problems, and the costs associated per system.
Pocket listings, explained
Pocket listings are a way for sellers to market and sell their home quietly. Learn more about how they work, who they benefit how to find one, and more.
Backyard pool 101: Costs, financing and budget ideas
Financing your backyard pool may depend on your pool specifications. Learn how to finance a swimming pool and the pros and cons of owning a pool.
How to increase rental value of your property
Upgrading your home doesn’t have to be expensive. If you’re on a budget, here are a few cheap and easy ways to start adding value to your property.
Will Gen Z be able to afford houses? Some uplifting signs
Gen Z may just be starting their homebuying journey, but that hasn’t necessarily put them at a disadvantage. Keep reading to learn more.
Zoning in real estate: Definition, types and more
Zoning laws are regulations on what can be done to a property in certain areas. Learn about the different types of zoning laws and how to rezone a property.
How many mortgages can you have?
How many mortgages can you have? The answer usually depends more on how many you feel capable of handling and how many lenders are willing to offer.