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How to prequalify 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
This handy guide will help you decide exactly how much of your salary you should be spending on 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.
9 ways to build good credit
Building good credit is important, but it doesn’t have to be hard. Read these easy ways to build good credit.
The first-time homebuyer timeline
Read our homebuying process timeline for first-time homeowners to go from finding a home to owning a home.
Home inspections: all the costs you need to know
A thorough home inspection can save you thousands of dollars in the long run. Learn how much a home inspection costs.
Closing costs: who pays what
Here’s our comprehensive guide to closing costs: how much they are, when they are due and who pays for closing costs.
What happens if you lose your job during the mortgage process
Losing your job when you are trying to buy a home is stressful. Here are some steps you can take.
How to view houses safely during Covid-19
Follow these 7 recommendations to find the house of your dreams while still keeping yourself safe.
How to make an offer on a house
We outline everything you need to know to make an offer on a house. Plus, tips to beat out other offers on the table.
How does rent to own work?
Learn how rent-to-own agreements work and whether renting a place with the option to buy is right for you.
Mortgage terms decoded
Mortgages are complicated agreements. Learn the meaning of 15 important mortgage terms and home loan phrases.