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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.
Mortgage interest rate vs APR
Mortgages have interest and annual rates. Learn the difference between mortgage interest rates and APRs or annual percentage rates.
Understanding jumbo loan DTI and LTV
Debt-to-income and loan-to-value ratios help lenders determine whether you can repay a loan. Find out how these factors can affect your ability to get a jumbo mortgage.
Guide to jumbo loan down payments
A jumbo loan can help you finance the home of your dreams. But you need to be prepared to make a sizable down payment. Here’s what you need for jumbo down payments.
A beginner's guide to FHA loans
An FHA loan could make it easier to realize your dream of homeownership. Read our article to understand how they work and how to get one.
Monthly vs biweekly mortgage payments
Learn how mortgage payments work, how to pay them back, and the pros and cons of monthly versus biweekly mortgage payments.
How to qualify for an FHA loan
FHA loans are great for first-time homebuyers with lower incomes and credit scores. Read our guide to understand FHA loans.
Primary, secondary and investment property: What are the differences?
Homeowners can get loans for primary, secondary, and investment properties. Discover the difference and which loans to apply for.
The 20% myth: What you really need for your down payment
Do you really need 20% for your down payment? Find out how to calculate your down payment based on the type of loan you have.
How to use a mortgage calculator
Follow our step-by-step guide on how to use a mortgage calculator and learn how this tool to calculate your estimated mortgage payments.