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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.
How to save money when buying a house
Buying your first home is expensive, but there are ways to save money. Find clever ways to save money for your new home.
10 tips for first-time homebuyers
Buying a home for the first time is a new experiences. Read our top 10 first-time home-buyer tips to help guide you through the process.
How to buy a home in foreclosure
Found the perfect house but it's in foreclosure? Decide whether to buy a house in foreclosure and learn how it affects the homebuying process.
How mortgages and APRs work
Mortgages have interest and annual rates. Learn the difference between mortgage interest rates and APRs or annual percentage rates.
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.