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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 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.
Mortgage terms decoded
Mortgages are complicated agreements. Learn the meaning of 15 important mortgage terms and home loan phrases.
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.
Beginner's guide to the mortgage underwriting process
Learn what to expect and how to prepare for the mortgage underwriting process in this guide.
What is a jumbo mortgage?
If you are looking to finance a more expensive home, a jumbo loan may be right for you. Here’s how they work.
Jumbo vs. conventional loans
Jumbo loans are larger than conforming loans. Learn the key differences between jumbo loans and conventional mortgages.
The best time to lock a mortgage rate
Learn how mortgage rate locks work, what they’re used for, and when exactly to use them to make your homebuying process easier.
Applying for a jumbo loan
Jumbo loans help prospective buyers purchase homes above FHFA limits. Learn more about the jumbo mortgage application process.