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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.
Good debt vs bad debt: know the difference
Learn more about the differences between good and bad debt so you can make the right financial decisions.
What is an adjustable rate mortgage?
Ever heard of an adjustable-rate mortgage, or ARM? It’s slightly different than a fixed-rate mortgage and has its own advantages and disadvantages. Read this guide to learn more.
How to know when you're ready to buy a house
Lenders want you to be financially stable before applying for a home mortgage. But do you really know what financial stability looks like to a lender?
How home inspections work
A home inspection is a vital part of the homebuying process. Understand why you need one, how they work and what to expect.
5 mistakes first-time home buyers make
Learn 5 mistakes first-time homebuyers make and how to avoid them to make your home-buying process as smooth and stress-free as possible.
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.
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.
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 mortgages and APRs work
Mortgages have interest and annual rates. Learn the difference between mortgage interest rates and APRs or annual percentage rates.