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How to prequalify for a mortgage loan
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.
Encroachment: what it is and what it means in real estate
Encroachment in real estate is when one party impinges on another party’s property. Learn what encroachment in real estate means, how it is settled, and more.
What is sweat equity?
Sweat equity may increase the value of your home. Learn what sweat equity means in real estate, how it works and more.
Building credit as a new immigrant in the U.S.
Credit history is critical for immigrants and those who are new to the U.S., especially when taking out a mortgage. Here are some ways you can start building credit.
Your guide to essential mortgage documents
Ready to apply for a home loan but not sure what documents are required? In this article we break down what mortgage documents are needed to buy a house.
Should I pay extra on my mortgage payments?
While paying extra mortgage payments typically comes with benefits, there are other things to consider. Read further to see if this is an option worth exploring.
The basics guide to flood insurance
As climate change continues to impact homeowners nationwide, flood insurance is in demand. Learn answers to the most common questions about flood insurance here.
What is right of first refusal?
Right of first refusal in real estate is a legal clause that gives a potential buyer the first opportunity to purchase a piece of property. Learn more here.
What are the fastest growing cities in the U.S.?
Thinking of moving to a new city for a change of pace? Check our list of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. before you decide where to live and work.
How to prepare your home for climate change
Wondering how to prepare your home for climate change? Luckily, there may be some ways to do so with the help of certain insurance coverage. Learn more here.