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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
Buying your dream home? This handy guide will help you decide exactly how much of your income you can reasonably dedicate to 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 pay down your principal
Learn how you can pay down your mortgage principal, reduce interest and pay off your loan faster.
How to apply for a joint mortgage
Learn how joint mortgage loans work, who can apply for one and what information you need to buy a home together.
Beginner's guide to cash-out refinance
Learn how cash-out refinances work and what you need to know before you apply for one.
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?
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.
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.
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
Learn how you can save money when buying a house, as well as different ways to save even after purchasing your home.