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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.
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.
Mortgage terms decoded
Mortgages are complicated agreements. Learn the meaning of 15 important mortgage terms and home loan phrases.
Beginner's guide to the mortgage underwriting process
Learn what to expect and how to prepare for the mortgage underwriting process in this guide.
Rent-to-own homes: what are they and how do they work?
Rent-to-own homes can be a great alternative if you can't afford a house right away. Here is what rent-to-own is, how it works, and whether it's a good idea.
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.
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.
Jumbo vs. conventional loans
Jumbo loans are larger than conforming loans. Learn the key differences between jumbo loans and conventional mortgages.
Applying for a jumbo loan
Jumbo loans help prospective buyers purchase homes above FHFA limits. Learn more about the jumbo mortgage application process.
What to know about buying a second home
Discover if you can afford a second home, the difference between primary and secondary mortgages, qualifying and more.