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How to start preapproval 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
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.
5 tips for millennial homebuyers
The millennial housing market is being shaped by a new kind of buyer. Here are five tips for millennial homebuyers who are just wading into the home buying pool.
5 common reasons the homebuying process moves slowly
You found the home of your dreams but feel like the closing process is taking a while? Learn why buying a house may take so long.
Steps of the mortgage process
Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned pro, the mortgage process can sometimes seem complex. You've been saving for a home, so where do you go from here? We've laid out the mortgage below to help you navigate the homebuying journey.
Common questions about mortgages
Are you ready to buy a home, but not sure how it all works? We're answering the most common mortgage questions to give you a head start on your journey.
Tips for flipping an investment property
The goal is to buy an inexpensive property — typically one at auction or in need of renovation — make updates to increase its value, then rent it out or resell it quickly for a profit. How long it takes depends on the extent of the repairs you're tackling. Here are some tips for effective house flipping.
How to sell a home
Making the choice to sell is never easy, and selling can seem overwhelming at times with all of the paperwork, planning and negotiating. Just like buying a home, selling is also a learning experience. We've created a step-by-step guide to help you navigate the selling journey.
What to know before buying a house
Conventional wisdom tells us mortgages are good debt because homes typically appreciate in value, but that doesn't mean you should get a mortgage without careful research. Make sure you understand the following points before buying a home.
6 considerations before selling your home
Selling your home is a big step; there's a lot to consider before jumping in. We've highlighted six things to think about before deciding to sell your home.
Down payment assistance: What it is and how it works
Dream of owning a house but can’t afford the down payment needed to get a home loan? Learn more about how to get down payment assistance.