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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.
What is a mortgage recast?
A mortgage recast could reduce your monthly mortgage payments. Here's how they work.
E-closing on a mortgage, explained
Wondering if you can close on a house remotely? E-closing is a convenient way to finalize a purchase of a home virtually. Learn how an e-closing works.
Co-borrower vs. cosigner: Exploring the differences
You found your dream home but need some support taking out a mortgage? Learn about the difference between co-borrower vs. cosigner and how they can help.
How to read a closing disclosure
Before the final agreement on your mortgage, you are given a closing disclosure outlining the details. Learn what a closing disclosure is and how to read it.
Moving costs: Useful tips and hidden fees
After closing on your home, your next step should be calculating your moving costs. Learn about average moving costs, what is included and how you can save.
7 affordable — and fun — cities to move to in the U.S
When deciding where to move next, consider other locations within the US. Learn which cities in the US are affordable and have a bustling lifestyle.
What does it mean to rent-back?
After closing on a home, if the seller needs more time to move out, consider a rent-back. Learn how a rent-back agreement works and how both parties benefit.
The home hunter’s guide to loan origination fees
Looking into buying a home or refinancing your mortgage, see how origination fees are included. Learn about loan origination fees, the cost and tax deductibles.
What to know about renting to friends and family
With a vacant residency, renting to a family member or friend can bring extra income. Here's what to know and things to consider when renting to loved ones.