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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 to consider before moving to a new city
Moving to a new city is an exciting time, but there’s also a lot to consider. We prepared this guide to help make moving to a new city a breeze.
What does a mortgage loan originator do?
Whether you're looking to buy a new home or refinance your current one, it's helpful to know what a mortgage originator does and how they can help you.
What is homeowners insurance?
Homeowners insurance is a must if you need a mortgage. Learn why you need it and what it covers.
How does escrow work with a mortgage
Learn how escrow works with a mortgage and when and why you would need a mortgage escrow account or impound account.
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.