Top viewed articles
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.
Contingent vs. pending real estate: What’s the difference?
When it comes to contingent vs pending homes, both mean an offer has been accepted but neither means the sale is final. Learn how they are different here.
Do I need a certain credit score to refinance my mortgage?
When considering a refinance, your credit score is vital. Learn what credit score is needed to refinance a mortgage on a house, condo or apartment.
How to remove someone from your mortgage?
There are a few different ways to remove someone from a mortgage. Although refinancing is the most common way, there are alternatives you may want to consider.
What is the average down payment on a house?
The average down payment on a house is lower than many Americans might think. Keep reading to see how much homebuyers actually put down to finance their homes.
How to navigate bidding wars as a homebuyer
Bidding wars are incredibly common in a seller’s market, because there are more buyers than houses for sale. Learn how to successfully handle a bidding war.
What is a turnkey property?
Turnkey properties may be an enticing investment opportunity worth looking into. Learn what a turnkey property is, how it works, things to consider, and more.
Your guide to variance in real estate
If you're planning a home renovation, you might live in an area with zoning variances for real estate. Learn what a zoning variance is and how to apply for one.
How to prepare your house for a hurricane
Preparing your house for a hurricane might seem overwhelming, but there’s a lot you can do in advance. Learn more in this article.
House termites and damage: how to protect your home
Termite damage is just one of the many things a homeowner may have to deal with. Learn how to spot termite damage and what it can potentially do to your home.