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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.
Winter house-hunting checklist
Read eight tips for winter house-hunting and what to be on the lookout for.
How to refinance an FHA loan
If you currently have an FHA mortgage loan, you can refinance to lower your monthly payment. Learn how.
The complete guide to VA loans
Explore the benefits of VA loans, the qualifications and the steps to securing one.
How much are closing costs?
Find out what closing costs you should expect to pay and learn how you could potentially reduce them.
FHA loan down payments decoded
FHA loans require down payments in case you default. Learn about the amount required to secure a home with an FHA loan.
How homeowners associations work
Read our detailed guide on how homeowners associations work and the pros and cons of buying a house with an HOA.
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 home loans can you get with a low credit score?
Find out how credit affects borrowing power and learn about some of the best home loans you can get with low credit.
The complete FHA appraisal requirements checklist
FHA loans require a home appraisal that meets strict standards. Find everything you need to know about FHA appraisals.