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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.
The ins and outs of mortgage statements
Your monthly mortgage statement provides essential details about your loan. Here's how to understand each section of your mortgage statement.
Newlywed’s guide to joint mortgages
Buying a home with your spouse is a big step. Learn how applying for a joint mortgage works and what you need to buy a home together.
Selling your home after retirement
If you're nearing retirement or have already retired, your current home might not fit your needs. Learn how you sell your house and rent or buy in retirement.
The effects of recessions on mortgages
Mortgage rates tend to drop during recessions. Check with your lender for today's best interest rate and learn about buying a home in a recession.
Managing your monthly mortgage payments
Learn what's included in your monthly mortgage payment and how to manage your payments over time.
Potential tax benefits
As a homeowner you may qualify for potential tax benefits such as mortgage points and interest deductions. Talk to your tax advisor to find out how to file.
Applying for a mortgage when you're self-employed
This article looks at why it may be more challenging to get a mortgage when you're self-employed, and how you can maximize your chance of getting a home mortgage.
FHA loans vs conventional loans
FHA and Conventional loans are the two most popular options for first-time home buyers. Each has advantages and drawbacks to consider before making your decision.
What to expect from your real estate agent
Real estate agents can help you navigate the entire process of buying a home. Learn what to expect from your agent.