Financing a home | Financing 101
Understand terms, types and when to refinance
Choosing a mortgage term
Mortgage terms can affect your long-term financial health as a homeowner. Read this article to find out which mortgage term is best for your goals as a homebuyer.
FHA loans vs conventional loans
FHA and Conventional loans are the two most popular options for first-time home buyers. Learn about the key differences between fha and conventional loan.
When can you refinance a mortgage?
Read the factors you should first consider when determining if refinancing makes sense for you.
Understanding the ins and outs of property value
Property value is the amount a property is worth at any given point in time. Learn what factors make property value to increase or decrease.
What is a warranty deed?
A warranty deed is the document that helps ensure the lawful transfer of ownership between the seller and the buyer. Learn what it is and why it's important.
Construction loan: What is it and how does it work?
When building your dream home, a construction loan can help facilitate the costs. Learn how a construction loan works, how to get one, and more.
Building credit as a new immigrant in the U.S.
Credit history is critical for immigrants and those who are new to the U.S., especially when taking out a mortgage. Here are some ways you can start building credit.
Your guide to essential mortgage documents
Ready to apply for a home loan but not sure what documents are required? In this article we break down what mortgage documents are needed to buy a house.
What does “close of escrow” mean?
Close of escrow is the final step before the house becomes yours. Understand the escrow closing process: how long it lasts, the parties involved, and the costs.