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.
Refinancing for a home renovation
A home renovation can add life and needed repairs to your home. Learn how you can refinance for home improvement projects and how they work.
How to lower your down payment
Even if you're struggling to get a down payment together, you may still be able to afford a home. Learn how you can buy a house with little to no money down.
Mortgage rates, explained
Mortgage rates have a big impact on your monthly premiums. Learn how mortgage rates work and how you can get a lower rate.
What is a mortgage modification & how to get one
If you have a financial hardship, a mortgage modification may help you keep your home. Learn what a mortgage modification is and how to get one.
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.
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.