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. Each has advantages and drawbacks to consider before making your decision.
When can you refinance a mortgage?
Read the factors you should first consider when determining if refinancing makes sense for you.
A beginner's guide to FHA loans
An FHA loan could make it easier to realize your dream of homeownership. Read our article to understand how they work and how to get one.
Monthly vs biweekly mortgage payments
Learn how mortgage payments work, how to pay them back, and the pros and cons of monthly versus biweekly mortgage payments.
How to qualify for an FHA loan
FHA loans are great for first-time homebuyers with lower incomes and credit scores. Read our guide to understand FHA loans.
The 20% myth: What you really need for your down payment
Do you really need 20% for your down payment? Find out how to calculate your down payment based on the type of loan you have.
How to use a mortgage calculator
Follow our step-by-step guide on how to use a mortgage calculator and learn how this tool to calculate your estimated mortgage payments.
What is mortgage amortization?
Do you know how your mortgage payments get split between principal and interest? Understanding mortgage amortization could help.