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.
What is earnest money & how much should you pay
Learn what earnest money is, it's importance and where it goes after closing on a home.
What you need to know before cosigning a mortgage loan
Cosigning on a mortgage can be rewarding, but it carries significant risks. Make sure you know your obligations before you cosign.
The complete guide to VA loans
Explore the benefits of VA loans, the qualifications and the steps to securing one.
How to refinance an FHA loan
If you currently have an FHA mortgage loan, you can refinance to lower your monthly payment. Learn how.
How much are closing costs?
Closing costs on a house depend on several factors. 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.