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 percentage of your income should go towards your mortgage
Buying your dream home? This handy guide will help you decide exactly how much of your income you can reasonably dedicate to mortgage payments every month.
Closing costs: who pays what
One of the keys to a successful home purchase is understanding who pays what when all is said and done. Here’s our comprehensive guide to who pays for closing costs.
What happens if you lose your job during the mortgage process
Losing your job when you are trying to buy a home is stressful. Here are some steps you can take.
Mortgage terms decoded
Mortgages are complicated agreements. Learn the meaning of 15 important mortgage terms and home loan phrases.
Beginner's guide to the mortgage underwriting process
Learn what to expect and how to prepare for the mortgage underwriting process in this guide.
What is a jumbo mortgage?
If you are looking to finance a more expensive home, a jumbo loan may be right for you. Here’s how they work.