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.
Mortgage interest rate vs APR
Understanding how to differentiate mortgage interest rate vs APR, including how they may affect your mortgage, can help you select the best loan for your needs.
Guide to jumbo loan down payments
A jumbo loan can help you finance the home of your dreams. But you need to be prepared to make a sizable down payment. Here’s what you need for jumbo down payments.
Understanding jumbo loan DTI and LTV
Debt-to-income and loan-to-value ratios help lenders determine whether you can repay a loan. Find out how these factors can affect your ability to get a jumbo mortgage.
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.