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.
What is a deed in lieu of foreclosure?
Foreclosures impact your credit report and finances and should be avoided. A deed in lieu of foreclosure may be an alternative.
Qualifying for a mortgage as a millennial
Millennials account for half of all home purchases last year. Learn the situations that affect millennial home buying and how you can qualify for a mortgage.
How is a credit score calculated on a joint mortgage
Buying a home with a partner or spouse? It’s important to know how joint mortgages work and whose credit score will be used when you apply.
How to save money with the help of a refinance calculator
Wondering if refinancing is a good idea? Find out when it makes sense to refinance and how a refinance calculator can help you save money in this article.
How a 15-year and 30-year monthly mortgage calculator helps you
A mortgage calculator estimates what your monthly payments will be. Learn the difference between a 15 vs. 30-year mortgage and how a calculator can help you.
Essential steps after closing on a house
Closing day is an exciting step in owning a new home. Learn the essential steps to closing on a house and what to do and what not to do.