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.
Building credit as a new immigrant in the U.S.
Credit history is critical for immigrants and those who are new to the U.S., especially when taking out a mortgage. Here are some ways you can start building credit.
Your guide to essential mortgage documents
Ready to apply for a home loan but not sure what documents are required? In this article we break down what mortgage documents are needed to buy a house.
What does “close of escrow” mean?
Close of escrow is the final step before the house becomes yours. Understand the escrow closing process: how long it lasts, the parties involved, and the costs.
What does a mortgage loan originator do?
Whether you're looking to buy a new home or refinance your current one, it's helpful to know what a mortgage originator does and how they can help you.
E-closing on a mortgage, explained
Wondering if you can close on a house remotely? E-closing is a convenient way to finalize a purchase of a home virtually. Learn how an e-closing works.
Co-borrower vs. cosigner: Exploring the differences
You found your dream home but need some support taking out a mortgage? Learn about the difference between co-borrower vs. cosigner and how they can help.