Find tips for paying off your mortgage, refinancing to a better interest rate and boosting your home's value.
How to get a mortgage
Follow these 10 steps to nail the loan and make buying that home a reality.11 min read Jun 02, 2023
What are the costs of owning a home?
Nationwide, they average around $15,000 annually.4 min read Jun 01, 2023
Mortgages and loans to pay for home renovations
Financial tools to help you get the job done — provided you pick the right one for your needs.11 min read May 30, 2023
How much does it cost to build a deck?
You might spend more than expected. But the investment’s often worth it.8 min read May 26, 2023
Quitclaim deed vs. warranty deed: What’s the difference?
Learn what protections each type of deed provides, and when to use them.5 min read May 26, 2023
Mortgage recasting: What it is and how it works
You pay a lump sum now to cut future monthly payments. But there are drawbacks.7 min read May 25, 2023
How much does it cost to install a concrete patio?
It’s an affordable and versatile way to brighten the backyard.6 min read May 24, 2023
Best places to live in Texas in 2023
Austin-adjacent Round Rock is Bankrate’s best place to live in Texas.4 min read May 24, 2023
Best places to live in California in 2023
The best places to live in the pricey state of California.5 min read May 23, 2023
Housing market heat shifts to Southeast
Metro areas in Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and North Carolina top the Housing Heat Index.8 min read May 22, 2023