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5 types of mortgages
A comprehensive list to help you find the right financing tool for your dream home.
First-time homebuyer guide
Being a novice often feels like a nuisance. However, there are actually perks to being a first-timer.
What are mortgage-backed securities?
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LGBTQ homebuyers: Know your rights
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First-time homebuyer qualifications
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Understanding the mortgage underwriting process
What to expect from start to finish when lenders evaluate you for a home loan.8 min read May 30, 2023
How to get preapproved for a mortgage
If you’re serious about buying a home, it’s the first thing you should do.8 min read May 30, 2023
How to buy a second home
Eyeing a beach bungalow or a mountain lodge? Read these tips first.4 min read May 30, 2023
How to get a VA home loan
Here’s what you need to do to get VA loan. A bit lengthy, but well worth the effort.4 min read May 26, 2023
VA loan pros and cons
There’s a flip side to every form of financing, and VA loans are no exception.6 min read May 26, 2023
Why the mortgage rate ‘spread’ is suddenly so steep
Mortgage rates have shot up this year, but inflation isn’t the only driver.3 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
No-closing-cost mortgage: How it works and how to decide if it’s right for you
It puts off those pesky closing-day expenses. But you may pay dearly for the delay.6 min read May 25, 2023
Leading lenders roll out 1% down payment mortgages
The nation’s two largest mortgage lenders have rolled out 1% down payment loans. Is there a catch?4 min read May 25, 2023
Mortgage forbearance: What is it and how does it work?
Answers to borrowers most common mortgage forbearance questions4 min read May 25, 2023