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45 Tips For Home Buyers
Looking to buy a home soon? Here are 45 tips to help you through the entire home buying process.
What Is A Home Equity Line Of Credit (HELOC)?
A home equity line of credit (HELOC) allows you to borrow equity from your home in a revolving line of credit. Let's take a closer look at how an HELOC works.
What Are Lender Credits And How Do I Get Them?
If you’re worried about paying closing costs on a home, you may be able to use lender credits. Read on to learn more about lender credits and you can get them.
What’s The Difference Between A Condo, Townhouse And Apartment?
Ready to move, but not in the market for a stand-alone single-family home? Read our article to decide whether you should rent an apartment or buy a condo/townhouse.
How To Balance The Costs Of A Good Home In A Good Neighborhood
Purchasing a good home in a good neighborhood can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to balance the costs so you get the most bang for your buck.
What Documents Do I Need For Mortgage Preapproval?
To get preapproved for a mortgage, you’ll need proof of personal identification, income, employment, assets and more. Read through our list to get prepared.
What's The Real Cost Of Buying A Home?
We’d be lying if we didn’t acknowledge that buying a home can be a significant investment both up front and over time. If you’re considering taking the financial plunge into homeownership, here are the costs you should expect going into the process.
Mortgage Preapproval: How (And When) To Get Preapproved For A Home Loan
A mortgage preapproval determines how much money home buyers can borrow for a future home loan. Read on to learn how to apply for a mortgage preapproval today.
Your Guide To Mortgage Commitment Letters
Wondering what a mortgage commitment letter is? Read our article to learn about the different types of mortgage commitment letters and how to obtain one.
Does The First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Still Exist?
The federal first-time home buyer tax credit is no longer available. Learn what this means and what’s next for you as a first-time home buyer.
How Long Does A Mortgage Preapproval Last?
You’ll want to get preapproved for a loan before you begin your home search, but how long does a mortgage preapproval last? Read our guide to find out.
How To Bid On A House
Think you might have some competition when you bid on a home? Here’s how to bid on your dream home and win.
What is A Verified Approval Letter And Why Is It Important To Have One?
A Verified Approval Letter proves to sellers that you’ll qualify for the financing you need to buy their house. Learn how to get a mortgage preapproval letter.
Does Getting Preapproved Hurt Your Credit Score? What Every New Buyer Needs To Know
Preapproval letters can make buying a home easier and faster. But does getting preapproved hurt your credit score? Learn what new buyers need to know.
How Does Your Co-Applicant’s Finances Affect Your Chances Of Getting A Home?
Looking to buy a home but worried about getting approved? We’ll go over what co-applicant is, whether having one can affect your chances of getting a home and any pitfalls to watch out for.
Mortgage Gift Letters: What They Are, Why You Need One And How To Write One To Your Lender
Need a gift letter for your down payment gift? Learn what gift letters are, their rules and regulations, and how to write one for your mortgage lender.
Buying Vs. Renting: What Makes The Most Sense For Me?
Are you deciding between renting or buying? These tips can help you figure out what is right for you.