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Mortgage

What is Mortgage Underwriting Anyway?
Dec 18, 2018, 12:45 PM
Here's a behind-the-scenes look at what happens during the underwriting process.
Starting the Mortgage Process: Why Prequalify?
Dec 12, 2018, 2:07 PM
Prequalification is an important step in the home buying process. Find out how easy it can be!
Home Renovation: Refinancing vs. A Home Equity Loan
May 10, 2018, 12:13 PM
You're ready to renovate your home! Now the big question: how do you pay for it? Is refinancing or a home equity loan right for you? Compare these two popular financing options and gain insights to help inform your decision.
How to Choose a Home Mortgage Lender
Jul 6, 2017, 4:00 PM
Before you even begin looking for a home, think about finding a knowledgeable and reliable mortgage lender. A good lender will help you navigate the home financing process, providing you with guidance every step of the way. Here are some tips we’ve prepared to help you choose a mortgage lender.
Sealing the Deal: Understanding Mortgage Closing Costs
Jun 30, 2017, 2:16 AM
You're so close. You've gone through the exciting and maybe even exhausting process of finding your perfect home, but now the closing is in sight! With these tips, you can know what to expect in the next phase.
8 Tips for Saving for a Down Payment on Your First Home
Jun 2, 2017, 8:17 AM
The idea of saving for a down payment on a home can be an overwhelming prospect for first-time homebuyers, but it doesn't need to be. Here are eight tips to help you save and move a little bit closer to buying a home you’ll love.
6 Things to Consider Before Refinancing
May 31, 2017, 2:42 PM
Refinancing your home can be a great move for your long-term financial well-being, but it’s important to consider your options carefully before refinancing, so that the actual cost doesn't negate the financial benefits.