Mortgage Loans 101

Even if you’ve got a good plan for navigating the real estate portion of your home purchase, mortgages can be daunting. Learn about basic mortgage concepts in these articles so you’ll be a well-informed consumer when you’re ready to buy your next home. Mortgage laws and programs change every year, but we’ll keep you up to date.

Types of Mortgage Loans

There’s no such thing as a one size fits all mortgage, that’s why there are so many different programs. We’ll explore the major types of mortgages in this section so that you can choose the product that’s perfect for your family. Read up on Conventional, FHA, VA and other mortgage programs here.

Homeowner Expenses

Buying a home can be an expensive journey, you’d better be ready. These articles will explain the different types of expenses involved in a home purchase, as well as how different products can benefit you. We’ll make sure to let you know what items are optional if you’re trying to buy a house on a thin dime.

The Closing Table

Your homeownership dreams are almost a reality, but you’ve still got to face the closing table. It can be a terrifying last step, but we hope to pull back the curtain on that last hurdle with articles like these on the closing process. It’s really very simple, so take a breath and read on.

Home Ownership Issues

Owning a home is a big commitment, one that sometimes you’ll find you’re not really prepared to handle alone. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you make those big decisions, find a way out of a troubling financial pickle or simply pay off your mortgage faster.

Special Series: The Home Buying Process

Kristi Take a trip with our own Kristi Waterworth through the home buying process. Experience the emotional real estate roller coaster without having to spend any of your own money. This little series is packed with hints and tips for every stage of home buying.

Mortgage Calculators

Don’t go into a home purchase alone! Take these tools with you! We’ve designed some easy and intuitive calculators to make it easy to estimate your future payment, explore “what if” scenarios and share your results with your friends, family and even your Realtor. While you’re at it, make sure to download our android calculator app for mortgage calculation on the go.


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