First Home Loan
A mortgage preapproval makes you attractive to sellers. Read this post to learn what you need to do to get preapproved.
Buying A House Without A Realtor
There are many good reasons to use a real estate agent when buying a home – but here’s what you need to know if you’re going to buy a house without a realtor.
Questions To Ask When Buying A House
The key questions you should ask your real estate agent, the seller or their agent, your home inspector and your mortgage lender before buying a home.
Buying A House: The Ultimate Checklist
Buying a house is a huge financial transaction and can be complicated, but it’s not as hard as it seems if you have a full checklist and the right assistance.
The Right Pre-Approval Letter Helps You Get The Home You Want
A good pre-approval letter can give you a leg up when house hunting. Here's how to get one that will work for you.
Down Payment 101
You don't have to put down 20% for a house. Here's a list of programs and loans for help with a down payment.
How Lenders Evaluate Occupancy Types
This Own Up Resource Center article explains the different home occupancy types and how they may affect your loan.
The 5 Dangers of Mortgage Calculators
Online mortgage calculators are widely used by first-time homebuyers, but here's what you might not know about using them.
Mortgage Insurance 101
Mortgage insurance is required if you have less than a 20% down payment. Here's what to know before signing on for mortgage insurance.
What is a Mortgage?
Home buyers may wonder what is a mortgage. Learn the basics and the different types of mortgages in this guide.