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Mortgage Comparison

There are many factors that affect the cost of a mortgage, and subsequently, the overall cost of homeownership. This section will guide you through the mortgage shopping and comparison processes to help you find the best home loan and mortgage lender for your situation.

What is the Difference Between Prequalification and Preapproval?

What is the Difference Between Prequalification and Preapproval?

These two terms may sound similar, but they actually carry different weight when placing an offer on a home. Learn the difference between them here.

APR Unveiled: Your Key to Comparing Loan Options

APR Unveiled: Your Key to Comparing Loan Options

What is an annual percentage rate? Learn about the full cost of borrowing by digging into a loan’s APR.

Can You Negotiate Your Mortgage Rate?

Can You Negotiate Your Mortgage Rate?

Knowing which costs are negotiable and which are firm, as well as how and when to negotiate those costs, can help you save on your mortgage.

What is the Difference Between Prequalification and Preapproval?

These two terms may sound similar, but they actually carry different weight when placing an offer on a home. Learn the difference between them here.

APR Unveiled: Your Key to Comparing Loan Options

What is an annual percentage rate? Learn about the full cost of borrowing by digging into a loan’s APR.

Can You Negotiate Your Mortgage Rate?

Knowing which costs are negotiable and which are firm, as well as how and when to negotiate those costs, can help you save on your mortgage.

Unveiling the Numbers: A Comprehensive Guide to Cash Out Refinance Closing Costs

If you need cash for a specific financial goal, a cash-out refinance may be the best option for you. Before committing, know the fees to understand the true cost.

Understanding Mortgage Rates

Weigh your options before deciding which mortgage is right for you.

Really, How am I Supposed to Compare Mortgage Lenders?

It’s time to buy a house, but where do you start?

These 5 Tips Will Save You Thousands On A Mortgage

Shopping for your mortgage can save you thousands. Learn how with these five mortgage tips.

How To Choose A Mortgage Lender

Unlock the secrets of choosing the right mortgage lender with Own Up's insightful guide. Find out what to look for, what questions to ask, and how to make the best decision for your home buying journey

How do I shop around for a mortgage lender?

Own Up's comprehensive guide on shopping for a mortgage lender. Learn key steps, from understanding your financial situation to comparing lenders, to help you secure the best mortgage rates and terms for your home purchase.

Do Mortgage Comparison Tools Make the Home Buying Process Easier?

Learn which features in a mortgage comparison tool can help you make the best financial decision.


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