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Learn how much home you can afford, and the next steps to take in the process.

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Shopping around for VA loans pays big dividends for veteran family

Erika and Philip, an Army veteran, were house hunting. They chose a VA lender, but their lender was not up to par. Then, she found Own Up.

VA Loan Data Study Overview: 2022 Update

One group of borrowers that is negatively impacted by the nefarious behavior of certain mortgage lenders are US Veterans. Here's how.

Credit Score for Mortgage Approval

Your credit score for mortgage lenders might not be what you think it is. Read on for what you need to know about your score when buying a home.

Employment History for Mortgage Lenders: How Your Job History Affects Your Ability to Get a Home Loan

Your employment history plays a big role in your ability to get a home loan. Here are the requirements you need to know.

How Long Does Pre-Approval for a Mortgage Last

If you are a homebuyer, you are likely wondering how long the pre-approval for a mortgage lasts. Click here to learn more!

STUDY: Home buyers are confused about the mortgage process and worried that bias is impacting their outcomes

To get a pulse on how consumers feel about the current housing market, we conducted a survey of 1,000 homeowners and potential buyers in the U.S.

House-Hunting Checklist

Buying a home is a big decision. Let’s take a look at what you need to know before and during the house-hunting process.

How do I shop around for a mortgage lender?

How do I shop around for a mortgage lender? Click here to find the most efficient guide

Questions to ask a realtor before hiring one

Wondering what questions to ask a realtor? Here’s our pro advice. Click here to read now!

First Time Homebuyer Checklist

Looking for the First-time Home Buyer Checklist? Read More to Find Everything you Need to Know.