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Find Your Dream Home: A How-To Guide

Finding your dream home takes hard work. Read this how-to guide to learn what to look for.

Do You Need a Realtor to Buy a House?

Buying a house without a real estate agent could save you money but it has drawbacks. See if the pros outweigh the cons.

Buying a House for Sale by Owner (FSBO)?

Some sellers choose the “for sale by owner”, or FSBO, to save money. Here's what you need to know if you are buying a house for sale by owner (FSBO).

The 10 “Best” Home Mortgage Brokers in Boston, MA for 2022

With so many Massachusetts mortgage lenders, and 17,000+ options across the country, here are the top 10 mortgage lenders by volume in Massachusetts.

“Bad”credit doesn’t always mean a “bad” rate

Having a low credit score doesn't automatically mean you'll get a bad rate on your mortgage. Read this blog to learn why.

How To Choose A Mortgage Lender

Choosing the right lender and loan is a huge decision. Here are 5 questions you should ask before choosing your mortgage lender.

Mortgage Preapproval

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.