Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you'll ever make. Our tools and guides can help you navigate the mortgage process and evaluate your many options.
With hundreds of lenders looking for your business, vetting your options can seem like an endless task. We've conducted a number of studies that give you an idea of the typical payments, rates and fees you should expect in a home loan.
Mortgage Research & Advice
While they may sound similar, an investment property and a second home are actually two separate occupancy designations that can have a... Read More
If you already own your primary residence and are seeking to buy an investment property, unlocking the home equity in your current house... Read More
Getting a land loan requires meeting several lender requirements you wouldn't need for a regular mortgage. Read about the credit... Read More
If you're trying to buy a house using an FHA loan, your FHA lender will typically require an appraisal to validate the value of the home.... Read More
If you're thinking about factoring the income on your rental property into a mortgage application for a new property, there's a series of... Read More
If you're trying to plan a timeline for your home closing, take a look at our guide which covers how long it typically takes to close on a... Read More
Interest rates on home equity loans and HELOCs tend to price a few basis points (fractions of a percent) above primary mortgage rates due... Read More
Both home equity loans and HELOCs feature closing costs, but the fees and amounts will vary by lender and state. Take a look at our piece... Read More