Find Mortgages for Purchase and Refinance

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.

Finding the Best Mortgage Lenders in Your State

Click on your state to see our analysis of mortgage lenders and financing options near you.

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Best Mortgage Lenders

With hundreds of banks and direct lenders advertising mortgage rates, it's difficult to tell the difference. We evaluated dozens of companies to find the best place for your home loan.

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Lender30-Year Fixed RateMin. Down Payment
Quicken4.13%5%
SoFi4.63%10%
Chase4.00%3%

Mortgage Lender Reviews

With hundreds of lenders looking for your business, vetting your options can seem like an endless task. Our reviews of the biggest mortgage lenders will help you find what you need, whether that means a lower down payment, better interest rate or higher standards of customer service.


Mortgage Guides and Statistics

Most people only shop for mortgages two or three times in their lives, so it's natural to feel confused. Our mortgage guides explain the most important concepts in clear and simple terms. We've also 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

HECM for Purchase: Buying a Home With a Reverse Mortgage

HECMs for Purchase are specifically designed for senior citizens thinking about moving out of their current property into a new home. As... Read More

Average Costs and Fees on a Reverse Mortgage

Many seniors find themselves in need of cash for health care, family support or retirement. If you are 62 or older and have built up equity... Read More

Reverse Mortgage Scams: How to Know If You’re Getting Ripped Off

The phrase “reverse mortgage” sparks joy in the hearts of some people who see the loans as a worthwhile financial tool, especially in... Read More

I Need Help Paying My Mortgage: What are my options?

If you need help paying your mortgage, there are several options you have at your disposal. Click here to see which one is best. Read More

Can I Get a Home Equity Loan on My Condo?

If you own your condo or co-op but want to finance the property to cash out on your equity, it may be worth considering a heloc or home... Read More

FHA Cash-Out Refinance Guidelines for 2020

If you have an FHA loan outstanding and want to cash equity out of your home, an FHA cash-out refinance might be the answer to your... Read More

Claiming Rental Income to Qualify for a Mortgage: How Do Lenders View It?

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

Should You Pay Off Your Home Early With a HELOC?

Celebrating a paid-off home is a major milestone that homeowners look forward to for years. One option to reach that point faster is to use... Read More

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage With No Closing Costs?

A no-closing-cost refinance is a seemingly wise way to avoid bringing thousands of dollars to the mortgage closing table. But is it a good... Read More