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.

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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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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

Home Equity Loan Tax Deduction: What Changed in 2018?

Beginning in 2018, the mandates for tax-deductibility on home equity loans and home equity lines of credit became more strict, requiring... Read More

Louisiana Mortgage Rates for August 2019

In Louisiana, mortgage rates are continuously changing in response to developments in the market. We keep track of interest rates on home... Read More

Mortgage Loan Limits Just Went Up

Higher loan limits mean lower costs for homebuyers. Read More

Streamline Refinance: VA, FHA and USDA Breakdown

If you have an outstanding government-backed mortgage and have trouble qualifying for a standard refinance, consider getting an FHA, VA or... Read More

Virginia Mortgage Rates for August 2019

Buying a home in Virginia means navigating mortgage rates that seem to change constantly. We keep tabs on interest rate averages and the... Read More

North Carolina Mortgage Rates for August 2019

Mortgage rates change every week in North Carolina, so it's important for homebuyers to stay updated on the latest movements. We keep track... Read More

VA Construction Loans: How to Obtain VA Financing For Your New Home Construction

Yes, a VA home loan can be used to finance your new construction, but the method of getting one will require a few more steps then simply... Read More

Understanding 2018 Capital Gains Tax on Real Estate: How to Avoid Taxes on Your Home Sale

If you sold, or are planning to sell your home this year, you might be wondering how the current capital gains tax rate might affect you.... Read More

New York Mortgage Rates for August 2019

We track mortgage rates in New York state from week to week so that you'll know what an affordable quote looks like. Find out the average... Read More