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

No Down Payment, No Problem: How to Get a Mortgage With Low Savings

Many homebuyers find it's hard to come up with a 20% down payment. Here are options if you have far less than that—or even nothing. Read More

5 Moves You Should Avoid Before Getting a Mortgage

Don’t complicate the homebuying process by making it harder to qualify for a mortgage. Here are five moves you shouldn't do when applying. Read More

How Much Home Can You Afford?

Conventional personal finance wisdom says you shouldn't spend more than 30% of your income on housing. Here's what that means when it comes... Read More

Best Mortgage Lenders in Wisconsin in 2019

Residents of Wisconsin have a variety of mortgage lenders to choose from. Whether you want a lender that you can access easily or a lender... Read More

VA Loan Rates for March 26, 2019

Check out the current interest rates for VA loan mortgages and see whether it makes sense to apply now. Our analysis of VA loans includes a... Read More

Best Mortgage Lenders in Oklahoma in 2019

Deciding on a mortgage lender in Oklahoma depends on many factors including how accessible the lender is, the type of loan you want and... Read More

Homeowners Are Tapping Their Equity. Should You?

More homeowners are tapping their home equity through cash-out refinances. Here's why and whether it's right for you. Read More

Best Mortgage Lenders in Minnesota in 2019

Picking a mortgage lender in Minnesota depends on a number of factors in addition to their mortgage rates, including how accessible the... Read More

Why It’s Now Harder to Get a Mortgage With a Small Down Payment

Changes to private mortgage insurance could make it harder for first-time homebuyers to qualify for a mortgage if they put down less than... Read More