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

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 September 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

Pennsylvania Mortgage Rates for September 2019

Home loan rates in Pennsylvania change from day to day. We did the research on current interest rates in the Keystone State to help you... Read More

Shared Appreciation Mortgage: Definition and Examples

People usually turn to home equity loans or HELOCs when they need a way to cash-out on their homes. However, what happens when you can't... Read More

New Jersey Mortgage Rates for September 2019

Mortgage rates in the Garden State change every day. We looked at dozens of New Jersey lenders to find out which ones offer the lowest. Read More

Arkansas Mortgage Rates for September 2019

With mortgage rates on the move in Arkansas, it's important for borrowers to establish baseline expectations. Our research compares rate... Read More

Mortgage Recast: When Does it Make Sense to Reamortize Your Loan?

If you receive a big check this bonus season, it might be a good time to consider recasting your mortgage loan. A mortgage recast is the... Read More

Average Interest Rates: Home Equity Loans & HELOCs in 2019

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