Tornadoes develop quickly and often arrive without warning, no matter where you live, a little planning can go a long way to protect your family and your home from these disasters.
Summer weather calls for smart, green solutions to beat the heat and save hard-earned dollars.
Hurricane season is here and while no one can stop a tropical storm from happening, you can take steps to ensure your safety.
Freddie Mac's new CHOICERenovation mortgage saves both time and money by providing cost-effective options for financing or refinancing home renovations, repairs, or improvements.
Financial preparedness involves more than just setting aside funds for an emergency.
Owning a home is considered the American Dream by many. In addition to the feelings of pride and accomplishment, becoming a homeowner has lifelong benefits.
Looking for a new place to call home? With so many options to consider, we suggest starting with the classic mantra: location, location, location.
For all of us, it's more than just a job, it's our passion.
As the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage nears a two-year low, more homeowners are entering the "refi-eligible" pool.
Buying a home can be an overwhelming experience, but lenders provide a steadying hand.
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a 20% downpayment to buy a home.
Your real estate agent is responsible for finding the right home for you - at the right price
Buying a home can be intimidating - if you're not sure how to get started, consider working with an experienced housing counselor.
We're proud to be part of the industry that helps turn dreams into reality for people like first-time homebuyer Patrick Mineo of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
That's a wrap! Test your knowledge in our homebuying quiz to see what you've learn this spring.
You purchased your dream home and you're a homeowner. Now what?
Learn how this important table serves as the financial fuel gauge of your mortgage.
Your destination is on the horizon and it's time to close the deal. Here's what to expect on closing day.
You’re moving full speed ahead and preparing to make an offer on your dream home. Here's what you need to know.
What is equity and how can you build it?
There are many different routes you can take on your journey to homeownership, how do you decide which home is right for you?
You're half-way through the homebuying road trip. Let's take a quick break to see what you've learned so far.
Lenders set interest rates based on several factors- here's what steps you can take to secure the best rate possible.
Which mortgage product is best for you?
Now is when the rubber meets the road, finalizing your loan and preparing for your monthly mortgage payments.
Budgeting for your journey is never as much fun as the trip itself, but it's a critical part of the ride.
Be sure you have the right tools when thinking about your down payment.
What is a pre-approval letter and how do you get one?
Before you hit the road, you should be able to answer the question: what are the steps in the homebuying process?
There are many people involved in your homebuying journey, and having the right people along for the ride can help navigate through the process.
Playlists can make any journey more enjoyable and smooth sailing (even dancing!).
This spring homebuying season we're taking you on a road trip.
How do you get a loan? What do lenders look for? Housing's big dance happening off the basketball court.
Don't see the difference between a high-rise and a mid-rise? We're breaking down various types of multifamily properties you may encounter in rental housing.
Spring home buying season is here, did you know shopping for a better mortgage rate could save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars?
90% of today's homebuyers choose a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, but what if you could be mortgage free faster?
Did you know that going green can save you money?
Credit 101: Before you get that diploma, check out this crash course on the ins and outs of credit.
You've taken a new job in a new city- here's how to find a new place to call home during your move.
There is just over a month until Tax Day 2019. If you’re expecting a refund, here's how it can bring you closer to homeownership.
Today's average commute is longer than ever before, Be sure to factor in the cost of your commute, including time and money, when making your move.
Millennials are losing out to the 55+ generation when it comes to owning a home. Why?
Having your documents in order can save you time and energy – it might even help you save on your rent.
Before you start scoping out the perfect rental, you need to get a firm handle on your finances.
Is renting right for you? Over one-third of America's families rent today.
Whichever security measures you choose to keep your home safe, do your research so that you can be confident with the level of protection it provides.
What is escrow and how does it affect your monthly mortgage payment?
The NFL will crown a champion this Sunday at Super Bowl LIII, but the off-the-field winner was already announced way back in 2016: The city of Atlanta.
Before you begin touring homes, here are a few tips for parents to consider.
If you have an ARM that's scheduled to adjust soon, you may want to consider the benefits of a fixed-rate mortgage while rates are still low.