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.
If you're preparing your house to be staged, packing to move, or looking to make better use of the space you already have, here are some Marie Kondo inspired tips to help.
If you're a homeowner you've probably got ideas for home improvements... so how do DIY home projects compare to professional renovations?
Low down payment mortgage options – some requiring as little as 3% down – are available for qualified borrowers and can offer you a path to homeownership.
Approximately 63 percent of renters are satisfied with their rental experience. So, what's the key to finding the right home?
The excitement of buying a new home is frequently followed with the dread of having to move. We've put together some tips to make your move as seamless as possible.
Here are three key phases of homeownership that many people experience during their lifetime.
If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to become a homeowner, we have 6 ways to make the homebuying process easier.
For the final blog in our avoiding homebuying mistakes series we are talking about the long-term planning involved in homeownership.
We're explaining the importance of choosing a home that meets your long-run needs and stressing the first rule of real estate: location, location, location.
If you are looking to buy a house, realize that there is likely more than one "right" home for you-every property will have its pros and cons.
A home is likely the most expensive investment of your lifetime, so it is important to begin the home buying process by getting your financials in order.
Although Generation Z is early-on in adulthood, they nearly match millennial aspirations for homeownership, 97% of Generation Z believe that they will own a home in the future.
As you begin to make your holiday wish list, you might also consider creating a homebuying wish list.
Finding the answer is one of the most important questions you'll have to answer when buying a home. Learn what matters most.
This month, in the spirt of giving, we partnered with Habitat for Humanity and other local community leaders to celebrate Habitat NOVA's 100th family served with a CEO Build.
To protect yourself, learn all you can about the rental process and watch for these red flags.
Learning strong lifelong money management skills can help you feel confident about your financial health no matter what obstacles arise.
Here are some helpful tips to keep the cold outside and you and your family warm inside.
Your dream home is haunted. Are you still interested?
Starting the loan application process can be overwhelming, but even more so for borrowers who are self-employed.
If you're buying a home from afar you can beat a great deal of the stress with preparation and a strong support system.
If you've struggled to pay your rent recently, know that you’re not alone.