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Who Do I Call...If I Need to Move for a Military or Other Job Relocation?

Who Do I Call...If I Need to Move for a Military or Other Job Relocation?

Do you need to relocate within a tight timeframe because of a permanent change of military station or other job transfer and want to explore options for selling your home quickly?

The Cost of Moving In

The Cost of Moving In

Whether you're moving across town or across the country, you'll need to budget for the cost of transporting yourself and everything you own to a new home.

The Down Payment Math Challenge

The Down Payment Math Challenge

If you're in the market to buy a home, the amount of your down payment is likely top of mind: three percent, five percent, 10 or 20. There's no right answer for everyone; what is right for you depends on some key factors, namely your savings and monthly budget.

Who Do I Call...For Mortgage Help During Financial Hardship?

Who Do I Call...For Mortgage Help During Financial Hardship?

If a major event in your personal life has dealt a long–term blow to your finances, are you wondering whether you might have your monthly mortgage payment lowered to fit your reduced income?

Improve Your Homebuying Odds: Get Pre-Approved

Improve Your Homebuying Odds: Get Pre-Approved

Anyone looking to buy — especially in a competitive market — should ask a reputable lender to pre–approve them for a mortgage.

This Tool Makes It Easier to Manage Your Money

This Tool Makes It Easier to Manage Your Money

If your resolution is to get into a new home this year, it's important to understand how to manage your money. In fact, this knowledge is valuable in any case.

Steps to Better Credit

Steps to Better Credit

Our Building Better Credit guide lays out the steps you can take to establish and maintain good credit, as well as improve your credit today.

Are You On the Right Track? Understanding Your Credit Score.

Are You On the Right Track? Understanding Your Credit Score.

Your credit score is a vital piece of a lender's credit decision, influencing the credit that's made available to you and the terms that you're offered. How is your score calculated?

Calculating Renting vs. Buying

Calculating Renting vs. Buying

Our rent vs. buy calculator can help you map out the financial differences between renting and buying.

Hacks for Un-Decking the Hall

Hacks for Un-Decking the Hall

The decorations that are so exciting to hang up can be just as daunting to take down as we move from the season of 'Deck the Halls' to the season of 'What do I do with it all?'

Renting & Buying: Meet the Pros

Renting & Buying: Meet the Pros

Both renting and buying have a lot of pros. Meet them now.

Who Do I Call...About a Letter I Received from Freddie Mac?

Who Do I Call...About a Letter I Received from Freddie Mac?

Did you receive a letter from Freddie Mac with the subject, 'Borrower Notification: Freddie Mac Has Purchased Your Loan' but don't know what it means or what to do about it?