Resources

25
Nov
Buying a House With Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt can affect your ability to get a mortgage and buy a home by increasing your debt-to-income ratio and reducing the amount you can save for a down payment. This guide will help you avoid these issues.

Posted in: Mortgages, Resources, Student Loans,
18
Oct
Getting a Mortgage for a Second Home: Compare Rates & Learn More

A second home could save you money when you travel or provide income as a rental property. Here’s how to weigh whether it’s worth getting a mortgage for a second home—and which lenders are a good fit.

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14
Oct
What is a Bridge Loan & How Does it Work?

Bridge loans are commonly used to buy a new home while waiting for a home you own to close. Businesses may use bridge loans while waiting on other funding. They can be difficult to qualify for but could help you get into a new home faster.

Posted in: Mortgages, Resources,
23
Jul
Mortgage Calculator: Estimate Your Monthly Payment

Use our mortgage calculator to determine your monthly payment and total loan cost.

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20
Jun
Mortgage Refinance Calculator: How Much Could You Save?

Refinancing a home makes sense if you can lower your monthly payments or take out cash to use for other purposes. A mortgage refinance calculator will help you do the math to see if refinancing is the right move for you.

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11
Apr
How Much House Can I Afford?

The amount of money you have set aside for a down payment, the mortgage rates your credit score qualifies you for, and the desired length of your mortgage loan term will impact how much house you can afford.

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