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Why shopping around for your mortgage makes a huge difference

Are you looking at buying a home? Learn about the importance of shopping around for a mortgage when searching for your future home.

5 factors that determine if you'll be approved for a mortgage

Thinking about buying the home of your dreams? Consider these key financial factors before applying for a mortgage loan.

You're supposed to spend less than 30% of your income on housing. We asked 8 women to see if they do.

How much house can I afford? This common question is asked by many first time homebuyers and renters; luckily The 30% Rule can help.

5 steps to take before shopping for your first home

Are you shopping for a new home? This article outlines 5 steps to take before you start shopping for a new home to help you throughout the home buying process.

7 steps to take before buying your first home

Are you thinking about buying your first home? These 7 steps will help you prepare for one of the biggest purchases of your life and land you your dream home.

How to get approved for your first mortgage

Getting approval on your first mortgage can be tricky. Learn how to get approved for a mortgage, as well as strategies to help you get the best mortgage rate.

5 things I'll do differently next time I buy a house

Buying a house is a financial milestone. Learn about these 5 things that an experienced home buyer would do differently in buying a house in today's real estate market.

Mortgage preapproval: Step #1 in a house hunt

There are many steps in the house buying process, but one always comes first. Learn about the importance of mortgage preapproval so that you can close on your dream home.

How to put your financial life together after a money catastrophe

Financial crises can decimate your personal finances and financial livelihood. Learn the steps that you can take to recover from a financial crisis and get your personal finances back on track.

7 steps needed to buy a home

Buying a home? Learn about these 7 steps that can guide you through the home buying process to help you land the home of your dreams.

How much does a 1% difference in your mortgage rate matter?

Mortgages are massive financial undertakings. Learn how a 1% difference on your mortgage rate can affect your personal finance in the long run.

7 tips for getting the most out of your mortgage

Mortgages can be complex and intimidating. Get your mortgage questions answered by learning about these 7 mortgage tips.

Read this before you get a mortgage

Before you get a mortgage, be sure to read over these mortgage questions which may answer some of your home loan questions.

7 good reasons you might not want to buy a house

Buying a home is a major milestone in your life, however there may be reason to wait to buy your first house. Learn why you should potentially reconsider buying a home here.

6 financial mistakes people make when applying for a mortgage

Review these tips to help with the home-buying process.

Can you afford a mortgage?

Are you thinking of buying a house? This article can help you determine if you can afford a mortgage, and also help you to better understand the financial planning it requires to take out a mortgage.

These mortgage tips should be etched in stone

Mortgages are complicated, and last anywhere from 15 to 30 years. This article outlines mortgage tips to help you get the lowest mortgage rate and keep track of your personal finances with a mortgage payment.

An HGTV star's advice on home buying when you can't afford it

Have you wanted to buy a home that you don't think you can afford? This HGTV star can give you home buying advice to help you afford your dream home.

6 simple steps to figure out how much house you can afford

Are you looking to buy a house? This article explains the steps it takes to create a home buying budget to help you figure out how much house you can afford.

New home? How much can you really afford?

Before you attend a single open house or read a single real estate ad, let us help you create a realistic price range.

Rent or buy? We can help

Trying to decide which works best for your budget? Let us run the numbers for you.

This mortgage trick could save you thousands

A simple mortgage repayment trick could save you thousands in interest. Read this article to learn how.
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