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Buying a condo comes with plenty of perks, but here’s what you need to consider before committing to this type of home.

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about First time condo buyer: 7 things you need to know

Rates are starting to rise and new inventory is on the way. Both will likely slow down price growth, and provide more options for homebuyers.

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about The home price surge should slow down in 2022

Why wait, save, and pay rent to your landlord when you could be paying off your own home. See why smaller down payments can unlock the door to homeownership.

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about When a 3%, 5%, or 10% conventional loan down payment is smarter

Thanks to rising prices and property values, the amount of home equity Americans can cash out is at an all-time high.

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about You may have more home equity than ever before

Ready to buy your first home? Here’s how much you’ll need for a down payment, and how to budget for it appropriately.

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about First time homebuyer down payment ins and outs

Alternative holiday get-together traditions are emerging alongside shifts in how, where, and with whom we live.

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about Home for the holidays

When the phrase “master bedroom” first came into use, the homebuying industry heavily favored white, cisgendered men.

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about No more masters: the future of floorplans

Closing costs can be expensive. , but taking lender credits can help homebuyers reduce closing costs and keep more cash in hand. See if credits are a smart financial...

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about What are lender credits and how do they work?

Refinancing your mortgage? You may want to buy down your interest rate by purchasing points, which can save you thousands over the life of your loan.

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about A guide to refinance points

Try this refinance calculator to understand how much you could save if you refinance your mortgage.

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about Refinance calculator - Should you refinance your mortgage?

A rush of lower-priced homes are being listed by homeowners coming out of forbearance plans. The new supply should open up more options for today’s homebuyers.

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about More affordable homes are hitting the market

A guide to navigating first time homebuyer loans, grants, and programs to make sure you get the most bang for your buck.

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about Loan, grants, & programs, oh my! Navigating first time homebuyer loan resources

A new announcement from the Federal Reserve could mean the end of low rates—but that may not be bad news for buyers and homeowners.

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about The Fed decision will likely drive rates up

Try this interactive amortization calculator to find the amortization schedule for any fixed-rate mortgage.

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about Free Mortgage Amortization Calculator and Table

Can you still buy a home if you have student loan debt? Turns out you have some options. Here’s what you should know about getting a mortgage.

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about Yes, you can buy a home—even with student loans!

A lot goes into making an offer on a home. Here are the 6 steps—from determining your price to sealing the deal.

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about How to make an offer sellers won't want to refuse

Home prices continue to rise, but the holiday season could spell opportunity for some. See multiple ways first-time buyers can get a competitive edge.

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about Here’s what first-time homebuyers priced out of the market need to know

Learn how to compare mortgages, first-time homebuyer assistance programs to apply for, and why the amount you’re pre-approved for shouldn’t be your offer price.

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about First Time Buying a Home? Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes

Mortgage News: Rates are likely to inch upward between now and the end of the year. Find out how inflation is driving the rise, and how you can lock in...

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about What inflation means for refinance rates

Mortgage News: Over a million homes are expected to sell in the next two months alone. Find out how to get serious about your house hunt so you can score...

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about How to get serious about your house hunt
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