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Refinancing a home loan when you have a second mortgage means you’ll need a loan subordination. See what to expect, why the delays, and how to speed things up.

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about Loan subordination, refinances, and closing delays

As bidding wars cool off and home prices begin to level out, buyers who took a break this summer might be ready to dive back in.

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about Preparing Homebuyers For A Favorable Fall Housing Market

Understand how long pre-approval remains valid and when you should start the process.

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about How long does a mortgage pre-approval last?

Lenders will evaluate credit scores differently starting September 18th, and homeowners may be in a position to save even more on their next refinance.

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about A Fannie Mae change could help homeowners save

With rates still low, many first-time buyers are becoming homeowners through government-backed mortgages, including the FHA loan.

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about Are FHA loans the answer for first-time buyers?

Thinking about using an online lender to buy or refinance your home? Getting pre-approved is easy, fast, and completely on your terms.

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about Where and how to get a mortgage pre-approval online

Homeowners who were previously denied a mortgage refinance may now qualify through RefiPossible™. You may save up to $3k/yr by lowering your monthly costs.

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about You could save on monthly costs with RefiPossible™

If you can’t afford to repair or replace what’s most important to you, it’s worth getting insurance. Learn about insurance for homeowners, renters, and pets.

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about All things insurance

Make a competitive all-cash offer using our money. We’ll buy the home on your behalf and finalize your mortgage so you can buy it back from us.

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about Everything you need to know about Better's Cash Offer program

For one local man, being able to live on the river is much more than a perk—it’s personal.

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about Getting Home: Fred Miller

Learn about the power of all-cash offers and how Better Real Estate can help you make one even if you don’t have cash on-hand.

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about All-cash offers: How to make a winning bid on a house

Learn what pre-approval is, how to get the best possible results, and—most importantly—why it’s essential for a smooth home buying process.

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about How to get pre-approved for a mortgage

The foreclosure moratorium just ended, and 2.1 million homeowners are still in forbearance. Here are a few options to consider for getting up to date on payments.

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about What the end of the foreclosure ban means for homeowners

Fun Fact: You can only buy FHA approved condos with an FHA loan. See which condos you can buy, how to get an FHA loan, and what to do if...

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about How FHA condo approvals work: Exploring the process, loans, and eligibility

First-time homebuyers are getting left behind as home prices skyrocket. Follow these tips to improve your standing, without putting more money down.

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about How first-time homebuyers can compete as prices rise

Learn the differences between FHA and Conventional loans, and find out which is the best choice for you with our step-by-step guide.

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about FHA or Conventional: Which loan is best for you?

Before you can close on a home or refinance a property, an underwriter will need to verify your income, debts, and assets. See what docs they need and why.

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about Getting your mortgage docs in a row

Learn about how much money you can borrow with an FHA loan.

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about What is the max FHA loan amount?

Learn how to calculate mortgage insurance costs on an FHA loan.

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about How can I calculate the Mortgage Insurance Premium (MIP) on an FHA loan?

Learn all about what a debt to income ratio (DTI) is, what your DTI should be, and why it matters when taking out a home mortgage.

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about What is a good debt to income ratio?
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