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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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about What is the max FHA loan amount?

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?

They didn’t think homeownership was in the cards. Now they’re living a life of leisure in Florida.

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about Getting Home: The Gallaghers

Inventory is starting to rise, but prices and competition are still hot. Homebuyers are finding new ways to make their offer the best it can be.

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about How to get an offer accepted in today’s market

An appraisal contingency helps prevent homebuyers from overpaying, but sometimes they cause offers to be rejected. Learn when to add it, when to waive it.

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about Appraisal contingency: Add it or waive it?

A guide to breaking down the federal and lender-specific requirements to qualify for an FHA loan and determining if this lending option is a good fit for you.

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about FHA loan requirements: A guide to understanding what it takes to qualify

A pandemic-related fee on refinances is being pulled back, and lenders like Better Mortgage are passing those savings onto homeowners.

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about The FHFA is cancelling their refinance fee

Here’s an intro to how FHA loans work, how to qualify, and which types of borrowers might be a good match for this type of mortgage.

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about What is an FHA loan?
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