Thinking of buying a home?

Step 1 is getting pre-approved.


What is a pre-approval?

A letter stating how much you’re pre-qualified to borrow from a lender.

Why do I need one?

A pre-approval gives you a better idea of your budget and helps sellers know you’re serious about buying.

How long does it take?

At better.com, it only takes three minutes.

What if my financial situation changes?

You can come back anytime to update your information instantly.

Find out how much you can actually afford now.




Their mortgage platform and process helped us win the house in an uber-tight seller's market. They also have tools and resources that clearly explain it for newbies.

Great experience. You are guided through each phase of the process and assigned an expert in the area to answer your questions or concerns.

Have recommended to everyone within earshot — even if they aren’t buying/refinancing. Seriously, the process was so stupid simple.

Find out what you can afford in just 3 minutes.