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Some non-conforming mortgages are easier to qualify for and can offer advantages to certain homebuyers. Here are the details on this loan type and why you might benefit from a...

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about Non-conforming loans: What are they and how do they differ from conforming loans?

Learn key interior design tips to furnish your home like the professionals, ways to work with what you’ve got, and how to get the money to do it all.

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about 10 home furnishing tips and how to get the money for them

If you’re looking for a home in a high-cost area or need to refinance a large mortgage balance, you may need a jumbo loan—here’s what you should know to get...

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about What is a jumbo loan?

(Mortgage) knowledge is power in the quest for the perfect home loan. Learn all about jumbo home loan basics in this short and simple-to-follow guide.

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about Go big and get home: jumbo home loan basics and size matters

Jumbo loans are mortgage loans that have a higher-than-normal balance. Here's what you need to know about securing this type of financing in 2021.

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about Jumbo loans: Key requirements and qualifications you need to know

See example scenarios of points and in action, to better understand how to make decisions with your own mortgage.

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about Mortgage discount points and their costs to you

Jumbos are about the size of the loan, not the size of the home. See what a jumbo loan is, where you might need one, and how to avoid them...

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about Jumbo vs. conforming loans: understanding the differences

Buy first or sell first? Here’s your answer. You’ll learn the pros and cons of each option, the value of a good team, and how to have your cake and...

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about Buying and selling a home at the same time

Worried about extreme weather? You’re not alone. Here’s how to factor natural disasters into your real estate decisions.

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about Can a homebuyer like you outrun climate change?

Learn about real estate commission costs, the process of working with agents, and how to avoid ever paying bloated broker fees.

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about Why you shouldn’t pay real estate commission

Looking to buy a property that makes money for you? Learn the minimum qualification requirements to get pre-approved for a mortgage on an investment property.

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about How to get pre-approval for an investment property

Learn everything you need to know about pre-approval, from why it’s important to when you should do it and how to get started.

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about How pre-approval helps you buy your first home

With most lenders, pre-approval is free, doesn’t hurt your credit, and doesn’t commit you to a loan. Learn more and get started with our pre-approval guide.

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about How much does it cost to get pre-approved?

Most people increase their borrowing power by buying a home with a partner. Learn the benefits of a joint mortgage and how to get pre-approved.

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about How to get a joint mortgage pre-approval

Here we deep dive into what you can expect when you transition from scrolling through homes online to going to open houses, making an offer, and closing.

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about What happens after getting pre-approved

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

No, not really. Lenders run either a soft or hard credit check to pre-approve borrowers for a mortgage. Learn what they are and how they impact your credit.

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about Does getting pre-approved hurt your credit?

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?

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™
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