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

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about Home loan pre-approval: Your first step to mortgage success

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

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

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 mortgage loan is best for you?

Buying a home is an exciting experience, especially of you are a first-time homebuyer. Allow this handy infographic to guide you along the steps to buying a house.

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about 8 steps to buying a house

The fight against LGBTQ+ housing discrimination has turned a corner. Learn your rights with the Better.com infographic on LGBTQ+ homeownership.

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about The LGBTQ+ homeownership story in numbers

From instant pre-approval letters to eliminating unnecessary costs, here’s how digital lenders make homebuying more convenient, transparent, and speedy.

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about Benefits of buying a house online

There is a range of tax deductions homebuyers or homeowners can use to lower their tax bill. Learn which tax breaks apply to your and what tax forms to use.

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about How does buying a house affect taxes

Mortgages aren’t one-size-fits-all. To help you assess your options, learn all about understanding different home financing options.

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about Understanding your home financing options

Understanding how property taxes work can help you decide which home to buy, what home improvements to make, or uncover tax breaks/credits you could apply for.

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about How to calculate property tax on a house

Your down payment is the biggest upfront cost of your mortgage. Learn about down payment requirements and other best practices.

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about How much should you put down on a house?

From how budgeting really works to whether you should have a real estate agent, asking these questions when buying a house will give you a competitive edge.

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about 5 questions you need to ask when buying a house

Here we answer the most common mortgage questions for new home loans and refinancing. This is the mortgage advice you need to make the best decision for you.

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about Mortgage advice lenders don’t (usually) tell you

If you’re thinking of buying a house out of state, this article has all the tips and tools you’ll need to complete your out-of-state home purchase remotely.

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about Buying a house out of state

Get ahead of your house hunt with considerations for choosing your location and our house hunting checklist.

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about 5 tips to house hunt without the stress

HomeReady vs FHA loans: See how an affordable home financing program that offers low down payment options like HomeReady stacks up against FHA loans.

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about FHA vs. HomeReady: Breaking down different affordable loan options

What is earnest money? It's a cash deposit that happens early in the home purchase process. Homebuyers can use it to get a leg up in competitive markets. Learn more.

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about Understanding earnest money

Loan Estimates are standardized forms that feature a detailed breakdown of loan fees and terms. Homebuyers can use them to compare different lending options.

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about Loan estimates 101: How to review them and compare mortgage lenders

In the socially distanced world of 2020, Better helped 88,100+ new clients navigate their homeownership journey with ease, confidence, and a ton of savings.

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about The Year of the Home: 2020 in Review

Peek behind the curtain at Better Mortgage for insight into the underwriting process for mortgages, what underwriters look for when approving a loan, and more.

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about A guide to the underwriting process
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