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Home Buying and Refinancing

Get to know the ins and outs of purchasing a home or refinancing your current one.

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Home buying and refinancing can seem complicated, with lots of decisions and steps involved. We help break it down for you with checklists, tips, and more below.

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3 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

Learn how to avoid making these common rookie mistakes. 

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How to Pick the Perfect Neighborhood 

Every family is different, so it’s important you find a place where everyone can thrive.

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6 Questions to Ask Your Home Loan Advisor

Before you close on your new home, we'll work together to answer these essential questions.

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Buying Your First Home as a Couple

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Moving Checklist and Tips

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Buying a Home as an Unmarried Couple

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Your Homebuying Wish List

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What is a Cash-Out Refinance Mortgage?

Calculators

Get the answers you need to important homebuying questions with our selection of easy-to-use home loan calculators.

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Monthly Mortgage Payment Calculator

Discover what makes up your payment and what fits into your budget.

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Mortgage Affordability Calculator

Before you start shopping, learn how much house you can afford. 

Adjustable Rate Mortgage Calculator

How much will my adjustable rate payments be?

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Home Loan Refinance Calculator

Let's crunch some numbers to see if now is a good time to refinance.

Mortgage Closing Cost Calculator

What will my closing costs be?

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Mortgage Down Payment Calculator

Find out how different down payments affect the cost of your home loan.

Mortgage Loan Estimator

How much can I borrow?

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Mortgage Payoff Calculator

Want to pay off your loan early? Find out how much to add to your payment to meet your target date.

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Debt-to-Income Calculator

Lenders use this ratio to see if you can afford a mortgage payment. Calculate your DTI here.

15 vs. 30 Year Mortgage Calculator

Should I get a mortgage for 15 or 30 years?

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