One of the most important steps in buying a home is getting financing. Before you even start searching for your dream home, you should talk to a lender and determine what you can afford and learn about what types of loans are available. You’ll also need to understand some mortgage basics.
Fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage? To escrow or not to escrow? Pre-qualification vs. Pre-approval? Mortgage financing can seem confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. More ›
Now that you've learned some basics, let's go through the steps of getting a mortgage. More ›