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All You Need to Know About Appraisals During the Homebuying Process
What is an appraisal, and why is it a vital step in the homebuying process? Here’s an overview, including how appraisals impact mortgages.
Common Reasons to Refinance a Mortgage
What are some of the most common reasons homeowners refinance their mortgages? Here are several to consider.
Understanding the Ins and Outs of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
What is an adjustable rate mortgage, and why might you consider one for your home loan needs? Here’s a basic primer.
How Private Mortgage Insurance Works for Homebuyers
What is private mortgage insurance (PMI), why is it necessary for many mortgage borrowers, and can it be removed? 
Basics on Closing Disclosures for Homebuyers
What is a mortgage closing disclosure, and why is it important? Here’s everything you need to know.
Home Tour Considerations During the Homebuying Process
What are some important themes to be considering as you tour homes for sale during the homebuying process? Here are several.
Homebuying Contingencies and When to Consider Waiving Them
What are contingencies in a homebuying contract, and should you ever consider waiving them? Here’s a basic primer.
What to Expect When Preparing to Close on a Home Loan
As a mortgage borrower and homebuyer, what should you be expecting as you approach closing day on your home? Here’s a primer.
Everything You Need to Know About Jumbo Loans
What is a jumbo loan, how do you qualify for it, and how does it differ from other loan types? Here’s a basic rundown.