Knowledge is power when it comes to buying a house.

To stay informed and confident every step of the way, here are some articles and resources to keep you on track when buying a home.

This article describes the major costs associated with your home loan, which are itemized on your Loan Estimate. Read more
Mortgage pricing explained
Here is brief overview of the features and advantages of each type of home loan; your mortgage banker will explain all of the options available and help you get the loan that works... Read more
Understanding your loan options
Here is a guide to understanding your credit score and taking steps to improve it. Read more
A simple guide to credit scores
Here's how to harness your Internet stalking skills to find the best places to live. Read more
Regardless of your family structure and specific needs, the neighborhood you choose will impact your overall quality of life and your day-to-day and long-term satisfaction. Read more
To help you decide if owning a home makes the most sense for you, here are some of the main reasons people choose homeownership over renting. Read more
Advantages of home ownership
As you prepare to buy a new home, one of the most important considerations for you, your real estate agent and sellers is how much home you can afford. Read more
This helpful checklist will give you an idea of what you may be asked to provide. Read more