Home Ownership

Take the next step for your nest. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about buying a home, refinancing or using your home equity for something else. After all, even if you have done this before, a helpful refresher is always good.

First-time homebuyers, your biggest purchase deserves our best advice.
First-time homebuyers, your biggest purchase deserves our best advice.

Buying a home is the single largest purchase most people make. That’s why we’ve put together this helpful guide for first-time homebuyers.

The Jumbo Mortgage: More Attractive Than Ever
The Jumbo Mortgage: More Attractive Than Ever

If you're buying a high-end property, you may need a jumbo mortgage to secure your new home. Learn more about this type of mortgage and if it makes sense for you.

The Truth About Refinancing Your Mortgage
The Truth About Refinancing Your Mortgage

Here's what you need to know to make an informed decision about refinancing.

Home Improvement Return on Investment: Which Fixes Really Pay Off?
Home Improvement Return on Investment: Which Fixes Really Pay Off?

Can you recoup all your renovation costs when you sell your house? Here's a look at home improvement return on investment.

Finding the Home for You during the Pandemic
Finding the Home for You during the Pandemic

People house hunting during the pandemic are finding few homes for sale and a highly competitive market. Use this guide to help land the home for you.

How Rates Are Set for Adjustable Rate Mortgages
How Rates Are Set for Adjustable Rate Mortgages

With an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM), your interest rate will change over time, and it can be helpful to understand how the rate is set.

Money Lessons from the Pandemic – Homeownership
Money Lessons from the Pandemic – Homeownership

Having a plan and knowing what you want will be critical to landing in the home that’s right for you.

What Affects Mortgage Interest Rates? A Guide for Homebuyers
What Affects Mortgage Interest Rates? A Guide for Homebuyers

It's important to understand all the different factors that affect mortgage interest rates, what falling rates mean for your homebuying power, and how lower mortgage interest rates can help you get more home for your money.

APR vs. Interest Rate: What
APR vs. Interest Rate: What's the Difference?

Here's what you need to know about annual percentage rate (APR) and interest rate and how they affect your loans.

The Top Real Estate and Mortgage Terms to Know When Buying a Home
The Top Real Estate and Mortgage Terms to Know When Buying a Home

Use this guide to brush up on your homebuying knowledge so you can feel more confident throughout the process.

A Guide to Home Appreciation
A Guide to Home Appreciation

You'll want to have an idea of whether the home is likely to increase or decrease in value in the coming years so that you know how easy (or difficult) it will be to sell, and whether or not you'll be able to make a profit.

3 Types of Renovations That Boost Home Resale Value
3 Types of Renovations That Boost Home Resale Value

Home upgrades can make — or break — your home resale value. While the value of specific home improvements vary based on where you live, there are a few projects that, year-over-year, offer a solid return on investment across the country.

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