Mortgage & Home

Purchase or refinance confidently with this advice on mortgages and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs). Plus, we provide homeownership tips too.

3/18/22  Mortgage & Home
How to pay off a 30-year mortgage in 15 years

We dive into the benefits of paying off your mortgage early and some helpful ways to reduce your debt faster.

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3/1/22  Mortgage & Home
What is escrow and how does it work?

A mortgage escrow is an account to handle tax and insurance costs on a home. Check out our handy, easy guide on what escrow is and how it works.

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3/1/22  Mortgage & Home
Everything you should know about HELOCs versus cash-out refinances

Learn about the benefits of HELOCs versus cash-out refinances. Consider how a HELOC can allow you to use the equity in your home for various financial needs.

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2/28/22  Mortgage & Home
What to expect when applying for a HELOC

Applying for a HELOC is similar to a mortgage, requiring a good debt-to-income ratio, equity in your home, and a decent credit score.

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2/28/22  Mortgage & Home
Is a 15-year or 30-year mortgage better?

You can finance your home with a 15- or 30-year mortgage. Here is some more information about the benefits and drawbacks of each option.

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2/28/22  Mortgage & Home
How much HELOC can I get?

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) lets you access the equity in your home. Learn how much HELOC you may be eligible for and how to start applying for one.

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