Get Started With Your Mortgage

How do you buy a home?

Are you unfamiliar with the home buying process or just want to better understand common mortgage concerns? This section has you covered, along with basic mortgage terms and definitions. These resources will help you figure out how to budget for a home, find the right lender and apply for a mortgage.


The mortgage industry is full of complicated terms and obscure calculations. Learn the basics to get you going.

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It’s important to know how much you can afford. Use our calculators to get a better picture of your mortgage forecast.



It’s time for you to find the best rate. With our rate table, compare thousands of lenders and their rates in a few seconds.

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* National average and state average are based on banks tracked by Rates are based on a FICO Score range of 660-740 unless otherwise specified.