Understanding Credit Scores
Credit scores can be confusing and complex. Learn how credit scores work, the different types of scores and where you can find yours.
Homebuying Negotiations: Responding to a Counteroffer
Learn what is most commonly negotiated during homebuying and how to keep your wishes, your wallet and your cool throughout the process.
Helping Families Stay in Their Homes in Q2 2021
Our strong financial performance in the second quarter of 2021 is helping us fulfill our mission, and we continue to support families affected by the pandemic.
How to Start Building Your Credit History
If you don't have a credit history, there are a number of strategies you can apply to build good credit.
Economic Forecast Shows Continued Growth in Home Prices and Low Interest Rates Through Year End
Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or refinance, learn how the forecast of high house prices and low mortgage rates factors in to your thinking.
Emergency Preparedness: The Key Documents You Need
To help you prepare for an emergency or natural disaster, you can take four simple steps to prepare the key documents you'll need for recovery.
Get Smart About Credit: Credit Basics Q&A
Understanding what credit is, what affects credit and how credit is used can empower you take control of your financial health.
Do I Need to Put Down 20% on a Home?
You may be overestimating the upfront costs of homeownership. Some mortgage programs make it possible to put down as little as 3%.
Cap, Gown and Credit: Credit Basics for New Grads
If you're a recent college graduate, you've probably received a lot of advice about pursuing your passions or finding a job — but probably not about building and maintaining your credit.
From Down Payments to Dating: Why Credit Matters
Good credit can affect many aspects of your life – such as getting a loan, utility accounts and even a date.
Should My Offer Include an Escalation Clause?
If you and your real estate agent are confident that there will be multiple offers on a home, you may consider including an escalation clause in your offer.