How Many Starter Homes Are Being Built in Your State?
We compared the construction of starter homes, which is the main driver of the housing shortage, in 1980 and 2019 by state. How does your state fare?
Your Options for Avoiding Foreclosure
Unexpected challenges in your life can make it difficult to make your monthly mortgage payments. These steps can help you avoid foreclosure and get back on track.
The Homeowner's Guide to Home Maintenance
Timely maintenance and repairs help protect your home, provide your family with greater comfort and even enhance your home's value.
How the Secondary Mortgage Market Works
The secondary mortgage market connects lenders, homebuyers and investors from around the world in a system that makes home possible for millions of families and renters.
4 Reasons Fall Is a Great Time to Sell
The spring is typically known as the busiest season for homebuying activity, but there are plenty of strong reasons to sell your home this fall.
Why Was My Mortgage Sold?
If you received a letter stating that Freddie Mac purchased your mortgage, you should not be alarmed and do not need to take action.
The 7 Parts of a Mortgage Payment
Understanding the components that make up a mortgage payment can help you choose the mortgage option that is best for you.
How to Prepare Your Home for a Tornado
To help minimize damage to your home from a tornado, you can take steps to secure your home before these violent storms arise.
When Is the Right Time to Refinance?
Learn more about your mortgage refinancing options, understand today's rates and figure out how to find the right loan for you.
Weathering the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness
If you live in an area prone to hurricanes, learn how you can safeguard your home to help weather the storm and ease your recovery.
The 4 Cs of Qualifying for a Mortgage
Thinking about buying a home but not sure whether you qualify for a mortgage? Here's what lenders look for in a borrower.