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Freedom Mortgage Learning Center

The knowledge you need to choose the right loan!

How to Apply for a Mortgage

About Your Mortgage Loan Application

What is mortgage insurance?

Compare different loan types and the cost of your payments

What Are Closing Costs?

What you can expect to pay on closing day

How Do You Qualify for a Mortgage?

Understand Credit, Income, and Other Requirements

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How to Build Equity in Your Home

7 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Equity

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What documents are required for a mortgage?

Learn about the documents you'll need when you apply

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How to Buy a House

Five Steps to Buying Your Next Home

How to get prequalified for a mortgage

Estimate how much home you can afford

How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a House?

Decide Whether You Can Afford to Buy a Home

How Much Is a Mortgage?

How Much Should You Expect to Pay?

What percentage of your income should go toward a mortgage?

Learn about the 28%- and 36%-income guidelines

What is a gift letter for a mortgage?

How to use gift funds to buy a house

How Much Does It Cost to Refinance a Mortgage?

Average Refinance Closing Costs, “No Cost” Refinancing, and More.

Should you refinance your mortgage?

Reasons why you should (or shouldn’t) refinance your home

How to remove PMI from your mortgage

Get rid of mortgage insurance on FHA and Conventional loans

Refinance an FHA loan to a conventional loan

Learn how it might help you save on mortgage insurance

What is a mortgage recast?

Learn one way you can change your monthly mortgage payment

How Often Can You Refinance?

Learn How Many Times Refinancing Your Home Makes Sense

5 Reasons to Get a Cash Out Refinance

Your Home’s Equity Can Help You Get Cash

What is home equity?

Learn why the equity in your home matters

Cash Out Refinance Credit Scores

Find Out the Minimums for Conventional, FHA, and VA Loans

What is a second mortgage?

Learn about borrowing from your home’s equity

Is debt consolidation a good idea?

Pros and cons of consolidating your debt

What is a home improvement loan?

How to pay for home renovations

How to Apply for a VA Loan

Learn More About Eligibility and VA Loan Applications

How to Apply for an FHA Loan

Learn More About Eligibility and FHA Loan Applications

FHA vs. Conventional Loans

Learn the Differences Between FHA and Conventional Loans

What is the minimum credit score for a VA loan?

Find out what VA loan credit scores you need

What is a VA funding fee?

Learn current funding fee rates, how much you might pay, and more

What are VA loan closing costs?

Learn how much you might pay for closing costs on a VA loan

Need Help Crunching the Numbers?

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Home affordability calculator

Estimate the prices of homes you can afford and the monthly payments that might come with them.

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Refinance calculator

Find out how much you might save by lowering your interest rate.

Get started today by getting a personalized evaluation of your home loan options from Freedom Mortgage.