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Freedom Mortgage Learning Center

The knowledge you need to choose the right loan!

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How to apply for a mortgage

About your mortgage loan application

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What is mortgage insurance?

Compare different loan types and consider the overall cost of your payments

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What are closing costs?

Find out what to expect to pay on closing day

What is a mortgage?

Learn how mortgages work

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What are real estate comps?

Learn how comparables help set home prices

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What happens when the servicing of your mortgage loan is transferred?

Learn about mortgage loans and mortgage servicing rights

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How to buy a house

Your step-by-step guide to buying a home

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How to get prequalified for a mortgage

Jump start your home search with prequalification

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How much money do you need to buy a house?

Decide whether can afford to buy a home

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How much do housing prices rise a year?

Learn how much home prices have increased over time

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How to compare mortgages

Learn more about comparing mortgage loans and rates

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Buyer’s markets vs seller’s markets

Learn the differences and what they mean for you!

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What is refinancing?

What it means to refinance a house

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Should you refinance your mortgage?

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

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How to remove PMI from your mortgage

Get rid of mortgage insurance on FHA and conventional loans

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Refinance an FHA loan to a conventional loan

Learn how it might help you save on mortgage insurance

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What is a mortgage recast?

Learn one way you can change your monthly mortgage payment

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How often can you refinance?

Learn how many times refinancing your home makes sense

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What is a cash out refinance?

Learn more about using your home’s equity to get cash

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What is home equity?

Learn why the equity in your home matters

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Maximum LTV for cash out refinance

Loan-to-value ratios (LTV) for cash out refinancing

Cash out refinancing on investment and rental properties

Learn more about the benefits, costs, and requirements

Is a cash out refinance a good idea?

Learn the pros and cons of cash out refinancing

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How to pay for college

Tips and resources to help make college more affordable

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How to apply for a VA loan

Learn more about eligibility and VA loan applications

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How to apply for an FHA loan

Learn more about eligibility and FHA loan applications

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FHA vs. conventional loans

Learn the differences between FHA and conventional loans

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What is the minimum credit score for a VA loan?

Find out what VA loan credit scores you need

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What is an FHA loan?

Learn more about FHA loans and how they work

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What is a VA funding fee?

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

Need Help Crunching the Numbers?

Home affordability calculator

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

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.

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