Mortgages

From how much house you can afford to today's rates, CNET breaks down everything you need to know about mortgages.

Refinance rates for May 14, 2021: Rates decrease

Refinance rates for May 14, 2021: Rates decrease

The major refinance rates are down today. If you're looking for a new mortgage, here's everything you need to know.

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Mortgage rates on May 14, 2021: Rates are down

Mortgage rates on May 14, 2021: Rates are down

Major mortgage rates are sliding. Here's what that means for you.

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Home down payments: Everything you need to know

Home down payments: Everything you need to know

Here's how to determine the right amount to put down on your future home.

7 homebuying mistakes to avoid

7 homebuying mistakes to avoid

If you're on the hunt for a new place, make sure you sidestep these blunders.

FHA loans: Everything first-time homebuyers need to know

FHA loans: Everything first-time homebuyers need to know

You can get a mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration, even if you have a low credit score or less cash for a down payment.