Rent or Buy? - in some areas it makes more sense to rent while in other areas buying makes more sense. Plug in the details for the options you are considering to see which makes more sense.
Renter Home Affordability - some homes are cheap relative to local rents, while in other areas home prices appreciated much faster than rents have. You can use this to figure out which option makes more financial sense given your current situation.
Tax-Savings - estimate the potential savings from deducting mortgage interest expenses from your income taxes.
Budgeting for Buying a Home
Budget Planning - easy-to-use family budget planning tool which offers rough estimates for common spending categories.
Debt Investment - you can make out-sized, risk-free & untaxed returns by paying off your debts instead of gambling on the financial markets.
Debt Payoff Goal - figure out how much you will need to pay on your debts each month to pay off all your debt by a specific goal date.
Debt Snowball - tool which helps consumers pay off their debts by focusing on the smallest debt first & then moving onto the next largest debt.
Average Interest Rate - this helps people figure out what their true blended interest rate is across a portfolio of debts.
Home Equity Loans - helps people see the full cost of their current debts & compare the cost of them against a home equity loan to see if they can save money by shifting high-interest unsecured debt over to low-interest secured debt.
Credit Line Qualification - see how much funding you may qualify for based on your current home value and outstanding mortgage debt.