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Personal Finance: Mortgages and Home Buying


Buying a House The CFPB’s interactive tool is designed to help you navigate the home buying process.  If you are just starting out, this tool will help you learn what to expect.  If you are about to close, the tool provides a checklist to help make closing less stressful.


Mortgages USA Learn some of the basics about mortgages




Mortgage Loan Calculator Use this mortgage calculator to determine your monthly payment and generate an estimated amortization schedule. Quickly see how much interest you could pay and your estimated principal balances.   


Kahn Academy is a non-profit educational organization with a goal of creating a set of online tools that help educate students. This Unit of Housing explores aspects of finance that relate to buying a home, comparing renting vs. buying, and the process of obtaining and paying off a mortgage.