Mortgage Guide

Getting a mortgage can be the most difficult part of buying a home. But if you know what to expect, then you’ll have an easier time. You need to understand the qualifications that mortgage lenders look for, the different types of mortgages available to you, and how long the process takes. This will help you choose the right mortgage and get approved. Browse the sections below to get answers to all your mortgage related questions.

About the Authors


Director of Content

Benjamin Feldman is the Director of Content at Unison. He enjoys helping people learn about the housing market and how to be a successful homeowner.

Director of Communications

Michael Micheletti is the Director of Communications at Unison. He draws upon his many years of experience in real estate, taxes, and healthcare to better inform consumers.

Marketing Associate

Natalie Tunnard is a Marketing Associate at Unison. She is passionate about making home ownership accessible to more people across the U.S. and educating consumers on what options they have.

About Unison

Unison invented the home ownership investment category. In a home ownership investment, an investor provides financing in exchange for the opportunity to share in the gain or loss in the home’s value when the homeowner decides to sell – up to 30 years later. Learn more.

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