Radian Resources for Homebuyers and Homeowners
Your road to homeownership can start here. Whether you’re saving for a home or want to preserve what you’ve worked so hard for, Radian offers valuable resources.
Your First Home
Did you know you may be able to buy a home with just 3% down? Are you aware of the affordable loan options to purchase a home? Visit our Achieve the Dream website for helpful information on buying a home.
Buying a Home: The Basics
Get a simple overview of the process
Start to Finish
Learn what steps to take, from setting a budget to closing the deal.
Understand who pays what and how much.
Title Insurance Basics
See five important reasons you should consider title insurance.
Try our online tools to help you determine when it makes sense to buy a home, compare your options and weigh your decision.
Buy vs. Rent
Compare the costs of both.
Determine your total monthly mortgage payment.
Save for a Downpayment
See how long it'll take to save for different downpayment amounts.
Equity & Appreciation
Explore your potential to build wealth through owning a home.
Use our helpful resources to see how PMI can help when buying a home.
Buy or Rent?
We break down the cost of both.
Even if you don't have 20% saved, you may be able to buy now with MI.
MI vs. FHA
Understand the different low downpayment financing options.
Why Mortgage Insurance?
See how Mortgage Insurance (MI) can help you with your home purchase, and when you can cancel it.
Benefits of MI
See how MI can help you buy a home without a 20% down payment.
When can you cancel your MI payments?
Get answers to common MI questions.
Stay organized throughout the homebuying process.
Home Features Worksheet
Let your realtor know what you want in a home.
Complete this checklist to easily compare the homes you see.
Gather the information typically needed to process a mortgage application.
New Homeowner Checklist
Make sure you complete these tasks before you move into your new home.