homebuyer resources

Use our financial calculators, checklists, and glossary as you navigate the homebuying process.

homebuyer education test

Some lenders require homebuyer education for their loan programs. You can use Readynest to study key homeownership topics, then take our test to receive a homebuyer education certificate.

landlord test

Looking to buy a 2- to 4-unit home? Make sure you understand the risks and responsibilities, then take our test to receive a landlord education certificate.


Back-of-napkin calculations can only take you so far. With just a little info from you, we can help you understand what you can afford.


A little lingo goes a long way - learn some "mortgagese" you might need on your homebuying journey.

checklists and worksheets

Print 'em, mark 'em up, feel like you accomplished something.

Get Ready series

Learn a little more about topics that will help you get ready to buy a home in this series of guides from MGIC.