Choosing among the many houses that may be available is hard enough--then you need to make a choice from the myriad of mortgages that are offered in today's market. So many decisions! Take heart, though, since although there are literally hundreds of different mortgages available, they all fall into only a few basic varieties. Some may fit perfectly into your situation, others may be unwise or unattainable. By narrowing your choices, the process of picking the right mortgage becomes much easier.