If you’ve got a home purchase in escrow or are contemplating a refinance, interest rate movements are a big deal. And the decision to lock or float your loan can have long-lasting implications. Because knowledge is power, we’re offering a quick rundown of the factors driving mortgage rates today... Read more
As fragile as the economic and housing recoveries have been, every piece of new data that is released gets special attention as the search for definitive signals continues. The latest report from the US Census Bureau on new home sales contained a number of positive signs, but also one... Read more
If you’ve got a home purchase in escrow or are contemplating a refinance, interest rate movements are a big deal. And the decision to lock or float your loan can have long-lasting implications. Because knowledge is power, we’re offering a quick rundown of the factors driving mortgage rates today... Read more
If you’ve got a home purchase in escrow or are contemplating a refinance, interest rate movements are a big deal. And the decision to lock or float your loan can have long-lasting implications. Because knowledge is power, we’re offering a quick rundown of the factors driving mortgage rates today... Read more
Tracy Mooney, a Freddie Mac senior vice presiden, wants you to know the facts about  HARP, the Home Affordable Refinance Program. She says that nine HARP misconceptions might be keeping many people from refinancing through the program, and that could be costing them money. 1.      Refinancing restarts your “clock”... Read more
If you’ve got a home purchase in escrow or are contemplating a refinance, interest rate movements are a big deal. And the decision to lock or float your loan can have long-lasting implications. Because knowledge is power, we’re offering a quick rundown of the factors driving mortgage rates today... Read more
If you’ve got a home purchase in escrow or are contemplating a refinance, interest rate movements are a big deal. And the decision to lock or float your loan can have long-lasting implications. Because knowledge is power, we’re offering a quick rundown of the factors driving mortgage rates today... Read more
Most people think of spring as the prime home selling season, but a winter transaction has its advantages. For one thing, there’s less competition from other sellers. According to real estate firm Redfin, houses listed in winter sell faster and for more money! Table 1: Home Selling Metrics by... Read more
If you’ve got a home purchase in escrow or are contemplating a refinance, interest rate movements are a big deal. And the decision to lock or float your loan can have long-lasting implications. Because knowledge is power, we’re offering a quick rundown of the factors driving mortgage rates today... Read more
It’s gift-giving season, but have you considered giving a gift to yourself? Now’s the time to see if you can improve the interest rate you’re paying on your home loan, credit cards, personal financing and auto loans. Online comparison courtesy of LendingTree.com makes it fairly easy and relatively painless... Read more