CFPB: Almost Half of Consumers May Be Paying Too Much for Mortgages

The CFPB found that nearly half of borrowers did not compare mortgages. LendingTree’s LoanExplorer and Mortgage Negotiator make comparing mortgages easy.

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CEO Doug Lebda speaks to TheStreetTV about the housing market, consumer finance, refinance and the state of Supply and Demand Mismatch in the Housing Market? With March home sells up 1.5%, Doug Lebda states that we’re definitely seeing a housing rebound. Existing home sales were down a little... Read more
Mortgage rates continue their downward slide, making refinancing increasingly attractive to borrowers. Average mortgage fell week-over-week according to the LendingTree Weekly Mortgage Rate Pulse. The Pulse tracks the lowest and average mortgage rates offered by lenders on the LendingTree network. On May 17, average home loan rates offered by LendingTree... Read more
Do you have a penchant for saving money and making smart financial decisions? If so, LendingTree wants to hear from you! We are on a search for the LendingTree Home CFO (Chief Financial Officer), and a great prize awaits the winning savings and finance tips: We’ll pay your mortgage... Read more
  At LendingTree Loans, we have an amazing team of people working together to help borrowers find home loan options to fit their needs.  We want to take the opportunity to highlight a different LendingTree Loans Mortgage Banker each month so you can see why they are a stand-out... Read more
As we close out Women’s History Month, it’s a good time to take a moment to think about how far women have come in the last several decades in terms of economic power and influence. Here’s some food for thought: Women are projected to account for 51.2 percent of... Read more
When Jeff and Jannice Jacobson found their dream home, they didn’t think they would have a problem closing the deal. The couple had great credit scores and plenty of savings in the bank. But their big bank lender wasn’t able to move fast enough and their loan still hadn’t... Read more
Here at LendingTree, we have a natural affinity for the color green because it’s part of our visual culture. You’ll see it in our tree logo. Our web page. And even on our office walls. It wouldn’t surprise us if we ran into a leprechaun at the coffee bar,... Read more
LendingTree has its roots in innovation and reinvention: More than ten years ago our CEO Doug Lebda pioneered a way to empower homebuyers by creating an online lending marketplace that matched customers with lenders. But the LendingTree story doesn’t end there. Today’s Wall Street Journal features LendingTree and our... Read more
What’s the big deal about jumbo loans? In case you haven’t heard, they’ve become more affordable. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal a few weeks ago, LendingTree Chief Economist crunched some numbers to show the difference in interest rates for a jumbo loan and a conforming 30-year fixed loan.... Read more