News from Europe Causes Chaos for Mortgage Rates Today

Mortgage rate lock recommendation for March 10, 2016.

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New Condo Standards For FHA Mortgages Loom Ahead

There’s an effort on Capitol Hill to make FHA mortgages easier to get for condo borrowers, an effort which is likely to succeed. How do we know?

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Don’t Look Now, but Mortgage Debt is Getting Scary Again

Rising mortgage debt levels are retracing the steps that led to the housing crisis; see how you can avoid following the wrong steps with your home loan.

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Mortgage Rates Inch Above 4 Percent to End 2015

Mortgage rates moved above 4 percent at the end of 2015; see why this might be just the beginning of a trend, and what you can do about it.

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Home Equity Line of Credit Mortgages Take Off

Home equity line of credit mortgages regained their popularity last year because of rising home values. Here’s how you can use HELOCs to your advantage.

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What Really Happened to 2015 Mortgage Rates

Higher mortgage rates were expected in 2015 but they never happened. Here’s why — and also a look at what may take place in 2016.

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Higher Mortgage Rates Could Be the Price for Strong Job Growth

Strong job growth is good news, but it could lead to higher mortgage rates; see what economic trend might counteract job growth to keep mortgage rates low.

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Will the Housing Rally Survive Higher Mortgage Rates?

The Fed rate hike did not immediately force mortgage rates higher; see what might happen to home prices when mortgage rates do eventually rise.

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Mortgage Rates Stall After Fed Increase

The Fed recently raised interest rates, however, mortgage rates have stalled. Here’s why.

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Inflation Report Buys Low Mortgage Rates More Time

Last week’s inflation report was largely overshadowed by the Fed rate hike; see why inflation may have more influence on mortgage rates.

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