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Aly J. Yale
- 1 min read

Premium credit scores save recent buyers $31K

It pays to have a great credit score — especially if you’re buying or refinancing a home. According to new data, buyers with premium credit scores save more than $30,000 over the life of their loan compared to those with scores on the lower end of the spectrum.

Erik J. Martin
- 5 min read

What are you willing to sacrifice to buy a home? 

Today’s young adults are willing to sacrifice some comforts to keep their costs down when they buy a home. But other amenities are still considered indispensable.

Aly J. Yale
- 2 min read

Be wary of bargain home listings; many are too good to be true

Seeing the word “bargain” in a listing doesn’t make it true. In fact, according to a new analysis, in more than a third of the nation’s largest housing markets, most “bargain” home listings offer little or no savings at all.

Erik J. Martin
- 5 min read

2019 Real Estate Forecast

What do the experts say we can expect from real estate in 2019?

Tim Lucas
- 2 min read

How much should I put down on a house? [Video]

Average down payments aren’t as big as you think. Most home buyers only put down about 5%. Find out the right down payment level for you.

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Mortgage Rates Today November 20, 2018

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

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