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Mortgage Rates Today, July 18, Plus Lock Recommendations

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.

Home Equity And HELOC: Refinance Or Combine

A HELOC refinance involves many factors. Here's a rundown on all your options when your HELOC rate increases.

Mortgage Rates Today, July 17, Plus Lock Recommendations

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.

Home Prices: How To Get The Best Deal On A Flip

Home prices are rising as demand for housing outstrips demand. You may be able to take advantage of this demand if you play it smart and follow these tips.

Marriage Equality Fuels Rise In LGBT Mortgage Applicants & Homeowners

Marriage equality has changed the way LGBT couples get mortgages. While there is no such thing as an LGBT mortgage, couples should consider these factors when applying for a mortgage.

Best Mortgage Lender: Hiding In Plain Sight

How to find the best mortgage lender?

Mortgage Commitment Letter: Nailing Down Your Financing

A mortgage commitment letter tells everyone involved in a home purchase that your lender is ready and willing to loan you what you need to buy your home.

Improve Your Property With An Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM)

The Energy Efficient Mortgage is an add-on to your home purchase or refinance loan that allows you to finance energy-related home improvements.

Mortgage Rates Today, July 14, Plus Lock Recommendations

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.

First-Time Home Buyers Guide: Buying With A New Job

As a first-time buyer, you may not have the work experience of a seasoned buyer, but that doesn't have to affect your ability to get mortgage loan-approved.

The 5-10 Properties Program Is For Investors With More Than 4 Properties Financed

Investor with more than 4 properties financed? Use Fannie Mae's standard 5-10 Properties Program. How to apply plus today's mortgage rates.

Mortgage Rates Break Winning Streak

Mortgage rates bumped up again this week, breaking a nearly 2-month journey below 4%. Is it time to capture still-low rates?

Millennial Homebuyers Returning To Homeownership For Good Reasons

Millennial homebuyers are finally becoming a force in real estate markets. Here's what you need to know about making the leap to homeownership as a young adult.

Mortgage Rates Today, July 13, Plus Lock Recommendations

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.

Mortgage Rates Today, July 12, Plus Lock Recommendations

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.

First-Time Home Buyers Guide: Getting A Mortgage When You Have No Credit

The FHA mortgage program doesn't require first-time home buyers to have credit history -- or even a credit score -- in order to get mortgage-approved.

Getting A Loan On A Manufactured Home

Manufactured home loans are a bit tougher to find in today's market. But they do exist, and financing terms might be simpler than you imagine.

The Effect Of A 680 FICO Score On Your Mortgage

When you're buying a home or refinancing one, good credit scores get you access to lower mortgage rates plus a wider selection of loan products.

Mortgage Rates Destined To Rise? Not According To Consumers, Says Study

Mortgage rates are poised to fall, say consumers. A record number of survey respondents are calling for lower rates, according to a new Fannie Mae Study.

How Much Cheaper Are Adjustable Mortgage Rates Than Fixed Rates In 2017?

ARM mortgage rates can make borrowing a little riskier for some borrowers because they can change over the life of the loan. But they can also save you a lot of money. And they are safer than you think.