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Should I Refinance? – Today’s Mortgage Rates Holding 2017 Lows

"Should I refinance my mortgage?" An analytical look at reasons to refinance, plus how to lock today's mortgage rates with no closing costs.

You Don’t Need A 20% Downpayment To Buy A Home

You don't need to make a 20% downpayment to purchase a home. Review popular low- and no-downpayment mortgage programs and get a complimentary mortgage rate quote.

Why You Shouldn’t Pay Off Your Mortgage Early When Rates Are Rising

Should you pay off your mortgage early when rates are rising? Probably not, and here's why.

U.S. Consumers Low-Ball Home Price Growth…Again

Home prices are rising twice as fast as consumers think they are. Lack of awareness could be costing home buyers thousands each year they delay their purchase.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 11, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

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

Mortgage Rates Today, April 10, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

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

2017 VA Mortgage Limits: Why There Really Aren’t Any

2017 VA mortgage limits are higher than 2016 limits. But you really don't have loan limits at all with this program. VA jumbo mortgages are here to help you buy more house.

Should You (Can You) Switch Mortgage Lenders?

If you switch mortgage lenders during an application, you may be concerned about the effect it would have on your credit. Don't worry; switching the righ way won't harm your credit or loan application much.

Do No Doc Mortgages Still Exist?

No doc mortgages used were highly popular before the mortgage crisis, and some lenders may be creeping slowly back into that crazy market. But are the loans the same?

How To Get A Mortgage For Rental Or Investment Property

Financing a rental home? It's harder than buying a primary residence, because rental property is riskier for mortgage lenders. Here's what you need to know.

This Is How To “Play” Bad Economic Reports As A Mortgage Shopper

The March Non-Farm Payrolls report was "bad". But that means mortgage rates are dropping. How to get a lower rate when economic reports are weaker than expected.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 7, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

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

What Is Causing Mortgage Rates To Drop Near 2017 Lows?

Current mortgage rates are falling and are now near 2017 lows. Is it time to lock in a mortgage rate?

Think Home Prices Are Too High? Affordability Is Still At All-Time Bests

Home affordability is at one of its highest points in a generation. Why does it feel like home prices are so high, then?

Mortgage Rates Today, April 6, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

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

Home Flipping Is On The Rise: Want To Join The Club?

Home flipping is more than just a TV trend. It's an investment strategy that might make you some money.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 5, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

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

Homebuying Tips: How To Choose Your Neighborhood

Homebuying tips: How to choose your next neighborhood. New and old school search methods to check out your next location.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 25, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

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

Want To Buy A House? Here’s A Checklist You Need To Have

When you buy a house with a mortgage, there's a lot of paperwork involved and hoops to hop through. This checklist puts it together for you.