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Tim Lucas

How much mortgage can I qualify for?

Some simple formulas and calculators can give you a ballpark figure of your potential mortgage amount. But you’ll likely want to take the next step if you plan to shop for homes in the next 6 months.

Gina Pogol

What is a mortgage rate lock?

Every mortgage borrower needs a mortgage rate lock. You can’t close on a home without one. Advice on getting the best rate lock possible for your loan.

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What to expect from mortgage rates today

Mortgage Rates Today October 18, 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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