Will mortgage rates go down in November 2020? Forecast and trends

Mortgage rates are holding low and everyone is predicting low rates into 2021. But it’s not a sure thing. Advice, predictions, and your next steps.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, October 23, 2020

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates inched lower yesterday. And conventional loans today start at 3.125% (3.125% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  Does it feel as if […]

VA funding fee: How much is it and who is exempt?

The VA funding fee sustains the zero-down VA loan program for service members and veterans. See current funding fees and find out who is exempt.

The 9 best online mortgage lenders for 2020

We name the 9 best online mortgage lenders and review their offerings, service, flexibility, fees and rates. Essential reading for online borrowers.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, October 22, 2020

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates edged higher yesterday. And conventional loans today start at 3.125% (3.125% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  Yesterday’s rise was mostly down […]

The VA home loan: Benefits, requirements, and rates for 2020

VA home loan benefits are unmatched by other mortgage programs. See VA loan requirements, benefits, and interest rates here.

How home construction loans work

If you want to build your own home, you’ll likely need a construction loan. Learn how construction loans work and why they’re different from mortgages.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, October 21, 2020

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates inched higher yesterday. But only by the smallest measurable amount. And conventional loans today start at 3.125% (3.125% APR) for a 30-year, […]

How to make lenders compete for your mortgage and get a lower rate

If you can make lenders compete for your mortgage, you can lower your interest rate and get the best deal on your home loan and closing costs. Here’s how.