2% Mortgage rates could disappear “soon,” per Fed meeting

Following a Fed meeting on Sept. 22, it looks highly likely that mortgage rates will rise soon — potentially as early as October or November.

How to buy a house with $0 down in 2021: First time buyer

It’s possible to buy a house with no money. But you need to be creative. Here are 7 programs that can help you buy a house with low or no money down.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 23, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates just inched higher yesterday. So we dodged a bullet as the Federal Reserve decided yesterday to kick its can just a little […]

Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 22, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates held steady yesterday. It’s as if key markets are holding their breath as they await the Federal Reserve’s crucial statement (2 p.m. […]

Home equity loan vs. mortgage: Differences, pros and cons

When you want to pull cash from your home, you’ll need to decide between a home equity loan vs. mortgage. Here’s how to choose wisely.

How soon can you refinance? No waiting period for many

How soon can you refinance a mortgage? Most homeowners have no waiting period, or only have to wait six months after buying or refinancing.

VA IRRRL rates and guidelines: VA Streamline Refi 2021

The VA IRRRL or “VA Streamline Refinance” is an easy way to lower the rate and payment on your VA loan. See today’s VA IRRRL rates and rules.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 21, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates edged lower yesterday. It was a welcome relief after much bigger rises at the end of last week. But, of course, current […]

What to know as a first-time home buyer: Tips from a mortgage expert

There’s plenty you’ll want to know as a first-time home buyer. Here are 10 of the best tips from mortgage advisor Ivan Simental to help you get started.