Mortgage and refinance rates today, May 17, 2022

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates barely moved yesterday as markets took a breather after last week’s volatility. We’ll have to wait to see how long that relative […]

The government can help with your down payment. Here’s how

Down payment assistance programs are growing in popularity, as they improve home buyer offers in today’s extreme housing market.

HELOC vs home equity loan: How to choose the right one

HELOC vs home equity loan: Both types of second mortgage can tap home equity at a low rate, but which loan type is right for you?

USDA eligibility and income limits: 2022 USDA mortgage

Learn about current USDA eligibility requirements and income limits to qualify for a zero-down USDA mortgage.

Home loans for teachers: 9 Teacher home buying programs

Special home loans for teachers can offer savings on your down payment and closing costs. But are they a better deal than standard mortgages?

Why your mortgage credit score is lower than you think

Your mortgage lender might pull up a lower credit score than you thought you had. Here’s why, and how to check the right credit score before you apply.

Mortgage interest rate predictions: Will rates go down in May 2022?

Mortgage rates grew significantly and rapidly in 2022. Inflation and Federal Reserve policies could push them even higher in May.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, May 16, 2022

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates moved higher last Friday, bringing an excellent week for them to a disappointing end. Indeed, Mortgage News Daily reckons it was the […]

No-cost refinance: Two refi options with no closing costs

A no-cost refinance is possible if you roll the closing costs into your loan or have the lender cover them in exchange for a higher rate.