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

Mortgage rates are holding low and everyone is predicting low rates through 2020. But what will interest rates do next? Advice, predictions, and your next steps.

Mortgage rates today, January 24, 2020, plus lock recommendations

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.

HUD homes for sale: The best deal you’ve never heard of

HUD homes are foreclosure properties. They were originally financed with FHA mortgages and may be sold at a discount to qualified buyers.

Second home versus investment property: Mortgage rates and rules

Learn about interest rates and rules for second home mortgages versus investment property mortgages. There are some key differences.

Mortgage rates today, January 23, 2020, plus lock recommendations

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.

Why closing on a house is better in person

Some mortgage lenders offer all-digital real estate closing. But most experts still recommend closing on a house in person. Here’s why.

Thinking of hiring a real estate agent to buy or sell a house? Read this first

Americans see a real estate agent as a valuable asset, but they aren’t putting in the effort to find the right one for the job. 

Mortgage rates today, January 22, 2020, plus lock recommendations

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.

The average mortgage payment is declining. Here’s why

The average mortgage payment is around $1,500, with some states and regions seeing payments much lower. See where average payments are trending downward.