How low can mortgage rates go?

No one saw this coming While a lot of forecasters thought we would see mortgage rates above 5% this year that hasn’t been the case. In fact, at the start […]

Should you get a personal loan instead of a HELOC or cash-out refinance?

Most homeowners assume a cash-out refinance or HELOC is the best way to get large sums of cash. But personal loans are emerging as real contenders to provide the best value in many cases.

Residential construction activity is strong in the South; here’s what cities saw the most growth

Construction is up in the Lone Star State. According to a new analysis, three Texas cities made the nation’s list of most residential construction permits last year — a promising sign for those looking to build or buy a new home.

Mortgage rates today, June 19, 2019, 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.

How to buy a mobile/manufactured home with a personal loan

Manufactured homes can be tricky to finance. Here’s how personal loans can help.

Homebuyers: These are the safest states to buy a house in

Want to make sure you’re buying a home where natural disasters are unlikely and crime rates are low? According to a new list, you might want to look North

Mortgage rates today, June 18, 2019, 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.

Top 12 reasons more people are using personal loans

Personal loans emerging as a common financial tool Personal loans are gaining popularity. Credit bureau Experian reckons the number opened in 2017 was 11 percent higher than a year earlier. […]

What $500,000 buys you: East vs. West

Which coast would you live in based on these two $500k properties?