Generation Z is serious about homeownership — and already saving up for it

It looks like Generation Z is coming at homeownership faster than Millennials have taken to it. Though many Millennials aren’t buying homes until their 30s, according to a new survey, more than half of Gen Zers plan to buy a home in the next five years — when they’re only 24 to 28.

Should I refinance or just pay down the principal?

“Should I refinance?” That’s a good question, and the answer depends on what you want to accomplish, and if refinancing will help you meet your goal.

Can I buy a home with a VA mortgage after foreclosure?

Instructions for military borrowers on how to buy a home after a foreclosure event. Zero-downpayment options available via the VA Loan Guaranty Program.

A drop in home prices? Here’s where it’s most likely

If you’re holding out hope that home prices will start to decline, you might be in luck. According to new data, the chance of dropping prices is up — especially in the high-cost markets on the West Coast.

Mortgage rates today, April 16, 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.

First-time home buyers guide: What is an FHA mortgage?

First-time home buyers have access to a myriad of low- and zero-down payment mortgage loans. Of all the available loan programs, though, the FHA loan is the most inclusive and accessible for today’s buyers.

Mortgage rates: Almost everything you want to know

Know more about mortgage rates, and you’ll get a better rate. Understand how rates are made and how to best shop for FHA, VA, USDA, & conventional loans.

Mortgage rates today, April 15, 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.

Living near a marijuana dispensary could mean higher home values, study shows

Want a home that improves in value? Then you might want to buy near a legal marijuana dispensary. According to new data, dispensaries can boost home values by $22,000 or more.