Mortgage Rate Lock Advice: Float/Lock For Week Of August 16, 2015

What’s ahead for this week’s market and how will the Federal Reserve affect today’s sub-4% interest rates? Market analysis, plus complimentary mortgage rate quotes.

Interview with David Stevens, President & CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association

TheMortgageReports.com interviews David Stevens, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). In-depth perspective on mortgages and the U.S. housing market.

Interview with Sandra Thompson, Deputy Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency

TheMortgageReports.com interviews Sandra Thompson, Deputy Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). In-depth perspective on mortgages and the U.S. housing market.

Mortgage Rates vs APR: How To Get Your Best Mortgage Deal

Analysis on the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) formula used by mortgage lenders, and how to turn it to your advantage. Mortgage rate quotes today are their lowest in 9 weeks.

Government Extends HARP Refi Program, Effective Immediately

The government has extended the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). Find out if your mortgage qualifies, and get today’s live mortgage rates which are near all-time lows.

Refinance Trends: What Are Today’s Most Popular Refi Loans?

Homeowners are abandoning 30-year home loans. They’re choosing 15-year loans instead. Find out why the 15-year is popular and compare today’s rates which are near their of lowest of all-time.

How Foreign National Buyers Of U.S. Real Estate Manage Currency Risks

Foreign national buyers accounted for 7% U.S. housing market in the year ending March 2014. How foreign nationals manage their currency risks for maximum safety.

“Effective” FHA Mortgage Rates Drop; FHA Loans Even Cheaper

The monthly cost of an FHA loan continues to move lower. What to know about FHA home loans, plus access to today’s live FHA mortgage rates which are now near all-time lows.

NYSE Outage, Greece, & China Drop Mortgage Rates To New Lows

Mortgage rates are dropping quickly, affected by news on all fronts. China, Greece, jobs… even the NYSE outage has played a role. Today’s new rates are now the lowest in 6 weeks.