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Peter Miller
- 5 min read

How to deal with the 5 percent mortgage

The 5 percent mortgage rate is here, and borrowers may want to re-think their mortgage options. But don’t worry. There are strategies to reduce mortgages rates and interest costs.

Aly J. Yale
- 1 min read

Half of renters spend more than 30% of their income on rent

Though the recent 0.1 percent dip in national rents may seem like a reason for optimism, it turns out things are pretty bad for today’s renters. In fact, according to new data, nearly half of all U.S. renters are cost-burdened, spending more than 30 percent of their monthly income on rent.

Aly J. Yale
- 2 min read

Mortgage borrowers report increasingly digital experiences

The mortgage process is getting more and more digital. In fact, according to a new study, a whopping 92 percent of recent mortgage borrowers did online research before even speaking to a lender. Just 57 percent of borrowers did the same five to 10 years ago.

Aly J. Yale
- 2 min read

How Americans are using the HELOC to their advantage

Home equity topped $1 trillion in the U.S. last month, and American homeowners are certainly taking advantage of it. According to a new study, Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) are becoming especially popular – especially with Generation Xers and homeowners in the Midwest.