Everything you need to know aboutMortgage Rates

Aly J. Yale
- 2 min read

Hot spring homebuying season? Maybe not

Spring is typically the hottest homebuying season of the year. But in 2019, that trend might not hold true. With mortgage rates near one-year lows, home sales down and showings on a steep downturn, spring is shaping up to be a pretty good time to buy a home.

Aly J. Yale
- 2 min read

First-time homebuyers: This central U.S. makes it easiest to buy a house

Americans looking to buy a house — and do so affordably — might want to head to inward. According to a new ranking, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Oklahoma City are the best cities for first-time homebuyers, boasting affordable entry-level homes, low down payment averages and not-so-stringent credit score standards.

Gina Pogol
- 3 min read

Mortgage rates: Recognize this mortgage lender sales trick, and don’t fall for it

Yes, there is a series of videos on YouTube instructing mortgage loan officers and brokers on how to limit competition and how to sell higher prices and mortgage rates. And if they are teaching lenders how to foil consumer attempts to get their best deal on a home loan, we thought we’d teach you how to avoid this tactic.