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Tim Lucas
- 10 min read

February 2019 mortgage rates forecast (FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional)

February 2019 will be a pivotal month for mortgage rates. The government shutdown is injecting uncertainty into markets. Consumer mortgage rates could turn much higher or lower. Decide on your best mortgage rate strategy for February.

Michele Lerner
- 5 min read

5/1 ARM or 15 year fixed? What’s better in 2019?

When mortgage rates are on the increase, should you choose a 5/1 ARM (adjustable rate mortgage) or a 15-year fixed-rate loan? Both have advantages and drawbacks you should consider.

Gina Pogol
- 10 min read

First-time home buyer guide: buying with a new job

As a first-time home buyer, you may not have the work experience of a seasoned purchaser, but that doesn’t have to affect your ability to get mortgage loan-approved.

Barbara Ballinger
- 13 min read

Conventional loan home buying guide for 2019

More than 60% of home buyers use a conventional loan; it’s not hard to see why. Low rates and three-percent-down options are fueling the loan’s popularity.