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Tim Lucas
- 9 min read

Avoiding PMI is costing you $13,000 per year

“Experts” tell you to avoid private mortgage insurance (PMI). They don’t tell you, though, that you could be leaving five-figure returns on the table.

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.

Gina Pogol
- 4 min read

Which is better? A mortgage broker or a bank?

You do you better mortgage rates from a mortgage broker or a bank? What’s the difference? Find out which one is better for your situation, and how to shop for the best home loan.

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.