Tim Lucas spent 11 years in the mortgage industry before moving into the world of digital media. He's helped thousands of families buy and refinance real estate at banks and mortgage companies and now continues that mission through industry-leading content. Tim has been featured in national publications such as Time, U.S. News and World Report, MSN, Scotsman Guide, and more.
President Trump took to Twitter to advise a 1% rate cut and further stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
Know more about mortgage rates, and you'll get a better rate. Understand how rates are made and how to best shop for FHA, VA, USDA, & conventional loans.
Mortgage rates plummet after a surprise move by the Fed: a forecast of no more rate hikes in 2019.
Mortgage rates have been falling since November, but the American consumer is just now noticing. A mini refi boom has started as homeowners are starting to notice low rates.
What does the right ZIP Code cost? In this case, a cool $2 million. That gets you a 70-year-old one-story home with a basement. But travel just a few miles away, and it's shocking what that same budget can buy.
"Don't buy coffee. Save for a house." You hear it a lot. But does skipping Starbucks put a dent in your down payment? We don't think so. Regardless, we're giving away a $250 Starbucks gift card to one lucky home buyer.
One million dollars. In some markets, that's a lot of money. In others, it only gets you a typical home. What would you buy with $1 million?
See how much you can afford by home price, monthly payment, or income
Determine your payment, including FHA-specific mortgage insurance and fees
Former or current members of the military have access to reduced costs and rates
The USDA provides a zero-down loan for homes outside major metros
Easily find down payment requirements for popular loan programs
Find out if your income level is eligible for this zero-down home loan