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10/23/2020 7:00:33 PM +00:00

Mortgage rates are holding low and everyone is predicting low rates into 2021. But it's not a sure thing. Advice, predictions, and your next steps.

10/23/2020 11:30:50 AM +00:00

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates inched lower yesterday. And conventional loans today start at 3.125% (3.125% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  Does it feel as if […]

10/23/2020 10:15:04 AM +00:00

The VA funding fee sustains the zero-down VA loan program for service members and veterans. See current funding fees and find out who is exempt.

10/23/2020 10:00:16 AM +00:00

We name the 9 best online mortgage lenders and review their offerings, service, flexibility, fees and rates. Essential reading for online borrowers.

10/22/2020 11:30:06 AM +00:00

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates edged higher yesterday. And conventional loans today start at 3.125% (3.125% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  Yesterday’s rise was mostly down […]

10/22/2020 9:01:29 AM +00:00

VA home loan benefits are unmatched by other mortgage programs. See VA loan requirements, benefits, and interest rates here.

10/22/2020 9:00:04 AM +00:00

If you want to build your own home, you'll likely need a construction loan. Learn how construction loans work and why they're different from mortgages.

10/21/2020 11:30:06 AM +00:00

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates inched higher yesterday. But only by the smallest measurable amount. And conventional loans today start at 3.125% (3.125% APR) for a 30-year, […]

10/21/2020 11:00:38 AM +00:00

If you can make lenders compete for your mortgage, you can lower your interest rate and get the best deal on your home loan and closing costs. Here's how.

10/20/2020 11:45:41 AM +00:00

Here are 16 questions to ask a mortgage lender that will ensure you get the right loan type, lowest mortgage rate, and best overall deal on your home loan.

10/20/2020 11:30:09 AM +00:00

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates held steady yesterday. And conventional loans today start at 3.063% (3.063% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  Markets drooped during yesterday as […]

10/19/2020 11:45:50 AM +00:00

After exiting mortgage forbearance, it's possible to refinance for a lower interest rate and monthly payment. But there are special rules to be aware of.

10/19/2020 11:30:44 AM +00:00

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates inched higher last Friday, as we predicted. And conventional loans today start at 3.063% (3.063% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  Current […]

10/16/2020 11:45:16 AM +00:00

Considering making the jump from renter to homeowner? This first time home buyer guide tells you what you need to know.

10/16/2020 11:30:18 AM +00:00

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates edged lower again yesterday. And conventional loans today start at 3.125% (3.125% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  Yesterday’s suggestion from Freddie […]

10/15/2020 11:45:49 AM +00:00

It pays to shop around when you refinance. Learn about the eight best mortgage refinance companies and find out which one's right for you.

10/15/2020 11:30:15 AM +00:00

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates held steady yesterday, as the hours in markets unfolded much as we’d predicted. And conventional loans today start at 2.75% (2.75% APR) […]

10/14/2020 11:45:32 AM +00:00

VA loan rates are typically the lowest on the market, even below FHA or conventional mortgage rates. Find out if you qualify for a low-rate VA loan.

10/14/2020 11:30:59 AM +00:00

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates edged lower yesterday. And conventional loans today start at 2.75% (2.75% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  Absent startling developments during the […]

10/13/2020 11:45:24 AM +00:00

The median U.S. home price hit a record high during coronavirus. But thanks to low rates, home buying is still affordable for many.