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October 24, 2018

Varied Loans Suit All Potential Needs

There are loan types to cover every need. Conventional or jumbo home loans can help you move into the house of your dreams. Special loans designed for purchasing special kinds of properties, such as c...


A History of Mortgage Rates
February 21, 2022

A History of Mortgage Rates

Inflation and Mortgage Rates In 1971, the average mortgage rate was 7.31% - a rate that may seem relatively high compared to today’s rates. However, in 1974 the average annual rate of inflation began ...


Mortgage Loan Types, Credit Score, and more: 5 Tips to Get the Best Mortgage Rate
November 26, 2021

Mortgage Loan Types, Credit Score, and more: 5 Tips to Get the Best Mortgage Rate

Consider a Fixed-Rate Mortgage Fixed-rate mortgages are the most common loan option among borrowers. The rate stays the same throughout the life of the loan, meaning the monthly mortgage payment does...


How Does Mortgage Interest Work?
February 18, 2022

How Does Mortgage Interest Work?

Here is How Your Mortgage Is Calculated Amortization Mortgages are repaid with amortization. This is an established installment loan repayment schedule that includes your overall monthly payment and ...


December 3, 2018

Home Prices Still Increasing?

The views about the direction of home prices diverged slightly in September, as those reported in the S&P CoreLogic Case Shiller indices slowed for the second month in a row while those from the F...


Older Americans 'Age in Place,' Millennials Struggle to Find Homes
February 18, 2019

Older Americans 'Age in Place,' Millennials Struggle to Find Homes

With more seniors than ever aging in place and choosing not to sell the family home, an estimated 1.6 million fewer properties are now available in a market already experiencing a critical shortage, a...


Mortgage Interest Rates Predictions
May 10, 2021

Mortgage Interest Rates Predictions

10-Year Treasury Bond The 10-year Treasury yield is closely watched as an indicator of broader investor confidence. This is because Treasury bills, notes, and bonds are considered safe investments b...


Mortgage Rates On the Rise  Read This Before You Refinance
April 26, 2021

Mortgage Rates On the Rise Read This Before You Refinance

What is a Good Mortgage Rate? The answer to that question can vary depending upon everything from your personal financial situation to current housing market conditions. Of course, the adage, “the low...


Can You Buy a House with No Money Down?
January 13, 2022

Can You Buy a House with No Money Down?

  Zero Down Option #1: The USDA Home Loan What is a USDA Loan? The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers a 100% financing mortgage. The program is also technically called a Section 502 mortgage, h...