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Breaking: Mortgage Approvals Get Way Easier For Those With Student Loans In 2017

Fannie Mae just unveiled surprising new rules for home buyers and refinancing homeowners with student loans. Many formerly turned-down applicants will be approved in 2017.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 26, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

Report: Home Buyers Dominate Market Two Years Straight

For 24 months straight, home buyers have made their presence known in the mortgage market. Now, they represent nearly two-thirds of all home buyers.

VA Mortgage Rates: Lowest For 35 Straight Months

It pays to be a veteran. Using VA Benefits and the G.I. Bill, military borrowers get access to lower rates than the general U.S. population.

How To Rush Your Mortgage To The Closing Table

When you close on your mortgage in 30 days or fewer, you can get access to lower mortgage rates than the general population. Here's how to close quickly.

FHA Loan With 3.5% Down vs Conventional 97 With 3% Down

Comparing the FHA 3.5% downpayment program to the Conventional 97 program which requires 3% down. Analysis, plus complimentary mortgage rate quotes at near the lowest levels of all-time.

Today’s Mortgage Rates Analysis

Current mortgage rates and mortgage market movement. Today's mortgage rates and mortgage news. Live rate quotes available. News and data provided by MBSQuoteline, a real-time mortgage market data service available to loan officers, real estate agents, and other finance professionals.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 25, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

Home Price Gains Suddenly Move Up In A Big Way

Home values soared in February, marking a 61-month streak of home price gains. But prices are up more than 6% for the year, and don't appear to be slowing down.

Mortgage With No Credit Score? Freddie Mac Offers New Choices

You can get a mortgage with no credit score. Because lenders can use alternative sources of proving that you know how to manage your money and your bills.

Low Rates, High Competition Fuel Lightning-Fast Home Sales

Median Days on Market still ultra-low as homes sell in less than a week in many U.S. cities. "You snooze, you lose", as they say. Analysis and commentary.

Fixed Rate Mortgage : Guidelines And Rates For 2017

A fixed rate mortgage is the most stable product on the market. It provides unmatched security for the homeowner. Analysis of fixed loans and rates.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 24, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

How The French Election Will Change Mortgage Rates

France's exit from the EU, or "Frexit", could spur financial turmoil and lower mortgage rates. The French election could be the first step in that process.

You Don’t Need Sky-High Income To Buy A Home

A new report shows you don't need a large income to buy a home. An abundance of low-income home loans and programs are making homeownership possible for a new batch of buyers.

Study: Home Prices Are 33% Cheaper Than In 2006

A study reveals that homes are much more affordable than they were at the height of last decade's housing boom despite home value increases of late.

Do A Cash Out Refinance On Your Rental Property : 2017 Guidelines And Mortgage Rates

Rates are low, home prices are up, and lenders are loosening cash out refinance rental property guidelines. How to cash out a rental, putting the equity to work.

7-Year ARM Rates Perfect For Modern Homeowners

Ninety-five percent of mortgage consumers will opt for a fixed rate mortgage, but they could be skipping over significant savings and low risk found in 7-year ARM rates.

5 Mortgage Calculator Features You Are Not Using, But Should

A mortgage calculator should let you determine much more than a monthly payment. Look at all affordability factors with these little-known features.

HOA Dues Can Make A Condo More Spendy Than A House

You might be able to buy a free-standing home for the same monthly cost as a condominium. Use an HOA dues-enabled mortgage calculator to find out.