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Renters Reconsider Waiting To Buy As Home Sales Hit 121-Month Best

Home supply is tight, but persistent buyers pushed existing home sales to a 10-year best in March. Is it time to start your home search?

FHA Loans: The Mortgage First-Time Home Buyers Love

Along with low mortgage rates and other great traits, FHA loans are assumable. You could sell your home in 2020 with today's sub-4% rates attached. Learn more and get today's live FHA rates.

Guide To Buying A Home: Young Families

If you’re like many Millennials, especially those with young families, you may be gun-shy about entering the housing market. That's understandable, but having a growing family may be the push you need.

It’s Official: Mortgage Rates Fall Below 4%

Mortgage rates tumbled below the important 4% mark, to just 3.97%. It's the first time since mid-November that rates have been this low.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 20, 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 Refinance: When Should You Consider It?

The home refinance can accomplish many goals for your family. But you have to make sure the timing and the mortgage product match your needs.

USDA Home Loans : 100% Financing And Very Low Mortgage Rates

The USDA home loan program offers 100% financing, low mortgage rates, and a minuscule annual MIP payment. Check your USDA eligibility here.

FHA Cash Out Refinance Guidelines And Mortgage Rates For 2017

The FHA cash out refinance is available to more homeowners thanks to lenient guidelines. Pay off debt, or get cash for any reason with this program.

Consumers Overwhelmingly Predict Rising Mortgage Rates For 2017

A recent Fannie Mae survey shows a changing mindset among U.S. consumers. Now, they predict rising mortgage rates next year.

6 Low or No Down Payment Mortgage Options for 2017

An updated list of low- and no-downpayment mortgages available to today's home buyers. Updated for 2017. Includes access to today's live mortgage rates.

Single Family Housing Starts Jump Above Sky-High 2016 Levels

Home builders are trying to keep up with buyer demand. Prices are on the rise, but mortgage rates remain historically low. Time to start home shopping?

Mortgage Rates Today, April 18, 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.

Mortgage Rates Today, April 17, 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.

4 Ways To Get A Better Mortgage Rate Quote

Today's mortgage rates are low. Plus, with even just a tiny bit of preparation, you can get your lender to quote you even lower.

USDA Mortgages vs FHA: Which Is Better For First-Time Home Buyers?

Twenty-five percent of home buyers use FHA, but they could be overlooking the benefits of lesser-known USDA mortgage.

Using A Home Equity Line As Your Down Payment

Most homeowners don't realize they can tap into their home equity to buy another home -- before they sell. Success story of someone who did it.

A Softer Donald Trump Is Proving Great For Mortgage Rates

Current mortgage rates are falling and are now near 2017 lows. Is it time to lock in a mortgage rate?

Trump, Yellen, And Weekend Mortgage Rates

mortgage rates this week depended on several reports, which were read by no one

How Long Does It Take To Get Pre-Approved For A Mortgage?

How long does it take to get pre-approved for your mortgage? Not as long as you think, if you start with a folder and have fun with some paper airplanes.

Quick Read: Bank Statement Loan Program Success Story

The bank statement loan is perfect for those with a lot of income, but not a lot of the tax-return-documented kind.