Mortgage and refinance rates today, Dec. 4 and rate forecast for next week

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates just inched lower yesterday. Overall, they did fall this week, as I predicted. But I got lucky. And mortgage rates are fundamentally […]

FHA, VA, conventional mortgages increase loan limits for 2022

Rising home prices caused loan limits to increase. Find out what the new conforming and FHA loan limits are for mortgages in 2022.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, Dec. 3, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates nudged modestly higher yesterday. It was another day on which key markets started out heading in one direction only to perform a […]

Should you use a cash-out refinance to pay off a HELOC or home equity loan?

Should you attempt a cash-out refinance to pay off HELOC mortgages or home equity loans? Sometimes, you should. Here’s how to make the decision.

How to get National Homebuyers Fund grants and loans

The National Homebuyers Fund can help cover down payment and closing costs up to 5% of the loan amount. Here’s how apply and qualify for aid.

A Community Seconds loan can cover your down payment

A Community Seconds loan can cover your down payment and closing costs, putting you in a house with no money out of pocket.

How much house can I afford if I make $70K per year?

How much house you can afford on $70K a year also depends on your credit, down payment, debt, and mortgage rate. Discover your purchasing power today.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, Dec. 2, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates rose yesterday, breaking a run of three consecutive days of falls. But that increase was relatively small, barely making a dent in […]

Mortgage rate predictions for 2022: How high will rates go?

Will mortgage rates go up in 2022? Most experts say yes, but they’re split on how much rates will rise. See 2022 mortgage rate predictions here.