Mortgage News

July 5, 2024

Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage [INFOGRAPHIC]

Here are some things you’ll want to avoid after applying for a mortgage to make sure you’re in the best position when you get to the closing table.

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June 28, 2024

Housing Market Forecast for the 2nd Half of 2024 [INFOGRAPHIC]

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June 24, 2024

Housing Market Forecast: What’s Ahead for the 2nd Half of 2024



As we move into the second half of 2024, here’s what experts say you should expect for home prices, mortgage rates, and home sales.

Home Prices Are Expected To Climb Moderately

Home prices are forecasted to rise at a more normal pace. The graph below shows the latest forecasts from ...

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June 18, 2024

Worried About Mortgage Rates? Control the Controllables



Chances are you’re hearing a lot about mortgage rates right now. You may even see some headlines talking about last week’s Federal Reserve (the Fed) meeting and what it means for rates. But the Fed doesn’t determine mortgage rates, even if the headlines make it sound like they do ...

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June 17, 2024

Do Elections Impact the Housing Market?



The 2024 Presidential election is just months away. As someone who’s thinking about potentially buying or selling a home, you’re probably curious about what effect, if any, elections have on the housing market.

It’s a great question because buying or selling a home is a major decision, and it’s natural ...

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May 27, 2024

How VA Loans Can Help You Buy a Home



For over 80 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have helped millions of veterans buy their own homes. If you or someone you know has served in the military, it's important to learn about this program and its benefits.

Here are some key things to know about VA loans ...

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May 2, 2024

What Is Going on with Mortgage Rates?



You may have heard mortgage rates are going to stay a bit higher for longer than originally expected. And if you’re wondering why, the answer lies in the latest economic data. Here’s a quick overview of what’s happening with mortgage rates and what experts say is ahead.

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April 23, 2024

The Best Way To Keep Track of Mortgage Rate Trends



If you’re thinking about buying a home, chances are you’ve got mortgage rates on your mind. You’ve heard about how they impact how much you can afford in your monthly mortgage payment, and you want to make sure you’re factoring that in as you plan your move.

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April 16, 2024

Should I Wait for Mortgage Rates To Come Down Before I Move?



If you’ve got a move on your mind, you may be wondering whether you should wait to sell until mortgage rates come down before you spring into action. Here’s some information that could help answer that question for you.

In the housing market, there’s a longstanding relationship between mortgage rates ...

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April 10, 2024

Should I Move with Today’s Mortgage Rates?

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When mortgage rates spiked up over the last few years, some homeowners put their plans to move on pause. Maybe you did too because you didn’t want to sell and take on a higher mortgage rate for your next home. But is that still the right strategy for you?

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