Tag: Interest Rates

Look Beyond The Interest Rate: What Else Matters When Choosing A Mortgage Lender?

Look Beyond The Interest Rate: What Else Matters When Choosing A Mortgage Lender?

April 12, 2018 |

Most consumers securing a mortgage plan to remain in that loan for 30 years. During that time, the borrower maintains a relationship with the loan servicer or lender. Most often, home buyers do not think twice about who the mortgage lender is, but rather focus on the interest rates offered.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 12th, 2018

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 12th, 2018

February 12, 2018 |

Jerome “Jay” Powell was sworn in as Chair of the Federal Reserve amidst wild fluctuations in U.S. stock markets. Analysts attributed sliding stock prices to fears over inflation.

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Worried About Future Mortgage Rate Increases? Here’s How to ‘Stress Test’ Your Finances

Worried About Future Mortgage Rate Increases? Here’s How to ‘Stress Test’ Your Finances

February 10, 2017 |

When it comes to real estate, there are always going to be upswings in the market that will have an impact on your mortgage payment and overall financial health. If you’re concerned about rates on the rise, here are a few tips to test out you’re fiscal well-being.

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The 2017 Mortgage Rate Outlook: Here’s What the Experts Are Saying

The 2017 Mortgage Rate Outlook: Here’s What the Experts Are Saying

February 9, 2017 |

The post-election period is often one of uncertainty, and the time since the 2016 election has been no different with regards to market force and the financial world. With a new administration taking office, there are many questions regarding how Donald Trump’s presidency will impact the market and your mortgage.

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The First-Time Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting the Best Possible Mortgage Rate

The First-Time Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting the Best Possible Mortgage Rate

January 27, 2017 |

Whether they’re found online or heard from family and friends, there are so many mortgage tips out there that it can be hard to know exactly how to proceed. But, if you’re new to the market, there are a few surefire things you can do to get a mortgage rate you’ll feel good about. For some of the best tips on getting a great loan, look no further than the following.

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How Will Having a New President Impact Your Mortgage? Let’s Take a Look

How Will Having a New President Impact Your Mortgage? Let’s Take a Look

January 20, 2017 |

There is always uncertainty in the market in an election year, but many people are wondering exactly what kind of impact Donald Trump’s election will have on their mortgage and the real estate options available. Here are some possibilities for the mortgage market following the results of the 2016 election.

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Understanding How Mortgage Amortization Works and How It Can Affect Your Future

Understanding How Mortgage Amortization Works and How It Can Affect Your Future

November 3, 2016 |

Amortization may be a less-familiar term when it comes to the layman’s knowledge of buying a home, but knowing more about exactly what it means can go a long way towards a more secure financial future.

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On a Variable Mortgage? 3 Signs Your Mortgage Payment Is About To Increase

On a Variable Mortgage? 3 Signs Your Mortgage Payment Is About To Increase

July 20, 2016 |

For many homebuyers who are new to the market, it can be very comforting to be on a fixed rate mortgage where fluctuating interest rates cannot have an impact on your monthly payments. While a variable rate mortgage can sometimes lead to significant savings at the end of the day, there are a few ways you can tell if your monthly payment is on the upswing.

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The 4 Most Common Mortgage Questions, Answered

The 4 Most Common Mortgage Questions, Answered

July 6, 2016 |

Making the decision to purchase a home is one of the most significant investments most people will make in their life, and this automatically means there are a lot of questions that need to be answered before putting any money down. If you’re considering making the leap, here are some insights into some of the common questions you might have.

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