One of the victims of the economic contraction in the first quarter of 2014 was home builder confidence. That confidence may be getting a second wind, and that may be enough to breathe some new life into...Read More
For many home buyers the first loan choice is a fixed-rate mortgage. But ARM mortgages may well be better loans for many borrowers because they can represent substantial cash savings up front.Read More
Almost 900,000 federal loan modifications are scheduled to expire this year. Many borrowers who have enjoyed low rates will face higher monthly payments. Here's what to do if you're a HAMP borrower.Read More
Are dangerous mortgages creeping back into the housing marketplace? Some consumer authorities agree and some don't. Here's how to protect yourself from potentially dangerous real estate financing. Read More
A look at what recent changes in Treasury yields imply for mortgage rates, and a discussion of economic trends that may influence mortgage rates in the months ahead. Here's a look at what's to come. Read More
There's currently a shortage of first-time buyers in the housing market. This causes problems for both buyers and sellers. Figure out what factors are causing this and what to expect in coming months.Read More
There's been a lot of agreement that mortgage rates this year would reach five percent, a prediction which to this point has been wildly off the mark.
Rates at this time are clustered around...Read More