Mortgage Rates

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about mortgage rates. And even more than that…

Why Does Everyone Want Us to Pay Down Our Mortgages?

Why Does Everyone Want Us to Pay Down Our Mortgages?
February 22, 2021 No Comments »

You may have come across one of those articles lately that talks about how a couple paid off their mortgage in five years. Or some other absurdly-fast timeline. While it also sounds super enticing and perhaps inspiring, it’s often just ... Read More »

Real Estate Is Red Hot Because Mortgage Payments Are Still Cheap

Real Estate Is Red Hot Because Mortgage Payments Are Still Cheap
February 3, 2021 No Comments »

If you’re scratching your head wondering why home prices continue to go up and up, consider the fact that it’s actually cheaper now than it was a year ago. It’s also less expensive to own a home today than it ... Read More »

When Are Mortgage Rates Lowest?

When Are Mortgage Rates Lowest?
January 26, 2021 No Comments »

We’re all looking for an angle, especially if it’ll save us some money. Whether it’s a stock market trend, a home price trend, or a mortgage rate trend, someone always claims to have unlocked the code. Unfortunately, it’s usually all ... Read More »

Don’t Freak Out About the Recent Mortgage Rate ‘Spike’

Don’t Freak Out About the Recent Mortgage Rate ‘Spike’
January 15, 2021 No Comments »

Queue the panic. Mortgage rates have officially spiked and the media is all over it. Yep, the average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage increased from 2.65% to 2.79% this week, per Freddie Mac’s weekly survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist ... Read More »

How to Get a Wholesale Mortgage Rate

How to Get a Wholesale Mortgage Rate
January 12, 2021 No Comments »

Mortgage Q&A: “How to get a wholesale mortgage rate?” Wholesale mortgage rates tend to be considerably cheaper than their retail counterparts, though it’s never a guarantee with so many lenders out there these days. To get your hands on one, ... Read More »

15-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Just Hit Record Lows: Should You Consider One?

15-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Just Hit Record Lows: Should You Consider One?
January 7, 2021 No Comments »

While 30-year fixed mortgage rates tend to steal all the headlines, 15-year fixed mortgage rates quietly reached record lows this week as well, per Freddie Mac’s weekly survey. This morning, Freddie announced that the 30-year fixed fell to a new ... Read More »

2021 Mortgage Rate Predictions: Mostly Flat But More Record Lows Possible

2021 Mortgage Rate Predictions: Mostly Flat But More Record Lows Possible
December 14, 2020 No Comments »

Yet another year is about to come to an end, and that means it’s time to look ahead to what next year has in store. I think just about everyone wants to see the back of 2020, though it wasn’t ... Read More »

10 Mortgage Lenders to Consider for the Best Mortgage Rates (and Fees!)

10 Mortgage Lenders to Consider for the Best Mortgage Rates (and Fees!)
December 8, 2020 No Comments »

Everyone likes a discount, right, even if it’s on a small one-time purchase that equates to a nominal amount. For one reason or another, it just feels like a win. It’s obviously even sweeter if you get a discount on ... Read More »

21 Mortgage Questions You Should Know the Answer To

21 Mortgage Questions You Should Know the Answer To
December 4, 2020 1 Comment »

I thought it would be helpful to create a post that answers a lot of top “mortgage questions” that consumers tend to ask in one convenient place. You should know the answers to all of these questions if you’re serious ... Read More »

United Wholesale Mortgage Now Offering FHA Loans with Rates Below 2%

United Wholesale Mortgage Now Offering FHA Loans with Rates Below 2%
December 3, 2020 No Comments »

The leading wholesale mortgage lender in the nation has brought the heat once again, this time offering 30-year fixed mortgage rates below 2% on FHA loans. United Wholesale Mortgage announced that borrowers can now lock in interest rates as low ... Read More »