Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about mortgage rates. And even more than that…quite possibly the most important aspect of the home loan process. After all, they stay with you for a long, long time.
In a word, bad. At least in terms of historic interest rate moves, which have rarely rivaled the massive increases we’ve seen in such a… Read More »Mortgage Rates Have Jumped. Just How Bad Is It?
There’s an old adage in the commodities market that says, “the best cure for high prices is, high prices.” No, it’s not a typo. The… Read More »Is the Best Cure for High Mortgage Rates, High Mortgage Rates?
Tomorrow, the Fed is expected to raise the target federal funds rate by 0.25%, the first such increase since December 2018. The move has been… Read More »Mortgage Rates vs. Fed Announcements: No, the Fed Isn’t Raising Your 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate
Sadly, there’s another war taking place, this time Russia’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine. While it doesn’t involve the United States directly, a dispute between Russia… Read More »Mortgage Rates vs. War: The Silver Lining
Monthly Mortgage Payments Have Just Hit the Highest Level on Record, Surpassing Housing Bubble Heights
If you’re in the market to buy a home or refinance an existing mortgage, you know conditions aren’t ideal at the moment. Heck, the 30-year… Read More »Monthly Mortgage Payments Have Just Hit the Highest Level on Record, Surpassing Housing Bubble Heights
One of the things prospective home buyers and existing homeowners seem to care most about is mortgage rates. And for good reason – the interest… Read More »A 4% Mortgage Rate?! Use These Mortgage Charts to Easily Compare Monthly Payments Fast
You may have heard that home buying sentiment is horrible at the moment, what with home prices and mortgage rates rising in tandem. The continued… Read More »Number Who Say It’s a Good Time to Buy a Home Hits an All-Time Low, However…
Looking for the best mortgage rates? We’ve all heard that the super-low mortgage rates are no longer super-low, so mortgage rate shopping is now an… Read More »Mortgage Rate Shopping: 10 Quick Tips to Score a Better Deal on Your Home Loan
If you thought 2021 was bad, just in general, you might think 2022 is even worse, if the subject happens to be mortgage rates. They’ve… Read More »Why I Expect Mortgage Rates to Go Down Sometime Soon