It’s time for another mortgage match-up folks. Today, we’ll look at 10-year mortgages versus the 30-year fixed mortgage to see how these home loans stack… Read More »10-Year Mortgages vs. the 30-Year Fixed: Are They Worth the Small Discount?
Mortgage matchups are found here. See how one loan type compares to another, or if things like home prices and mortgage rates correlate. Be careful, things could get ugly…
When shopping for a mortgage, it’s very important to pick a suitable loan product for your unique situation. Lately, I’ve been discussing loan programs beyond… Read More »7/1 ARM vs. 30-Year Fixed Mortgage: Pros, Cons, and How Much Cheaper Are They?
Now that mortgage rates have jumped, it might be time to consider alternatives to the 30-year fixed, such as the once-popular “5/1 ARM.” Everyone has… Read More »5/1 ARM vs. 30-Year Fixed: What’s the Better Choice and Why?
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
Cash Out Your First Mortgage or Take Out a HELOC/Home Equity Loan Instead? If you already have a mortgage and need cash You’ve got two… Read More »Cash Out vs. HELOC vs. Home Equity Loan: Which Is the Best Option Right Now and Why?
Mortgage Q&A: “Mortgage rates vs. home prices.” Today, we’ll take a look at the impact of both home prices and mortgage rates on your decision… Read More »Mortgage Rates vs. Home Prices: Is There Really an Inverse Relationship Between Them?
These days, it seems as if you can insure just about anything. Your car, your house, your dog, your phone, and maybe even your hair?… Read More »Mortgage Insurance vs. Homeowners Insurance: Only One of Them Protects You
It’s time for another edition of mortgage match-ups: “FHA vs. conventional loan.” Our latest bout pits FHA loans against conventional loans, both of which are… Read More »FHA vs. Conventional Loan: These Charts Can Help You Determine Which Is Cheaper