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
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…
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
It’s time for another mortgage match-up: “Mortgage rates vs. unemployment.” When it comes to making (or for our purposes saving) money, everyone probably wishes they… Read More »Mortgage Rates vs. Unemployment: Keep a Close Eye on the Jobs Report!
Mongoose vs. Cobra. Coyote vs. Roadrunner. Pirate vs. Ninja? And finally, “fixed-rate mortgage vs. adjustable-rate mortgage.” Yes, we’re talking about the greatest rivalries of all… Read More »Fixed-Rate Mortgages vs. ARMs: Which to Choose?
It’s that time again, where I take a look at a pair of popular home loan programs to determine which may better suit certain situations.… Read More »15-Year Fixed vs. 30-Year Fixed: The Pros and Cons
It’s been a while since my last mortgage match-up, so let’s give it a whirl again: “Mortgage vs. cash.” Today, the focus will be on… Read More »Mortgage vs. Cash: Which Is the Better Option When Buying a Home?
To mortgage folk across the country, it’s an age-old question: “Lock or float?” It’s a question loan officers and mortgage brokers get asked on a… Read More »Locking vs. Floating Your Mortgage Rate
It’s time for yet another mortgage match-up, so without further ado, here’s a biggie: “Renting vs. buying a home.” Or a townhouse for that matter…… Read More »Renting vs. Buying a Home: 55 Pros and Cons
When shopping for a mortgage, it’s very important to pick a suitable loan product for your unique situation. Today, we’ll compare two popular loan programs,… Read More »7/1 ARM vs. 30-Year Fixed Mortgage: Pros and Cons