New Home vs. Old Home It’s time for another match-up, this time we’ll compare buying a new home versus purchasing an old one. For the… Read More »Should You Buy a New Home or an Old Home? There Are Pros and Cons to Both
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 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: Which Is Better?
If you’ve been researching mortgages, or are in the process of taking out a home loan, you’ve probably come across the term “impounds” or “escrows.”… Read More »Mortgage Impounds vs. Paying Taxes and Insurance Yourself: The Pros and Cons
It’s been a while since I last posted a mortgage match-up, so without further ado, here’s the latest installment: “Prepay the mortgage or invest instead?”… Read More »Should You Prepay the Mortgage or Invest Instead? How to Earn a Better Return
It’s time for another mortgage match-up: “Mortgage rate vs. APR.” If you’re shopping for real estate or looking to refinance, and you’ve seen a certain… Read More »Mortgage APR: Why It’s More Important Than Just Looking at the Mortgage Rate
Mortgage rates can be pretty volatile. Just like stocks, they can change daily depending on what’s happening in the economy. Beyond that, mortgage rates can… Read More »Mortgage Rates vs. the Coronavirus: We Might Test New All-Time Lows
Well, it’s a new year and it certainly didn’t begin quietly. Might as well address the elephant in the room when it comes to your… Read More »Mortgage Rates vs. a Potential War with Iran
It’s time for a new mortgage match-up. Since paying down the mortgage early seems to be so en vogue these days, it makes sense to… Read More »20-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgages: Is It Possible to Get an Even Lower Rate?