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 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…
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?
You may have heard recently that “tappable” home equity has reached an all-time high, thanks to rapidly appreciating home prices and conservative borrowing on behalf… Read More »HELOC vs. Credit Card: Why the Plastic May Work Out Better
Sometimes I’m surprised I miss the most basic of mortgage definitions, seeing that this blog has been around for more than a decade, but alas,… Read More »Primary Residence vs. Second Home vs. Investment: Know the Key Differences
Let’s get political – just kidding. Let’s talk about data that involves presidential elections and mortgage rates, more specifically, what happens to rates during an… Read More »Mortgage Rates vs. Presidential Inaugurations: Is There a Correlation?
You may have already read the headlines. Things like Trump-fueled Treasury surge and the so-called Trump Effect, all driving mortgage rates higher. And it’s not… Read More »President-Elect Trump vs. Mortgage Rates