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…
Here we go again…it’s that special time where I compare two popular home loan programs to see how they stack up against each other. Today’s… Read More »5/1 ARM vs. 30-Year Fixed: What’s the Better Choice and Why?
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
Bye Bye Britain Well, the unthinkable happened early this morning (or late last evening depending on where you live). The UK voted to leave the… Read More »Brexit vs. Mortgage Rates: How Low Might They Actually Go?
Cash Out Your First Mortgage or Take Out a HELOC/Home Equity Loan? If you already have a mortgage and need cash You’ve got two main… Read More »Cash Out vs. HELOC vs. Home Equity Loan