History of Mortgages

February 10, 2020 by Leave a comment

Buying a home is no easy task. With the low rates that we’re seeing across the industry, we can’t help but think of how mortgages came to be. Before we get started on where mortgages originated, we should cover what the term “mortgage” actually means. The word “mortgage” actually comes from two Latin words meaning... View Article

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Total Mortgage Services Emerges as Fastest Growing Mortgage Lender in Massachusetts

September 4, 2019 by Leave a comment

MILFORD, CT / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2019 / Total Mortgage Services, a nation-wide mortgage lender based in Connecticut, has recently been named the fastest growing mortgage company in Massachusetts through the first six months of the year, posting a YoY growth rate of 875%, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. The... View Article

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4 Crucial Steps to Finding the Best Mortgage Deal

July 26, 2019 by Leave a comment

We all want to save as much of our hard earned money as we can. Luckily for those shopping for a mortgage, there are several steps you can take to ensure you are saving money and getting the best deal possible. Step 1: Get Lots of Estimates Home loans are available from many different types... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise Gradually

October 1, 2018 by Leave a comment

Here we go with yet another week. We should be in for a bit of action with a handful of speaking engagements from Federal Reserve officials and the September Jobs Report on Friday morning. Mortgage rates will likely remain in a tight range but it wouldn’t be too surprising if they jumped around a little.... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates Could Rise After Fed Announcement

September 24, 2018 by Leave a comment

Here we go with yet another week. There will be a lot to talk about over the next few days as the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meets on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the nation’s monetary policy path. There are also a handful of other economic reports out that could impact mortgage rates.... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates Hold Higher to Start the Week

September 10, 2018 by Leave a comment

It’s another week and mortgage rates are holding steady at the levels they moved up to on Friday. It’s a moderate economic calendar this week with some reports in the latter half that could cause rates to adjust. Read on for more details. Where are mortgage rates going?               ... View Article

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Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

September 6, 2018 by Leave a comment

Mortgage rates are continuing to move higher this week. We’ve now seen them rise for two consecutive weeks in the Freddie Mac PMMS. The consensus is for them to continue rising for the foreseeable future. Read on for more details. Where are mortgage rates going?                     ... View Article

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Mortgage Rates Hold Lower to Start the Week

August 27, 2018 by Leave a comment

Here we go with another week. Current mortgage rates have decreased slightly over the past couple of weeks and are holding at those levels today. It’s not the busiest week for economic data but we will get some inflation data as well as a GDP reading, so the markets do have a couple opportunities to... View Article

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