Tag Archive: Mortgage

Mortgage Rates on the Rise?

March 11, 2015 by Leave a comment

According to data recently released by Zillow, 30 year fixed mortgage rates are currently around 3.73%. After rising to 3.83% over the course of last week, they dropped slightly at the start of this week. “Rates remained flat for most of last week but jumped sharply after Friday’s exceptionally strong jobs report, before easing back... View Article

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A Guide to Getting Your First Mortgage

February 16, 2015 by Leave a comment

Fortunately, buying your first place doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. Preparation is key, and if you take the following steps, getting your first mortgage might be a breeze. 1. Pay all your bills on time  A mortgage loan is a big commitment. Before a lender approves your application, the bank will review your... View Article

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Five Factors that Prove You’re Worthy of a Mortgage

January 7, 2015 by Leave a comment

Have you read or heard reports about tougher mortgage lending guidelines? If so, you might fear applying for a mortgage—although you feel ready to purchase. This is a normal feeling, but you shouldn’t let fear stop you from moving forward. Just because getting a home loan has become harder in recent years doesn’t mean you... View Article

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Rising Mortgage Rates: Three Things To Keep an Eye On

November 21, 2014 by Leave a comment

Thanks to historically low mortgage interest rates, many have been able to live the American dream and purchase a home. Mid-September figures for the 30-year fix-rate mortgage had a national average of 4.28 percent but we all know good things come to an end. Just as 2015 comes around the corner, many real estate professionals and economists... View Article

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How to Compare Mortgage Loan Products

October 23, 2014 by Leave a comment

There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all mortgage. Some products are specifically for high-end buyers, whereas other products are geared toward borrowers with not-so-perfect credit. This is why blindly choosing a mortgage product is one of the worst things you can do when buying a place. Shopping around may be a tedious job, but it’s the... View Article

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